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Getting from Zakynthos Airport to the Town of Zakynthos

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How to get from Zakynthos Airport to the Town of Zakynthos

Due to the small size and seasonal touristic industry of Zakynthos island, Zante airport taxis are the only ever-present official transportation option from "Dionysios Solomos" airport to Zakynthos town. The trip duration with a taxi is around 10 minutes at most and the fares usually range between 15€ to 20€ depending on traffic conditions and the taxi service provider. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Zakynthos at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.


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  • Prepaid flat price - no hidden fees.
  • Meet & Greet at the gate.
  • Cancel up to 24h before and get a refund

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Taxi €16 10min 24/7
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How to get from Zakynthos airport to city centre by taxi

Despite the various taxi companies at Zakynthos airport, all officially operating taxi vehicles are silver colored and carry the notable taxi rooftop sign. Moreover, the main distinction between regular city taxis and privately operated taxi vehicles are the advertisements on the sides of their cars. Prices for Zakynthos town will usually hover around 16€, while the trip should not take more than 10 minutes with light traffic. Additionally, taxis might not be constantly available at the airport during low season.

Taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to city centre

Since Zakynthos town is the most popular destination from Dionysios Solomos airport, most taxi companies along with regular island taxis offer rides at fixed prices. However, fares are considerably affected by the type of vehicle and amount/size of luggage per person. All in all, prices range from 15€ to 20€ at most.

Taxi prices
Day time
Night time
€ 16
€ 20
10 min
€ 16
€ 20
10 min
€ 21
€ 25
10 min
€ 29
€ 34
15 min
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Due to the number of competing taxi operators on the island, taxi services is Zakynthos are known to be of very high standards. In addition, the majority of taxi drivers are known to be quite friendly and able of speaking adequate English.

Editor’s Note

Always try to negotiate better deals with regular taxi drivers because they usually try to highball the trip price especially with new tourists.

Useful Tips

Taxi drivers could help you carry your luggage from the exit gate to the vehicle.
During the taxi ride, the driver can provide useful tips about popular destinations and amenities in town.

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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 city centre?

The average taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to the city centre is 16€. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How far is it from Zakynthos airport to the city centre?

The total distance from Zakynthos airport to the town of Zakynthos is 5 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 10 minutes.

Are taxis the only transportation option from Zakynthos airport?

Without any pre-bookings of private cars or minibuses, the only available transportation option from Zakynthos airport are the taxis.

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