Zante International Airport (also known as Zakynthos Airport) is the gateway to popular Greek Island beach resorts like Lagana, Tsilivi and Kalamaki. Intense competition between charter and low-cost airlines keeps fares reasonably low. The airport is just 5km from the island capital Zante.
Direct flights are available during the long beach holiday season, when tour operators Monarch, Thomson and Thomas Cook operate charter flights from airports throughout the UK. Seasonal routes often begin in May and end in October.
Many of the best deals are found with low-cost airline EasyJet. These routes are also seasonal, usually starting at the end of March and ending in early October.
The summer season sees an excellent choice of flights from a very wide range of regional airports. EasyJet currently operates routes from London Gatwick. Thomson fly from East Midlands, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff, Luton, Stansted, Gatwick, Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester. You should also find attractive fares from Monarch and Jet2.com
Flights tend to be more expensive during the summer school holiday period. Many of the best deals are found in early spring and autumn. It is always worth booking as well in advance as possible. The lowest fares are almost always from London Gatwick.