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Car Hire at Kefalonia Airport

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Kefalonia Airport, Kefalonia, Greece
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 9.09 per day
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Economy
Seat Mii or comparable
Seat Mii
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rent Car Kefalonia
£ 10.07 per day
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Compact
Suzuki Baleno or comparable
Suzuki Baleno
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 11.85 per day
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Economy Elite
Nissan Note or comparable
Nissan Note
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 28.20 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
VW Caddy or comparable
VW Caddy
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rent Car Kefalonia
£ 34.19 / per day
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Minivan
Fiat Scudo or comparable
Fiat Scudo
  • 9x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rent Car Kefalonia
£ 36.84 / per day
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Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 9.37 / per day
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Mini
Fiat Panda or comparable
Fiat Panda
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Rent Car Kefalonia
£ 10.07 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:01 on 2021-02-22.

Travel Information

Language
Greek
Currency
EUR
Dialing code
30
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Kefalonia Airport

Airport Car Hire

Whether you spell it Kefalonia, Cephalonia, or even Kefallinia, most people can agree that this Greek island is a top travel destination. Part of the Ionian Islands archipelago just off the western coast of Greece, Kefalonia naturally attracts visitors with its picturesque beaches but also has quaint fishing villages, dramatic inland peaks, and delicious local cuisine up its sleeve. Here’s our pick of the best attractions:

  • Beaches. Despite its small size (it’s about four times smaller than Lancashire), Kefalonia has a coastline of 250 km (155 miles), so naturally, there are many great places to take a dip, soak up the sun, and get an idyllic boost for your Instagram account. Whether you head for the crowded, but undeniably beautiful Myrtos Beach in the north of the island, visit the relaxed Petani on the western coast, or enjoy the clear water of Antisamos in the east, you’re likely to find what you’re looking for.
  • Monasteries. This being Greece, there are many fascinating historic sites on Kefalonia, some of them dating back more than 2,000 years. Slightly more recent, but nonetheless cloaked in a calm and fascinating aura are the island’s many Greek Orthodox monasteries and churches. Most of them continue to fulfil their original function, but many are open for visitors, offering both a history lesson and — thanks to the mountaintop location of some — amazing views of the island and sea below.
  • Mount Ainos. Located only some 15 km (9 miles) from the coast, Mount Ainos, the highest point on Kefalonia, stands an imposing 1,628 m (5,340 feet) above the sea. If you’ve hired a car, the summit is not hard to reach — drive to the weather transmitter station on its northern slope, park there, and you’ll be only a 20-minute climb from the top. Locals claim that on a clear day, you can see Zakynthos in addition to other nearby islands. Mount Ainos is also a part of the national park of the same name that has an environmental centre and a number of maintained hiking paths and is home to many local species of flora and fauna.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Rome
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Prague

Main airlines

Sky Express, TUI Airways, Jet2.com, Thomas Cook Airlines, easyJet, and Small Planet Airlines

Terminals

Kefalonia Airport has a single passenger terminal that serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Kefalonia Airport is about 8 km (4.9 mi) south of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia Municipality. Epar.Od. Argostoliou is the main road connecting the airport to the town.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 29 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 44 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 18 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - starting at £ 36 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 16 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 24 per day

Car hire desks

Most are in the arrivals hall.

Services and facilities

Despite its small size, Kefalonia Airport offers a cafeteria, a snack bar, a restaurant, a jewelry store, a souvenir shop, a duty-free shop, an ATM, a post office, a tourism information center, and a first aid department. The airport’s facilities are mostly equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and special assistance is available, but be sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest petrol station

Aegean gas station at Argostoliou Mazarakaton can be reached in about ten minutes. There are other gas stations near Kefalonia Airport and on the island of Kefalonia.

Popular one-way hires

  • Crete (723 km / 449 mi)

Airport information

Score
6.0
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Check-in desks 5.0
  • Facilities and services 3.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 2.0
  • Dining and car hire services 4.8
  • Lounge 3.5

Kefalonia Airport (EFL)

  • IATA: EFL
  • ICAO: LGKF
  • Name: Kefalonia Airport (EFL)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Flights per year: 5,903
  • Passengers (per year): 629,671
  • Distance from the city centre: 4.3 miles / 7 km SW of town

Top 10 Destinations around Kefalonia Airport

  1. Zakynthos Airport starting at £ 5.44 per day
    52.7 km / 32.8 miles away
  2. Meganisi Vathi Port starting at £ 13.45 per day
    65.1 km / 40.4 miles away
  3. Patras Airport starting at £ 23.17 per day
    80.5 km / 50.0 miles away
  4. Preveza Aktion Airport (Lefkada) starting at £ 4.59 per day
    92.4 km / 57.4 miles away
  5. Igoumenitsa Hotel delivery starting at £ 9.20 per day
    154.6 km / 96.1 miles away
  6. Corfu Airport starting at £ 6.19 per day
    172.7 km / 107.3 miles away
  7. Corfu Port starting at £ 6.19 per day
    175.3 km / 108.9 miles away
  8. Kalamata Airport starting at £ 7.01 per day
    177.7 km / 110.4 miles away
  9. Athens Port starting at £ 12.86 per day
    274.8 km / 170.8 miles away
  10. Agios Panteleimonas starting at £ 5.50 per day
    282.3 km / 175.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Kefalonia Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Kefalonia Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Kefalonia Airport
£ 30.68
January
February
£ 21.31
March
£ 38.57
April
£ 23.17
May
£ 24.10
June
£ 40.68
July
£ 46.20
August
£ 33.84
September
£ 39.27
October
£ 56.75
November
£ 56.75
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Kefalonia Airport is March with prices starting at £ 21.31 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 56.75. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 34. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Kefalonia Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Kefalonia Airport keep them for an average of 10 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in March keep them for an average of 8.
Average Hire Length at Kefalonia Airport
9
January
9
February
8
March
8
April
8
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
10
November
10
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Kefalonia Airport?

Though Kefalonia Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
76%
January
73%
February
97%
March
131%
April
175%
May
176%
June
179%
July
144%
August
77%
September
31%
October
18%
November
23%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
AddCar Opel Corsa 5 2 Small cars
AddCar Suzuki Alto 4 1 Small cars
AddCar Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
AddCar Opel Astra 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Up 5 1 Small cars
Global Rent a Car Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars
AddCar Nissan Micra 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
AddCar Skoda Octavia 4 2 Large cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 4 1 Small cars

FAQ

Do I need to leave a security deposit even If have purchased Full Coverage?
Yes, you will need to have the deposit held on your credit card, as Full coverage is third-party coverage, and purchasing it does not waive the supplier’s deposit requirements.
Can we use the vehicle on the mainland? Can the car be taken on a ferry?
Yes, some car hire providers do allow you to use a ferry, but you will need to receive permission in advance and you might need to purchase additional insurance.
Is it possible to drop off the car in Argostoli?
Yes, one-way hires are possible and you can leave the car in Argostoli, but there is an additional one-way fee.
Is there any possibility of reducing the excess?
Yes, to reduce the excess, you will need to purchase coverage at the rental desk.

Top 18 Hire Companies at Kefalonia Airport in 2021

Rent Car Kefalonia
Rent Car Kefalonia
Remarkable 9.6
+302671042047
Minies - Argostoli, 281 00
£ 10 - £ 37
Carwiz
Carwiz
Remarkable 9.3
+302671029500
Kefalonia Airport Cephalonia 281 00, Greece
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Remarkable 9.2
+302111875536
Kefalonia Airport main road, Kefalonia 281 00, Greece
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+302671440060
Aeroliménas, Kefalonia 281 00
£ 10 - £ 18
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9
+302671440060
Kefalonia International Airport "Anna Pollatou" Cephalonia 281 00
£ 9 - £ 17
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.9
+302671440060
Kefalonia International Airport Anna Pollatou Cephalonia 281 00
£ 9 - £ 16
AddCar
AddCar
Outstanding 8.9
+302671041008 / +306993339444 / +302645092201
Kefalonia Airport main road, Kefalonia 281 00, Greece
Avance Rent a Car
Avance Rent a Car
Outstanding 8.6
+302671041019 / +302109011300
Kefalonia Airport, Cephalonia 281 00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+302671041665
Cephalonia 281 00
£ 15 - £ 31
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
2671440060
Kefalonia Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
302671440076
Desk In Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Centauro
Centauro
Outstanding 8.3
+34966360360
Kefalonia Airport, Kefalonia 281 00
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.2
+302242028406
Kefalonia 281 00
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:30
Tue:07:30-21:30
Wed:07:30-21:30
Thu:07:30-21:30
Fri:07:30-21:30
Sat:07:30-21:30
Sun:07:30-21:30
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.5
+302671041019 / +306958611553
Kefalonia Airport main road, Kefalonia 281 00
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.2
+306937369384
Kefalonia Airport, Kefalonia 281 00
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7.1
+302671041008 / +306993339444
Cephalonia Airport Road Svoronata - Minies, Svoronata 281 00, Greece
Working hours
Mon:09:00-21:00
Tue:09:00-21:00
Wed:09:00-21:00
Thu:09:00-21:00
Fri:09:00-21:00
Sat:09:00-21:00
Sun:09:00-21:00
Rhodium
Rhodium
Great 7.1
+346937369384
Goldcar, Kefalonia Airport, Kefalonia 281 00
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Europcar
Europcar
Great 7
+302671042030
Kefalonia Airport, Kefalonia 281 00
£ 18 - £ 29
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:00
Tue:07:30-21:00
Wed:07:30-21:00
Thu:07:30-21:00
Fri:07:30-21:00
Sat:07:30-21:00
Sun:07:30-21:00
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