By air from the UK
Daily schedule and charter flights from all major airports May to October plus with effect from 1st April fantastically low cost easyjet flights direct from London Gatwick and from around 23rd April with Easyjet from Liverpool airport. In addition to the direct flights to the island you can also take a schedule flight to Athens:
then take the daily 45 min flight on to Zakynthos with Olympic Airlines.
By car / bus
Alternatively, (and cheaper than the flight), a regular coach/ferry service runs from Athens Bus Terminal to Zakynthos Town.
Local buses run frequently between Athens airport and the Athens Bus Terminal. You would use the daily bus services from Athens & Patras - the national bus company (KTEL) www.ktel.org . The trip from Athens - Kyllini lasts around 4 hours.
From Kyllini there is ferry boat to Zakynthos that takes 1 hour and 15 minutes.
If you travel by car as well as travelling from Athens as per the bus route above, you can also reach us via Italy (Venice, Trieste, Ancona, Bari, Brindisi) on the ferry www.allgreekferries.com (18 hour crossing from Ancona) or ferry operators for Patras in Greece.
From Patras it is a 1 hour drive by car or bus to Kyllini port in which you can get the ferry to Zakynthos.