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Kefalonia Taxi Service

General Information and Tips for Kefalonia Taxis


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


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Taxis in Kefalonia

Kefalonia is an island in the Ionian Sea, in the western part of mainland Greece. Stunning turquoise-water beaches, rugged landscapes, traditional villages and sandy coves construct the other-worldly landscape of Kefalonia. You are bound to love the culinary traditions, rich history and nightlife of the island. And what better way to get from point A to B than to hop on a Kefalonia taxi and explore the island with total ease and comfort? Your transportation can’t possibly feel more effortless than taking a taxi around Kefalonia.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
20 €
25 €
10 MIN
60 €
75 €
50 MIN

Cost of a Kefalonia Taxi

Unfortunately, Kefalonia taxi prices are not regulated. The tariff for a taxi in Kefalonia is determined by a taximeter that calculates what the passenger pays depending on the distance, time of day and traffic conditions. The price indicated on the taximeter is in euros.

Here are some of the most common price tags for rides in Kefalonia:

Base Fare: €1.3

Price per Kilometre: €0.80

One Hour of Waiting: €11

Kindly note that you should carry cash in the local currency as most Kefalonia taxis are not equipped with card machines. Moreover, the taxi fare for the ride from Kefalonia airport to Argostoli is usually €20. Bear in mind that during the night, the price is approximately 25% more. Although taxis are readily available at the airport, we advise you to book your ride in advance to secure the most affordable price.

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How to get a Taxi in Kefalonia

You can easily get a Kefalonia taxi transfer by calling a local taxi company, hailing a cab on the street or finding a cab at one of the taxi ranks around the island. Licensed drivers are usually on stand-by around the airport, international hotels and popular tourist areas such as Fiskardo. Taxis in Kefalonia are red and white.

Some companies offer tours of the island, depending on your budget and needs. If you want to pay by credit card, make sure you inform the company on the phone, so they can dispatch an appropriate vehicle, if available. If you wish to request a pickup over the phone, you can secure a Kefalonia taxi transfer by contacting Kefalonia Taxi Service at +30 694 530 6145. Alternatively, you may also ask your hotel reception staff to book a taxi for you.

Benefits of Booking a Kefalonia Taxi Service in Advance

The moment you land at Kefalonia Airport, your driver will be there to guide you to your place of residence, so that you can get a breather before you hit the pristine beaches or hip places of the island. With Welcome Pickups, travelling around Kefalonia is never a difficult experience. On the way to your hotel, our English-speaking drivers will share tips on how to have a beautiful vacation and ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip. Pre-booking your Kefalonia taxi transfers with Welcome when you know when and where you’ll be needing a ride is the best way to fully take advantage of your stay, without ever waiting for a taxi to arrive in the summer heat.

Kefalonia Taxi Tips

  1. Although most Kefalonia taxi drivers speak English fluently, writing down your destination is very useful.
  2. If you are satisfied with your driver you can give a tip. However, it is not obligatory; it is entirely up to you. Usually, rounding up the fare or adding a 5% to 10% tip for great service is appreciated.
  3. If you want to pay by card, make sure you notify your selected taxi provider in advance to check whether that's possible.
  4. Please keep in mind that during the night, taxi fares increase by 25% more.

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles Kefalonia Taxi Services

Sadly, Kefalonia’s regular taxis are not equipped with wheelchair-friendly facilities. You can only transport a wheelchair at the back of the vehicle by folding it and storing it in the trunk. If you wish to book a fully accessible vehicle to explore the island comfortably, reach out to Kefalonia Mobility at +44 773 875 6365, and specify your requirements. Calling in advance is advised to ensure availability on your preferred dates.

Safety and Complaints for Kefalonia Taxis

Most Kefalonia taxi drivers offer credible and affordable taxi transfers around the island. Having said that, as service and prices may vary between the different drivers and companies it would be wise to ask your driver for an approximate fare before entering the cab or to reach out to a taxi company requesting a fixed price. If you face any issues that cannot be resolved by contacting the taxi company directly, make sure to head to your nearest police department as soon as possible and file a complaint.

Frequently asked questions

How can I calculate my Kefalonia taxi price?

Unfortunately, there is no fixed price for Kefalonia taxi services. This is why drivers use a taximeter to calculate the final fare at the end of the ride. Several factors influence what the passengers pay such as the distance, traffic conditions, and time of day so it is a good idea to ask for an approximate tariff before entering the vehicle.

How do I call a taxi in Kefalonia?

There are several ways to call a taxi in Kefalonia. You can hail a driver on the street, walk to the nearest rank, pre-book your trip or call a radio taxi company for a pickup. Alternatively, for fixed fares and top-notch professional drivers, you can also contact Welcome Pickups to arrange your Kefalonia taxi transfer.

Do taxis in Kefalonia accept card payments?

Rarely do taxis in Kefalonia accept credit card payments, as they are not equipped with card machines. If you want to pay by credit or debit card, make sure you inform the taxi company in advance and they can let you know of your options. Of course, keep in mind that if you pre-book your Kefalonia taxi ride online you can also pre-pay using your preferred card for your convenience.

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