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 November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Zakynthos in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Zakynthos


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 Boston and takes around 15h 20m.


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 Centauro, among others, in Athens.

Airports near Zakynthos

Airlines serving Zakynthos

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British Airways
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Austrian Airlines
Good (306 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Transavia France
Good (110 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
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Sky Express
Excellent (34 reviews)
Wizz Air
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Czech Airlines
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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 $214 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Zakynthos

Most booked hotels in Zakynthos

Contessina Hotel
Excellent (9.3, 612 reviews)
Remezzo Apartments & Studios
Excellent (9.3, 168 reviews)
Iakinthos, Tsilivi Beach
Excellent (9, 289 reviews)
La Caretta
Excellent (8.7, 83 reviews)
Palatino Hotel
Excellent (8.5, 624 reviews)
Antonio Studios
Excellent (8.5, 133 reviews)
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Renting a car in Zakynthos

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 4% cheaper than airport locations in Zakynthos.

Expect to pay $7.76 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 $93.12 and $124.16. The most frequently booked car type in Zakynthos is Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Volkswagen Polo or similar) are, on average, 68% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.