Calm sandy beach in Skopelos

Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

Tickets & Schedules

How to get from Thessaloniki to Skopelos by ferry

Find ferries to Skopelos from Thessaloniki throughout the summer of 2021. The cost of the ferry ticket starts from €48, while the duration of the ferry ride is close to 4.5 hours. Continue to learn all the details and information about the connection Thessaloniki - Skopelos.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Skopelos*

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

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

Please note that the ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Skopelos 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 Skopelos?

The Thessaloniki - Skopelos ferry ride lasts approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes.

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

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

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

The cost of the simple ferry ticket for the route Thessaloniki - Skopelos starts at €48. 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 Skopelos?

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 Skopelos at around 12:05.

What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skopelos?

The distance between Thessaloniki and Skopelos is around 98 nautical miles or 182 km.

Am I allowed to travel from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

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 Skopelos?

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

Skopelos Town

Chora of Skopelos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

  • We recommend that you be in the port of Thessaloniki at least 1.5 hours before departure, especially if you travel by car to Skopelos.
  • 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 Skopelos on our relevant page.
  • The Seajets vessels have a garage to transport your vehicle from Thessaloniki to Skopelos. Indicatively, vehicle tickets cost around €21 for a motorcycle and around €100 for a car.
  • Skopelos belongs to the Sporades and is well connected with the other islands of the group. On our Map of ferries you can organize island hopping from Skopelos to Skiathos, Alonissos and Skyros very easily.

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

You can take the ferry to Skopelos 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 Skopelos.

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 - Skopelos do not have cabins.

Daily ferries from Thessaloniki to Skopelos