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Getting from Zakynthos Airport to Tsilivi

When travelling from to Tsivili from Zakynthos Airport, you have three main transfer options; you can either take a taxi, private transfer, or a bus from Zakynthos Town KTEL.

If you choose to take a Zakynthos Airport taxi, the trip should take around 15 minutes and costs around €25 in a regular sized vehicle. Alternatively, if you wish to take the bus, you will first have to make your way to Zakynthos KTEL station in order to take the bus to Tsivili. To get to the bus station from the airport, you will need to take a taxi. The total travel time is around 30 minutes and will cost €16.80. 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 €25 15min 24/7
Bus €18.20 30min 08:15–23:15

How to get from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili by taxi

Both ordinary and privately operated taxis are available 24/7 all year round at Zakynthos Airport. Licenced vehicles are easily recognisable as the vehicles are silver and carry the classic taxi rooftop sign. As Tsivili is one of the popular travel destinations on the island, most local taxis provide a fixed rate fare of €25 from Zakynthos Airport, with a travel time of 15 minutes.

Taxi fare from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili

Regular taxis and most taxi companies charge €25 from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili. Private companies might also offer extra perks such as door-to-door luggage assistance to attract tourists. However, the overall fare can vary depending on the amount of luggage and type of vehicle chosen.

For the peace of mind of a set-rate fare with no hidden costs, pre-book a private transfer with a reliable company like Welcome Pickups.



Trip Duration

15 Min.

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

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Zakynthos Airport.

Where do I get it from?

Zakynthos Airport is a relatively small airport, thus the taxi rank is easy to find outside the main arrivals terminal at the official taxi rank.


Taxis offer the best travel experience from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili, as they offer a door-to-door service, bringing your travel time down to nearly nothing. Moreover, having the security of a private vehicle when arriving in a new city is definitely a plus.

Editor’s Note

It is always best to book your taxi with a private taxi company in advance. This will ensure a stress-free arrival in Zakynthos, with possible price discounts to Tsivili.

Useful Tips

If you need a special vehicle such as a minivan or a special-needs vehicle, it is advised to refer to the airport staff or to the taxi information desk.
Regular city taxi drivers are not permitted to deny you a ride and cannot pick up extra passengers along the way, without your permission.

How to get from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili by bus

Unfortunately, there are no direct bus routes from Zakynthos Airport to Tsivili. Thus, if you choose this travel option, you will first have to get a taxi to Zakynthos KTEL station and then board a Zakynthos KTEL bus to Tsivili. The total trip will take approximately 30 minutes and will cost €16.60.

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

To take a bus from Zakynthos, you will need to get to the KTEL bus station first; to do so, you will have to take a taxi which will cost €15. From the bus station at Solomos Square, a regular one-way ticket to Tsivili costs €1.60.

Tickets for the KTEL bus can be purchased from the ticket counter inside the station or directly from the driver.



Trip Duration

30 Min

Waiting time is 1 hour for the bus.

Value for Money

The KTEL bus is available from 08:15 to 23:15.

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are located on the ground floor outside the airport building at the official taxi ranks. You can find the KTEL bus at the corresponding Tsivili bus stop at the central bus station in Zakynthos.


Taking a taxi to Zakynthos and then having to take a bus is definitely not the most convenient travel option. Furthermore, the time required to reach Tsivili by bus is much longer and the overall price is nearly the same as taking a taxi.

Editor’s Note

Bus schedules are subject to change without notice especially throughout seasons.

Useful Tips

It is important to arrive at the bus station at least 15 minutes before for boarding the KTEL bus, in order to find the correct bus and to allow the driver to load your luggage in a timely manner.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

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 Tsilivi?

The flat rate fare for a taxi when travelling from Zakynthos Airport to Tsilivi is €25. Factors, such as the time of the day and the type of vehicle chosen can further affect the price. To avoid hidden fees, you can pre-book a private transfer with Welcome Pickups, we ensure a fixed rate and provide trained, English-speaking drivers, as well as 24/7 customer service.

How far is Zakynthos Airport to Tsilivi?

The total distance from Zakynthos Airport to Tsilivi is 10 km. The total car journey usually takes around 15 minutes.

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

A KTEL bus tickets costs €1.60 and the journey by taxi to get to the bus station costs €15. Tickets can be purchased directly from the driver or from the ticket counter at the bus station.

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