Meganisi Car Hire and Transfers

Car Hire & Transfer Information for Meganisi (Greece)

The nearest airport to Meganisi is Preveza Airport (code PVK).

You have the choice of collecting a car at Preveza Airport or collecting your car on the island of Meganisi. Both options are very straightforward.

Collecting your hire car on Meganisi.

Guests will be transferred by taxi/minibus from Preveza Airport to the port in Lefkada (approx. 50 mins) from where a sea taxi will take you on the short (approx 15 min) crossing over to Meganisi, where your hire car will be waiting for you at the port. See Meganisi Transfers below.

Car Hire prices for collection on Meganisi 
GROUP Doors Seats Vehicle type (or similar) 01/5-30/6 01/7-31/7 1/8-15/9 16/9-31/10
A 5 4 Peugeot  108  £278 £358 £398 £358
B 5 4 Skoda Fabia / Renault Clio  £358 £398 £477 £398
C 5 5 Skoda Scala  £398 £477 £557 £477
If your car hire booking crosses different price bands the rate you will pay will be the pro-rata rate for each date band.

Car Hire Extras - Payable locally (excluding tax). 

The prices below are a guide only and are subject to change.
Baby/Booster Seat: €5 per day (max €35)
Additional Driver(s): 1st additional driver is free of charge
Driver Age: Minimum 21 Maximum 75
Excess: €500
Fuel Policy: Like for Like
Book car hire today call 01954 261 431


Collecting your car at Preveza Airport

You will collect your hire car at the airport and make your own way to Nidri Port in Lefkada for your short onward public car ferry crossing to Meganisi. See Meganisi Transfers below.

Car Hire prices for collection at Preveza Airport
GROUP Doors Seats Vehicle type (or similar) May/Jun Jul/Aug Sept/Oct
B 5 4 Fiat Panda £301 £335 £301
C 5 4 Opel Corsa £341 £381 £341
D 5 5 Opel Astra £409 £466 £409
AUTO 5 4 Opel Corsa £500 £557 £500
G 5 5 Opel Crossland SUV £477 £523 £477
S 5 5 Citroen C5 Aircross SUV £670 £773 £670
L 5 7 Peugeot 5008 SUV ( 7 Seater) £1023 £1136 £1023
J 5 7 Opel Combo (7 Seater) £750 £852 £750
K 5 9 Fiat Talento (9 Seater) £1136 £1386 £1136
If your car hire booking crosses different price bands the rate you will pay will be the pro-rata rate for each date band.

Car Hire Extras - Payable locally (excluding tax). 

The prices below are a guide only and are subject to change.
Baby/Booster Seat: €5 per day
Additional Driver(s): 1st additional driver free of charge
Driver Age: Minimum 23 Years
Excess: Zero (excludes wheels, tyres, windows, underside, clutch)
Fuel Policy: Like for Like
Collection/Return on Meganisi

Collection €35 / Return €35 (please note, you can collect your car on Meganisi and return the car to the Airport. In this case you would just pay the €35 collection charge).

Book car hire today call 01954 261 431

Meganisi Transfers

Private Transfer (collecting your car on Meganisi)

Guests will be transferred by taxi/minibus from Preveza Airport to the port in Lefkada (approx. 50 mins) from where a sea taxi will take you on the short (approx 15 min) crossing over to Vathy on Meganisi, where your hire car will be waiting for you at the port.

Transfer Cost are as follows (payable Locally):
Taxi: Preveza Airport to Lefkada Port - up to 4 passengers  €60 each way, Up to 12 passengers €110 each way.

Sea Taxi: Lefkada Port to Meganisi - up to 5 passengers  €90 each way, additional passengers €10 each.

Crossing times will fit in with your flight times.

Public Transfer (collecting your car at Preveza Airport)

You will collect your hire car at the airport and make your own way to Nidri Port on Lefkada for your short public car ferry crossing to Meganisi. Tickets for the public ferry cannot be pre-booked, you simply turn up and buy your ticket at the port, just like the locals.

At the time of writing the ferry times/prices are as follows:

Prices (each way)

Car: €12.90, Passgengers: Age 11+ €1.70 | 5-10 yrs €0.90 | 0-4 yrs Free 

Nidri (Lefkada) to Spilia (Meganisi)

Nidri to Spilia Mon - Sat Sun
01/04 - 31/05  07:00, 10:30, 12:15, 14:00, 17:00  09:00, 17:00
01/06 - 30/06  07:00, 10:30, 12:15, 14:00, 18:00  09:00, 12:15, 16:30, 18:00
01/07 - 15/09  07:00, 10:30, 12:15, 14:00, 16:30, 18:00  09:00, 12:15, 16:30, 18:00
16/09 - 15/10  07:00, 10:30, 12:15, 14:00, 17:00  09:00, 12:15, 17:00
16/10 - 31/10  07:00, 10:30, 13:30,  16:00  09:30, 16:00

Journey time approx 25 minutes

Spilia (Meganisi) to Nidri (Lefkada)

Nidri to Spilia Mon - Sat Sun
01/04 - 31/05  07:50, 11:00, 13:00, 14:30, 17:30  09:30, 17:30
01/06 - 30/06  07:50, 11:00, 13:00, 14:30, 18:30  09:30, 13:00, 17:00, 18:30
01/07 - 15/09  07:50, 11:00, 13:00, 14:30, 17:00, 18:30  09:30, 13:00, 17:00, 18:30
16/09 - 15/10  07:50, 11:00, 13:00, 14:30, 17:30  09:30, 13:00, 17:30
16/10 - 31/10  07:50, 11:00, 14:00, 16:30  09:30, 16:30

Journey time approx 25 minutes

Further info about the public ferry can be found here