How to get to Lefkada?2022-07-06T15:56:51+02:00
The pontoon bridge connecting Lefkada with mainland Greece

How to get to Lefkada?

How to get to Lefkada? The island is located near the west coast of Greece, south of Corfu and north of Kefalonia. The special thing about Lefkada, is that you can reach the island not only by boat or ferry, but also by plane, car and bus. This is because Lefkada is connected to the mainland by a pontoon bridge. From the bridge it is a 45 minutes’ drive to Alfresco Villas in Sivota Bay. Lefkada is a beautiful holiday destination, one of the Ionian Islands, with it’s capital Lefkada city.

By Airplane

Preveza/Lefkada Airport, also known as Aktion Airport, is an international airport in Greece. The distance to the airport is 52 km, which is just over an hour’s drive from Alfresco Villas. Preveza/Lefkada Airport has frequent passenger flights scheduled to 33 destinations in 11 countries in Europe. Click here to see which airlines fly from and to Preveza/Lefkada Airport.
It is also possible to fly to Athens (ATH) or Thessaloniki (SKG) and drive to Sivota from there. From Athens it takes 5 hours by car (420 km) and from Thessaloniki it takes about 5.5 hours (453 km) to arrive at Alfresco Villas.

By Ferry

From the Italian ports of Venice, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi, ferries leave almost daily to Igoumenitsa and Patras. From Igoumenitsa it is about 2 hours and 20 minutes by car (140 km) and from Patras it is 3 hours (200 km) to arrive at Alfresco Villas.

By Bus

If you fly to Athens, you can travel to Lefkada City by intercity bus. From Athens there is a bus to Lefkada City three times a day. For more information, visit the website of Ktel-Lefkadas. The journey takes about 6 hours. The buses depart from the Kifissos bus station, this bus station is connected to Athens International. For more information, visit the website Athensairportbus.
It is also possible to travel by bus from Thessaloniki on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. For more information, visit the website of Ktel-Lefkadas. From Lefkada City you can take a taxi to Sivota Bay.

By Car

Lefkada Island is connected to the Greek main land with a bridge so it is easy to drive there. Please consult Google maps by clicking on the map below or any other road map to determine your route and travel time.

Location

Car Rental

Part of the road to our villas is quite steep. Therefore, we recommend you to rent a decent car. There are several car rental facilities located at the airport and we recommend you to have a look at the website of Rentalcars. We can also recommend Alex rent a car. They know the road to our villas and can give you proper advice. You can send them an e-mail for an enquiry.

Taxi service

From Aktion airport or the port in Lefkada city, you can get a taxi to take you to the villas. We recommend Taxi service Zampelis Spiros who will take you with their taxi (4 persons) wherever you want to go. If you travel with more than 4 persons, Spiros will arrange an extra taxi. To avoid disappointment, it is important to book the taxi service in time. You can book the taxi directly, or contact us. When booking always mention Alfresco Villas and the name of our hostess Barbara.

Contact details:
Taxi service Zampelis Spiros
Tel: +30 698 6322 970
E-mail: spiroszambelis@hotmail.com

If you travel with a larger group, you can also rent a taxi van. The taxi van will take you almost to the villas. The last 50 meters (quite steep road) you will have to walk, because the taxi van cannot turn at the top. When booking always mention Alfresco Villas and the name of our hostess Barbara.

Contact details:
Lefkas Airport Taxis
Yannis Philippas
Tel. +30 694 4582 889
E-mail: lefktaxi@otenet.gr

How to get to Lefkada?

If you have any questions, please contact us. We will be happy to help you.

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