How to Reach Corfu


By Air

  • Nearest airport is the LoannisKapodistrias (LGKR) Airportcalled simply as the Corfu Airport located around 9 kilometers from the city center. You can take a shuttle service form the airport or hire a Private transfer when you reach. Local bus number 15 from connect the city to the airport.
  • Preveza and several other islands including Kefalonia, Zakinthos, Kithyra and Heraklion are connected to Corfu by direct flights.
  • Flights are available all year round to Athens while other International flights are available from other counties like Italy and Germany only during high season (October)

By Boat

  • Ferries/ Boats connect Corfu to Venice, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi (Italy), Himara and Saranda, Albania and Igoumenitsa, Patra (Greece). Corfu’s new port docks commercial cruises. Taxis, rentals cars and buses are available at the port.
  • If you are reaching Corfu with your own Yatch, the Marina Gouvia is perfect to stay close to the city.


  • By Bus: Blue busses operate within the Corfu town while Green busses connect the rest of the Island. San Rocco Square is the terminal for the Blue busses while the Green bus terminal is near the Corfu New Port. Note that tickets are only inclusive of single journeys and tickets can be bought through a vending machine or simply from the driver.
  • By renting a car: Car rentals are available at the Airport and the Ferry terminals. Since the roads are pretty narrow, do consider renting a small car.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are convenient and are easily spot throughout the town. Between the spianada and cricket ground, the whole Methodiou street along with the old and new port area is flooded with taxis. Radio Taxis are also available.
  • By hiring a boat: The best way to explore the long stretches of water and sandy beaches is by renting a boat for the day and exploring the coast.
  • By renting a bicycle: EasyBike Brainbox offers automatic bikes and is preferred to explore the nook and crannies of the Island.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Corfu. The most preferred mode of transport in Corfu is Walking.

Average distance: 4.67 km Average time: 20 min

  • Walking 42.86%
    Walking 10.67 min Motorbike 1 min Overall average time for 1.33 kms 11.67 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 14.29%
    Bus 30 min Waiting 15 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 11 kms 50 min
  • Car 28.57%
    Driving 17.5 min Overall average time for 6.5 kms 17.5 min
Route Distance Time
Tirana to Corfu 182.81 km 3 hours 2 mins
Delphi to Corfu 313.57 km 5 hours 13 mins
Thessaloniki to Corfu 354.72 km 5 hours 54 mins
Nafplion to Corfu 387.19 km 6 hours 27 mins
Athens to Corfu 459.9 km 7 hours 39 mins
Sofia to Corfu 500.98 km 8 hours 20 mins
Belgrade to Corfu 546.67 km 9 hours 6 mins
Split to Corfu 562.92 km 9 hours 22 mins
Mikonos to Corfu 645.36 km 10 hours 45 mins
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