Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The ferries that serve the seasonal route from Thessaloniki to Skiathos travel up to 4 times per week. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Seajets.
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 Thessaloniki - Skiathos crossing on Ferryhopper.
What's the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki to Skiathos ferry connection is in operation only during the summer with up to 4 weekly sailings.
Ferries depart from Thessaloniki around 07.00 and arrive at the port of Skiathos at 10:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry tickets start at €40. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts and offers.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skiathos from Thessaloniki. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden costs.
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Traveling from Thessaloniki to Skiathos is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 9 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.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry duration is approximately 3 hr. This may change depending on the weather conditions, however.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos. The fastest ferry to Skiathos makes the trip in roughly 3 hr.
What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skiathos?
The distance between the port of Thessaloniki and Skiathos is 92 nautical miles (around 171 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Skiathos from Thessaloniki
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki 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.
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Thessaloniki at least 1 hr before departure, especially if you wish to bring along your car to Skiathos.
- Skiathos’ port is right in the heart of the island's capital. You can find many restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and cafés in the port area.
- You can check our Map of ferries and discover island-hopping options from Skiathos to the neighboring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos.
- Check out our dedicated guide about planning a vacation in Skiathos.
Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos
You can catch the ferry to Skiathos from the port of Thessaloniki. The passenger port is located between docks 1 and 2. They are the ones closest to the city center, on the southeast side of the port.
You can get to the passenger port through the main gate on Navarchou Kountouriotou and Salaminos Street. The ferry terminals are very close to the port entrance and can be easily reached on foot or by car.
Tip: the Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” is located approximately 18 km from the port, connected by buses and taxis.
Can I travel on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos with a car?
Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos.
Ferry companies like Seajets are normally 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.
The majority of the high-speed ferries traveling to Skiathos do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos, depending on the company and type of vessel. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Book ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to Skiathos
You can easily book Skiathos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare prices and schedules, and book your ferry to Skiathos from Thessaloniki easily, quickly and conveniently.