How to reach Corfu (Kerkyra)
By airplane to Corfu. The island of Corfu is well connected to many European cities. Moreover, during the summer period, and until the end of September, direct Charter flights operate from many European cities. Please contact your travel agent for details.
During the year, most scheduled airlines fly to Athens and then it is possible to catch a domestic flight to Corfu, on a daily basis (i.e., two morning flights and two evening flights from/to Athens). There are also direct flights from/to Thessaloniki. The domestic flight from Athens or Thessaloniki to Corfu lasts 50 minutes.
Corfu International Airport, Ioannis Kapodistrias, is about 2km to the south of Corfu Town. (AIRPORT CODE: CFU). There is no bus service between the airport and the town centre but there are taxis available outside the airport terminal all the time.
Most flights to Corfu are charter flights, which are frequent during the peak holiday season over the summer months (May to September). Thompson Fly Charter (www.thomsonflights.com) operates flights from London Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Belfast airports. Charter flights can be extremely cheap, especially at the beginning and end of the summer season.
Air Berlin flies direct to Corfu from Zurich, Munich, Frankfurt, Erfurt, Dresden, Hanover, Hamburg and Leipzig.
Also important, EASY JET operates flights direct from London at very good prices.
In addition, Germanwings, Transavia, Thomas Cook, Ryanair and other major airlines have flights to Corfu. Please contact your travel agent for details
Flights from major European cities to Athens daily and also domestic flights to Corfu from Athens daily.
Flights from/to Athens and Thessaloniki
OLYMPIC AIRLINES: Tel: +30 210 3550500
AEGEAN AIRLINES: Tel: +30 210 6261000
ATHENS AIRWAYS: Tel: +30 210 6696600
By ferry to Corfu. If you are travelling by ferry there are crossings from Venice. Sail down the Grand Canal and admire the sites. You can also catch a ferry from Ancona, Bari or Brindisi in Italy. The two latter ports are nearest to Corfu and are therefore shorter crossings. The port is about 2Km away from the town centre.
If you stop at Igoumenitsa there is a frequent ferry connection to Corfu every day from 5am to 10pm, reaching the island in about 2 hours.
Travel Information (Ferry)
MINOAN LINES: Tel: +30 210 4145700
ANEK LINES: Tel: +30 210 4197420
SUPERFAST FERRIES: Tel: +30 210 8919000
AGOUDIMOS: Tel: +30 210 4141301 - 06