Skopelos by Boat

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Skopelos by boat, Skopelos Tourism, Skopelos Ports.

How to get to Skopelos by boat.

Itineraries and ports: Skopelos, Glossa, Agnontas.

Ports from Southern Greece, Athens: Mantoudi, Agios Konstantinos, Kymi.

Ports from Northern Greece: Volos, Thessaloniki.

In this section we provide you with the basic information you need in order to reach the green island of Skopelos in the Northern Sporades by boat.  Detailed information per port and specific travel tips are following.

Skopelos is connected by ferry boat with the following ports:
  • Agios Konstantinos
  • Volos
  • Evia Mantoudi
  • Evia Kymi
  • Thessaloniki
  • Skiathos
  • Alonissos
  • Skyros

How to Get to Skopelos from South Greece – Athens

Agios Konstantinos Fthiotida.

The route is made by SYMI ferry boat of ANES FERRIES, ANES LINES.Trip duration with SYMI is 4 hours and 20 minutes and the travel cost is 37,00 € per person and 100,00 € the car. The itinerary is Agios Konstantinos – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos.

Mantoudi Evia.

The route is made by the ferry boat PROTEAS of  ANES FERRIES www.anes.gr. Trip duration varies from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours and 30 minutes. Travel cost is 19,80 € per person and 42,00 € per car. The duration depends on the route to be followed by the boat. The usual itinerary is Mantoudi – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos.

Kymi Evia.

The route is made by the ferry boat ACHILLEAS of the company SKYROS LINES www.sne.gr. Trip duration is about 3 hours. Travel cost is 20.00 € per person and 42.00 € per car. The itinerary is Kymi – Alonissos – Skopelos.

How to get to Skopelos from Northern Greece

Volos.

Volos port provides you more choices and itineraries.

  • The route is made by the ferry boat PROTEAS of ANES FERRIES www.anes.gr.Trip duration is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Travel cost is 23,60 € per person and 52,00 € per person for Loutraki port, Glossa and 25,70 € per person and 54,00 € for Skopelos port. The itinerary is Volos – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos.
  • The route is made by the ferry boat EXPRESS SKIATHOS and the catamaran FLYING CAT 5 of  BLUE STAR FERRIES www.bluestarferries.com. Trip duration with EXPRESS SKIATHOS is 3 hours and 45 minutes and the travel cost is 30,00 € per person and 85,00 € per car. Trip duration with the FLYING CAT 5  is 2 hours and 45 minutes and the travel cost is 47.00 € per person for Loutraki port, Glossa and 54.00 € per person for Skopelos port. The itinerary is Volos – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos.
  • The route is made by FLYING DOLPHIN ERATO of AEGEAN FLYING DOLPHINS https://www.aegeanflyingdolphins.gr/.Trip duration is 2 hours and 5 minutes. Travel cost is 35.00 € per person. The itinerary is Volos – Skiathos – Skopelos – Alonissos.
Thessaloniki.
Usually the information on the itineraries from Thessaloniki to Skopelos are announced in June. So we expect for some announcement.

You can book your tickets:

  • Via Internet. From the shipping companies’ websites or from tourist sites.
  • From travel agencies working with shipping companies.
  • From Anes Ferries offices tel: +30 210 5237613, +30 2227023336   email info@anes.gr
  • From Blue Star Ferries offices tel: +30 210 8919800, +30 18130, email helpdesk@attica-group.com
  • From Aegean Flying Dolphins offices tel: +30 210 4121654, +30 210 4221766, mail info@aegeanflyingdolphins.gr      

TIP 1:Ticket booking has been greatly simplified. Most online companies offer several choices. You can receive your tickets by courier. You can also pick up your tickets, with a reservation code, from the departure port.

TIP 2: Skopelos has a full season in July and August. So it’s a good idea to book on time.

TIP 3: You should know that the itineraries to Skopelos are schedules 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.

 

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