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Transportation


Access to Lefkada for the visitor is a process that can be done easily and in a variety of ways. It may come to the island:


Car

Lefkada is the only island which can be visited by car without ferry boats fares by using the floating bridge streaming connects with Acarnania. KTEL buses offer daily 5 times (5 hours) from and to Athens (378 km) and from and to Thessaloniki (420km) running 1 service (5 hours) daily. The underwater tunnel of Preveza-Aktion easy access to the island from northwest Greece and the port of Igoumenitsa (100 km), which is a major gateway for Western and Central Europe. The bridge of Rio-Antirrion facilitate the connection of the island with the rest of Greece, and the port of Patras (170 km), which is the second major gateway to Europe.


By plane

From Athens there are daily flights from the international airport of Aktion, which is just 18 km from the town of Lefkada, while from Thessaloniki flying twice a week. Intermediate stations are Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos. Also connecting flights twice a week with Crete (Sitia). From April to October there are direct flights to Aktion and Europe.
Connection of Lefkada with the surrounding islands
From Nidri and Vassiliki made daily ferry-boats for Meganissi, Kefalonia (Fiscardo), Ithaca (Horrors). Also tourist boats make trips to the surrounding islands and beaches