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There are 8 ways to get from Catania to Zakynthos by train, car ferry, night bus, bus, bus and ferry, car, ferry or plane

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, car ferry, night bus  •  28 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  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 Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

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Fly to Zakinthos  •  6 h 26 min

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

$80 - $427

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Train, car ferry  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Brindisi Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

$194 - $401

Train, bus, car ferry  •  31 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Paola Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Rende to Gallipoli - Piazza Cimitero
  3. Take the bus from Gallipoli to Brindisi Industrial Zone 100
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Zakynthos

$153 - $329

Bus, car ferry  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano 582
  3. Take the bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Bari Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos

$119 - $233

Bus and ferry, bus  •  36 h 42 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 Thessaloniki
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos

$249 - $399

Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
  3. Drive from Reggio Calabria 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

$143 - $280

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 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 70€ - 380€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 70€ - 380€ and takes 6 h 26 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 Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 42 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 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 28 h 38 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 35 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 11:58 PM in Catania and 12:58 AM in Zakynthos.

Map of how to get from Catania to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 321.2 miles
  • Duration: 28 h 38 min

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

easyJet, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Catania to Zakynthos once daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Zakinthos via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bivio Rende to Gallipoli - Piazza Cimitero
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
saj.it
Bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Bari Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
saj.it
S.T.P. di Terra d' Otranto
Phone
0832-228441
Email
info@stplecce.it
Website
stplecce.it
Bus from Gallipoli to Brindisi Industrial Zone
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stplecce.it
SAIS Autolinee
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 Messina to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$90 - $140
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
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
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
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
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
$101
Aircraft-type seats
$120
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$209
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$242
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 - $210
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$92
AIRTYPE SEATS
$98
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$208
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
$65 - $160
Schedules at
ventourisferries.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Grimaldi Lines
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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Meridiana, Swiss, Condor Flugdienst and easyJet offer flights from Catania Airport to Zakinthos Airport.

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