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

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

Fly Chania to Zakinthos  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Zakinthos (ZTH) CHQ - ZTH

$110 - $539

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Pireas
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$66 - $324

6 alternative options

Fly Irakleion to Zakinthos  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Zakinthos (ZTH) HER - ZTH

$152 - $333

Fly Irakleion to Kefallinia, busferry, car ferry  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Kefallinia (EFL) HER - EFL
  2. Take the busferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Zakynthos

$217 - $445

Ferry, Catamaran, drive, car ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Drive from Piraeus to Killini, Greece
  4. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Zakynthos

$165 - $238

Ferry, Catamaran, bus and ferry  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$153 - $243

Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Heraklion to Pireas
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$86 - $206

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Athens
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos

$111 - $165

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crete to Zakynthos is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 22 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crete to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 130€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Crete and Zakynthos is 462 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Crete to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crete to Zakynthos. However, there are services departing from Heraklion and arriving at Zakynthos via Lamia, Στ.Υπεαρ/Κων Λιοσιων and Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 38 min.

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

Olympic Air, Sky Express and two other airlines fly from Soúda to Zakynthos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Chania to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Irakleion to Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Kefallinia via Kos, Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Chania to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Irakleion to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chania to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Irakleion to Kefallinia via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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 Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Heraklion to Lamia
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Ferry operators
Ionian Ferries
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $100
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Heraklion to Pireas
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66 - $67
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Heraklion to Pireas
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93
Aircraft-type seats
$102
2 bed inside cabin
$248
3 bed outside cabin
$200 - $240

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