Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Thessaloniki and Skopelos in the Sporades operate during the summer with weekly connections. Learn all about the ferry route, find the departure that suits you best and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Thessaloniki Skopelos Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 07:00 Average duration: 3h 55m Price range: 40.30 € - 115.20 €
Skopelos Thessaloniki Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 16:10 Last trip: 17:10 Average duration: 3h 50m Price range: 40.30 € - 115.20 €
Ferry companies SEAJETS

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

Yes, there are usually up to 4 weekly ferry crossings from Thessaloniki to Skopelos during the high season. The seasonal route is operated by the high-speed ferries of 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 route on Ferryhopper. 

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. 

Normally, the ferry departs from the port of Thessaloniki at 07:00 in the morning, arriving at the port of Skopelos just before 11:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

The cost of a single Thessaloniki - Skopelos ferry ticket starts at €40. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers 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 with no hidden fees.

For more info, check out our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.


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 company offers 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 to the island of Skopelos lasts approximately 3.5-4 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 crossing to Skopelos from Thessaloniki takes around 3.5 hr

What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skopelos?

The distance from the mainland port of Thessaloniki to the island of Skopelos is around 98 nautical miles (around 182 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Skopelos from Thessaloniki

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 hr before 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 the port of Glossa.
  • 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 anti-nausea pills with you.
  • 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 16 km from Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia” and 1 km 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 a port parking space 500 m 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 Luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets 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 50 kg to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Skopelos is quite short and as such, Seajets high-speed ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.

Pet travel

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.

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