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Ferry from Zakynthos to Sami

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Zakynthos to Sami. The Zakynthos Sami ferry is operated by Lefkada Palace. Zakynthos Sami Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Zakynthos to Sami Ferry Times

Ferries from Zakynthos to Sami typically depart from Zakynthos at around 06:30. The average sailing time of a Sami Zakynthos ferry is approximately 3h 0m.

Zakynthos Sami Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Zakynthos Sami ferries typically range between €24* and €49*. The average price is around €35*. The cheapest ferry prices from Zakynthos to Sami start from €13*. The average price for a foot passenger is €35*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Zakynthos and Sami?

The distance between Zakynthos to Sami is approximately 35.3 miles (56.8km), or 30.7 nautical miles.

Is there a Zakynthos Sami car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Zakynthos and Sami

Are foot passengers allowed on the Zakynthos Sami ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Zakynthos to Sami with Lefkada Palace.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Zante to Kefalonia page.
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Zakynthos - Sami Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Lefkada Palace
Average Price 44 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 0m
First Ferry 06:30
Distance 30 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Zakynthos to Sami?

The approximate duration for ferries from Zakynthos to Sami is 3h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Zakynthos to Sami?

Zakynthos to Sami is approximately 41 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Zakynthos to Sami?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Zakynthos to Sami and this is
  • Lefkada Palace

How can I book ferry tickets from Zakynthos to Sami?

Book Zakynthos to Sami tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

How far is Sami from Zakynthos?

Zakynthos to Sami is approximately 30 nautical miles distance apart.

Zakynthos Guide

The Greek island of Zakynthos is the third largest Ionian Island and is located in the Ionian Sea. Also called Zante, the island is around 20 km from the Greek mainland and around 15 km to the south of the island of Kefalonia. Navagio Beach is perhaps one of the most famous and popular landmarks on the island. The beach is actually a cove in the south west of the island, surrounded by high cliffs that can only be reached by boat, or parachute if you are brave enough! The beach takes its name from a shipwreck (MV Panagiotis) which sunk on the shore in around 1980. The ridge area from Anafonitria has a small observation deck which overlooks the shipwreck, and there is also a monastery nearby. The unique and stunning scenery around the beach make it a favourite location for BASE jumpers, and each year, in August, a major event in the BASE calendar is held at Navagio.

Zakynthos has two ports. The main port is located in the Zakynthos Town with the other in the village of Agios Nikolaos. From the main port there is a connection to the port of Kyllini, which is the usual route for arrivals to the island by sea from the mainland. From the port of Agios Nikolaos there is a connection to the port of Pesada on the island of Kefalonia .

Sami Guide

The town of Sami is located on the Greek island of Cephalonia which lies in the Ionian Sea. Sami is very much a tourist town and is located around 4 km to the north east of Antisamos Beach which is a particularly stunning beach which has some beautiful hills as a backdrop. However, to get the full beach experience on Cephalonia tourists should travel to Myrtos Beach which is to the south of Assos. The beach has white sand, limestone cliffs and crystal clear blue water. For this interested in history there are a number of archaeological sites and landmarks dotted around the island. These include the archaeological excavations at the Roman Villa in Skala and also the Acropolis of Sami which dates back to the 5th century BC. Another popular landmark is St. George's castle in the Livatho Valley which also dates back to Roman times. Naturally produced sites on the island include the large caverns, such as Drogarai Cave and the Melissani Cave, which are both located in Sami. Melissani Cave is particularly famous and features a vast underground lake, which is deep-blue in colour and best explored by boat.

Zakynthos to Sami Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Lefkada Palace 06:30 09:30 3 hours Wed, Fri, Sun
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