Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The ferries that serve the route from Thessaloniki to Skiathos are weekly. In summer, you can find up to 4 crossings per week. The ferry company that usually operates on this connection 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.
Am I allowed to travel from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
Yes, traveling from Thessaloniki to Skiathos 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 Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki to Skiathos ferry connection is operational only during summer with up to 4 weekly sailings.
The earliest ferry departs from Thessaloniki around 07.00 and arrives at the port of Skiathos at 09:55.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry tickets range from €36,70 to €56,60. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.
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 at no extra cost.
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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 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. 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 Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry duration is approximately 3 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
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 2 hr 55 min.
What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skiathos?
The distance between the port of Thessaloniki and Skiathos is 92 nautical miles (around 171km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki to Skiathos
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki to Skiathos:
- The port of Thessaloniki located near the city center and you may need more time to travel to it during peak hours.
- We recommend that you be in the port of Thessaloniki at least 1 hour before departure, especially if you travel by car to Skiathos.
- Skiathos port is right in the heart of the island 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 Skopelos and Alonissos.
- Check out our destination pages for useful information about 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.
The Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia is located approximately 18km from the port and can be reached by taxi or bus. Bus route 01X passes through the center of Thessaloniki and makes a stop at the railway station. From there, you can catch bus 03K to get to the port.
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 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.
The majority of high-speed ferries 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.
Where can I book ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?
You can easily book Skiathos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Skiathos from Thessaloniki with just a few clicks.