That’s it. You decided to visit Corfu during your next vacation. The first question you are probably asking to your self now is : how do I get to Corfu ? There are two main options. By air and then you will probably have to rent a car. Or by sea with a ferry boat.
Get to Corfu by air
Get to Corfu from the UK
During high season there are more companies (including Tui and British Airways) and many options. EasyJet as up to 4 direct flights every day, 2 from Gatwick and 2 from Luton !
From the rest of the UK
If you don’t live close to London, you’ve got plenty of choice whatever region of the UK you live in. Corfu airport has direct connections with Bristol in the West, with Manchester, Leeds and Doncaster in the North, Birmingham in the centre of the country, Glasgow in Scotland and Cardiff in Wales amongst others.
Get to Corfu from France
Transavia starts its direct flights on April 5, 3 to 5 times a week until October 28. The flight time is a little bit more than 2 hours and 30 minutes. You will find flights around 70 euros almost every week, including July and August, if you book early enough.
Easyjet offers a daily direct flight Paris CDG – Corfu from June 26 until September 3.
As of June Aegean flies also direct from Paris CDG. There are many more options in July and August, including Air France.
From the rest of France
Transavia proposes direct flights from Nantes to Corfu in July and August, while Easyjet flies directlty from Lyon to Corfu.
From other European cities
You can fly direct from Corfu airport to a dazzling range of destinations in Europe and far beyond. Try Milano, Frankfurt, Rome, Munich and Brussels for a start. Corfu airport routes also include major European cities like Prague, Stuttgart, Berlin, Amsterdam and Barcelona. Plus Basel, Budapest, Cologne and Copenhagen. Even further afield, you can fly between Corfu and holiday hotspots like Tel Aviv, Cairo, Cancun, Beijing and New York.
Direct flights with Easyjet
Amsterdam, Belfast, Berlin, Bristol, Geneve, London Gatwick, London Luton, Lyon, Manchester, Milano Malpensa, Napoli and Paris CDG.
Direct flights with Ryan Air
Aarhus, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Bologna, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cologne, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Francfurt, Gdansk, Karlsruhe, Krakow, London, Manchester, Milano, Munster, Napoli, Nuremberg, Paris, Pisa, Poznan, Prague, Roma, Shannon, Sofia, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Turino, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius and Warsaw.
Direct flights with Transavia
Amsterdam, Nantes, Paris Orly and Rotterdam.
There are obvioulsy many options with Aegean and Olympic Airways.
You can fly between Corfu and Athens, Thessaloniki, Naxos, Santorini, Crete, Larnaca, Samos, Alexandroupolis Dhmokritos, Mytilene and Rhodes among others. So as well as being a great place to head for a standard holiday, Corfu can also be a great ‘dropping off’ place to start a longer, wider Greek adventure.
Get to Corfu by sea
If you come from Greece, ferries depart from Igoumenitsa every day. The duration of the trip is approximately 1h30 and there are available itineraries every 1-2 hours. The first ferry starts early in the morning and and the last one around midnight.
Moreover, Corfu is reachable by ferry from Italy, particularly from the ports of Venice, Bari, and Ancona. These ferries are very convenient for Italian and central European passengers who want to travel with their car.
The Corfu Saranda ferry route connects Ionian Islands with Albania and is currently operated by 5 ferry companies.
Where to rent a car at Corfu airport
I usually rent my car from Green Motion Greece. They are very professional and very kind. And they have never taken advantage of a small scratch on the car to charge a colossal sum to repair, as some car rental companies do…