By car: Lefkada is the only island which you can reach by car, at 378 km away from Athens and 420km away from Thessaloniki. Inter-urban buses (KTEL) run daily from and to Lefkada. The underwater Preveza – Aktio tunnel and the Port of Igoumenitsa, which is 100 km away, provide easy access to the island from the north-west of Greece. In addition, the Rio – Antirio Bridge connects the island to the rest of Greece. The village of Nikiana is located 7km off the city of Lefkada on the coast road Lefkada – Nydri.
By airplane: the international airport of Aktion is only 18km off the city of Lefkada and it can accommodate the visitors of the island. There are also daily flights from the Spata and Thessaloniki airports. In summertime, from April until October, there are also fights to Aktio and from European cities.