Skiathos in detail

Flights & getting there

Air

Skiathos International Airport

Skiathos airport is 2km northeast of Skiathos Town. There are regular flights to/from Athens with Olympic Air (www.olympicair.com) and Sky Express (www.skyexpress.gr), as well as numerous summer charter flights to/from northern Europe.

Transport Options

There's no public transport to/from the airport. Taxis charge €12 to Skiathos Town. Luggage permitting, some people even walk into town.

Boat

Skiathos’ main port is Skiathos Town, which has links to Agios Konstantinos (June to September only) and Volos on the mainland, as well as to Skopelos, Alonnisos and, during summer months, Mantoudi (Evia, via Skopelos). The main companies are Hellenic Seaways (https://hellenicseaways.gr), Anes Ferries (www.anes.gr), Blue Star Ferries (www.bluestarferries.com) and Aegean Flying Dolphins (www.aegeanflyingdolphins.gr); services are scaled down between October and April. Tickets can be purchased from Skiathos OE and other offices along the waterfront.

SeaCab runs hourly speedboats linking Skiathos with Skopelos (Glossa/Loutraki 10am to 8pm, Skopelos Town 9.30am to 7.30pm) from May until early October.

Boat Services from Skiathos

There are ferries to Agios Konstantinos (summer only; €30, 3½ hours, one daily); Alonnisos (€11.50, two hours, one daily); Mantoudi on Evia (via Skopelos; €19.80, 2½ hours, one to two daily); Glossa (€5.30, 30 minutes, three daily) and Skopelos Town (€6.50, one hour, one daily) on Skopelos; and Volos (€22, 2¾ hours, two daily). Hydrofoil services include Alonnisos (€14.50, 1½ hours, two daily), Glossa (€11, 20 minutes, two daily), Skopelos Town (€18, 45 minutes, two daily) and Volos (€32, 1½ hours, two daily).