Lefkada ferry

Lefkada ferry informations

Lefkada is a small island, but it has two primary port for ferries. 

The largest port of the island can be find next to Lefkada town, but the main port for ferries is located in Nidri village. The port lies directly next to the promenade of Nidri, and it has very easy access for cars. You must drive into the center of Nidri, where road signs show the right way. If you are interested in traveling to other islands, for example to Meganisi or Kefalonia, you must come to Nidri!

Ferry port in Nidri

 

The other ferry port is located on the southern side of Vasiliki village, but it is yet under construction because of an earthquake. Some years ago Vasiliki was the starting point for ferries that depart to Kefalonia, but as long as the renovations are taking place the ferries depart from the port of Nidri.

If you are planning to take a trip by a ferryboat from Lefkada, you should know that there are different timetables for spring / summer / autumn / winter periods.

 

Departure / arrive informations about ferries in Lefkada island

Departures from the port of Nidri

Meganisi (Vathi & Spilia) – constantly

The ferryboat is called Meganisi II, which takes cars and backpackers on its deck. During high season (July – August) advance booking is recommended, especially for cars. The time of the journey takes only about 25 minutes. A two destinations for ferries to Meganisi are called Vathi (the capital of the island) and Spilia.

Schedules, periods, booking form and other informations: ferryboatmeganisi.gr

 

Kefalonia (Fiskardo)temporarily, till the renovations of the port in Vasiliki will finish

If you want travel to Kefalonia island, probably your ferryboat will be ‘Captain Aristidis’, which is operated by the Westferry company. The journey from Nidri to Fiskardo village takes about 1 hour 45 minutes. The ferry doesn’t run during winter months!

Schedules, periods, booking form and other updates: westferry.gr

 

Departures from the port of Vasiliki

Kefalonia (Fiskardo)temporarily doesn’t operate, ferries run to Kefalonia island from Nidri yet

The port of Vasiliki village is currently under renovation. According to plans the new port will finish in 2019 / 2020.

Schedules, periods, booking form and other updates: westferry.gr

 

 

Ferry port in Vasiliki – it is still under construcion (photo was taken in summer of 2017)

 

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