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Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece

How much does it cost to travel to Zakynthos?

You should plan to spend around $503 (€468) per day on your vacation in Zakynthos. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $79 (€73) on meals
  • $91 (€84) on local transportation
  • $719 (€669) on hotels

A one week trip to Zakynthos for two people costs, on average, $7,047 (€6,553). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Zakynthos cost?

A one week trip to Zakynthos usually costs around $3,524 (€3,277) for one person and $7,047 (€6,553) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Zakynthos on average costs around $7,047 (€6,553) for one person and $14,094 (€13,107) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Zakynthos will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Zakynthos on average costs around $15,101 (€14,043) for one person and $30,202 (€28,086) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Zakynthos has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Zakynthos expensive to visit?

Zakynthos is a somewhat more expensive place to visit. Located in Greece, which is a moderately priced country, visitors will need to plan for the extra expenses of this destination. It is in the top 10% of cities in the country for its overall travel expenses. When visiting, expect to pay somewhat higher prices for accommodation, food, and activities.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Zakynthos is a somewhat more expensive destination compared to other places. It is in the top 25% of cities in Europe for its travel costs. While some cities in the region are more expensive, Zakynthos is generally more expensive than most.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Zakynthos Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Zakynthos?

The average Zakynthos trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Zakynthos travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 669 ($719)
Local Transportation 1 84 ($91)
Food 2 73 ($79)
Entertainment 1 74 ($80)
Alcohol 2 11 - 33 ($12 - 35)
Accommodation Budget in Zakynthos
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Zakynthos is $360 (€334). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Zakynthos is $719 (€669). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Zakynthos

Looking for a hotel in Zakynthos? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Zakynthos based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $78. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Zakynthos
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Zakynthos is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $91 (€84) per person, per day, on local transportation in Zakynthos.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Food Budget in Zakynthos
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Zakynthos can vary, the average cost of food in Zakynthos is $79 (€73) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Zakynthos should cost around $31 (€29) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Zakynthos is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Zakynthos
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Zakynthos typically cost an average of $80 (€74) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Zakynthos
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  • The average person spends about $24 (€22) on alcoholic beverages in Zakynthos per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Last Updated: May 14, 2024
Zakynthos on a Budget
Zakynthos Zakynthos, Greece
Zakynthos (also known as Zante) is a breathtaking island in the Ionian Sea, renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich cultural heritage. Whether you're traveling on a budget, seeking scenic sights, engaging in activities, or savoring Greek cuisine, Zakynthos has it all. Exploring Zakynthos without breaking the bank is absolutely possible despite its generally high prices for hotels. Budget travelers can find affordable accommodations, dine at local tavernas, and enjoy many of the island's attractions for free or at a low cost, such as on the numerous hiking trails with epic views. Also, utilize public buses or rent a scooter for economical travel around the island.
Zakynthos is home to some of the most iconic sights in Greece, offering a blend of natural beauty and historical landmarks.

Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Perhaps the most famous beach in Greece, Navagio Beach is renowned for its crystal-clear waters and the wreck of the MV Panagiotis that lies on its shore. Accessible only by boat, it offers stunning views and a unique photo opportunity.

Blue Caves
Located on the northern tip of the island, the Blue Caves are a series of natural caves reflecting vibrant blue waters. Boat tours to the caves provide an unforgettable experience.

Zakynthos Town (Zante Town)
Explore the island's capital with its charming Venetian architecture, bustling squares, and historic churches such as Agios Dionysios.

Bohali Hill
For panoramic views of Zakynthos Town and the surrounding area, head to Bohali Hill. The views are especially breathtaking at sunset.

Zakynthos offers a plethora of activities for every type of traveler.

With numerous stunning beaches, beach hopping is a must. Apart from Navagio Beach, visit Gerakas Beach, a nesting site for loggerhead turtles, and the serene Porto Limnionas.

Zakynthos is perfect for water sports enthusiasts. Try snorkeling, scuba diving, and kayaking, particularly in areas like Agios Nikolaos and Laganas Bay??.

The island's diverse landscape provides excellent hiking opportunities. Trails around Vrachionas Mountain and the coastal paths near Keri offer beautiful vistas and encounters with local flora and fauna.
Food and Dining
Zakynthos boasts a rich culinary scene that blends traditional Greek flavors with local specialties such as:
Moussaka: A classic Greek dish made with layers of eggplant, minced meat, and bechamel sauce.
Souvlaki: Skewers of grilled meat, often served with pita and tzatziki.
Zakynthian Cheese Pie: A delicious local pie made with fresh cheese and phyllo pastry.

If you're looking for some terrific dining options, visit these suggested options:
Taverna Keri Lighthouse: offering traditional Greek cuisine with stunning views of the Keri Cliffs.
Prosilio: a modern restaurant in Zakynthos Town known for its creative dishes and excellent service.
Nobelos Bio Restaurant: located near Agios Nikolaos, it serves organic dishes made from locally sourced ingredients.

The island has a reliable bus system connecting major towns and beaches. It's an affordable way to get around, though schedules may be less frequent in off-peak seasons.

Renting a car or scooter offers the most flexibility and convenience for exploring the island. Numerous rental agencies operate in Zakynthos Town and at the airport.

Taxis and ride sharing services are available but can be more expensive. For a more tailored experience, consider booking private tours that include transportation and guided insights. Many tour operators will pick you up, take you to the best places on the island, and then return you to your hotel, all for a fair price.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.