How To Get to Paxos


The hydrofoil from Corfu to Paxos leaves from the Corfu New Port and arrives at Gaios less than one hour later. It is usually a smooth journey with aircraft type seats and on board drinks are available! A viewing deck is also available, as are life jackets. The timetable can be found here: Corfu to Paxos Hydrofoil Timetable


There is no airport on tiny Paxos - a factor that has helped to keep the crowds at bay; access is only possible by hydrofoil from Corfu or ferry boat from the Greek mainland to Gaios. Most visitors coming to Paxos for a holiday fly to nearby Corfu (Greece), which is located 11 km north of Paxos and then take the hydrofoil.

Corfu to Paxos Hydrofoil

Corfu to Paxos Hydrofoil, Transfers, How To Get To Paxos, Paxos Travel Guide

To allow for same day transfers to Paxos, we recommend choosing flights that arrive at least one hour before the departure of the hydrofoil schedule.

Agni Travel Transfers

We offer clients who pre-book (all or part) transfers are:
Greeted at Corfu airport with a waiting taxi, to transfer you to the port. Transfer to Paxos via hydrofoil or sea taxi - depending on pre-booked choice. Our Paxos representative will await your arrival in Gaios, Paxos, for either a taxi transfer to your accommodation or provide you with a pre-reserved hire car.

If you have chosen for Agni Travel to book the Hydrofoil to Paxos, then your tickets will be either handed to you at the airport or collected from the Ionian Sea Cruises Office, directly opposite the hydrofoil port entrance.

Sea Taxi

Sea taxis, which operate into the early evening, are also possible but are expensive and uneconomic for small party sizes.

The sea taxi costs around 300 Euro each way to charter privately, which can seat up to 12 people and can be shared with others.

Kerkyra Lines Ferry

There is also a ferry for foot passengers and vehicles between Corfu and Paxos and is operated by Kerkyra Lines. It leaves from the New Port of Corfu calling into Igoumentisa before reaching the island of Paxos approximately 3 hours 30 mins later.

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Corfu to Paxos Transfer FAQ

The following 'Frequently Asked Questions' are applicable to clients of Agni Travel:

Will someone meet us in Corfu and Paxos?

Yes, you will be met at Corfu airport by one of our representatives who will give you your hydrofoil tickets and see you to your taxi. In Paxos you will be met by Babis, our Paxos agent, along with a taxi or hire car, depending on which you have booked.

How long should we allow between landing in Corfu and our hydrofoil transfer?

We recommend at least 1 hour after your arrival time to give you time to collect you luggage and make your way through the arrivals hall to your taxi.

How Long does it take to get from Corfu airport, by taxi, to the port?

This journey takes approximately 15 minutes.

How long is the journey to Paxos on the hydrofoil?

The hydrofoil transfer takes approximately 50 minutes.

How do we get our hydrofoil tickets?

Depends on your arrangements:
Our representative will meet you at Corfu airport and give you your tickets or we will arrange for you to collect them at the port.

How far ahead to we need to book tickets?

We usually advise people to consider their transfer options at the time of their accommodation balance payment (8 weeks prior to arrival). We will put together a suggested transfer itinerary for you to approve.

Can we book our own hydrofoil tickets?

Yes you can book your own tickets via Ionian Cruises at

What if we are staying on Corfu for the first night of our holiday?

If you are staying in a hotel in Corfu for the first night of your holiday you can either arrange to pick up your tickets from the local hydrofoil office or we can drop them in to the reception at your hotel.

Can we leave our luggage anywhere if we have to wait for the hydrofoil transfer?

Yes, at the Nautica Cafe which is right next to the hydrofoil terminal there are left luggage lockers where you can leave your luggage. (It costs 1 Euro per item left.) The Cafe is also a pleasant place to wait for your connection and you can buy soft drinks, coffee and snacks there. It is also just a 10min walk to San Rocco Square which is the heart of Corfu Town.

What if we arrive in Corfu too late for the hydrofoil transfer?

If you arrive late in the day you have two options, either you can arrange to stay in a hotel* in Corfu town for the first night of your holiday or we can arrange for you to take a sea taxi across to Paxos the same day (please note that unless you are a large party or can join with another group, this can work out rather expensive).
*For a list of hotels in Corfu Town:
Corfu Town Hotels

Where is Corfu port?

The port is situated on the east side of Corfu, approximately 15 minutes' drive from the airport. An excellent map of the Corfu Hydrofoil port can be found on the Ionian Cruises website:
Corfu Port Map

Is there a sea taxi?

A private sea taxi can be chartered, but is expensive. See details opposite.

Is there a sea plane service?

Currently there is no sea plane service operating between Corfu and Paxos.

Is there a car ferry?

Yes, a car/passenger ferry operates between Corfu and Paxos but goes via Igoumenitsa on the Greek mainland and takes up to 5 hours. There is a daily service and further details of the schedule can be found at (Tickets are bought at the port, just before departure. They cannot be pre-booked.)

Can I take a hire car from Corfu to Paxos?

Most car rental companies do not permit taking a car off the island, and this is the case with Agni Travel. Some of the international hire companies may allow this but you would have to check with them first. Remember too that the ferry from Corfu to Paxos takes about 5 hours, so this may not be a viable option for you.

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