Zakynthos travel guide

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You're Going to Love Zakynthos

With a population of 11,541, Zakynthos is a must-see destination in Ionian Islands, Greece. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Zakynthos

Zakynthos in March
Estimated hotel price
$58
1 night at 3-star hotel
Zakynthos in March
Estimated hotel price
$58
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Zakynthos

Plane

When flying to Zakynthos, you’ll arrive at Zakinthos Airport (ZTH), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Zakynthos from the United States departs from Los Angeles and takes around 29h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Zakynthos is to pick up a car rental from Athens, which is about 155 miles from Zakynthos. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Rhodium, among others, in Athens.

Plane

When flying to Zakynthos, you’ll arrive at Zakinthos Airport (ZTH), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Zakynthos from the United States departs from Los Angeles and takes around 29h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Zakynthos is to pick up a car rental from Athens, which is about 155 miles from Zakynthos. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Rhodium, among others, in Athens.

Airports near Zakynthos

Airlines serving Zakynthos

Lufthansa
Good (4,392 reviews)
SWISS
Good (901 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,143 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (470 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (218 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,415 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (193 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,464 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (220 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (467 reviews)
Condor
Good (245 reviews)
Transavia
Good (78 reviews)
Wizz Air Malta
Good (187 reviews)
Smartwings
Excellent (12 reviews)
Volotea
Good (358 reviews)
Sky Express
Good (74 reviews)
Czech Airlines
Okay (8 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (83 reviews)
Wizz Air
Good (752 reviews)
Bulgaria Air
Excellent (31 reviews)
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Where to stay in Zakynthos

Average rates range from around $86 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $139 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Zakynthos

Most booked hotels in Zakynthos

Phoenix Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 1338 reviews)
$67+
Palatino Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 903 reviews)
$71+
Lesante Classic - Preferred Hotels & Resorts
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, 384 reviews)
$138+
Diana Palace Hotel Zakynthos
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, 254 reviews)
$93+
Belussi Beach Hotel & Suites
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 596 reviews)
$72+
Meandros Boutique & Spa Hotel - Adults Only
5 stars
Excellent (8.1, 230 reviews)
$115+

Renting a car in Zakynthos

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 4% more expensive than at Zakynthos Dionsios Salomos.

Expect to pay $7.57 per gallon in Zakynthos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $90.85 and $121.13. Mini (Citroen C1 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Zakynthos, while also 46% cheaper than other types, on average.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 4% more expensive than at Zakynthos Dionsios Salomos.

Expect to pay $7.57 per gallon in Zakynthos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $90.85 and $121.13. Mini (Citroen C1 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Zakynthos, while also 46% cheaper than other types, on average.