There are 6 ways to get from Ancona to Zakynthos by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zakinthos (ZTH) BLQ - ZTH

136€ - 1190€

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Patras
  2. Drive from Patras to Killini
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

82€ - 304€

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Fly from Ancona  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zakinthos (ZTH) AOI - ZTH

152€ - 805€

Train, car ferry  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Brindisi Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

99€ - 299€

Bus, car ferry  •  30h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bari N431 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos

91€ - 179€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  31h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

145€ - 230€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Zakynthos is to bus and car ferry which costs 90€ - 180€ and takes 30h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Zakynthos is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 1200€ and takes 10h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Zakynthos. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Zakynthos via Igoumenitsa and Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 30m.

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The distance between Ancona and Zakynthos is 897 km.

The best way to get from Ancona to Zakynthos without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 25h 10m and costs 95€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 10h 32m to get from Ancona to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Ancona to Zakynthos bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, depart from Ancona station.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Zakynthos bus services, operated by KTEL Zakythos, arrive at Zakynthos station.

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Zakynthos is 1h ahead of Ancona. It is currently 4:22 PM in Ancona and 5:22 PM in Zakynthos.

Map of how to get from Ancona to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 897.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 32m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Zakynthos, Greece?

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Ancona to Zakynthos 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Bologna to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Zakinthos via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 1000€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Zakinthos via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 1400€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bologna to Zakinthos via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1600€
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Bari
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
600€ - 850€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ancona to Zakinthos via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1600€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
40€ - 65€
Train from Ancona to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
9€ - 12€
Base 2nd Class
22€ - 27€
Base 1st Class
34€ - 38€
Train from Ancona to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
18€ - 23€
Base 2nd Class
50€ - 60€
Base 1st Class
70€ - 80€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Athens - KTEL Kifisou
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 65€
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 180€
Website
European Seaways
DECK
80€
AIRTYPE SEATS
85€
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
180€
Ventouris Ferries
Phone
+30 210 4828001
Email
booking@ventourisferries.com
Website
ventourisferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Ventouris Ferries
DECK
60€
AIRTYPE SEATS
65€
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
135€
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Website
Minoan Lines
Deck
67€ - 69€
Airplane economy seats
79€ - 81€
2-berth outside
160€ - 200€
3-berth outside shower
140€ - 180€
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Patras
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
84€ - 85€
Aircraft-type seats
97€ - 99€
2 bed inside cabin
254€ - 256€
3 bed outside cabin
210€ - 260€
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
levanteferries.com
Car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 29€
Website
Ionian Group
Passenger
9€
Car
29€

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Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Alitalia and six other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Zakinthos Airport.

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There are 1167+ hotels available in Zakynthos. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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