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There are 10 ways to get from Zakynthos to Sicily by plane, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, train, ferry or car

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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Fly Zakinthos to Catania  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Catania (CTA) ZTH - CTA

$78 - $436

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Fly Zakinthos to Palermo  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Palermo (PMO) ZTH - PMO

$133 - $809

Fly Zakinthos to Malta, car ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Zakinthos (ZTH) to Malta (MLA) ZTH - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo

$302 - $1,076

Bus and ferry to Athens, fly to Catania  •  11 h 5 min

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

$107 - $366

Car ferry, bus, night bus  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Cosenza
  3. Take the night bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione

$147 - $319

Car ferry, train  •  34 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Caserta Fa
  3. Take the train from Aversa to Palermo Centrale Ic

$210 - $412

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Larissa
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Ancona
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  36 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
  2. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Napoli-Immacolatella
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  4. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$204 - $341

Car ferry, bus, train  •  37 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
  2. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  3. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$154 - $270

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  28 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zakynthos to Killini
  2. Drive from Killini to Patras
  3. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  4. Drive from Brindisi to Reggio Calabria
  5. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  6. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$164 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Zakynthos to Sicily is to fly which costs 65€ - 380€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zakynthos to Sicily is to fly which costs 65€ - 380€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zakynthos to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Zakynthos and arriving at Palermo via Lamia, Larissa, Piazza U.Bassi and Ancona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 55 min.

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The distance between Zakynthos and Sicily is 593 km.

The best way to get from Zakynthos to Sicily without a car is to car ferry and bus and night bus which takes 31 h 32 min and costs 120€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Zakynthos to Sicily, including transfers.

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Zakynthos to Sicily bus services, operated by KTEL Zakythos, depart from Zakynthos station.

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There is no direct flight from Zakinthos Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Zakynthos to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Sicily is 1 h behind Zakynthos. It is currently 10:23 AM in Zakynthos and 9:23 AM in Sicily.

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  • Distance: 370.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Zakynthos, Greece and Sicily, Italy?

easyJet, Olympic Air and three other airlines fly from Zakynthos to Catania 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zakinthos to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Zakinthos to Palermo via Milan Malpensa, Naples
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Palermo via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Palermo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zakinthos to Malta via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Aversa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus and ferry from Zakynthos to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
ktel-zakynthos.gr
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
KTEL Imathias
Phone
23310 22988
Email
ktelver@yahoo.gr
Website
ktel-imathias.gr
Bus from Lamia to Larissa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktel-imathias.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Napoli-Immacolatella
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Bari Porto to Napoli - Porto Immacolatella
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Bari Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$101
Aircraft-type seats
$120
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$209
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$242
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$92
AIRTYPE SEATS
$98
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$208
Ventouris Ferries
Phone
+30 210 4828001
Email
booking@ventourisferries.com
Website
ventourisferries.com
Car ferry from Zakynthos to Bari
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
ventourisferries.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Naples to Ustica
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
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
Grimaldi Lines
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, Condor Flugdienst and two other airlines offer flights from Zakinthos Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 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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