Corfu in detail

Flights & getting there


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 €10, while local bus 15 runs to both Plateia G Theotoki (Plateia San Rocco) in town and the Neo Limani (New Port) beyond.


Aegean Airlines ( Direct flights to Athens and European destinations.

Sky Express ( Operates a thrice-weekly island-hopping route to Preveza, Kefallonia and Zakynthos. It flies twice weekly to Thessaloniki.

Domestic Flights from Corfu

DestinationDurationCost (€)Frequency
Athens1hr555 daily
Kefallonia75min733 weekly
Preveza30min733 weekly
Thessaloniki55min35-1102 weekly
Zakynthos2hr843 weekly


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


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


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

Igoumenitsa (from Corfu Town) €12, 1¼ hours, hourly

Igoumenitsa (from Lefkimmi) €8, one hour 10 minutes, six daily

Paxi (Gaïos) High-speed service from Corfu Town with Ilida; €25, 55 to 90 minutes, three to eight daily, mid-March to mid-October

Paxi (Gaïos) Slower service from Corfu Town on the Kamelia Lines Despina ferry; €20, 90 minutes, one to three daily, April to October; advance bookings essential

No ferries sail directly to Zakynthos; fly with Sky Express ( instead.

Some international ferries from Corfu also call in at Igoumenitsa (on the Greek mainland) and Kefallonia. For schedules, see If you're heading to Patra, you must catch the ferry to Igoumenitsa first and then get a connecting bus.



ANEK/Superfast Lines ( ferries and/or Minoan Lines ( connect Corfu with Bari (around €60, eight hours, two weekly) and Ancona (around €85, 14½ hours, one to two daily) in Italy, and Igoumenitsa, where you can pick up other connections.


Green Buses ( goes to Athens (€48.40, 8½ hours, three daily; one via Lefkimmi), Thessaloniki (€38.50, eight hours, twice daily) and Larissa (€30.40, 5½ hours, daily except Sunday). You can also just take one of the many daily ferries to the mainland and catch the bus of your choice from there.