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Getting from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas

When travelling from to Laganas from Zakynthos Airport, you have three transfer options; you can either take a taxi, private transfer or a bus from Zakynthos Town KTEL. If you choose to take a local or a Zakynthos Airport taxi, your travel time will be around 10 minutes for the price of €15.

If you opt for the bus option, you will have to make your way to Zakynthos KTEL station first, in order to catch the bus to Laganas. You’ll have to take a taxi from Zakynthos Airport to the KTEL bus station in Solomos Square, Zakynthos Town. The total travel time is around 45 minutes and will cost €16.60. Moreover, unlike taxis which are available 24/7, most KTEL bus networks stop operating at 22:00.

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Comparison of the options

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Taxi €15 10min 24/7
Bus €18.80 45min 07:00–23:59

How to get from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas by taxi

Getting from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas by taxi is by far the best way to travel. You’ll find local taxis hovering around the airport, they are silver and carry the classic taxi rooftop sign. The trip to Laganas normally takes around 10 minutes and costs €15. Moreover, if you are travelling with a group, you can share the taxi fare resulting in a very cheap travel option.

*Bear in mind that in peak season it can be quite difficult to find an empty taxi on the island.

For the peace of mind of knowing that you there’ll be someone waiting for you on the other side, you may prefer to pre-book a private transfer with Welcome.

Taxi fare from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas

Regardless of the taxi operator, most taxis charge a €15 fixed price when travelling from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas. However, the price may vary as additional fees can be added for extra luggage or larger vehicles.



Trip Duration

10 Min

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis can be found 24/7 at Zakynthos Airport.

Where do I get it from?

The taxi rank at Zakynthos Airport is located outside of the arrivals terminal. Service staff can further guide you to an available vehicle if needed.


Taking a taxi from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas is by far the fastest and most comfortable travel option. Although the taxi fare can be costly for such a small travel time, you are offered a 24/7 door-to-door service, and the end fare can be shared with your group of travellers.

Editor’s Note

After landing at Zakynthos Airport, you can either get a taxi from the rank or you can hire a private taxi directly from the airport's taxi counter for better taxi services.

Useful Tips

If you are transporting pets, it is important to notify the driver or the hiring company before entering the vehicle.
It is recommended to always carry cash on you, as some local taxi drivers do not carry debit/credit card machines.

How to get from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas by bus

As there are no direct buses available at Zakynthos Airport, getting to Laganas by bus requires a first travel leg to the bus station at the centre of Zakynthos by taxi. From there you can board the Zakynthos-Laganas KTEL bus. The combined travel time is around 45 minutes and the overall price comes to a total of €16.90, as you will need to pay €15 for the taxi to Zakynthos Town and €1.90 for a one-way bus ticket on the KTEL bus to Laganas.

How much is a bus ticket from Zakynthos airport to Laganas?

Unfortunately, there are no direct bus lines that travel from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas. You will first have to make your way to the bus station in the centre of Zakynthos by taxi, which will cost €15, from there a one-way bus ticket for the KTEL bus costs €1.90.

You can purchase your KTEL bus tickets at the ticket counters inside the station or directly from your bus driver.



Trip Duration

45 Min

Waiting time is up to 2 hours for the bus.

Value for Money

The KTEL bus is available from 07:00 to 22:00.

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are located at the airport’s official taxi ranks outside the main building. Moreover, the KTEL bus stop can be found at the corresponding Laganas bus stop at the central station in in Zakynthos Town.


Having to take a taxi to Zakynthos and then change for the KTEL bus to reach Laganas is very impractical; both towns are in the opposite direction from Zakynthos Airport. Furthermore, the time required to reach Laganas by bus is four times longer and the overall price is nearly that of a taxi.

Editor’s Note

If you decide to travel to Laganas with a KTEL bus, keep in mind that buses at the central station are available only once per hour and sometimes longer.

Useful Tips

Under normal circumstances, there is no real reason to travel to Laganas with a KTEL bus, as it is very impractical and the total price is nearly the same as just taking a taxi.

Welcome Pickups transfer

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Zakynthos. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas?

There is a flat rate of €15 when travelling by taxi from Zakynthos Airport to Lagana. Factors, such as the time of the day and the type of vehicle chosen can further affect those prices. For a fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can book a private transfer in advance.

How far is Zakynthos Airport from Laganas?

The total distance from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas is 7 km. The trip by car takes around 10 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

How much is a bus ticket from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas?

A KTEL bus ticket costs €1.90 and the first journey by taxi costs €15. Tickets can be purchased directly from the driver or the ticket counter at the bus station.

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