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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Zakynthos by bus and ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus and ferry  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$30 - $70

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Killini
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$52 - $97

Fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zakinthos (ZTH) ATH - ZTH

$66 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Zakynthos is to bus and ferry which costs 28€ - 65€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Zakynthos. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Athens and Zakynthos is 249 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Zakynthos without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h and costs 28€ - 65€.

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The bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos takes 5 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Athens to Zakynthos bus services, operated by KTEL Zakythos, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Zakinthos Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Zakinthos Airport.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 155.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Zakynthos, Greece?

Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Athens to Zakynthos once daily.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Bus operators
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ferry operators
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$11
Car
$34
Kefalonian Lines Shipping Company
Phone
+30 210 9515100
Email
info@kefalonianlines.com
Website
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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