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Zakynthos Zante Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Zakynthos Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

I arrived at Zakynthos airport at 12:30 , only to find the airport was closed. I went into the airport and was informed the airport was closed and did not open till 2:00. – Glenn

ZTH Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Zakynthos – Zante Airport.

What to Expect

zakynthos zante airport guideZakynthos – Zante Airport (code: ZTH) has a small terminal that handles dozens of seasonal flights in the summer. During peak season, expect long, chaotic security procedures, but a recent change in ownership means some modernization is expected. Facilities include a landside cafe, four airside eateries, a duty-free shop, and free WiFi.

Sleeping in Zante Airport

Due to very limited operating hours that change seasonally, overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Zakynthos Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few small hotels near Zakynthos Airport.  The city is only a 10+ minute drive away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Zakynthos, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this guide.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at the airport.

airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Euronet, are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside and Airside.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper-changing.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available. Location and hours are not known.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. Dining options include:

  • Landside: Panopolois
  • Airside, Intra Schengen: Upper Crust • Hellenico • The Barrels GastroPub • Refill Coffee & Bakery • Mi Cafetal

Luggage Carts – Need a hand with your bags? Baggage carts are available throughout the airport.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available.

Mobile Charging – Charging stations are available airside, near Gate 3 and 7. The stations offer Micro USB, USB hub and power sockets.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Zakynthos Zante and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a few travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance: Aviareps and Pandair.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 7:30AM – 10:00PM (Mon/Wed/Sun), 6:30AM – 10:00PM (Tue/Thur/SAt) and 4:00AM – 10:00PM (Fri).


Zakynthos Zante airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Air France • AirExplore • ASeven • Belavia • Blue Air • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Buzz • Condor • Corendon • EasyJet • Edelweiss • EL AL • Finnair • Heston • Israir • Jet Time • Jet2 • LOT • Lufthansa • Lumiwings • Nordstar • Norwegian• Olympic Air • Ryanair • SAS •Sky Express • SkyUp • Smartwings • TAROM • Trade Air • Transavia • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


During the summer season, a bus connects the Zakynthos Airport and the Zakynthos Bus Station. Tickets can be bought aboard the bus from the driver. For more information regarding the schedule, visit the Zakynthos Bus website.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis/Budget • Hertz/Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Flat-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. At the time of this update, the one-way fare between the airport and city center is €13.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.