Getting from Skiathos to Skopelos

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FROM SKIATHOS TO SKOPELOS

The lush Skopelos island has no airport. If you wish to travel by plane you can land to  Skiathos Airport. (Skiathos National Airport, Alexandros Papadiamantis JSI). Skiathos is a beautiful island of Northern Sporades. This neighbor island is 12 nautical miles away from Skopelos.  Despite the fact Skopelos has no airport, you can land to Skiathos.

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Furthermore, Skiathos Airport is only 3 km away from Skiathos Port. By car or taxi you will need just five to get to Skiathos port. Then you are ready to continue your journey to the green Skopelos Island. From Skiathos to Skopelos you go only by sea.

Keep in mind that Skopelos has 2 main ports, Loutraki Port in Glossa and the Skopelos port in Chora. In case of bad weather conditions there is also Agnontas port to serve the passengers. skopelos port, skopelos chora, getting to skopelos, from skiathos

Getting from Skiathos to Skopelos

There are two option to transfer from Skiathos to Skopelos. You can use the ferry boats which is the most economical way. Or you can have a water taxi which is the faster and more efficient way to do so.

Skopelos Town Scopelos Town Ports travel to skopelos

from Skiathos to Skopelos by ferry

Skiathos is connected to Skopelos with daily ferry services especially during the summer months. The duration of the trip is approximately 30 minutes depending the boat you will use. The prices of the tickets varies from € 5,30 to € 19.

The two companies that operate the itinerary Skiathos – Glossa or Skiathos -Skopelos are the Anes Ferries and the Hellenic Seaways.

Anes Ferries has PROTEUS Boat which need 30 minutes to reach Glossa Port. The ticket price is € 5,30.skopelos proteus, getting from skiathos to skopelos

Hellenic Seaways has one ferry boat the EXPRESS SKIATHOS and the speedboat FLYING CAT 5.

EXPRESS SKIATHOS takes 30 minutes to reach Glossa Port and 1 hour and 25 minutes to reach Skopelos Port.The ticket prices are € 7 and € 11 respectively.

express skiathos blue star, getting from skiathos to skopelos

FLYING CAT 5 takes 15 minutes to reach Glossa Port and 50 minutes to reach Skopelos Port.The ticket prices are € 11,50 and € 19 respectively.

flying cat, from skiathos to skopelos, by boat

SOME MORE USEFUL INFO

TIP 1:  Check your air tickets along with the ferries to make sure that there is a direct connection between airplanes and boats. 

TIP 2: Ferry tickets are usually available. However, you must booked your tickets on time especially during the months of July and August.

TIP 3: The ferry companies usually announce the summer itineraries before the Greek Easter period.

Skopelos Ports, Glossa Loutraki Port, from skiathos to skopelos

 

from Skiathos to Skopelos by water taxi

The shortest way (but the most expensive one) to get from Skiathos to Skopelos is the water taxi.
The water taxi just travels you to the exact port / destination you wish and is available 24 hours per day. The only reason water taxi can not travel is the weather conditions. In this case visitors should use the ships that will be available.

skiathos water taxi, from skiathos to skopelos

The waters taxi can get from 1 to 5 passengers. The usual number of passengers is 4.
The journey with the water taxi meets all the safety rules.

Port Cost Duration
Glossa 150 € 25 min
Elios 180 € 30 min
Panormos 150-180 € 30 min
Adrina 150 € 30 min
Agnontas 200 € 35- 40 min
Skopelos 300 € 45- 50 min

 

Skiathos Water Taxi works directly with Adrina Hotels. The transfer cost from Skiathos directly to the Adrina Hotels ( Adrina Beach, Adrina Resort and Spa) is 150 € for 4 people and the journey lasts 30 minutes.

Contact Information: Skiathos Water Taxi. Dimitris Dioletas +30 6980 200 200, website: http://www.skiathoswatertaxi.gr/, email: info@skiathoswatertaxi.gr

Skopelos Town, from skiathos to skopelos

EXTRA TIPS FOR A PLEASANT JOURNEY
  1. Skopelos has two ports,  Loutraki Glossa and Skopelos Chora. Always double check the port of your arrival and departure while you are booking your ticket.
  2. From the mainland Greece the ports that serve Northern Sporades are Volos Magnisias, Agios Konstantinos Fthiotidas, Mantoudi Evias and Kymi Evias. There is no direct itinerary  from Athens ports to Sporades.
  3. If you are lucky you may face a very pleasant surprise while travelling from Skiathos to Skopelos. You may have the opportunity to admire the beautiful dolphins swimming in the Aegean Sea alongside with your boat.

 

 

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