Ithaki in detail

Flights & getting there


Ionian Pelagos ( runs two or three times daily in high season between Piso Aetos and Sami (Kefallonia; €4, 30 minutes), and once or twice from Piso Aetos to Astakos (on the mainland; €10, two hours 20 minutes).

Between July and mid-September, the Meganisi II ferry runs twice daily between Frikes and Nydri on Lefkada (€8, one hour).

Buy tickets from El Greco Tours or Ithaca Tours in Vathy.

West Ferry ( has in the past connected Frikes with Fiskardo (Kefallonia) and Vasiliki (Lefkada); that service has not run in recent years, but it’s worth checking the website to see whether it has resumed.