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Zakynthos transportation: Find the different ways of transportation on Zakynthos

Zakynthos has a quality network of roads that covers the entire island. There is a public transportation bus service for almost all destinations.
The buses fares are very cheap and are collected in the bus.

The central bus station is situated in the island’s capital, Zakynthos, one parallel behind the waterfront (42 Filita Street) and prices, departure times and other information may be found there.

There are buses from Zakynthos Town to:

Argasi - Xerokastelo - Vassilikos - Porto Roma - Tsilivi - Planos - Tragaki - Kipseli - Alikanas - Alikes - Katastari - Orthonies - Anafonitria - Volimes - Exo Hora - Kambi - Agios Leon - Agios Nikolaos - Maherado - Galaro - Gyri - Keri - Agala - Lithakia - Laganas.

The Local transportation also proposes organised tours around the island with stops in the main villages and resorts.


Taxis are easily available all over the island and there is a taxi rank in most resorts. The rates are fixed for the popular destinations.

For other destinations, the taxi fares for the year 2002 were:

Taxi Fares
Meter starts at 0,74 €
Minimum rate 1,47 €
Rate per km within city limits (simple rate) +0,24 €
Rate per km outside city limits (double rate) +0,44 €
Surchage from & to the airports 1,18 €
Surchage from the ports, railway & bus stations 0,59 €
Night rate (from midnight to 05.00 a.m.) 0,44 €
Luggage over 10 kgs each 0,30 €

There is also a radio taxi service (Tel: 48400)


Boat is the pleasant alternative to discover the island. Many boats depart daily from Zakynthos town and other harbours to many destinations all around the island that are not reachable with other transportation such: the beautiful island of Marathonissi, the impressive Shipwreck beach and the many caves.
There is also from Zakynthos town a daily depart to Alikes, Laganas and Limni Keriou.

Furthermore, small boats can be rented in most of the resorts.





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