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Information on Skiathos Port

Skiathos belongs to the Sporades islands and is located between Alonissos, Skyros and Skopelos. In the city of Skiathos the Castle and the house of the famous Greek writer Papadiamantis are the main sights that we distinguish. Bourtzi inside the portof Skiathos is a small peninsula that separates the port in two parts.
In case you need more information about ferry departures and arrivals at the port of Skiathos you can call the port authorities at (+30 24270) 22017. You can also travel to Skiathos by air.

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Getting to Skiathos Port

  • You have all the known means of transport available in order to explore Skiathos Island: buses, taxis, boats, caiques and cars/ motor cycles. If you want to explore the northern side of the Skiathos and the mountainous villages that are more difficult to reach, then you should better bring your own car with you or rent a car via the car search engine of FantasticGreece.com.
  • You can also call at (+30 24270) 21460 any time, in order to find a taxi. Before entering the taxi we advise you to ask the driver the exact cost of the route in order to avoid unpleasant surprises later.
  • The buses of Skiathos operate 3 basic itineraries. The basic itinerary links the capital of the island of Skiathos and the port of Skiathos to Koukounaries in 30 minutes, making 24 stops. The bus itineraries are frequent and the bus tickets are cheap (starting from 2€). Just keep in mind that the bus is usually full from 18:00 to 21:00 on its way back to Skiathos town during the summer period. The other two bus itineraries head to Ksanemo and to Evaggelistrias Monastery.
  • Another means of transportation on the island of Skiathos are little boats-caiques that actually serve as taxis and carry the tourists to a lot of different areas of the island. With those boats you can visit popular (Achladies, Vromolimnos) or isolated beaches (Castro, Lalaria, Aselinos, Kechria) as well as uninhabited islands (Tsoygkrias) or even Skopelos and Alonissos. If you are lucky enough, you may also see dolphins travelling around Skiathos.

Ferry Itineraries from Skiathos

  • You can reach the island of Skiathos by using the ferry-boats or flying dolphins that leave from Agios Konstantinos port and Volos port and serve all the islands of Sporades. Hydrofoils and flying cats are faster but their ferry tickets are more expensive compared to conventional boats. Also, these boats do not transfer cars or motorcycles and their departure depends greatly on the strength of the wind. These ferry itineraries may be cancelled if winds are powerful. There is also ferry connection with Thessaloniki.
  • Hellenic Seaways operates ferry itineraries from Volos to Alonissos, Glossa, Skiathos, Skopelos as well as from Agios Konstantinos to Alonissos, Glossa, Skiathos and Skopelos.
  • The ferry company Agoudimos Lines connects Heraklion in Crete with Thessaloniki, making a stop at Skiathos too on its way. More specifically the ferry itinerary starts from Heraklion in Crete and then stops at Santorini (Thira), Naxos, Paros, Syros, Tinos, Mykonos, Skiathos, Thessaloniki.
  • Heraklion Port in Crete is connected with the ports of Ios, Naxos, Paros, Mykonos, Tinos, Skopelos, Skiathos and Thessaloniki with the ferries of the ferry company GA Ferries. Skiathos is also an intermediary destination of the following route: Heraklion Crete, Santorini (Thira), Ios, Naxos, Paros, Syros, Mykonos, Tinos, Skopelos, Skiathos, Thessaloniki. You can also travel from Skiathos to Mitilini, Limnos and Skopelos.

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