Lefkada Lefkada – Image courtesy of discovergreece.com

How to get to Lefkada

Lefkada, also known as Lefkas or Leukas, is located in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece, and is connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge.

The Ionian Islands sit off the west coast of mainland Greece and comprise the islands of Corfu, Kefalonia, Ithaki, Zakynthos, Paxos, Kithira and Lefkada.

The most convenient route to Lefkada is by air to Aktion National Airport (PVK), located near Preveza on the Greek mainland around 20km (12mi) north of Lefkada town – around 25 minutes by bus or car.

From many overseas destinations this may require first flying into Athens International Airport (ATH), followed by a connecting flight to Aktion National Airport (PVK), Preveza.

By ferry, Lefkada is 1 hour 30 minutes from Ithaca and 2 hours 30 minutes from Kefalonia.

Athens is around 5 hours 15 minutes by bus, four times a day.


Flight times to Lefkada

The following are the most convenient and quickest routes to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Within Greece: Olympic Air offer the most convenient daily flights to Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Athens to Lefkada is 55 min, direct flight


From United Kingdom: British Airways and easyJet offer the most convenient daily direct flights to Aktion National Airport (PVK), Preveza.

London to Lefkada is 3 hrs 25 min, direct flight
Manchester to Lefkada is 3 hrs 30 min, direct flight


From Germany: Condor Flugdeinst offers the most convenient direct flights to Aktion National Airport (PVK), Preveza.

Dusseldorf to Lefkada is 2 hrs 50 min, direct flight
Frankfurt to Lefkada is 2 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Munich to Lefkada is 2 hrs 50 min, direct flight


From France: Air France and Olympic Air offer the most convenient direct flights to Aktion National Airport (PVK), Preveza.

Paris to Lefkada is 4 hr 10 min, connecting flightˆ


From United States: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, easyJet and Ryanair offer the most convenient daily flights to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK), Preveza.

Atlanta to Lefkada is 12 hrs 23 min, connecting flightˆ
Boston to Lefkada is 10 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Lefkada is 12 hrs 40 min, connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Lefkada is 13 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
New York to Lefkada is 11 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Lefkada is 14 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Lefkada is 12 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ


From Canada: British Airways, Air Canada, Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer the most convenient flights to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Toronto to Lefkada is 11 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Lefkada is 11 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Lefkada is 15 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ


From Australia: British Airways, Emirates, Etihad and Olympic Air offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Adelaide to Lefkada is 26 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Lefkada is 26 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Lefkada is 27 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Lefkada is 27 hrs 10 min, connecting flightˆ
Perth to Lefkada is 24 hrs, connecting flightˆ


From New Zealand: Emirates, Etihad and Olympic Air offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Auckland to Lefkada is 29 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ


From Singapore: Singapore Airlines, Finair and Olympic Air offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Lefkada via Aktion National Airport (PVK).

Singapore to Lefkada is 16 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ

(ˆincludes transfer time.)


Flying in

Aktion National Airport (PVK), also known as Preveza Airport, is located on the Greek mainland about 20km (12mi) north of Lefkada town, around 25 minutes by bus or car.

Taxis operate from the airport terminal. Hotels can arrange transport by prior arrangement.


Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.


Getting around

Cars, mopeds and motorcycles are all easily hired as are quad and mountain bikes. Public buses offer a cheap alternative and taxis are also available – just remember to agree the fare before setting off.


Find the latest international flight deals to Lefkada on CheapOair – with easy online booking and award-winning 24/7 Customer Care, CheapOair offers savings on flights worldwide.

CheapOair

Or, check out flight deals at TripAdvisorTrip Advisor


Latest update: How to get to Lefkada: 4 October, 2019


SAVE $$$ on honeymoon travel deals

Search, compare and book the lowest possible prices on discounted airfares and hotels from our online travel partners.



Advertising