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There are 4 ways to get from Malta to Zakynthos by car ferry, train, car, bus, plane or bus and ferry

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

Car ferry, train, drive  •  39 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Villa S.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

$178 - $344

Cheapest option

Fly to Athens, bus and ferry  •  11 h 24 min

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

$79 - $355

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  44 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
  3. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari Porto
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Zakynthos

$300 - $531

Fly to Zakinthos  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Zakinthos (ZTH) MLA - ZTH

$173 - $855

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Zakynthos is to fly and bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 310€ and takes 11 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Zakynthos is to fly which costs 150€ - 750€ and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Malta and Zakynthos is 611 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Zakynthos without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 44 h 32 min and costs 260€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 39 h 55 min to get from Malta to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Zakynthos is 1 h ahead of Malta. It is currently 7:07 AM in Malta and 8:07 AM in Zakynthos.

Swiss, Eurowings, TUIfly and five other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Zakinthos Airport.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Zakynthos. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 381.9 miles
  • Duration: 39 h 55 min

What companies run services between Malta and Zakynthos, Greece?

Air Malta, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Qormi to Zakynthos 6 times a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Prague, Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Malta to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Malta to Zakinthos via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Salerno to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.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
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
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

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