Ferry tickets to Kefalonia: At the Ferrycenter travel agency you will find all the information you need on how to get to Kefalonia by ferry.
At Ferrycenter, you can search for all available ferry routes to Kefalonia, timetables and book your tickets in time.
Ferry routes to Kefalonia.
Ferries to Kefalonia depart from the ports of Kyllini and Patras in the western Peloponnese. The journey from Kyllini to Kefalonia takes 1.5 hours and from Patras to Kefalonia 3 hours.
The island of Kefalonia is directly connected by ferry to Bari and Brindisi in Italy, Zakynthos, Corfu and Ithaca. Note that Kefalonia has 4 ports: Sami and Poros are the main ports, while Argostoli and Lixouri are local ports that have ferry routes between them.
Daily routes run to Kefalonia from the ports of Kyllini and Patras. In the summer season, the ferry routes are more frequent and there are also many daily routes to Kefalonia from other Ionian islands.
Ferry routes from Kyllini to Kefalonia (Poros)
At least 3 ships depart daily from morning to evening from Kyllini to Kefalonia (Port of Poros). The journey time from Kyllini to Kefalonia is 1.5 hours. The cost of the ticket for this route is €10.
Ferry routes from Patras to Kefalonia (Sami)
There is at least one ferry connection between Patras and Kefalonia (Sami port) on a daily basis. The ferry trip from Patras to Kefalonia takes 3 hours and the ticket costs €13.
Ferry routes from Ithaca to Kefalonia
There are several daily ferries from Ithaca to Kefalonia (Poros and Sami). The duration of the journey is 20-50 minutes and the cost of the ticket is 2-8€.
What types of ships travel to/from Kefalonia?
The only type of ship that travels to/from Kefalonia is the conventional ship.
The main ferry company serving routes to Kefalonia is Levante Ferries.
Ferry connections from Kefalonia
Kefalonia is a good base for sea excursions to the Ionian Islands.
Some of the most popular routes are from Kefalonia to Zakynthos, from Kefalonia to Ithaca and from Kefalonia to Corfu.
Travel instructions for your trip to Kefalonia
Kefalonia has 2 ports, Poros and Sami, so be sure to double check which port you arrive at. Usually, ships from Kyllini arrive at the port of Poros and ships from Patras arrive at the port of Sami.
It is advisable to book tickets to Kefalonia early, as there may be full seats on the Greek ferries, especially in the summer months.
Patras is 3 hours from Athens and Kyllini 3.5 hours from Athens. The best way to get to these ports is either by car or by bus from the Central Bus Station (KTEL) of Kifissos.