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

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 8m

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

98€ - 174€

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  15h

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

33€ - 101€

6 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 51m

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

123€ - 194€

Fly Sofia to Zakinthos  •  8h 24m

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

37€ - 233€

Train to Thessaloniki, fly to Zakinthos  •  13h 4m

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

114€ - 545€

Fly Sofia to Athens, bus and ferry  •  11h 21m

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

50€ - 173€

Fly Sofia to Kefallinia, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  13h 17m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kefallinia (EFL) SOF - EFL
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
  3. Take the car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos

51€ - 280€

Bus to Kavala, fly to Zakinthos  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  2. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Zakinthos (ZTH) KVA - ZTH

153€ - 651€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $50 - $190 and takes 11h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Zakynthos is to fly which costs $40 - $260 and takes 8h 24m.

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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 14h 8m.

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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 14h 8m and costs $100 - $200.

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It takes approximately 14h 8m to get from Sofia to Zakynthos, including transfers.

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Sofia to Zakynthos bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Sofia station.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zakinthos Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 25m 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, Olympic Air, Vueling Airlines 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: 584.3 km
  • Duration: 14h 8m

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

Cairo Aviation, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Sofia to Zakynthos once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from Kavala to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from Kavala to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 130€
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
15€ - 20€
1st Class Ticket
22€ - 28€
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
30€ - 35€
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
37€ - 41€
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
9€ - 12€
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Athens to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 65€
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 75€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Argostoli to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Ferry operators
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
levanteferries.com
Car ferry from Killini to Zakynthos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 29€
Website
Ionian Group
Passenger
9€
Car
29€

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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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