Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to the Sporades (2022)

Sail away to Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonnisos

It's official! The ferry connection between Thessaloniki and the islands of Sporades is now available for summer 2022!

Learn about the new ferry routes from the port of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos, find useful info about ferry schedules and tickets, and book cheap ferry tickets from Thessaloniki on Ferryhopper in just a few clicks!

Rousoum Gialos beach in Alonissos

The beautiful Rousoum Gialos beach in Alonissos

Thessaloniki - Sporades ferry schedules

In 2022, ferry routes from the port of Thessaloniki to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos start on the 6th of June. The ferry connection is available until the end of September 2022 so prepare to go island hopping and 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 by the ferry company Seajets. Ferries to the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos usually depart from Thessaloniki Port 3-4 times a week between 07:00 and 07:45 in the morning.

Ferries to the Sporades have car decks for vehicle transfer, which means you can take a car or motorcycle on board to explore the remote beaches and virgin landscapes of the islands with ease.

It's also a great idea to take your car to the town of Mantoudi in Euboea, where the Thessaloniki - Sporades - Mantoudi ferry route ends, and have a road trip in the area.

Find more details about the 2022 ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to the Sporades and book cheap ferry tickets online 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 ticket 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 new 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 old port of Skiathos

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 210km from Thessaloniki and it's easily accessible by car or bus.

There are daily ferry routes year-round from Volos to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos, and you can either catch a high-speed ferry or a standard vessel. The ferry companies that usually serve the crossing from Volos to the Sporades are Blue Star Ferries, Anes Ferries, and Aegean Flying Dolphins.

Find more useful tips and information about the crossing from Volos to the Sporades below.

The port of Volos in Thessaly, Greece

View to Mount Pelion from the port of Volos

Ferries from Volos to Skiathos

During the summer, there are 3-4 daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skiathos.

The Volos - Skiathos ferry crossing duration ranges 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 to Skopelos. The two islands are really close, so the trip is just 30 minutes long! Find more info about the Skiathos - Skopelos ferry route on Ferryhopper and enjoy your island hopping in the Sporades hassle-free.

Ferries from Volos to Skopelos

Ferries from Volos to Skopelos depart daily during the summer of 2022. Make sure you check your arrival port in Skopelos, as there are 2 ports on the island:

  • The port of Skopelos town on the east coast
  • The port of Glossa on the northwestern coast

There are around 5 daily ferry routes in total to the 2 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 ferry tickets from Volos to Skopelos ranges between €26 and €48.50.

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 3.5-5.5 hours, depending on the type of vessel, while ferry tickets start at €25.

Colorful alley in Skopelos

Pretty houses in Skopelos

The port of Volos

The port of Volos is very close to the city center, and it's easily accessible from the Volos intercity bus station (KTEL Volou) or by car.

Here's what you need to know about the port of Volos to plan your trip:

  • The distance from Volos intercity bus station to the port is 4 minutes by taxi or car and 15-20 minutes on foot.
  • You can find an intercity bus station info point at the port entrance, which is open daily from morning to early evening. 
  • Volos intercity bus station contact details: +302421033254, +302421025527
  • Volos Port Authority contact details: +302421353800

Ferry in the Sporades

Ferry traveling in the Sporades

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