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Skiathos.How to get to the greek island by ferryboat, plane


The most beautiful and scenic of the Sporades.

A holiday in Skiathos is hardly forgotten. A green island that offers truly suggestive views, exciting views and truly enchanting beaches. Skiathos is a truly magical island, chosen by singles, couples and families. Here, you will find sun, sea and lots of fun. But, at the same time, more lonely and wild coves and beaches.

The best period is undoubtedly July and September, away from the chaos and crowds of August.

Among beautiful stretches of sand, tours, excursions and historical sites of great visual impact, you will have the opportunity to spend a wonderful holiday.

Skiathos Island


By plane, in high season, the island can be easily reached by direct flight from the main European destinations. Athens airport is a good intermediate stop, connected with direct flights with Alexandre Papadiamandis, the small international airport that serves the island. In high season there are daily air connections between the island and the capital. The journey takes just 40 minutes.

The plane is the ideal solution to reach the island of the Sporades, if you do not need to bring the car with you. After all, one idea to consider when getting around the island is to rent a scooter or a car.


The Ferry Terminal is located near the center of Skiathos Town, less than 4 kilometers south of the international airport. Hellenic Seaways and Anes Ferries are the shipping companies that guarantee up to 19 daily crossings.

Ferries connect Skiathos and the islands of the Sporades archipelago with the rest of Greece. Connections with Volos, Agios Konstantinos, Thessaloniki, Mantoudi and Glyfa (in Greece); Glossa and Skopelos, on the Island of Skopelos, and Alonissos.

From Volos, the island can be reached in about 2 hours and 30 minutes; in summer, Greek shipping companies offer up to 3 crossings per day. Hellenic Seaways, on the other hand, guarantees up to 2 connections per day. The crossing takes just under three hours. For the latter, info and rates can be found on the official website, through this link. From here, however, all the information, routes and rates on Anes Lines.

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