blue sea in Skiathos

Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

Tickets & Schedules

How to get from Thessaloniki to Skiathos by ferry

In the summer of 2021, you can travel from the city of Thessaloniki to the Sporades with Ferryhopper. There are 3 available itineraries to Skiathos, and the cost of the ferry ticket starts at €47. Keep on below to find all the details and information about the ferry connection Thessaloniki - Skiathos.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Skiathos*

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

At this moment, there are 3 weekly itineraries from Thessaloniki to the island of Skiathos. The ferry company Seajets operates this connection with speedboats .

Please note that the ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Skiathos is served seasonally and schedules may be changed or canceled. For this reason, always check our fare search engine to find up to date data for ferries and itineraries.

How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

The duration of the ferry journey from Thessaloniki to Skiathos is close to 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

Yes, the ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Skiathos is served by high-speed ferries.

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

The cost of the simple ferry ticket for the route Thessaloniki - Skiathos starts at  €47. The ticket price can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat type, cabin selection and vehicle transportation. On our page with the most frequently asked questions you will find information about offers and discounts for all types of tickets.

What's the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

There are 3 ferry itineraries per week from Thessaloniki to the Sporades until late September 2021, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The ferry departs 07:45 and reaches the island of Skiathos at around 11:05.

What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skiathos?

The distance between Thessaloniki and Skiathos is around 92 nautical miles or 171 km.

Am I allowed to travel from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

Check Ferryhopper and book cheap ferry tickets online to Skiathos and Sporades in just a few clicks. Compare prices and routes and organize your trip from Thessaloniki in just a few steps!

Agia Eleni beach in Skiathos

The crystal sea of the Agia Eleni beach in Skiathos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

  • We recommend that you be in the port of Thessaloniki at least 1.5 hours before departure, especially if you travel by car to Skiathos.
  • The port of Thessaloniki is located near the city center and you may need more time to travel to it during peak hours.
  • You can find more information and details about the holidays in Skiathos on our relevant page.
  • The Seajets vessels have a garage to transport your vehicle from Thessaloniki to Skiathos. Indicatively, vehicle tickets cost around €18 for a motorcycle and around €85 for a car.
  • Skiathos is one of the most famous islands of the Sporades and is well connected with the other islands of the group. On our Map of ferries you can see all ferry connections and travel combinations from Skiathos to Skopelos and Alonissos.

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

You can take the ferry to Skiathos from the port of Thessaloniki near the city center. The port is located approximately 16km from Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia” and 1km from the railway station. Getting to the port of Thessaloniki is very easy as there are frequent bus services and taxis. For those who want to reach the port by car, there is the port parking space 500m from the port gate.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies in Greece are usually quite flexible when it comes to 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 Skiathos.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


Unfortunately, the Seajets speedboats that run the route Thessaloniki - Skiathos do not have cabins.

Daily ferries from Thessaloniki to Skiathos