Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos ?
Yes, there are usually 4 weekly ferry crossings from Thessaloniki to Skopelos during the high season. There are only high-speed ferries on this route, operated by 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 - Skopelos crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel to Skopelos from Thessaloniki?
Yes, traveling from Thessaloniki to Skopelos by ferry 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 Skopelos ?
During the high season there are up to 4 weekly ferry crossings on the Thessaloniki - Skopelos route.
The ferry departs from the port of Thessaloniki at 07:00, arriving at the port of Skopelos at 10:40.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?
The cost of a single ferry ticket starts at €57.60. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skopelos 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 Skopelos by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 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 Skopelos ?
The ferry ride lasts approximately 3.5 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos ?
Yes, the ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Skopelos is served by high-speed ferries. The fastest ferry to Skopelos from Thessaloniki takes about 3.5 hr.
What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skopelos ?
The distance from Thessaloniki to the port of Skopelos is around 98 nautical miles (around 182km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki and Skopelos
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Thessaloniki to Skopelos:
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Thessaloniki at least 1.5 hours prior to your ferry departure, especially if you travel with your vehicle.
- There are 2 main ports in Skopelos: Glossa and Chora. Ferries from Thessaloniki usually arrive at Glossa port.
- Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills.
- 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 nearby islands such as 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.
Can I travel on the Thessaloniki - Skopelos ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle on the ferries from Thessaloniki to Skopelos.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding 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.
Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend luggage up to 50kg to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The trip to Skopelos is quite short and Seajets high-speed ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Skopelos from Thessaloniki. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to Skopelos
You can easily book Skopelos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Skopelos from Thessaloniki with just a few clicks.