Ferries to Zante
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Kyllini to Zakynthos Ferry

The Kyllini Zakynthos ferry route connects mainland Greece to Zante in the Ionian Islands and is available to book throughout the entire year. Levante Ferries are the only ferry company operating this service right now, providing up to 7 crossings each day. There are 30 nautical miles (55km) separating the port of Kyllini and the port of Zakynthos, with Levante Ferries covering this distance in an average time of 1 hour and 15 minutes.

The Kyllini ferry port is considered the main inlet to the Ionian Sea, with ferries departing regularly for Zakynthos and Kefalonia. If you are driving from Athens, follow the Palea EO Korinthou Patron coastal road for about 3 hours to reach the port, where free parking is available for all passengers. Alternatively, the KTEL bus service from Athens to Kyllini departs from Kifissos Bus Station.

Direct Ferries help you choose between 49 high speed ferries from Kyllini to Zayknthos each week, with up to 7 sailings available per day. Levante Ferries currently allow cars onboard their service to Zakynthos. However, please remember that only 1 vehicle is permitted per booking.

Prices for the ferry to Zayknthos from Kyllini might vary depending on the season you wish to travel. The cheapest ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry discounts.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Greece to Zante page.
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Most popular questions

  • The typical crossing time for ferries from Kyllini to Zakynthos is approximately 1h 07m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • The average price of a ferry from Kyllini to Zakynthos is approximately $101. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Kyllini to Zakynthos can differ depending on the season.
  • There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Kyllini to Zakynthos. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Kefalonian Lines
    • Levante Ferries
  • Ferries from Kyllini to Zakynthos are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Kyllini to Zakynthos with
    • Kefalonian Lines
    • Levante Ferries
  • Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kyllini to Zakynthos with the following operators
    • Kefalonian Lines
    • Levante Ferries
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Kefalonian Lines
    • Levante Ferries
  • Kyllini to Zakynthos is approximately 17 nautical miles distance apart.

Kyllini Guide

The Greek port town of Kyllini is located in the Kastro-Kyllini region of Greece and lies on the Ionian Sea coast around 11 km to the west of Andravida, 28 km to the north of the island of Zakynthos and 39 km to the north west of Pyrgos. The town has a beautiful beach, with golden sand, which is located in the area around Fournia Beach. Visitors also like to take advantage of the natural spas of Kyllini Baths. One important attraction in the town is Chlemoutsi Castle which is made up of the main castle, a hexagonal building, with an inner courtyard. The castle's fortification from attack are its walls which have towers located along its length. The town is also around 40 minutes by car from Ancient Olympia.

From the town's port there are several ferry connections to Zakynthos, Cephalonia, Argostoli, Poros, Ithaka and Sami.

Zakynthos Guide

The Greek island of Zakynthos, or Zante, is one of the most popular, and beautiful, of the Ionian islands. It lies to the south of the island of Kefalonia and is known for its crystal clear waters and very lively nightlife, which combine to make it a popular holiday destination for younger tourists. The most famous beach on the island is Navagio with its golden sand and lovely warm, blue waters. A popular excursion whilst on the island is to take a boat trip to Navagio and to the Blue Caves. Other great beaches on Zakynthos include Vassilikos, Gerakas, Spiantza and a number of others on south coast. Due to their soft sand and clean water, these beaches are used as breeding spots for the loggerhead sea turtle known as the Caretta-Caretta.

Zakynthos has two ports. The main port is located in the Zakynthos town with the other in the village of Agios Nikolaos. From the main port there is a connection to the port of Kyllini, which is the usual route for arrivals to the island by sea from the mainland. From the port of Agios Nikolaos there is a connection to the port of Pesada on the island of Kefalonia .

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