Ferries from Thessaloniki to the Sporades in 2023
Sail away to Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonissos
It's official! The ferry connection between Thessaloniki and the islands of the Sporades is once again available for summer 2023! You can also travel to the Sporades from the port of Volos in Thessaly.
Find out all about ferry routes from the port of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos, check useful info about ferry schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets from Thessaloniki on Ferryhopper in no time!
The verdant Rousoum Gialos beach in Alonissos
Thessaloniki - Sporades ferry schedules 2023
In 2023, ferry routes from the port of Thessaloniki to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos are available from 2 June 2023 until around mid-September. Find the crossings that suit you best, and go island hopping to explore the emerald gems of the northwestern Aegean Sea from Thessaloniki.
The ferry route from Thessaloniki to the Sporades is operated by high-speed vessels of the Seajets ferry company. Ferries to the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos usually depart from the port of Thessaloniki 3-4 times a week at 07:00.
Ferries to the Sporades have car decks for vehicle transfer, which means you can take a car or motorcycle on board to tour the remote beaches and virgin landscapes of the islands at your own pace.
It's also a great idea to take your car on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Mantoudi, the town in Evia where the Thessaloniki - Sporades ferry route ends, and have a road trip in the area. Evia is the second largest island of Greece and a verdant paradise!
Find more details about the 2023 ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to the Sporades and book ferry tickets at the best prices on Ferryhopper.
Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry schedules
You can catch the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos 3-4 times per week. Ferry tickets for the trip from Thessaloniki to Skiathos start at €36.70 and the crossing duration is 3 hours.
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos
The ferry crossing from Thessaloniki to Skopelos is in operation 3-4 times a week. The ferry trip duration is 4 hours and the price is €40 for economy tickets.
Thessaloniki - Alonissos: ferry tickets and schedules
It takes 4.5 hours to travel by ferry from Thessaloniki to Alonissos. The ferry route from Thessaloniki to Alonissos is available 3-4 times a week and tickets start at €48.
Tip: the ferry route from Thessaloniki to the islands of the Sporades is ideal for island hopping! You can easily visit 3 beautiful islands in Greece with a single ferry.
The quaint old port of Skiathos
Ferry schedules from Volos to the Sporades
Apart from the port of Thessaloniki, you can also take the ferry to the Sporades from the port of Volos in Thessaly. The port of Volos is located 210 km from Thessaloniki and is easily accessible by car or bus.
In 2023, there are daily ferry routes all year round from Volos to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos, and you can either catch a high-speed or a conventional ferry. The ferry companies that usually serve crossings from Volos to the Sporades are Seajets, Blue Star Ferries, Anes Ferries, and Aegean Flying Dolphins.
Tip: the port of Volos is very close to the city center, and is easily accessible from the Volos intercity bus station (KTEL Volou) or by car. The distance from the bus station to the port is 4 minutes by car and 15-20 minutes on foot.
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Ferries from Volos to Skiathos
During the summer months, there are 3-5 daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skiathos. The Volos - Skiathos ferry crossing takes from 1.5 to 3 hours, depending on the type of vessel. Tickets to Skiathos start at €25.
Tip: Skiathos is regularly connected by ferry with Skopelos. The distance between the two islands is really short, so the trip takes 1 hour max! Find more info about the Skiathos - Skopelos ferry route on Ferryhopper and enjoy your island-hopping adventure in the Sporades.
Ferries from Volos to Skopelos
Ferries from Volos to Skopelos depart daily during the summer of 2023. Make sure you check your arrival port in Skopelos, as there are 3 ports on the island:
- the port of Skopelos town on the east coast
- the port of Glossa on the northwestern coast
- the port of Agnontas on the southern coast
There are up to 7 daily ferry routes in total to the 3 ports of Skopelos from the port of Volos. It takes 2-4 hours to reach Skopelos, depending on the type of vessel, as well as the destination port. The cost of a single ferry ticket from Volos to Skopelos ranges between €26 and €51.
Offer alert! Travel with your vehicle from Volos to Skopelos, Alonissos or Skiathos and get 20% off on your return car tickets with Seajets!
Ferries from Volos to Alonissos
This summer, you can catch a ferry to Alonissos from Volos 2-3 times a day.
The ferry crossing duration is 3-5 hours, depending on the type of vessel, and economy ferry tickets start at around €30.
View to Mount Pelion from the port of Volos
Book ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to the Sporades
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