Corfu City airport: Corfu International Airport (CFU)

Corfu International Airport

Corfu Airport is officially called Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, but it is mostly called Corfu Airport or Kerkyra Airport. The airport is approximately three kilometers south of the city of Corfu. In the summer the airport is very busy because of the many charter flights, especially on Monday and Friday. The terminal building is too small to process the large amount of people. It is not unusual that departing passengers must wait outside the building.

Address

I. Kapodistrias Airport
69100 Kerkyra
Greece

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CFU
ICAO airport code: LGKR

Transport

Local transport

Train

There are no trains in Corfu.

Car and bus

There is only one road from the airport to the city of Corfu.

Next to the Arrivals Hall there is a bus station where buses leave to the bus terminal in the city of Corfu and the Platia Y Theotoki, which is also called San Roccoplein, buses leave from the station to many destinations in Corfu.

The majority of buses that are seen at the airport are hired by tour operators, most holidays booked in Corfu include transportation to the hotel.

Car rental - Corfu Airport

In the Arrivals Hall there are counters for car rental companies which include the international companies: Budget, Hertz and Europcar. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are outside of the Arrivals Hall. Agree on a price before you get in the taxi, the normal price for a ride to holiday accommodations on the northeast coast of Corfu is approximately €30.00 and €10.00 to the city of Corfu.

Airport Parking

There are insufficient parking places at the airport; about 120 in total. Parking in areas where it is not officially allowed is tolerated as long as it does not impede traffic, but bear in mind the fact that there are large tour buses coming and going out of Corfu Airport.

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport, but the city of Corfu is close and there are countless hotels and vacation resorts throughout the whole island, mostly on the northeast coast. Younger people, especially go to Kavos in the southwest.

A business hotel in the city of Corfu is the Corfu Palace Hotel (tel: +30(0)2661 031749). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Corfu Airport is a small airport with limited facilities, there are a few snack bars and cafes and also a few shops, but the prices are expensive.

Baggage

Definitely on busy days (Mondays and Fridays) in the high season (July and August) you must wait a long time for your baggage, without exception you must wait an hour or longer until your baggage is on the baggage belt. There are no facilities to store your baggage. For lost and found items you must go to the information counter.

Information

There is an information counter in the Arrivals Hall. The counters for the airline companies are only open just before and after a flight.

Business

There are no facilities for business travelers, facilities for meetings, conferences and other business services can be found in the Corfu Palace Hotel (see Hotels).

Disabled facilities

There are a few facilities for the disabled, such as an adapted restroom and reserved parking places.

Other services

There are ATM's, a money exchange office and a bank, there is also a small post office.

Contact

Contact

Address

Corfu International Airport
I. Kapodistrias Airport
69100 Kerkyra
Greece

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +30(0)26610 39040
Fax: +30(0)26610 45829

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CFU
ICAO airport code: LGKR

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