Access to Meganisi is effortless as Lefkada is the only island you can come by car. A floating bridge connects it with Etoloakarnania. The floating bridge makes a complete rotation every hour from 8:00 to 22:00, while from 23:00 to 07.00, the bridge rotates when a boat needs to pass. The Rio-Antirio bridge, the Aktio underwater tunnel, Egnatia Odos and Ionia Odos have drastically reduced the distance from all areas of Greece and have made access to Meganisi very easy and the trip fast and safe.
Through the Athens-Corinth national road and the Rio-Antirio bridge. Outside Messolonghi in Kefalovrysso, Aetoliko, follow the Ionian Road. In Amfilochia, you will follow the road to Vonitsa and then the road to Lefkada. The total distance from Athens is 375 km.
From Northern Greece
Through the Egnatia Motorway, you reach Ioannina, and from there, you follow the route to Preveza. From there, passing by the underwater bridge of Aktio, you will follow the road to Lefkada, and from there, you follow the road to Nidri. The total distance from Thessaloniki is 385 km.
At the port of Nydri, there is a sign for the ferry boat to Meganisi. The ferry boat ride takes just 25 minutes, and the route is enchanting. You will have the opportunity to see Madouri up close with the old mansion of our great poet Aristotle Valaoritis and the famous private island Scorpios formerly owned by Onassis, now owned by the Russian tycoon Dmitry Rimbolovlev.