US & Canada Flights to Athens

US & Canada Flights to Athens (ATH)

There are now several DIRECT flights from both the US and Canada direct to the Greek capital of Athens. Athens is located approximately 4 hours by road from our base in Vliho on the island of Lefkada which is located in the Ionian over on the western side of Greece. You can see options for transferring between Athens and Lefkada on the link below.

Skippered charters and bareboat charters generally start from a Sunday, though we can occasionally accommodate Saturday starts too. You have access to the boat from around 1600 on the start day of your holiday, and need to vacate around 0900 on your departure day.

We’ve put together this handy schedule of direct flights to help you with your flight planning:

USNew YorkNewark EWREmiratesYear RoundDaily
New YorkJohn F. Kennedy JFKDeltaMarch-NovemberDaily
ChicagoO'Hare Intl ORDAmerican AirlinesApril-SeptemberDaily
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Intl PHLAmerican AirlinesApril-AugustDaily
Washington DCWashington Dulles IADUnitedAirlinesMay-SeptemberDaily
BostonBoston Logan Intl BOSDeltaMay-OctoberWeds/Fri/Sun
CanadaTorontoPearson Intl YYZAir CanadaApril-OctoberDaily
MontrealPierre Elliott Trudeau YULAir CanadaApril-NovemberDaily

View options for travelling from Athens to our base on Lefkas island here. The transfer is easy – whether you choose a private taxi, hire a car or jump on the short domestic flight from Athens to Preveza.

Transferring from Preveza to Sail Ionian


Preveza Airport is approximately 45 minutes away from the Sail Ionian Base in Vliho, Lefkas. If requested at time of booking, transportation will be arranged in the form of an air conditioned private taxi or minivan, the cost of which will be 60€ for a taxi of 4 payable to the driver in cash, or 80€ for a minivan of up to 7 – passengers.