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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Zakynthos by bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car 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.

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos

$75 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

$38 - $117

4 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry via Thessaloniki KTEL  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos

$72 - $147

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

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

$135 - $217

Fly from Sofia  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SOF - ZTH

$112 - $653

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SKG - ZTH

$128 - $580

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to bus and car ferry which costs $35 - $120 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Zakynthos. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Zakynthos via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Zakynthos is 584 km.

The best way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 14 h and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 14 h to get from Sofia to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Sofia to Zakynthos bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Sofia station.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Ryanair, easyJet, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Zakinthos Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Zakynthos.
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  • Distance: 365.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Zakynthos, Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Sofia to Zakynthos 5 times a week.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Corfu, Athens
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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