There are 2 ways to get from Kalamata to Zakynthos by bus, car ferry 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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Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
  2. Take the bus from Pýrgos to Kyllíni
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$32 - $69

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 24 min

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

$34 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kalamata to Zakynthos is to drive and car ferry which costs 29€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kalamata to Zakynthos is to drive and car ferry which costs 29€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Kalamata and Zakynthos is 135 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Kalamata to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Kalamata to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 84.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kalamata to Zakynthos. However, you can take the bus to Pýrgos, take the bus to Kyllíni, take the walk to Killini, then take the car ferry to Zakynthos. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Killini then take the car ferry to Zakynthos.

Bus operators
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Pýrgos to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
ktelileias.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

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