There are 9 ways to get from Catania to Zakynthos by plane, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus, train, night bus 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.

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Fly to Zakinthos  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Zakinthos (ZTH) CTA - ZTH

$80 - $427

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Fly to Kefallinia, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Kefallinia (EFL) CTA - EFL
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$135 - $716

Fly to Athens, bus and ferry  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Athens (ATH) CTA - ATH
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$103 - $365

Fly to Ioannina, bus, car ferry  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Ioannina (IOA) CTA - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Lechaina
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$194 - $748

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  28 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto Bus
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Mesagne Reg
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

Train, car ferry  •  30 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Lamezia Terme Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Catanzaro Lido Reg
  3. Take the train from Catanzaro Lido to Taranto Ic
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

$162 - $363

Bus, car ferry  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania Autostazione to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano 582
  2. Take the bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Bari
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos

$151 - $255

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Athens
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$241 - $366

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Killini
  6. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$141 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Zakynthos. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Zakynthos via Stazione Fs - Rosselli, Ancona, Ioannina and Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 44 min.

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The distance between Catania and Zakynthos is 514 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Zakynthos without a car is to train and car ferry and night bus which takes 28 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Catania to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Catania to Zakynthos bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Catania station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Zakynthos is 1 h ahead of Catania. It is currently 6:13 PM in Catania and 7:13 PM in Zakynthos.

Map of how to get from Catania to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 321.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Edelweiss Air, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Catania to Zakynthos 6 times a week.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Catania to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Catania to Ioannina via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Ioannina via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Kefallinia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Catania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catanzaro Lido to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Taranto to Mesagne
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $11
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Catanzaro Lido
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
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 - $75
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Lechaina
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $38
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
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
Night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania Autostazione to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Bari
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Ancona
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ktelioannina.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
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$103
Aircraft-type seats
$123
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$213
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$248
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$95
AIRTYPE SEATS
$100
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$212
Ventouris Ferries
Phone
+30 210 4828001
Email
booking@ventourisferries.com
Website
ventourisferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
ventourisferries.com
DECK
$71
AIRTYPE SEATS
$77
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$159
Grimaldi Lines

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