Travelling by ferry: A complete travel guide for your ferry booking
Travelling by ferry in Greece: The Ionian islands
Find all necessary information for booking your ferry tickets to one or more of the Ionian islands below, learn which Greek islands are connected by ferry, get the ferry timetables and ticket prices and make your ferry reservations online in just a few steps.
Where are the Ionian islands?
The Ionian islands are scattered along Greece’s west coast, in the Ionian Sea. The island cluster consists of 20 islands although most of them are not inhabited. The eight larger islands are all very popular holiday destinations and home to some of the most famous beaches worldwide, such as Porto Katsiki in Lefkada and the Shipwreck beach in Zakynthos.
Which Ionian islands are the most popular?
The most popular Ionian islands are Corfu, Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Lefkada, Paxos and Ithaki. You will find beautiful beaches, breathtaking nature and excellent cuisine on all islands, but each one is unique. Whether you are a history buff, a nature enthusiast, love a good night out or relaxing on an amazing beach, there definitely is an Ionian island out there for you.
Is island hopping possible between the Ionian islands?
If you are island hopping in Greece, travelling by ferry between the Ionian islands can be limited. There are ferry connections between Corfu and Paxos. Also between Kefalonia (ports of Kefalonia and Poros) and Ithaki (port of Pisaetos). Most visitors wanting to see as many of the Ionian islands as possible, usually rent a yacht or sailing boat once in the Ionian.
Which Ionian islands offer ferry connections to Italy?