The town of Lefkada is 385 Km far away from Athens, 420 Km from Thessaloniki and 100 Km from Igoumenitsa.
Lefkada has a bridge (free pass) that connects the island with the other part of Greece,Aitolokarnania.
The Preveza-Aktio submerged tunnel makes access to the island easy from Northwest Greece and the port of Igoumenitsa which is a major gateway to Wastern and Central Europe.
After the opening of Rio-Antirrio bridge significantly improve connections between Lefkada and the rest of Greece and the port of Patra (170 Km) which is the second major gateway to Europe.
There are a lot of flights per week (40 mins) from Athens to Aktio, on the mainland opposite the island. There are also flights to the other Ionian islands (Corfu,Kefalonia,Zakynthos). The airport is 16 Km from the town of Lefkada.
Lefkada is connected to Athens by 5 daily KTEL bus services (5 hours) and to Thessaloniki twice a week (4/12 hours).
Ways to come
•Through Italian ports: Venice, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi to Igoumenitsa port, then drive 2 hours about to Lefkada direct.
•From Thessaloniki: through Egnatia motorway to Ioannina then drive direct to Lefkada, total 4,5 hours.
•From north Greece: through Egnatia motorway to Ioannina then drive 2.5 hour to Lefkada direct.
•From Athens or Patras: through Rio-Antirio (big bridge) – Amfilochia – Lefkada: 3.5
hours from Patras and 5 hours from Athens drive to Lefkada direct.
•From Aktio-Preveza Airport (PVK): 20km drive to Lefkada direct
(35 minutes drive).
•From Ioannina airport through Athens: drive 2.5 hours to Lefkada direct
•From Corfu island: Ferryboat to Igoumennitsa port and then drive 2 hours to Lefkada direct.
•From Peloponisos Araxos Airport: through Rio-Antirio (big bridge) 4 hours drive to Lefkada direct.
•From most of the Europian cities that they have charter flights to Aktio-Preveza
Airport (PVK) and then drive 20km to Lefkada direct.
•Balcan countries by car through Egnatia motorway to Ioannina, then drive direct to Lefkada