Flying to Kefalonia: Your Gateway to Island Paradise

Welcome to your ultimate guide on flying to Kefalonia! Getting to this idyllic Greek island and your beautiful Old Skala Villa is easier than you think, and we're here to make your journey as smooth as possible. 

The villa changeover day is Saturday or Wednesday which coincides with the widest choice of flights from UK airports.

Direct Flights to Kefalonia

Direct flights to Kefalonia International Airport (EFL) are available from several European cities during the summer season. Airlines such as EasyJet, Ryanair, TUI, and British Airways offer regular flights from major UK airports like London Gatwick, Manchester, and Birmingham.

The following Airlines fly to Kefalonia International Airport also known as Kefallinia Airport (EFL) from the UK on Saturdays.

Saturday flights to Kefalonia from other European cities.

The following Airlines fly to Kefalonia International Airport also known as Kefallinia Airport (EFL) from the UK on Tuesdays.

Please note that flight schedules and routes can vary, especially depending on the time of year and any changes in airline operations. It's advisable to check directly with the airlines or use flight comparison websites to verify the availability of flights from specific UK airports to Kefalonia

Connecting Flights to Kefalonia

If you're unable to find a direct flight, don't worry! You can still reach your villa in Kefalonia via connecting flights from Athens International Airport (ATH) or other major Greek cities. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air operate daily flights to Kefalonia from Athens, with a short flight time of approximately 45 minutes.

Airport Transfer Options

Upon arrival at Kefalonia Airport, you'll find several convenient transportation options to reach your final destination:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. Friendly local drivers can take you directly to your accommodation in Skala, offering a hassle-free and comfortable ride.
  2. Car Rental: For those looking to explore the island at their own pace, car rental companies such as Hertz, Avis, and Europcar have desks at the airport. Renting a car gives you the freedom to discover Kefalonia's stunning beaches, picturesque villages, and hidden gems at your leisure.
  3. Private Transfer: If you prefer a personalized service, private transfer companies can arrange door-to-door transportation from the airport to your accommodation in Skala. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a stress-free journey as you're whisked away to your villa in comfort and style.

Travel Tips

  • Book Early: To secure the best deals on flights and accommodations, we recommend booking your tickets and villa rental well in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.
  • Pack Light: Kefalonia's warm climate means you can leave the heavy winter coats at home. Pack light and don't forget essentials like sunscreen, swimwear, and comfortable walking shoes. Make sure you pop them in your hand luggage so you can pop in the villa pool as soon as you get here! 
  • Stay Informed: Keep an eye on your flight status and any travel advisories leading up to your trip. Stay informed about local COVID-19 guidelines and entry requirements to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Ready to Fly to Kefalonia?

With convenient flight options, easy airport transfers, and breathtaking views awaiting you on this enchanting island, your dream holiday in Skala is just a flight away. Book your tickets, pack your bags, and get ready for an unforgettable Greek adventure!