HOW TO GET HERE
How do you arrive in Skopelos, Skiathos and Alonnisos ( Alonissos ) , Northern Sporades . ALL SCHEDULES TO NORTHERN SPORADES SKIATHOS SKOPELOS ALONISSOS from , to Volos, Agios Konstantinos, Evia Mantoudi, Evia Kimi and Thessaloniki.
At this point, the first general information will be given you, while on section By Ferry ( Full Details ) you can read more detailed information.
Skopelos lies between the islands of Skiathos and Alonnisos.
The island has three ports.
To Skopelos and about Skiathos and Alonnisos you can travel by ferry, catamarans ( flying cat ) and hydrofoils ( flying dolphins ). In addition Skiathos can be reached by plane From Athens and abroad.
The high tourist season on the island of Skopelos is July and August. Be sure to obtain and your return tickets when visiting the island mainly in August ( 01-18 )..
1. The main port of Skopelos (Chora), the travel times below are calculated for this port in case the ship after Skiathos approaches the Glossa port Loutraki. If going directly Chora the country, calculate 20m less time.
2. Glossa port ( Loutraki seaport port of Glossa village ). In the following times, calculate 30m less time.
3. The port of Agnontas ( a south west port which is used on some days when the north winds hinder the approach to the harbor of Skopelos). Also is used for some itineraries from Evia Mantoudi.
with ferry 3h & 45m - 4h & 15m
with catamaran Flying cat 2h & 50m
with Flying Dolphin 2h
Agios Constantinos of Fthiotida
by ship 4h & 15m
(Paralia Kymis Beach - Platana Port)
with ship 3h & 05m
5h & 20m
Evia Mantoudi (Kymassi Port)
1h & 30m or 1h & 45m
by ship 1h
with catamaran flying cat 50m
with hydrofoil flying dolphin 50m
Skopelos has no airport but there nearby airports Skiathos named National Airport of Skiathos Alexandros Papadiamantis JSI (Skiathos airport)
Nearby airports are the airports of NEW AGHIALOS (VOLOS AIRPORT). Also many overseas visitors choose to fly to Athens or Thessaloniki and then by airplane to Skiathos and then to Skopelos or via the ferry connections via Volos , Thessaloniki , Agios Konstantinos, Kimi and Mantoudi.
Your tickets may be purchased:
a) Via the Internet on Ferry companies official web sites and after book and before enter the ferry you will have to go to any of the partner agencies of the shipping company or the company’s office at the port of departure to get the printed ticket Boarding Pass (for free). Most of the ferry companies have and electronic boarding pass and check in procedure .
b) to buy directly from the partner agencies of the liner
c) from other websites providing tickets.
In winter there is the possibility that the ship’s will depart only from Volos.
In Volos you can go by bus KTEL Magnesia Volos or by train via Athens (4 hours) Larissa (1 hour), Volos.
From Thessaloniki (Bus 2.30 minutes) in the winter (and summer) you can also go by train to suburban Thessaloniki, Larissa and Volos with synchronised response bus or train or by bus from the station KTEL MAGNESIAS on Macedonia Bus Terminal of Thessaloniki.
For Ferryboat unfortunately sometimes the routes disclosed for each season and usually finalised:
Shortly before Easter on routes from Easter to the Holy Spirit, just after Easter and later this month on routes through the summer and July for service from 09 September onwards.