Ferry from Kyllini to Zante (Zakynthos)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Kyllini and Zante (Zakynthos) operate all year round with several daily crossings. Find all the information you need about the route, compare ferry schedules and prices, and book cheap ferry tickets on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules from Kyllini to Zakynthos

Kyllini Zakynthos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:45 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 1h 15m Price range: 12.50 € - 13.50 €
Zakynthos Kyllini Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 05:30 Last trip: 19:30 Average duration: 1h 15m Price range: 12.50 € - 13.50 €
Ferry companies LEVANTE FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Kyllini to Zante?

Yes, Kyllini is connected to Zante by ferry all year round, with several daily crossings. In the summer, there are around 6 crossings a day to Zante from the port of Kyllini.

The Kyllini - Zante connection is mainly operated by Levante Ferries with standard ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Kyllini to Zante?

The earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Kyllini at 07:45 and arrives at the port of Zante at 09:00. The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Kyllini at 21:30 and reaches Zante at 22:45.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kyllini to Zante?

The Kyllini - Zante ferry ticket price is around €12.50. The final ticket cost depends on the season, vehicle transportation, discounts, and offers.


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Traveling from Kyllini to Zante (Zakynthos) is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Kyllini to Zante?

The Kyllini to Zante ferry time is around 1 hr 15 min and the trip is direct.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Kyllini to Zante?

No, the Kyllini - Zante crossing is not served by high-speed ferries.

What's the distance between Kyllini and Zante?

The distance between Kyllini and Zante is 15 nautical miles (around 28 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Zante from Kyllini

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Kyllini to Zante:

  • The port of Kyllini is easy to reach, but we recommend getting there at least 45 min prior to your ferry trip, as it can get very busy in the high season.
  • The Kyllini - Zante route is very popular, so we recommend booking your return tickets to Kyllini in advance.
  • In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Kyllini may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
  • Zante belongs to the Ionian Islands and is an ideal starting point for island hopping. Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Zante and Ithaca, Corfu and Kefalonia.

Where to take the ferry from Kyllini to Zante

The port of Kyllini is situated in the town center and is the main getaway to the Ionian Islands. Kyllini is located around 290 km from Athens and 70 km from Patras. You can travel to the port by car. You can also get there by bus, as there are daily departures from both the Kifissos bus station in Athens and the Patras bus station (near Patras' port). 

You will find several cafés, restaurants and shops within walking distance from the Kyllini port docks.

Can I travel on the ferry from Kyllini to Zante with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on most ferries that operate the Kyllini - Zante connection.

Tip: make sure you book your tickets well in advance, as spaces may be limited due to high demand in the summer months.

Ferry luggage

The Levante Ferries company is quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Zante.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


There are no cabins available on the ferries that operate the Kyllini - Zante route. There are no numbered seats either, but you can find a seat in the ferry lounge.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on Kyllini - Zante ferries free of charge, as long as you fill out the appropriate information when booking your tickets.

Pets are allowed only on outside passenger decks or in designated pet areas and must be kept in a carrier. Dogs that can't be transferred in a carrier must wear a muzzle and a leash at all times.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Kyllini to Zante

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