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

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Fly from Sofia  •  6 h 55 min

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

$42 - $253

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Bus, car ferry  •  15 h

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

$39 - $117

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Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  11 h 1 min

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

$116 - $574

Bus, busferry  •  14 h 30 min

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

$72 - $147

Bus, busferry via Thessaloniki  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the busferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos

$115 - $204

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

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

$136 - $217

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to bus and busferry which costs $70 - $150 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to fly which costs $40 - $260 and takes 6 h 55 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 30 min.

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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 busferry which takes 14 h 30 min and costs $70 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Sofia to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Sofia to Zakynthos bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia station.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 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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Aegean Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air and four 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: 6 h 55 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Sofia to Zakynthos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.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
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
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.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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The nearest airport to Zakynthos is Zakinthos (ZTH) Airport which is 3.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Kefallinia (EFL) (50.9 km) and Preveza (PVK) (128.4 km).

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There are 1273+ hotels available in Zakynthos. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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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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