You can travel to the island by plane from the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens, as the Olympic Air company launches flights to Zakynthos throughout the year. The duration of the flight is approximately 50 minutes. The airport 'Dionysios Solomos' in Zakynthos (tel.: 26950-28611, 49051), is 5km away southwest of the town of Zakynthos and receives many charter flights during the tourist season.
There are also daily KTEL bus routes from Athens to Kyllini (Athens KTEL, tel.: 210-5129432, Zakynthos KTEL, tel.: 26950-22255). From Kyllini you can then travel by ferry boat to Zakynthos throughout the year (Port Authority of Kyllini, tel.: 26230-92211). Zakynthos island is also linked with the island of Kefalonia through the boat line Pesadas-Skinari.