the months of May to October
can fly direct to Corfu from most European air ports.
Daytime on Mondays to
Corfu from Gatwick and Manchester.
November to April you have to fly to Athens and then on to
Corfu. If you fly Olympic Airways from the UK they will
arrange the London/Athens/Corfu flight and the transfer of
luggage between all airports.
arriving at Corfu airport you take a taxi to the New Port.
There are usually several taxis available, just ask the driver
to take you to the New Port for the boat to Paxos, they all know
where to take you. It's helpful to give them the name of your
particular ferry boat or sea taxi. The journey to the New Port
will take about 10 minutes and cost between 6 and 9 €.
then to PAXOS : by
" flying dolphin
main "passenger only"
ferry boats are the hydrofoils Santa II and Santa III which
carry approx 150 passengers and leave the New Port in Corfu for
Paxos every day (in the summer). The crossing to Paxos
takes about one hour however, at certain times of the day
the boat will go to Paxos via Igoumenitsa which is on the main
land of Greece opposite Corfu, journey time then is about 90
minutes. Arriving in Paxos the boat will dock at the Gaios New
Port where the local taxis will be
waiting. The cost of a one way boat ticket from Corfu to Paxos
is about 12€.
by car- ferry *
also carries for
vehicles and foot passengers . The Theologos leaves Corfu
from the New Port and sails to Paxos via Igoumenitsa. The
journey time is about 4 hours and the cost of a one way
passenger ticket is about 11/12 €.
interior of the passenger accommodation is new, comfortable and
drinks / snacks are available.
your arrival is delayed and you miss your intended ferry to
Paxos, or you arrive in the early hours of the morning don't
worry call a sea
Driving to Greece
wish to drive to Greece, you should allow around two to three
days for the journey by car from the UK. If you do not wish to
drive the entire distance, a motor rail service operates between
a terminal in Belgium and Milan in Italy.
you are traveling overland by car you have several departure
ports in Italy from where the main shipping lines sail to Corfu
and Igoumenitsa. Igoumenitsa is on the main land of Greece
There are car ferries
from Venice, Ancona, Brindisi and Bari to Corfu and
you arrive at the port of Corfu or Igoumenitsa, you will take
one of the local car ferries to Paxos, they run on alternate
days and are as follows:
you travel to Brindisi ( bottom of Italy), the Agoudimos Lines
and Helenic Mediterranean Lines or " Palmier
Ferries" will take you straight to Paxos.
only in the Summer )
Additionally there is direct connection
from Italy to Paxos with the super fast Catamaran
-boat " SANTA ELEONORA" or with
but only in the summer months.