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How to get to Skopelos from Glifa. Travel to Skopelos by boat. Getting to Northern Sporades

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From Glifa to Skopelos



In 2023 no services were operated. There is no official announcement yet for the routes of the line Glyfa Skopelos for  2024. There will be no itineraries. We will keep you informed of any news.

Traveling to Skopelos from Glifa

How to get to Skopelos from Glyfa in Fthiotida. The boat you have to travel with:

  • SYMI Ferry Boat that accepts passengers and vehicles 

TIP 1: Symi Boat of the Anes ferries operates seasonally only during the summer. In wintertime, there are no scheduled itineraries.

Trip duration

Trip Duration. The ferry boat from Glyfa (Fthiotida) to Skopelos ( Loutraki Port, Glossa) takes approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes.


From Glifa port, the ferry first takes the stop to Skiathos then stops at Loutraki Port ( Glossa) on Skopelos island.

Distance Athens – Glifa

Glifa is about 264 km away from Athens. To arrive from Athens to Glifa in your own vehicle, you will need about 3 hours 00 minutes. You will also find tolls on the route. The cost of tolls amounts to € 17,85 under current conditions. This cost may change.

Buses from Athens to Glifa

In case you do not have your own vehicle, Anes ferries company has buses for your transfer from Athens to Agios Glifa and vice versa. 

There are Daily Departures from ANES OFFICES in Metaxourgio,21st Theodorou Diligianni street, Metro station – Metaxourgio (just opposite the Traffic Police Headquarters).

Tip: There are always bus stations in your area as well as private taxi companies.

Travel Cost

The travel cost to Skopelos from Glifa is as follows:

By Boat




The timetables and routes are as follows:

ANES LINES “SYMI”: itineraries

In general, you should know that the routes to Skopelos are usually as follows:

  • For the Easter period up to the Holy Spirit, the routes are finalized just before Easter,
  • For the summer season, from May to August, itineraries are finalized shortly after Easter,
  • For September the routes are finalized in July.

Skopelos has a full season in July and August. So it’s a good idea to book your tickets on time.


Tickets can be booked via:

  1. tourist agencies (tourist offices of Skopelos) (tourist offices of Agios Konstantinos)
  2. in the offices of Anes ferries. contact phone: +30 210 5237613, +30 2227023336 email
  3. via Internet.

General Information

The ship that goes from Glifa to Northern Sporades (Skiathos, Skopelos Alonnisos) is called SYMI and is owned by ANES FERRIES, ANES LINES INDEPENDENT MARITIME. Contact Phone: +30 210 5237613, +30 2227023336  email , website:

If you would like to learn more about the port please contact:

  • Port Authority of Skopelos Tel: +3024240 22180
  • Under the Port Authority of Skopelos Tel: +3024240 33033
Eparchiaki Odos Milon-Glifon
Glifa 350 13 GR
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