Access to the island of Lefkada is particularly easy, as Lefkada, unlike the rest of the islands of Greece, is linked to the land by a 50 meter long floating bridge. With the completion of major road networks, access to the island is easier than ever. Aktio Airport, located 15 minutes from Lefkada, is also a good solution for those who want to come to the island by air.
From Athens: Via the Athens-Corinth National Highway, the Rio-Antirion Bridge and the Ionian Road. In Amfilochia you will follow the road to Vonitsa and then follow the road to Lefkada. Total distance from Athens 370 km (approximately 4:30 hours).
From Northern Greece: Via Egnatia Odos you arrive at Ioannina and from there you follow the route to Preveza. From there, passing by the underwater bridge of Aktio, you will follow the road to Lefkada. Distance from Thessaloniki 385 km (approximately 4 hours).
KTEL Lefkada’s ultra-modern buses run daily from Athens and Thessaloniki to Lefkada, so your arrival to the island is easy even if you do not drive or if you do not want to travel by car. More information can be found on the KTEL Lefkada website [here] .
You can choose Lefkada’s air link to Athens via Aktio airport. During the summer season, flights to and from Athens are daily. From Aktio airport you can reach Lefkada by car or by taxi. Find more information about Aktio (PVK) Aiport [here].
Lefkada has a daily connection (in the summer months) with Cephalonia and Ithaca. So if you find yourself on one of these two islands, you can quickly and easily reach our island. For route schedule, check out [here] .