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  •  5h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

28€ - 65€

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 21m

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

46€ - 84€

Fly  •  3h 57m

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

61€ - 182€

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Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 60€ - 190€ and takes 3h 57m.

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

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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 5h and costs 28€ - 65€.

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The bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos takes 5h including transfers and departs three 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: 248.5 km
  • Duration: 5h

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

KTEL Zakythos operates a vehicle from Athens to Zakynthos 3 times a day. Tickets cost 28€ - 65€ and the journey takes 5h. Alternatively, Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Athens to Zakynthos 5 times a day.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Bus operators
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
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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There are 1065+ hotels available in Zakynthos. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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