Getting from Zakynthos Airport to Tsilivi

There are two possible travel methods from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili, either directly by a taxi or a taxi / bus combination through Zakynthos town. The Zakynthos airport taxi ride should take around 15 minutes and cost 29€ for a transfer with a regular economy class vehicle. The taxi plus bus combination involves taking a taxi to Zakynthos town and then boarding on a KTEL bus to Tsivili. The total travel times takes 30 minutes and the overall trip price sums up to 16.80€. 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 €29 15min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €29 15min 24/7 Book
Bus €18.60 30min 06:40–21:40

How to get from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili by taxi

Under normal circumstances taxis are always available at Zakynthos airport throughout the day. Any licenced taxi vehicle can be recognized by their silver body pigment and typical taxi rooftop sign. Due to the fact that Tsivili is one of the popular destinations of the island, most taxi service providers charge a fixed 29€ for the 15 minute ride from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili.

Taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili

Regular taxis and most taxi companies charge 29€ for the transportation from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili. Private companies might also offer extra perks such as, door to door luggage assistance to attract tourists. The overall fare could further change depending on amount of luggage and type of vehicle.


Taxis offer the best traveling experience from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili for two major reasons. The first and most prominent advantage is the travel time which is second to none compared to other transportation options. The second benefit is the door to door service in the comfort of a private vehicle.

Editor’s Note

It is prefered to pre-book your taxi from private taxi operators before you arrive in Zakynthos, in order to get possible discounts along with fixed prices to Tsivili.

Useful Tips

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

How to get from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili by bus

Unfortunately there is no direct bus route from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili. Thus, traveling with a bus will first require taking a taxi to Zakynthos KTEL station and then getting onto Zakynthos to Tsivili bus. The total trip will take approximately 30 minutes and cost 16.80€.

How much is the bus from Zakynthos airport to Tsivili?

The taxi to Zakynthos is 15€ and the KTEL bus to Tsivili 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

30 Min.

Waiting time is 60 minutes.

Value for Money

The KTEL bus is available from 6:40am to 9:40pm.

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are located in the rank outside the airport building on the ground floor and the KTEL bus can be found at the corresponding Tsivili bus stop at the central bus station in Zakynthos.


Taking a taxi to Zakynthos and then switching to a bus is generally considered an ineffective traveling method. The only upside is the overall price, which in most cases is even 10€ cheaper than a direct taxi transportation.

Editor’s Note

Bus schedules are subject to alteration without notice especially through different seasons.

Useful Tips

Try to arrive at the bus station for boarding at least 15 minutes before departure in order for 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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Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Zakynthos airport to Tsilivi?

The average taxi fare from Zakynthos airport to Tsilivi is 29€. 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 Tsilivi?

The total distance from Zakynthos airport to Tsilivi is 10 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 15 minutes.

How much does the bus from Zakynthos airport to Tsilivi 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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