The closest airport is 20km north of Lefkada, near Preveza (Aktion; PVK) on the mainland. Sky Express connects Preveza to Corfu (€53, 25 minutes), Kefallonia (€49, 20 minutes), Zakynthos (€55, one hour), Kythira (€60, 2½ hours) and Sitia (Crete; €99, two hours, June to September only). Olympic Air also fly from Preveza to Athens, Thessaloniki, Karpathos, Corfu, Heraklion, Rhodes and Chania.
Air Berlin has occasional flights. May to September charter flights from northern Europe and the UK serve Preveza.