Getting from Zakynthos Airport to Laganas

Traveling to Laganas from Zakynthos airport requires either a direct a taxi ride or a taxi/bus connection at Zakynthos town KTEL. The trip duration with a Zakynthos airport taxi is around 10 minutes and the fare usually comes to 21€. On the other hand, getting to Zakynthos KTEL first and then taking the bus to Laganas will result in a 45 minute trip duration, while the price will add up to 16.80€. Lastly, unlike taxis which are available 24/7, most KTEL networks stop at 10pm. 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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Comparison of the options

Taxi €21 10min 24/7
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Bus €18.60 45min 07:00–22:00

How to get from Zakynthos airport to Laganas by taxi

Both ordinary and privately operated taxis should be constantly available at Zakynthos airport throughout the year. All licensed vehicles are silver and carry the classic taxi rooftop sign. The trip to Laganas normally takes around 10 minutes and costs 21€. However, the fare can be divided with a group of 4.

Taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to Laganas

Regardless of the taxi operator, most taxis charge a 21€ fixed price from Zakynthos airport to Laganas. The price is subject to changes for additional luggage per person and for larger vehicles accommodating more passengers.


Getting a direct taxi from Zakynthos airport to Laganas is by far the fastest and most comfortable travel option. Although, the taxi fare is a little pricey, it can be shared with a group of fellow travelers heading to the same destination.

Editor’s Note

When you land at Zakynthos airport, It is possible to hire a private taxi directly from the airport taxi counter for better taxi services.

Useful Tips

If you are carrying pets it is important to notify the driver or the hiring company before entering the vehicle.
Always carry cash on you because it is possible that some local taxi drivers do not carry debit/credit card machines.

How to get from Zakynthos airport to Laganas by bus

Since there are no buses available at the airport of Zakynthos, getting to Laganas with a bus requires to first travel to Zakynthos town with a taxi and then board on the Zakynthos-Laganas KTEL bus. The combined travel times is around 45 minutes and the overall price comes to a total of 16.80€, considering 15€ for the taxi to Zakynthos town and 1.80€ for the KTEL bus to Laganas.

How much is the bus from Zakynthos airport to Laganas?

The taxi to Zakynthos is 15€ and the KTEL bus to Laganas is 1.80€.
Tickets for the KTEL bus can be purchased from the ticket counter inside the station or directly from the driver.



Trip Duration

45 Min.

Waiting time is 60 minutes.

Value for Money

The KTEL bus is available from 7:00am to 10:00pm.

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are located in the rank outside the main airport building and the KTEL bus can be found at the corresponding Laganas bus stop at the central station.


Unfortunately, taking a taxi to Zakynthos and then the KTEL bus to Laganas is very impractical, due to the opposite orientation of the two towns from Zakynthos airport. Furthermore, the time required to reach Laganas with a bus is four times longer at best than with a taxi.

Editor’s Note

If you decide to travel to Laganas with a KTEL bus for any reasons, remember that buses at the central station are available only once per hour.

Useful Tips

Under normal circumstances there is no reason traveling to Laganas with a KTEL bus, due to the impracticality of the whole trip.

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 Laganas?

The average taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to Laganas is 21€. 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 Laganas?

The total distance from Zakynthos airport to Laganas is 7 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 10 minutes.

How much does the bus from Zakynthos airport to Laganas cost?

The bus tickets cost 1.80€ for the KTEL bus and 15€ for the taxi. Tickets can be purchased from the driver or the ticket counter inside the bus station.

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