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There are 9 ways to get from Zakynthos to Ios by bus and ferry, car ferry, ferry, car or plane

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Bus and ferry, Catamaran  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Ios Super Jet

$99 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

$70 - $172

7 alternative options

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Athens
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios Flyingcat 4

$102 - $162

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini
  2. Drive from Killini to Rafina
  3. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$115 - $183

Fly to Santorini, Catamaran  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Santorini (JTR) ZTH - JTR
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Ios

$145 - $535

Fly to Naxos Is, ferry  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Naxos Is (JNX) ZTH - JNX
  2. Take the ferry from Naxos to Ios

$164 - $654

Fly to Paros, ferry  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Paros (PAS) ZTH - PAS
  2. Take the ferry from Paros to Ios

$225 - $731

Fly to Milos, Catamaran  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Milos (MLO) ZTH - MLO
  2. Take the Catamaran from Milos to Ios

$151 - $557

Fly to Athens, ferry  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Athens (ATH) ZTH - ATH
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$118 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zakynthos to Ios is to bus and ferry and car ferry which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 13 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakynthos to Ios is to fly and Catamaran which costs 120€ - 470€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zakynthos and Ios is 405 km.

The best way to get from Zakynthos to Ios without a car is to bus and ferry and Catamaran which takes 11 h 33 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Zakynthos to Ios, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zakinthos Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Zakinthos Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 134+ hotels available in Ios. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zakynthos to Zakinthos Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Zakynthos to Ios.
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  • Distance: 253 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zakynthos to Ios. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Athens, take the walk to Στ.Αγ.Αντωνιοσ, take the subway to Στ.Αττικησ, take the subway to Στ.Πειραια, take the walk to Τελωνειο, take the line 843 bus to Πλ.Καραισκακη, take the walk to Piraeus, then take the Catamaran to Ios. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Zakynthos to Ios via Athens, Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, Athens Airport, Rafina Bus Station, and Rafina in around 12 h 22 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Zakinthos to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Zakinthos to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zakinthos to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Zakinthos to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Zakinthos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Zakinthos to Naxos Is via Athens
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zakinthos to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zakinthos to Milos via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Zakinthos to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Bus operators
KTEL Zakythos
Phone
302695022255
Email
info@ktel-zakynthos.gr
Website
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Milos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Rafina to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $80
Business
$78
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$11 - $15
Business
$13
Ferry from Naxos to Ios
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$35 - $50
Business
$48
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $75
Economy
$35 - $45
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$50 - $60
CABIN A4 outside
$50 - $60
Economy
$19 - $22
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini
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 Zakynthos to Killini, Greece
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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