• Nothing Found

How to get from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli

There are two different means of transfer for tourists wishing to reach Argostoli from Kefalonia Airport, officially named “Anna Polatou”. Kefalonia Airport Taxis are definitely the most comfortable and flexible option. Available around the clock, the local taxis will drive you to the city centre in about 15 minutes and they will charge you approximately 20€ for the ride. However, for those travelers who prefer to take public transportation, you have only one option; the KTEL bus. The bus routes to Argostoli last 30 minutes but the ticket price is only 2€.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Kefalonia at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €21 15min 24/7 Book
Taxi €20 15min 24/7
Bus €4 30min 06:50–22:00

How to get from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli by taxi

Kefalonia Airport Taxis provide a comfortable and easy-going transfer from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli. The vehicles with the distinctive “TAXI” sign on top are queuing up outside the airport and take only 15 minutes to reach Argostoli, depending on the street traffic. The taxi fare is approximately 20€ for this ride.

Taxi fare from Kefalonia airport to Argostoli

Kefalonia airport taxis offer a set price for the ride from Kefalonia Airport (EFL) to Argostoli of 20€. In any case, you should ask the taxi driver for the exact price before entering the cab.



Trip Duration

15 Min

*Prices may vary unless you pre-book your taxi.


You should always be able to find a taxi at Kefalonia airport.

Where do I get it from?

You should easily spot the taxi rank as it is located just outside the arrivals hall. Make your way to the exit doors and you will see the taxi queue in front of you.


If convenience, comfort, and punctuality are top priorities for you, then Kefalonia airport taxis are your best bet. Taxis are readily available outside the airport, so you can forget all about long waiting times for public transport and just hop in a taxi, which will drop you off at the front door of your hotel. The cost may be considerable, but if you travel with friends and you are going to split the price, you will be provided with the best value for money.

Editor’s Note

You should always find an available taxi at Kefalonia Airport. However, you can also book your taxi online through the respective website.

Useful Tips

Most taxi drivers speak English fluently, therefore you shouldn't face any communication problems.
Smoking is not allowed inside the taxi.
Tips are not included in the price but it's also not obligatory.
According to the Greek legislation, taxis can carry up to 4 passengers with 3 pieces of luggage.

How to get from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli by bus

The only public transportation option from Kefalonia Airport (EFL) to Argostoli is the bus. The KTEL (local) bus will take you to Argostoli in about 30 minutes and you will have to pay 2€ for the ride. However, buses don’t run during the winter months.

How much is the bus from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli?

The price of a single ticket from Kefalonia Airport (EFL) to Argostoli is 2€. Students receive a 25% discount, whereas individuals with disabilities and multi-child families pay only 1€. You can buy your ticket from the bus driver as soon as you get onto the bus.



Trip Duration

30 Min.

The waiting time is approximately 90 minutes.


The KTEL bus is available from 06:50 am to 22:00 pm, during the high summer season.

Where do I get it from?

The KTEL bus station is right outside the arrivals terminal. You can follow the signs or ask the airport personnel for directions but as Kefalonia airport is quite small, it is highly unlikely that you will face any difficulties locating it.


Although the KTEL bus is significantly cheaper than a taxi and offers a direct connection to Argostoli, it only runs every 90 minutes. The itinerary is in accordance with the flight’s arrival, but in case you miss the bus, you will have to wait for a long time to get the next one. Moreover, buses only operate during the summer season (May to September) making a taxi the only transportation option for the rest of the year.

Editor’s Note

The KTEL bus connecting Kefalonia airport to Argostoli, operates from May to September. If you arrive at Kefalonia during the rest of the year, you can find the local bus stop just a 10 minute walk away.

Useful Tips

The KTEL buses have Wi-Fi and are air-conditioned.
You should always check if your hotel offers a shuttle bus transfer from the airport.
You can only pay in cash, so you should have change with you.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Kefalonia. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

Cancel up to 24 hours before the pickup and get an 80% refund

Edit or cancel transfers

Read more Book Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

Read More

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from Kefalonia airport to Argostoli?

Kefalonia airport is located only 9km from the city centre of Argostoli, therefore, the distance can be travelled by taxi in approximately 15 minutes. On the other hand, you will need double the time to reach Argostoli if you decide to use the KTEL bus.

How much is a bus ticket from Kefalonia airport to Argostoli?

The bus ticket from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli costs 2€ for an adult. You can buy your tickets right away from the bus driver.

How much is a taxi from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli?

The fixed fare for the ride from Kefalonia Airport to Argostoli is 20€. However, you should always check the price with the taxi driver before starting your journey.

Was this helpful?

Pre-book online