Getting to Kythira by Plane

Gettign to Kythira by plane from Athens

The quickest way to get to Kythira is by plane via Athens. When using the Athens metro you can easily and quickly arrive at Athens Airport by taking the blue line 3 and from there you can travel by plane to Kythira with Olympic Air (or with Aegean Air which is the same company since 2014). The flight is numbered A37054, it takes 35 minutes and the costs approximately €89 per person.

Sky Express also operate a service from Athens, flight number GQ 021, which runs 3 times a week during summer, and twice a week in the off season.  The flight takes around 50 minutes.

Thus, you will arrive at the National Kythira Airport which is a modern airport that meets all international regulations, it runs domestic flights on a daily basis and 2 international inbound flights per week.
It is important to know that Kythira airport does not offer public transport services, so it is advisable to have pre-booked a rental car, minibus or taxi that will take you to your destination.

Getting to Kythira by plane from Thessaloniki

During the summer months the fastest route to Kythira from northern Greece is by air via Thessaloniki with ASTRA AIRLINES which has 2 flights a week from the “Macedonia” Airport of Thessaloniki. The flight is numbered A2 0514 (HK), it takes 80 minutes and the costs approximately €109 per person.

Ellinair will also start operating a flight from Thessaloniki, however the itinerary is yet to be announced.

Thus, you will arrive at the National Kythira Airport which is a modern airport that meets all international regulations, it runs domestic flights on a daily basis and 2 international inbound flights per week.

It is important to know that Kythira airport does not offer public transport services, so it is advisable to have pre-booked a rental car, minibus or taxi that will take you to your destination.

Distances from the Kythira Airport

  • Chora (or Kythira): 21 km
  • Port (Diakofti): 13 km
  • Livadi: 17 km
  • Potamos: 10 km
  • Aghia Pelagia: 17 km

Kythira Airport Contact Details

Kythira National Airport “Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis”
Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
80200 KYTHIRA
Tel .: +30 2736033297
Fax +30 2736038039
Telex: 0242174 LGKC GR
E-mail: kakctl@otenet.gr

Airlines

OLYMPIC AIR
Tel.: +30 2736033292
Fax: +30 2736033688
Lost & Found, Tel: +30 2736033292
URL: www.olympicair.com, www.aegeanair.com

SKY EXPRESS
Tel: 80111282888, +30 2810223800
Fax: +30 2810228360
Ticket reservations – Passenger Service Centre
Daily from 08:00 to 20:00
URL: www.skyexpress.gr
E-mail: check-in@skyexpress.gr

ASTRA AIRLINES
Tel: +30 2310 489 390
Fax: +30 2310 489 393
Ticket reservations – Passenger Service Centre
Daily from 08:00 to 20:00
URL: www.astra-airlines.gr
E-mail: Sales@Astra-Airlines.gr

ELLINAIR
Tel: 801 100 81 82 / +30 2311 224 700
URL: www.ellinair.com
E-mail: customer.service@ellinair.com