Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kefalonia Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
EFL Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kefalonia International Airport Anna Pollatou.
What to Expect
Kefalonia Airport (code: EFL) has a tiny terminal that serves a few domestic destinations year-round. The airport is especially busy in summer with a variety of seasonal routes. Facilities are limited to a snack bar, a duty-free shop, and free WiFi.
Sleeping in Kefalonia Airport
The airport closes nightly, so it is not possible to spend the night here. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.
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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are many hotels near Kefalonia Airport:
- Irinna Hotel – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Astra Village Hotel & Suites – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Kefalonia Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in Kefalonia Airport.
Free WiFi is available at the Kefalonia Airport.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated Eurobank, Euronet and Piraeus. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside (Departures and Arrivals) • Airside.
Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available at the airport. Fees: Unknown.
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available.
Food & Drinks – There are no 24 hour concessions available at the airport.
Information Desk – Available.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Medical Services – First Aid services are available. Seek assistance at the Airport Information Desk.
Mobile Charging – A reader tells us that mobile charging is available airside. (May 2021)
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open at the following times: 7:00AM – 11:00PM (Mon, Fri, Sun) • 7:00AM – 00:30PM (Tue) • 7:00AM – 11:30PM (Wed) • 6:00AM – 10:30PM (Thurs) • 5:30AM – 11:30PM (Sat)
Kefalonia airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Air Serbia • Austrian Airlines • Avion Air • Blue Air • British Airways • Condor • Easy Jet • Jet2 • ITA Airways • Lot Polish Airlines • Norwegian • Olympic Air • People’s Viennaline • Ryanair • SAS • Sky Express • Smart Wings • Smartlynx • Transavia • Trade Air • TUI • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
During the summer a public bus runs between the airport and Argostoli. The pick-up point is located outside the airport terminal. For more information about the schedule, route and fare, visit the Kefalonia Bus website.
Avis/Budget • Enterprise • Goldcar/Rhodium • Hertz/Thrifty offer car rental services onsite.
See also Airport Hotels above.
Taxis are available. The duration of the trip between the airport and the city is approximately 15 minutes. As of this update, the estimated fare is €15-20.
Last updated: 2022-10-28
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.