The island of Lefkada is well equipped with petrol stations, so you don’t have to worry for running out of fuel. Most of the petrol stations (fuel stations) of Lefkada were built on the east side of the island, primarily in the largest villages. The most of the local petrol stations were built in the area of Lefkada town, where more than 7 stations wait for cars and motorbicycles. Other significant fuel stations are located in Nidri, Lygia, Vlyho, Marantochori and Vasiliki, situated directly next to the main road.
One of the most important informations about local fuel stations that on the west coast of Lefkada are much less. It’s recommended do not leave the fuel tank empty, if you would like to drive to the west coast. If you stay on the west coast on your holiday, the nearest filling stations are between Agios Nikitas and Kathisma beach in the north, and in Vasiliki village in the south.
About Lefkada petrol stations
The petrol stations of Lefkada are operated by local families and international companies both. Some of the locals were contracted with known petrol companies and operate their filling station as a franchise, and use the logos officially.
- Brands of petrol stations in Lefkada: EKO, Elin, BP, Shell, Revoil, Sklavenitis Petrol
The sizes of the fuel stations are varied, there can be find smaller and larger ones. Don’t be afraid, the quality of the fuel at the stations is good, you don’t have to be afraid of its bad quality and ruining your engine. The smaller stations in some cases don’t accept credit cards, just cash, so always ask the staff for payment options.
Unleaded 95 / Diesel fuels
All the fuel stations in Lefkada offer unleaded (known as unleaded 95, or 95 benzine, or gasoline) petrols and diesel fuels both. The standard octane rating at the stations is 95, which is recommended for all the petrol cars, but there are some filling stations where you can buy premium petrols with larger octane numbers. In the shops of the petrol stations you can find also other liquids for your car like lubricants, motor oils, windshield washer, and other necessary things.
If your car is running on LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas), there are some LPG stations in the island: these filling stations are located in Lefkada town, in Nidri and in Vasiliki.
The prices of the fuels are slightly higher in Lefkada than the Greek mainland, but this can be said to every Greek island. The cheapest stations are near the largest towns of the island, while which are further away have usually higher prices.
Locations of petrol stations: Lefkada town, Nidri, Vasiliki, Vlicho, Marantochori, Lygia, Lazarata, Agios Nikitas
Fuel in Greek language: καύσιμα
Benzine / gasoline in Greek: βενζίνη
Diesel in Greek: ντίζελ