The island of Corfu can be reached by plane as there are daily domestic flights of a duration of approximately 50 minutes from the airport of Athens 'Eleftherios Venizelos' (Tel: 210 3530000) and the airport of Thessaloniki 'Macedonia'(Tel: 2310 425011-20). There are two companies that serve the routes: Olympic and Aegean (tel 0801 11 20000, Greece). Corfu is also well-connected with many European cities through charter flights.
You can also reach Corfu by ship. There are many daily ferry departures from Igoumenitsa, including both the 'open' and 'closed' type of ferries.
\rBigger ships depart from the port of Patra towards Italy, with Corfu as an intermediate stop. You can also reach the island by car or the public bus service KTEL, which makes daily trips from Athens or Thessaloniki and other intermediate stations. The price is approximately EUR 30.
For information about the schedules and times of departure, you can call the relevant agencies at the following telephone numbers.
\rKTEL of Athens: 210-5129443,
\rKTEL of Corfu: 26610-30627, 39985
\rand KTEL of Thessaloniki: 2310-52860.