Traveling from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa) by ferry
Skiathos is connected to Skopelos with frequent ferry itineraries during the summer season. The distance between the two islands is approximately 12 nautical miles and the journey has an average duration of 30 minutes. Ticket prices for passengers range from € 6 to € 15.
Ferry schedules from Skiathos to Skopelos (Glossa)*
How long is the ferry ride from Skiathos to Skopelos?
These two islands are part of Sporades, which are located at the west Aegean Sea. Depending on the ship, the trip lasts about 30 minutes. During the summer there are many ferries serving daily from the port of Skiathos to Skopelos.
Skiathos to Skopelos: Cost of the ferry
Ferry ticket prices range from 6 to 15 euros for the regular passenger ticket, depending on the ferry company. The price ticket of a medium car costs about 20 euros, while an indicative price for transporting a bicycle is just 3 euros.
The distance from Skiathos to Skopelos
The islands are close to each other and Skiathos is about 21 km or 12 nautical miles from Skopelos. The islands of Sporades (Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Skyros) are near the mainland of Greece, close to Volos. The port of Volos is, therefore, the best option to travel fast and easy to Sporades.
Tips for your trip from Skiathos to Skopelos
- The island of Skopelos has two main ports: Glossa and Skopelos. Depending on the weather and the wind, disembarkation can happen to a different port than planned, so it is advisable to double-check the port of arrival/departure with the port authorities.
- You can reach the Sporades islands through various ports of mainland Greece, such as Volos, Agios Konstantinos, as well as the ports of Evoia, Mantoudi, and Kymi. For the time being there is no direct ferry route to Sporades from the port of Piraeus or Lavrio.
- If you are visiting Skiathos and Skopelos consider traveling to the nearby Alonnisos, which less crowded and wildly beautiful during the summer. Island-hopping to the islands of Sporades is easy and highly recommended! On the Ferryhopper map of ferries, you can find all the available ferry connections between the ports of mainland Greece and the islands of Sporades
- The ferry trip from Skiathos to Skopelos can be very surprising. If you have deck seats you may be lucky enough to see dolphins swimming alongside your ferry!