Kefalonia International Airport, Greece (EFL)

Last updated:
October 7, 2022

General information

The airport opened in 1971 to serve the former municipality Leivathos with improved transportation links; Kefalonia is now a single municipality. A new runway and the current terminal building were constructed in the 1980s.

In December 2015, the privatization of Kefalonia Airport and 13 other regional airports of Greece was finalized with the signing of the agreement between the Fraport AG/Copelouzos Group joint venture and the state privatisation fund.

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How much is a taxi from Kefalonia Airport to fiskardo?

The fastest way to get from Kefallinia Airport (EFL) to Fiskรกrdo is to taxi which takes 55 min and costs โ‚ฌ45 - โ‚ฌ55. Is there a direct bus between Kefallinia Airport (EFL) and Fiskรกrdo? No, there is no direct bus from Kefallinia Airport (EFL) to Fiskรกrdo.

How early should I get to Kefalonia Airport?

Due to security arrangements, the size of Kefalonia airport and the volume of passengers using it, check-in is commonly three hours prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight.

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Map of Kefalonia International Airport. Source: Google Map.

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Most common questions

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Is Kefalonia worth visiting?

Reason number one to visit Kefalonia Greece, it has incredible beaches. Beaches such as Myrtos beach and Antisamos beach are so beautiful that they are called some of the best in Europe. Due to Kefalonia's rugged landscape. The beaches formed in such an incredible and dramatic way they are breathtaking.

Is Kefalonia a party island?

In a word, No! There are a few nightclubs on the island usually situated in the capital of Argostoli, or just on the outskirts of some towns and villages. Most of the towns and villages have cafes and bars that stay open late with low key atmosphere.

What is Kefalonia famous for?

Kefalonia is famous for its local wine varietiesโ€œRobolaโ€, โ€œMavrodafniโ€ and Kefalonian Moschato. โ€œRobolaโ€, specifically, is one of the three best wine varieties in Greece! About 500 tons of โ€œRobolaโ€ wine are produced every year, many of them exported mainly in Europe and the USA.

How do you get to Kefalonia?

The best way to get to Kefalonia from mainland Greece is via the ports of Patras or Kyllini in Western Greece. Patra and Kyllini are in the Peloponnese and you can get there by car or public bus from Athens in around 3 hours. Ferries to Kefalonia are in operation throughout the year.

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