Between the months of May until late October you can fly direct to Corfu from most European airports but between November to April it's necessary to fly to Athens and then onto Corfu. If you fly Olympic Airways from the UK they will arrange for your luggage to be transferred direct to the onward journey.
On arriving at Corfu airport you take a taxi to the New Port. There are usually several taxis available, just ask the driver to take you to the New Port for the boat to Paxos, they all know where to take you. It's helpful to give them the name of your particular ferry boat or sea taxi. The journey to the New Port will take about 10 minutes and cost between 10 and 15 Euros.
Travelling over land from Northern Greece is now very much easier and quicker with the new Egnatia motorway taking you straight to the Port of Igoumenitsa
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If you are travelling overland by car you have several departure ports in Italy - Venice, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi from where main shipping lines sail to Corfu and Igoumenitsa. Igoumenitsa is on the main land of Greece opposite Corfu and can be reached by ferry from Patras.
If you travel to Brindisi (bottom of Italy), the Agoudimos Lines will take you to Corfu. When you arrive at the port of Corfu or Igoumenitsa, you will take the local car ferry to Paxos.
"Kerkya Lines" run a ferry service for both vehicles and foot passengers. They leave from Corfu's New Port and sail to Paxos via Igoumenitsa and takes around 3hours 15mins. For sailing times contact the Corfu agent Tel 00 30 26610 23874 / 23876 or telephone the Paxos Agent 00 30 26620 32269 /32440
Please Note During the winter months and early spring time tables for these ferries can change by the hour and therefore it is not possible to provide reliable ferry times. For those wishing to travel to Paxos by ferry boat you should telephone the Port Authority on 00 30 26610 3265
Kamelia Lines offer two passenger only ferry services from Corfu to Paxos, "Despina" and “Christa” (see timetables). Tickets for each journey are €20. "Despina" will see you arriving in Paxos in around 90 minutes whereas the new "Christa" service will see you arriving in around an hour.
The Dolphini hydrofoils carry approx 150 passengers and leave the New Port in Corfu for Paxos most days (in the summer) The crossing to Paxos takes about one hour Arriving in Paxos the boat will dock at the Gaios New Port where the local taxis and Hire Cars will be waiting for you. The cost of a one way boat ticket from Corfu to Paxos is about 15 Euro