The Brindisi Zakynthos ferry route connects Italy with Ionian Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Red Star Ferries. The crossing operates up to 1 times each week with sailing durations from around 18 hours 30 minutes.
Brindisi Zakynthos sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
The Italian city of Brindisi is located on the Adriatic Sea coast in the Apulia region of Italy. The city's port is a natural harbour and has played an important role in the city's, and wider region's, trade with Greece and the Middle East. On the north coast of the city particularly, there have been many important archaeological finds in the many sand dunes and on the beaches. Despite the port's economic benefit to the city, tourism still plays a major role in the city's fortunes. For visitors interested in agritourism, head inland from the city where wine (Wine Appia) and olive oil (Collina di Brindisi oil) is produced.
From the city's port ferries operate to a number of destinations. Ferries to the Greek island of Cephalonia are operated by Maritime My Way Ferries. There are also ferries departing to Paxi , Corfu, Igoumenitsa, Zakynthos and Patras in Greece.
The Greek island of Zakynthos, or Zante, is one of the most popular, and beautiful, of the Ionian islands. It lies to the south of the island of Kefalonia and is known for its crystal clear waters and very lively nightlife, which combine to make it a popular holiday destination for younger tourists. The most famous beach on the island is Navagio with its golden sand and lovely warm, blue waters. A popular excursion whilst on the island is to take a boat trip to Navagio and to the Blue Caves. Other great beaches on Zakynthos include Vassilikos, Gerakas, Spiantza and a number of others on south coast. Due to their soft sand and clean water, these beaches are used as breeding spots for the loggerhead sea turtle known as the Caretta-Caretta.
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 .