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Kefalonia Port Information

Kefalonia is the biggest of the Ionian islands. Argostoli is the capital of the island. There are 2 main ports that connect the island with other Greek cities. There is a port in Sami, from where boats leave to Ithaca, Patra and Italy. Poros is the other main port, in the south-eastern side of Kefalonia, from where boats daily depart to Killini.
In case you need more information about ferry departures and arrivals from and to the ports of Kefalonia you can call at: Port authority in Argostoli (+30 26710) 22224, Port authority in Sami (+30 26740) 22031 and Port authority in Poros (+30 26740) 72460. You can even travel to Kefalonia by air.

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Getting to Kefalonia Port

  • The central bus station (KTEL) is located in the centre of Argostoli in Kefalonia, where you can find out all available itineraries on the island. There are buses that serve certain regions on the island and the bus tickets are very cheap. There are 4 daily itineraries from Argostoli to Sami and 2 daily itineraries from Argostoli to Fiskardo. However the bus network on Kefalonia is rather underdelveloped and the itineraries are not that frequent and as a result not convenient.
  • The central taxi stand in Argostoli, is located at Vallianos Square but you can also find a taxi, either by picking one on the streets or at the ports or you can even use the radio-taxi service (reserve one by phone). Transfer costs are predetermined for the most popular destinations in Kefalonia, while taximeters are used for certain other routes.
  • Due to the fact that Kefalonia is the biggest Ionian island, the car is the ideal means of transport! You can travel around more comfortably and approach areas where the public transport is not convenient. If you prefer to rent a car instead of driving your own, you can use the car search engine of FantasticGreece.com and pick it up from any where you wish on Kefalonia.
  • Finally there are boats that connect frequently Argostoli with Lixouri, from 06:45 AM to 01:00 AM. The trip lasts roughly 20' and costs 1,70 € per person and 4,30€ per car.

Ferry Itineraries from Kefalonia

  • You can reach the port of Sami in 3,5 hours from the port of Patra and the port of Poros after 1,5 hours from Killini port. There are ferries from Astakos of Etoloakarnania to the port of Sami in Kefalonia. This trip lasts 2,5 hours. Finally, there is a weekly ferry itinerary that connects Kefalonia with Brindisi in Italy, and more rarely with Venice, Ancona and Bari during summer.
  • “Eptanisos” is the name of the boat of the ferry company Strintzis Ferries that departs from Killini port and arrives at the port of Poros in Kefalonia. Lixouri is also connected with Killini with the same ferry. Kefalonia and Ithaca are connected with Patra with the ferry "Kefalonia" of the same ferry company.
  • If you come from Northern Greece there is an itinerary that connects Vasiliki and Nydri of Lefkada island with Fiskardo of Kefalonia and the trip lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • Kefalonia is connected with Brindesi by ferries of Endeavor lines.
  • The boat "Ionion Pelagos" (local ferry) connects Sami port with Ithaca and Astakos.
  • Moreover, Argostoli and Lixouri are connected by a local ferry.
  • Finally you can travel from Kefalonia to Corfu by using flying dolphins of the ferry company Petrakis Lines or sea planes.

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