Getting to Paxos



From the end of March till the beginning of November EasyJet flies to Corfu from Gatwick, Luton and Bristol.www.easyjet.com. Other airlines also have direct flights to Corfu from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Birmingham. If you arrive late in Corfu you may wish to stay overnight before travelling on to Paxos.

Three reasonably priced hotels are:

Atlantis Hotel, 48 Xen. Stratigou Ave. (New Port, opposite the place where the hydrofoil leaves from) Tel: 0030 26610 35560.

Hotel Konstantioupolis,11 K.Zabitsianou. (overlooking the Old Port, about a 10 minute walk along the waterfront to the New Port where the hydrofoil leaves). Tel 0030 26610 48716/7/8. www.konstantinoupolis.gr

Hotel Bella Venezia, Zambeli Street 4 .(In the centre of the Old Town, near the Spianada). Tel 0030 26610 46500.

Boat (passengers only, no cars).

The Despina, the small boat from the Kamelia Lines, leaves from Corfu New Port. The crossing takes about one hour and a half. It is a regular service, but please check dates and times in advance. For time table and bookings, please look on the website:www.kamelialines.gr. Taxi Corfu Airport to new Port: 10-15 Euro. One way boat ticket: 15 Euro.

 

Hydrofoil

The hydrofoil leaves from the Corfu New Port. Crossing takes one hour. This doesn’t run all year round, so you will need to check dates and times in advance. Taxi: airport to New Port: 10 – 15 euros. One-way flying dolphin ticket: 20 euros (approx.). Flying Dolphin Ilida, Tel 0030 26610 49800, 0030 26620 32401/ 32245

 

Ferry

Various ferry companies go to Paxos via Igoumenitsa on the mainland. The trip is comfortable but takes about 3 hours.

Water taxi

This is an expensive option, but if your arrival is delayed and you miss your intended ferry to Paxos, or you arrive in the early hours of the morning, you can call a sea taxi. Sharing with others (maximum 10 passengers) makes it a lot cheaper. We'll give you contact details on booking.

Taxi

Once you arrive on Paxos, usually in Gaios village, you can take a taxi to the Villa Adriana in Lakka:  12 – 15 euros.

 

Car hire

There are various car hire companies on the island. You can hire by the day or by the week. Please note: dates, times, prices and phone numbers may change, so you are advised to check them in advance.

From Europe

If you are travelling overland by car you have several departure ports in Italy - Venice, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi from where the main shipping lines sail to Corfu.

 

Please note: dates, times, prices and phone numbers may change, so you are advised to check them in advance.

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