Travelling from Kymi Evia to Skopelos

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TRAVELLING FROM KYMI TO SKOPELOS

Skopelos

Greek islands are very popular all over the world. Usually most of the people while thinking of Greece they have in mind the Cyclades islands, Santorini, Mykonos and Paros. Nevertheless, there are also other beautiful islands in Greece. Northern Sporades are hidden treasures of greenery landscapes.

Especially Skopelos island which has taken the title of the Green on the Blue island, since it is the greenest island in the Aegean. Over 80% of the island is covered by pine forests. Moreover, the special characteristic of Skopelos is its lush beaches with small pebbles and golden sand.

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Furthermore, the pine trees literally take root in the crystal clear sea. But besides the enchanting beaches and the green landscape with the blue waters the island of Skopelos has other beauties as well to admire. Some of them are the Chora, the two mountains, the monasteries and  the Ai Gianni  church of Mama Mia.  Imagine lying on the beach, under the greek sun and the ocean gentle wind mixes with the aroma of the pine.

Getting to Skopelos

The most common way to travel to Skopelos is by boat. Though there is no direct line from Athens (Piraeus port, Rafina port) to Skopelos Island.

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Ports that have direct lines to Skopelos are Volos Magnisias, Agios Konstantinos Fthiotida, Mantoudi Evia and Kymi Evia.

In that post we will give you all the necessary details to travel from Kymi Evia to the lush Skopelos Island.

Sailing Company

The company Skyros Shipping Co. with the ferry boat ACHILLEAS is in charge fro the route Kymi -Skopelos.

Itinerary

The ferry boat ACHILLEAS first stops at Alonissos and then continues to Skopelos port.

KYMI-ALONISSOS-SKOPELOS (port at skopelos chora)

TIP: ACHILLEAS does not stop at Glossa Port neither in Skiathos.

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The boat ride from Kymi, Evia to Skopelos takes about 3 hours.

Distance Athens – Kymi

Kymi is about 165 km from Athens.

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Βy your own vehicle

To get from Athens to Kymi, with your own vehicle, you will need about 3 hours. The distance (Athens-Kimi)  is 175 km.

By Ktel

If you DO NOT have your own vehicle you can reach Kymi port from KTEL Liosion or Evia KTEL. Usually there are morning routes of the bus Ktel Evias to Evia Chalkida – Kimi.
The cost is at 16.70 € simple transfer and 31.00 € with return.
The KTEL bus takes approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Ferry Routes

There are special ferry routes for the ACHILLEAS ship.

Useful contacts:
  1. KTEL LIOSION  tel:. +30 2108317186, +30 2108317173. Address: 260 Liosion, Athens – Kato Patissia – Three Bridges
  2. KTEL EVIA tel: +30 2108317163, +30 2108317153, +30 2108315923, +30 22210 22640. Address: Stiron 1, Chalkida

 

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Travel Cost

The tickets with the ACHILLEAS ferry boat of Skyros Shipping Co for the trip from Kimi in Evia to Skopelos are as follows:

PASSENGER VEHICLE up to 3,7m VEHICLE exceeding 3,7 m
classic 20,00 € 42,00 € 55,00€
A’ class 26,30€

Infants and children up to 5 years travel for free.

Routes 

From Kymi , there are ferry routes to Skopelos ONLY during the summer months. (June, July, August and the first days of September). The access is seasonal.

 

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 You should know that the itineraries from Kymi to Skopelos with Skyros Shipping Co are usually scheduled as follows:

  • For the summer season, from May to August, itineraries are finalized shortly after Easter

Booking Tickets

Tickets can be booked via:

  1. tourist agencies (tourist offices of Skopelos, tourist agencies of skyros lines)
  2. in the offices of SKYROS SHIPPING Co offices tel: +30 22220 91789, +30 22220 92164   email sne@otenet.gr , website: http://www.sne.gr
  3. internet

TIP:  Skyros Shipping Co gives you the option to make Web Check in with whatever booking system you have closed your tickets.

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General Information

Skyros Shipping Co , contact number +30 22220 91789, +30 22220 92164   email sne@otenet.gr  

If you would like to get more information about the ports please contact:

  • Port Authority of Kymi Tel: +30 22220 22606
  • Port Authority of Skopelos Tel: +3024240 22180
  • Under the Port Authority of Skopelos Tel: +3024240 33033

 

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