Ferries to Skopelos
Ferries to Skopelos all year round
Ferries to Skopelos run all year although there is a reduced service during the winter months.
They operate from several ports on other islands and the Greek mainland;
- Volos (All year – daily)
- Mantoudi (All year – daily)
- Skiathos (All year – daily)
- Alonissos (All year – daily)
During the summer months several ferry companies provide a regular service to Skopelos.
There are two ports on Skopelos. Glossa (Loutraki) to the north and Skopelos town.
If you ask for a ticket to Skopelos you will be given a ticket to Skopelos town. If you want to go to Glossa you need to ask for Glossa.
There are two main ferry types;
- Fast ferries – Flying Cat and Flying Dolphin
- Car ferries
Ferry journey times
Journey time for the fast ferries to Glossa from Volos is 2 hours. Skopelos town is about 1 hour longer.
The fast ferries from Skiathos take 20 minutes to Glossa and about 1:20 hrs to Skopelos town.
The car ferries to Skopelos are much slower, taking between 3 – 4 hours from Volos to Glossa or 2 hours from Mantoudi to Glossa. Add about 1:20 hours for Skopelos town.
If you fly to Skiathos then it is a 10 minute taxi journey to the ferry port.
Volos is the main port servicing the islands. If you fly to Thessaloniki or Volos then this is the closest port to those airports.
If you fly to Athens then Mantoudi is the closest port.
There are good bus and rail links from these airports to the ferry ports.
Links to ferries operating services to Skopelos
Here will find all the ferries schedule, companies and dates for 2019: openseas