Lefkada transportation: Find the different ways of transportation on Lefkada Greece
Lefkada Greece has a good quality network of roads that covers the entire island. There is a public bus service (KTEL) that serves almost all destinations.
If the bus services are frequent between Lefkada town and the east Coast destinations (Nidri), getting to the west coast and inland villages can be more difficult, as for some destinations there is only one bus per day.
The buses fares are very cheap and are collected in the bus.
The central bus station is situated in the islands capital, on the waterfront (Golemi Street), near the marina. Prices, departure times and other information may be collected there.
Taxis are easily available all over the island and there is a taxi rank in almost all resorts. The taxis rank in Lefkada town is situated at the square of Agios Minas. The rates are fixed for the popular destinations. For other destinations, the taxi fares for the year 2002 were:
Meter starts at 0,74
Minimum rate 1,47
Rate per km within city limits (simple rate) +0,24
Rate per km outside city limits (double rate) +0,44
Surchage from & to the airports 1,18
Surchage from the ports, railway & bus stations 0,59
Night rate (from midnight to 05.00 a.m.) 0,44
Luggage over 10 kgs each 0,30
There is also a radio taxi service (Tel: 26450 24600) Boat
Caiques (small fishing boats turned into tourist transportation during the summer) take visitors on tours around the island but also in the main beaches and the islets of Meganisi, Sparti, Scorpio, Madouri, Meganisi and Ithaki.