There are several options how to get to Lefkada, by car, ferry boat, bus or by plane.
Visitors can reach the island by car as Lefkada is connected to the mainland by a floating bridge (4 h from Athens).
There are direct flights to Aktio / Preveza airport located on mainland Greece from many European cities.
The airport is only a 20 minute drive to Lefkada island, across the island’s swinging bridge and causeway.
Other options are flying to Athens or Thessaloniki, from the beginning of May, until mid-October, Aegean Airlines operates three times per week domestic flights from Athens to Aktio / Preveza airport.
The flight time is about 1 hour.