Skopelos by Boat

Getting to Skopelos, Northern Sporades, Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos

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How to get to Skopelos by boat.

Itineraries and ports: Skopelos, Glossa, Agnontas.

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

For the summer period of 2022, the routes from Volos and Mantoudi are active with the following ships EXPRESS SKIATHOS of HELLENIC SEAWAYS & BLUE STAR FERRIES and PROTEAS of ANES FERRIES respectively.

From Volos, FLYING DOLPHIN ERATO of AEGEAN FLYING DOLPHINS will start the itineraries on April 19th.

Moreover, from Volos, the SEAJETS SPORADES STAR will start the itineraries on April 14th.

From Agios Konstantinos, the SYMI of ANES FERRIES will start from 01 June to 2 October. While there is a new entrance. The company MAGIC SEA FERRIES with the speed boat CAT 1 will start from 04 June to 2 October.

From Thessaloniki, the SUPERRUNNER JET of SEA JET will start from 06 June to 11 September.

From Kym Evia ACHILLEAS FERRU of SKYROS SHIPPING from 21 June to 10 September.

Skopelos is connected by ferry boat with the following ports:

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. The trip duration with SYMI is 4 hours and 20 minutes and the travel cost is 36,5 € per person and 75,00 € for the car. The itinerary is Agios Konstantinos -Glyfa-  Skiathos – Glossa.

The company MAGIC SEA FERRIES with the CAT 1 will start from 04 June to 2 October. The trip duration is about 2 hours and 20 minutes and the travel cost is 44,00€ to 51,00€ per person and 76,00 € for the car. The itinerary is Agios Konstantinos –  Skiathos – Skopelos – Alonissos.

Mantoudi Evia.

The route is made either by the ferry boat PROTEAS/ SYMI of ANES FERRIES or by SUPERRUNNER of SEA JETS. Trip duration varies from 1 hour and 15 minutes to 2 hours and 30 minutes. The duration depends on the route to be followed by the boat. The usual itinerary of ANES FERRIES is Mantoudi – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos while the itinerary of SEA JETS is Mantoudi – Alonissos – Skopelos (at the Chora port) – Skiathos.

Travel cost starts at 25,00 € per person and 62,00 € per car.

ANES FERRIES. The duration of the trip is from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours and 30 minutes. The cost of the trip is 25,00 € per person and 62,00 € per car. The duration depends on the itinerary of the ferry. The usual route is Mantoudi – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos

SEA JETS. The duration of the trip is from 1 hour and 15 minutes. The cost of the trip is 32,70€ (Silver), and 65,40€ (Platinum); 65,70€ for the car. The itinerary of the SUPPER RUNNER JET is as follows: Mantoudi – Alonissos – Skopelos (port of Skopelos Chora) – Skiathos.

Kymi Evia.

The route is made by the ferry boat ACHILLEAS of the company SKYROS LINES www.sne.gr. The trip duration is about 3 hours. The travel cost is 25.00 € per person and 46.00 € per car. The itinerary is Kymi – Alonissos – Skopelos.

How to get to Skopelos from Northern Greece

Volos.

Volos port provides you with more choices and itineraries.

  • The route is made by the ferry boat PROTEAS of ANES FERRIES. In July and August, the itineraries will be carried out with the ferry AGIOS NEKTARIOS. The trip duration is 4 hours and 30 minutes. The travel cost is 28,50 €  per person and 75,00 € per car for Skopelos and Agnontas port and 26,00 € per person and 71,00 € per car for Loutraki port, Glossa. 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 (HELLENIC SEAWAYS). Trip duration with EXPRESS SKIATHOS is 3 hours and 45 minutes and the travel cost starts at 38,50 € per person and 111,50 € per car. The trip duration with the FLYING CAT 5  is 2 hours and 45 minutes and the travel cost starts at 51,00 € per person. The itinerary is Volos – Skiathos – Glossa – Skopelos – Alonissos.
  • The route is made by SPORADES STAR of SEA JET COMPANY. The cost of the tickets is from 36,00 € to 46,00 € per person and 89,50 € per car. The trip duration is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  • The route is made by FLYING DOLPHIN ERATO of AEGEAN FLYING DOLPHINS. The trip duration is 2 hours and 20 minutes. The travel cost is 32,50 € per person. The itinerary is Volos – Skiathos – Skopelos – Alonissos.
Thessaloniki.

The route is made by the Seajets Company with the Super Runner Jet Speed Boat from 6 June to 11 September. The Runner Jet Speed Boat accepts both passengers and vehicles. The trip duration is 4 hours and 5 minutes. The route is Thessaloniki-Skiathos-Skopelos-Alonissos-Mantoudi (Kymasi).

The cost of travel is as follows: Passenger: SILVER: 48€, PLATINUM:96€. Car: 105,90€ Motorcycle:21,10€.

You can book your tickets:

  • Via Ferryscanner.
  • From travel agencies working with shipping companies.
  • From Sea Jets office tel: +30 210 7107710, +30 210 4121001, email reservations.dpt@seajets.gr
  • 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 scheduled 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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