Argostoli Kefalonia Airport (EFL) is a small international airport with a single asphalt runway. Traffic is mostly seasonal and it is located 7 km outside the popular holiday town of Argostoli. You can find the cheapest flights to Kefalonia Airport by using the flight search feature from Skyscanner. Simply enter the dates you want to travel and you will be shown the cheapest flights available.
Airlines and Destinations
As a very busy holiday destination, Kefalonia airport is served seasonally by many major airlines including Austrian Airlines, British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Volotea. Olympic Air and Sky Express fly year-round from Athens. You can find all airlines that fly to Argostoli Kefalonia here. Other popular destinations include Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Manchester, and Warsaw.
Arriving at Argostoli Kefalonia Airport
Since Argostoli Kefalonia Airport is located in a Schengen area country, passengers entering from within the Schengen area will not need to go through passport control. Canadians arriving as tourists from outside the Schengen area will need to present a passport valid for at least three months following departure from the Schengen area. A tourist visa is not required for stays of under 90 days’ duration.
Argostoli Kefalonia Airport is quite small, but can get extremely busy and crowded in the height of the summertime vacation season. There is an ATM in the terminal, and a cafeteria/bar offers food services within the single terminal building. There is limited shopping for souvenirs or jewelry within the airport and there is a duty free shop. Wi-Fi is available so be sure to download Skyscanner’s free mobile app before you travel to be sure you can stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where your adventures take you.
Getting Away from Kefalonia Airport
You can get from Kefalonia Airport by taking a public transit bus in the summer season only. The bus stop is in front of the terminal building. Taxis are available all year with fixed rates to some popular destinations. It is wise to establish the fare before setting off on your journey. There are several rental car agents with service in the airport. You can rent a car if you have an International Driving Permit. The drive from the airport to central Argostoli takes around 15 minutes.
Things to Do in Kefalonia
Kefalonia is known for its secluded sandy beaches and tall cliffs. Many beaches are only accessible by winding hiking trails. Drive the steep, winding road down to Myrtos Beach and be sure to take some photos from the viewpoint. Stop in to the Korgialenio History and Folklore Museum to see historic artifacts, clothing, and furniture illustrating the lives of farm families. Take a wander through Cephalonia Botanica and see the native plants and herbs of the island. Winters in Kefalonia are mild and rainy while summers are hot and sunny. You can find the cheapest time to fly to Argostoli Kefolonia Airport by using the whole month search tool from Skyscanner.