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Othoni is located in the Ionian Islands and is connected by ferry to and from Corfu which is also situated in the Ionian Islands.

Currently only Kerkyra Lines operates ferries to and from Othoni. In the summer season, there are a total of 3 sailings per week.

The distance from Othoni to Corfu is just 10 kilometres. That's about 6 miles or about 5 nautical miles.

Othoni stands as the largest among the Diapontia Islands and marks the westernmost point of the Greek territory. Located 40 nautical miles away from Italy, on clear days, one can catch sight of the Italian cape of Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca.

The island hosts two primary settlements: Ammos, nestled along the coast and serving as the island's port, and Chorio, a more mountainous village. Additionally, smaller settlements like Kassimatika and Deletatika dot the landscape.

Many people identify Othoni with Homer’s Ogygia, nymph Calypso’s island, where the love-stricken Odysseus stayed for 7 years before he abandoned the island on a raft to end up shipwrecked to the island of Phaeacia, modern-day Corfu.

The port is a small port and is generally not very busy but is busiest in the summer.

Ferries to Othoni are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Othoni is served only by conventional ferries.

You can travel to or from Othoni with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.

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Why visit Othoni?

  • Kastri Cape on the eastern coast boasts the remnants of a Venetian castle and a striking lighthouse perched 100 meters above sea level.
  • A network of paths meandering through lush vegetation, connects the coastal areas to the island's interior, offering an ideal terrain for hiking enthusiasts.
  • The island's fertile lands nurture abundant vegetation, including numerous ancient olive trees, some dating back over 400 years.
  • Explore Aspri Ammos and Xilosirmi beaches, only accessible by boat.
  • Swimming inside the Cave of Calypso with its shining emerald waters is a must.
  • Divers and underwater photography enthusiasts will appreciate the wreck of the Italian steamship "Sara" at the bottom of the sea at Fyki beach.
  • Discover the white cross in the homonymous area. This is a monument to the great massacre of the residents by the infamous pirate Barbarossa in 1537.

Island hopping around  Othoni

Othoni island is located at the junction of two seas, the Ionian and the Adriatic. It is 43 nautical miles away from Corfu and you can visit Othoni with the frequent ferry services provided by Kerkyra Lines.

The total trip duration from Corfu with stopovers at Erikoussa and Mathraki ports is 4 hours. Othoni is the largest of the Diapontia Islands. Erikoussa and Mathraki are the other two inhabited islands of the complex and both are also connected with Corfu 3 times a week.

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Othoni port address & GPS

Othoni Port
Othoni, Diapontia Islands, 49100, Greece.
Telephone: +30 26630 72280
GPS Co-ordinates
19.4046 ° N, 39.8404 ° E

Othoni port facilities

The island’s port, Ammos, is its lively focal point, housing a few hotels and apartments alongside a handful of restaurants and rent-a-car offices.

Getting to and from the port


By car

The port is near Ammos capital town and there is plenty of parking space.

By Bus

There is no bus on this tiny island.

By Taxi

There are no taxis on Othoni. Usually, your lodging will arrange your pick-up.
on foot

On Foot

It’s very easy to reach the port on foot as it is close to the main settlement.

Frequently asked questions for Othoni ferries

Flights to Othoni: The nearest airport is Corfu airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias" (CFU). In summer there are many direct charter flights from Europe.

Ferries to Othoni: Taking the ferry is the most popular way to reach the port of Othoni from the port of Corfu.
Routes to and from Othoni are operated by Kerkyra Lines.
  • Route Corfu to Othoni: Average one way cost per person travelling on foot in July: €10.60
No, the company traveling to this port does not provide an e-ticket service yet. Just simply get your confirmation and have your boarding pass printed at the port or a co-operating agency. All the details will be on your confirmation e-mail when you book.
There are no travel agencies on Othoni so you should get your return tickets while you are still in Corfu.
To get your ticket printed make sure you have a print out or a copy of your reservation on your phone and a valid form of photographic ID - for example your passport or ID card if you can also use it for travel.
  • On foot: Please arrive at least one hour before you travel.
  • By car: Arriving one hour beforehand is fine as this is a small port and there are usually no queued vehicles.
Yes, small pets can remain in the ship inside their crate, while large breed dogs (>10 kg) must have a muzzle on and always be accompanied by their owner, tied up with a leash, only in the outside areas of the ship where there are not many passengers so that they are not disturbed. Passengers traveling with a pet should hold their pet’s health documents and are responsible for the pet’s safety and hygiene. Unaccompanied pets cannot travel.
You can take your bike with you for free or for a small extra fee like 10 euros, if you travel on large ships. However, on ships without a garage, bicycles are normally not allowed inside. You'll see if the ship has a garage when making your reservation. It is a good idea to tell a staff member of the port that you have a bike in case you might need extra assistance.
Yes, we accept PayPal and if your debit card is issued by Visa or Mastercard then you should have no issues paying by debit card.

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Fare details
  • Booked: 8th March, 2024
  • Travel: 7th June
  • People: Two foot passengers

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