Ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)?
Yes, there are usually 5-7 daily ferry crossings from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa) during the high season. There are both conventional and high-speed ferries on this route, operated mainly by 3 ferry companies: Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, and Aegean Flying Dolphins.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Skiathos - Skopelos (Glossa) crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel to Skopelos (Glossa) from Skiathos?
Yes, traveling from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa) by ferry is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip!
What’s the ferry schedule from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)?
During the high season there are up to 7 daily ferry crossings on the Skiathos - Glossa route.
The earliest ferry departs from the port of Skiathos around 10:30, arriving at the port of Glossa in Skopelos at 11:00. The latest departure is usually at 21:30, arriving in Skopelos at 22:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)?
The cost of a single ferry ticket starts at €7 and can go up to €14.50. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, or the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skopelos (Glossa) from Skiathos. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa) by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)?
The ferry ride lasts from 15 min to 1 hr depending on the type of vessel and its itinerary.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)?
Yes, during summer you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa). The fastest ferry to Skopelos from Skiathos takes about 15 min.
What's the distance between Skiathos and Skopelos (Glossa)?
The distance from Skiathos to the port of Glossa in Skopelos is just 12 nautical miles (around 22km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa):
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Skiathos at least 45 minutes prior to your ferry departure, especially if you travel with your vehicle.
- If you’re looking for a brief gateway, consider planning a day trip from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa).
- Island hopping around Skopelos is a great idea! Check our Map of ferries to discover ferry connections from Skopelos to nearby islands such as Alonissos, as well as to the port of Volos and Agios Konstantinos in mainland Greece.
- Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills.
- If during the trip your seat is on the ferry's outdoor deck, be prepared as you may be lucky enough to see dolphins swimming alongside your ferry!
Where to take the ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)
The port of Skiathos is located in Chora and pretty close to its center. You can get to the port by car, taxi or even on foot. The airport of Skiathos is only 2km from the port and there is also a nearby parking lot with limited parking space for ferry travelers.
Can I travel on the Skiathos - Skopelos (Glossa) ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in some of the ferries from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa).
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Skopelos.
Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend luggage up to 50kg to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The trip to Skopelos is quite short and many high-speed ferries don’t even have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a seat.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Skopelos from Skiathos, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)
You can easily book Skopelos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Skopelos (Glossa) from Skiathos with just a few clicks.