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Air

Corfu’s airport is on the southwestern fringes of Corfu Town, just over 2km southwest of the Old Town.

Transport Options

Taxis between the airport and Corfu Town cost around €12, while local bus 15 runs to both Plateia G Theotoki (Plateia San Rocco) in town and the Neo Limani (New Port) New Port beyond.

Domestic

Aegean Air (www.aegeanair.com) Direct flights to Athens and Thessaloniki.

Astra Airlines (www.astra-airlines.gr) Direct flights to Thessaloniki.

Sky Express (www.skyexpress.gr) Operates a thrice-weekly island-hopping route to Preveza, Kefallonia and Zakynthos.

Domestic Flights from Corfu

Athens

Duration

1hr

Cost

€65

Frequency

3 daily

Kefallonia

Duration

75min

Cost

€73

Frequency

3 weekly

Preveza

Duration

30min

Cost

€73

Frequency

3 weekly

Thessaloniki

Duration

55min

Cost

€76

Frequency

3 weekly

Zakynthos

Duration

2hr

Cost

€79

Frequency

3 weekly

International

Both EasyJet (www.easyjet.com) and Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) offer direct flights in summer between Corfu and the UK, and several other European destinations, while British Airways (www.ba.com) also flies from the UK to Corfu. Between May and September, many charter flights come from northern Europe and the UK.

Boat

Ferries depart from Neo Limani (New Port), west of Corfu Town's Old Town.

Domestic

Ticket agencies line Ethnikis Antistaseos in Corfu Town, facing the Neo Limani.

Two ferry operators connect Corfu Town with Paxi:

Ilida High-speed hydrofoil, from mid-March to mid-October.

Kamelia Lines Runs the Despina ferry; advance bookings are essential.

No ferries sail directly to Zakynthos; fly with Sky Express (www.skyexpress.gr) instead.

Some international ferries from Corfu also call in at Igoumenitsa and Kefallonia. For schedules, see www.openseas.gr. If you're heading to Patra, catch the ferry to Igoumenitsa first.

Boat Services from Corfu

Igoumenitsa

Departure Port

Corfu

Duration

1¼hr

Cost

€10

Frequency

hourly

Igoumenitsa

Departure Port

Lefkimmi

Duration

1hr 10min

Cost

€7

Frequency

6 daily

Paxi*

Departure Port

Corfu

Duration

55min

Cost

€25

Frequency

1-3 daily

*high-speed services

International

Italy

ANEK Lines (www.anek.gr) ferries connect Corfu with Bari (€60, eight hours, two weekly) and Ancona (€85, 14½ hours, one to two daily) in Italy, and Igoumenitsa on the Greek mainland, where you can pick up other connections.

Bus

Green Buses (www.greenbuses.gr) goes to Athens (€48, 8½ hours, three daily, from Monday to Thursday; one via Lefkimmi), Thessaloniki (€38.50, eight hours, twice daily) and Larisa (€30.40, 5½ hours, daily).