There are 3 ways to get from Zakynthos to Kefalonia by car, car ferry or bus

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

Drive, car ferry  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Zakynthos to Zakynthos
  2. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesada

$13 - $20

2 alternative options

Car ferry  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini, Greece
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros

$96 - $176

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini, Greece
  2. Take the car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
  3. Take the bus from Poros to Argostoli

$26 - $93

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

There is no direct connection from Zakynthos to Kefalonia. However, you can take the drive to Zakynthos, take the car ferry to Pesada, then take the drive to Kefalonia. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Zakynthos to Kefalonia via Killini, Greece and Poros in around 4 h 1 min.

Bus operators
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
2671022281
Email
transportation@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus from Poros to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Pesada
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com
Ionian Group
Phone
00302695025403
Email
info@ioniangroup.com
Website
ioniangroup.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini, Greece
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$11
Car
$36
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
ioniangroup.com
Passenger
$13
Car
$48
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com
Car ferry from Killini, Greece to Poros
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kefalonianlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zakynthos and Kefalonia is 51 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zakynthos to Kefalonia is to drive and car ferry which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Zakynthos to Kefalonia is to drive and car ferry which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 10€ - 16€.

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Zakynthos to Kefalonia, including transfers.