Flights that feed Lefkada island land at Preveza airport (Aktio) which is 20 minutes away by car from Lefkada Town, the capital. International charter flights operate from May to October and connect most major European cities and capitals. From the U.K the feeding airports are that of Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham and usually operate on a Thursday or Sunday, there and back. The typical operators are Monarch, Torair, Thomas Cook, Thomson and Olympic Airlines.
There is an online flight search facility specifically for Lefkada
on the Lantisworld website.
Easyjet and Ryanair operate flights to neighbouring Corfu and Kefallonia. There is a local plane skyexpress that flies between Corfu, Kefallonia and Lefkada (Preveza). Skyexpress flight timetables are released in May of each year.
Alternatively from Kefallonia you can catch a ferry from Fiskardo (North Kefallonia) to Vasiliki (South Lefkada) and then a bus to Nidri, approx. 20 mins away. The ferryboat 'Captain Aristides' operates a service to and from the Islands of Keffalonia (Fiscardo). The 'Captain Aristides' carries both cars and foot passengers. The phone number of their agent on Lefkada is + 30 (26450) 93278. Further information on times here: http://www.lefkas.net/ferries.htm
You can also fly to Athens International Airport and then catch the coach to Lefkada. Details on the coach are found http://thebigblueswim.com/travel/by_road.php
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