When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Corfu?
The cheapest and best time for flights to Corfu is from April to May and September to October. The weather is most pleasant during this time of year and crowds are low, which means lower prices. Visitors reach their peak numbers in summer, when most people are on holiday. Winter is low season and also the wettest. With Netflights, find great deals on return flights for any season.
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Corfu?
The best time to book flights to Corfu is as early as possible. That way you can save a lot by taking advantage of low rates. If you are booking on short notice, Netlflights can provides low costs on last-minute flights. When booking your ticket, you may want to take note of the popular yearly annual festivities like Carnival in February and Greek Easter in April.
Flying to Corfu International Airport (CFU)
Corfu International Airport (CFU), also known as loannis Kapodistrias International airport, is located less than three kilometres away from Corfu.
Begin your search for cheap flights to Corfu on Netflights by entering your departing city/airport and CFU as your destination. Book return flights with well-known airlines such as Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Australian Airlines, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Lufthansa. Direct flights are available from London’s Heathrow Airport, and Manchester Airport with Thomas Cook Airlines. These and other airports across the UK, like Edinburgh Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport, that service indirect Corfu flights with stopovers in cities like Athens, Barcelona, Dublin and London.
On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
Corfu International Airport is a small airport, which consists of a single runway and terminal. Corfu flights that arrive here are mainly domestic, although in the summer it is a major charter flight destination. CFU does include several facilities and amenities, including a post office, a pop art store, an information desk at the centre, a bank, currency exchange services, ATMs at the front, duty-free shop, a pop art store, post office, lost and found, travel agency, health services and a café/bar. Transport services like car hire companies and taxi ranks are also located within the airport’s grounds.
Getting to the city from Corfu International Airport (CFU)
You can travel between Corfu International Airport and Corfu by choice of bus, shuttle, taxi or car hire services. The cheapest way to get around is by taking the public blue bus – no. 15. There’s a taxi rank outside of the main terminal building that operates during airport hours only. Car hire services are open inside the main terminal. It is always a good idea to book in advance for lower rates and to guarantee a car, especially during the busier times of the year.
Why visit Corfu?
Located by the Ionian Sea, Corfu’s picturesque landscape – that is made up of turquoise clear waters, white sand, sunny skies and the mountainous Greek coast in the background – makes it the ideal holiday spot. Better yet, arriving Corfu flights catch a glimpse of it from the skies. On on the ground, in the heart of the island, is the vibrant Corfu Town. Its rich cultural blend of Greek, Roman, French, British and Venetian influences are in its buildings and can be seen in its buildings. The Old Fortress by the sea towers over the city and stands as a testament to its former life.
Walking around the narrow cluster of streets, local shops come to life with colourful produce and goods. Markets by the New Fort draw people in with their fresh fruits and vegetables and local seafood. Local festivities like St. Spyridon’s Day and, Easter weekend brighten up the town and fill it with music played by one of the city’s famous philharmonic societies. Corfu is deeply rooted in the arts, this can be which is seen in its numerous museums, ranging from Asian art to local folklore.
Don't Forget Before you Fly
British passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to any country in the EU – you can stay for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. You just need to make sure that your passport has at least six months validity left, on the day you travel. Before travelling to Corfu, it is advisable to exchange into the local currency to take with you. As an EU member, Greece uses the euro as its currency. If you need to withdraw money at CFU, currency exchanges are located in the arrival area. There is no required visa to enter the country and you can stay there as a visitor for up to three months.