Villa Natura Zante

Travel ways

How to reach Zante island

Airplane

Zakynthos is very easily reachable from Athens with daily flights of 45 minutes.
The airline companies that cover this route are the Olympic Air (www.olympicair.com) and the Aegean Airlines (http://en.aegeanair.com). On their websites there are timetables and costs.

Further more during the summer period Zakynthos is directly connected to many European cities with charter flights.
From England there are direct flights leaving from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle and others city.

There are also flights connecting Zakynthos to Kefalonia, Corfu, Preveza (Lefkada) and Kitira with Skyexpress (www.skyexpress.gr).

Zakynthos’ airport “Solomos” is 3 km from the city and it is reachable by taxi or private means of transportation.

Ferry-boat

From Italy, with departures from the harbours of Venice, Trieste, Ancona, Bari andBrindisi, you can reach Patras by ferryboat. Some of the shipping companies that cover this route are Minoan, Red Star Ferries, Anek, Superfast, Grimaldi, Ventouris.
From Patras proceed for 60 km along the New National Road via Pyrghos to the coast town of Killini.
From Killini there are ferry boats leaving to Zakynthos and the the trip duration is about 1 hour and a half.

There are three companies for the route Killini – Zakynthos:

IONIAN FERRIES – www.ionianferries.gr (several daily runs)
Zante: +30 26950 22083, +30 26950 49500; Killini: +30 26230 92100, +30 26230 92422.
KEFALONIAN LINES – www.kefalonianlines.com (2 runs per day)
LEVANTE FERRIES – www.levanteferries.com (on the website is possible to book the tickets).
Below the timetable of Levante Ferries.

Zante – Killini

Timetables from 1 May to 10 July and from 7 September to 31 October

Days Zante – Killini Killini – Zante
Monday – Wednesday – Friday 5:45 – 10:30
14:15 – 18:30
7:30 – 12:30
16:00 – 20:30
Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday 5:45 – 14:15 – 18:30 7:30 – 16:00 – 20:30
Sunday 7:30 – 14:15 – 18:30 9:30 – 16:00 – 20:30

Timetables 11- 23 July

Days Zante – Killini Killini – Zante
Everyday 5:45 – 9:45
14:15 – 18:30
7:30 – 11:45
16:00 – 20:30

Timetables from 24 July to 6 September

Days Zante – Killini Killini – Zante
Everyday 5:45 – 9:45
14:30 – 18:30
7:30 – 11:45
16:30 – 20:30

Prices

Adults Children Car Motorbike
€ 7,50 € 4,00 € 28 €7,60

 

Zante – Kefalonia

Zakynthos is connected to Kefalonia by ferry-boat too; the cross is about 1 hour from A. Nikolaos port in the north of Zante to Pesada, in the south of Kefalonia island.

Everyday Zante – Kefalonia Kefalonia – Zante
June 9:45 – 19:45 8:00 – 18:00
July 9:45 – 19:45 8:00 – 18:00
August 9:45 – 19:45 8:00 – 18:00
September 9:45 – 19:45 8:00 – 18:00

Prices

Passengers Cars
€ 8 € 31

For more info call Ionian Cruises: +30 26950 23984 or Argostoli’s Port Authority: +30 26710 22224.

Bus

There are daily trips from Zakynthos to Athens (5 hours), Patras (2 hours) and Salonika(9 hours) by bus with the company KTEL.
Website of bus company KTEL: www.ktel-zakynthos.gr
The prices below do not include the ferry-boat Killini-Zakynthos and the children under 10 years have a reduced price.

Zakynthos – Athens


Timetables from 23/4 to 25/7 and from 1/9 to 31/10

Days Zakynthos – Athens Athens – Zakynthos Price
From Monday to Saturday 5:15 – 9:30
14:15 – 18:00
7:30 – 11:30 – 16:15 € 26,10
Sunday 7:00 – 14:15 – 18:00 11:30 – 16:15

Timetables from 26 July to 31 August

Days Zakynthos – Athens Athens – Zakynthos Price
Everyday 5:00 – 7:30 – 9:45
12:30 – 14:30 – 18:45
5:45 – 7:45 – 10:30
12:30 – 16:30
€ 26,10

For more info:
Athens KTEL Bus Station: 100 Kifissou street – Tel. +30 210 5129432
Zakynthos: +30 26950 22255, 42656 – KTEL Bus Station is in the main town. Look the map.

Zakynthos – Patras


Timetables from 23/4 to 25/7 and from 1/9 to 31/10

Days Zakynthos – Patras Patras – Zakynthos Price
From Monday to Saturday 5:15 – 9:30
14:15 – 18:00
10:30 / 11.00 – 14:45 – 19:30 € 7,90
Sunday 7:00 – 14:15 – 18:00 14:45 – 19:30

Timetables from 26 July to 31 August

Days Zakynthos – Patras Patras – Zakynthos Price
Everyday 5:00 – 7:30
14:30 – 18:45
9:00 – 11:00
15:45 – 19:30
€ 7,90

For more info:
Patras: +30 2610 220129 – KTEL Bus Station, 48 Othonos Amalias street
Zakynthos: +30 26950 22255, 42656 – KTEL Bus Station is in the main town. Look the map.

Zakynthos – Thessaloniki


Timetables from 23/4 to 25/7 and from 1/9 to 31/10

Days Zante-Thessaloniki Thessaloniki-Zante Price
Thursday 5:15 € 49,60
Sunday 7:00
Monday and Friday 12:00

Timetables from 26 July to 31 August

Days Zante-Thessaloniki Thessaloniki-Zante Price
Thursday – Sunday 7:30 € 49,60
Monday – Friday
Saturday
11:30

Bus stops:
Larisa: +30 2410 554111 – Lamia: +30 22310 22802
For more info:
Thessaloniki: +30 2310595416 – KTEL Bus Station Makedonias
Zakynthos: +30 26950 22255, 42656 – KTEL Bus Station is in the main town. Look the map.

DOMESTIC RUNS

There are buses every day that connect the chief town of Zakynthos to the following resorts and viceversa:
– Tsilivi (10 runs per day)
– Laganas (14 runs per day)
– Argasi (11 runs per day)
– Kalamaki (14 runs per day)
– Alykes (5 runs per day)
– Vassilikos (4 runs per day)
– Limni Keri (3 runs per day)
– Volimes (1 run per day).

The number of runs is approximate and the price of one-way ticketis between 1,60 and 3,40 Euros according to the destination.
For the timetable of these runs look the website of bus company KTEL: www.ktel-zakynthos.gr