For the visitor, access to Lefkada is an easy process. You may visit the island by:

By car

Lefkada is the only island in Greece to which you can travel by car without expenses for ferry boat ! There is a short bridge connecting the mainland with Lefkada.

The undersea tunnel of Preveza-Aktion makes the access to the island from northwest Greece and the port of Igoumenitsa (102 km) a very pleasant and easy trip. The new Rio-Antirrio Bridge connects Patras (170 km) with the rest of Central Greece and the island of Lefkada. And the Egnatia street makes the access to Lefkada extremely easy.

By Plane

From Athens there are often flights connecting Aktion International Airport, which is just 18 km outside the town of Lefkada during the summer months. There are also flights from Thessaloniki. Intermediate stops are the islands of Corfu, Cephalonia and Zakynthos. Weekly flights also from Crete (Sitia) and from April to October there are direct flights from different parts of Europe.

Connection of Lefkada with surrounding islands

From the villages of Nydri and Vasiliki there are daily trips by ferry boat to Meganisi Island, Cephalonia (Fiskardo) and Ithaki (Frikes). Also there are boats (excursions) visiting the surrounding small (must see) islands and picturesque beaches.