Promenade at the port of Volos

Ferry from Volos to Skopelos

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Volos to Skopelos by ferry

The ferry route from Volos to Skopelos is in operation throughout the year. Ferry tickets for the Volos - Skopelos route start at €20.5. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Volos to Skopelos*

Is there a ferry from Volos to Skopelos?

You can catch a ferry from Volos to Skopelos year-round. Ferries from Volos travel to 2 ports in Skopelos: Chora and Glossa. Normally, there are around 10 weekly crossings all year long and up to 3 daily ferry crossings during the summer. The route is usually serviced by 3 ferry companies: Aegean Flying Dolphins, Blue Star Ferries and Anes Ferries.

How long is the ferry ride from Volos to Skopelos?

The Volos to Skopelos ferry duration ranges from approximately 2 hr to 4 hr. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions, the destination port and the type of vessel. The port of Glossa is closer to Volos.

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

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skopelos. The fastest ferry to Skopelos makes the trip in approximately 2 hr.

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skopelos?

The Volos - Skopelos ferry price ranges from approximately €20.5 to €41. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Volos to Skopelos?

There are 1-3 daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skopelos during the summer. The earliest ferry usually departs from Volos at 07:45 and arrives in Skopelos at 11:00, while the latest scheduled trip to Skopelos from Volos is at 19:00, arriving at 21:40.

Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Volos to Skopelos on our fare search engine.

What’s the distance between Volos and Skopelos?

The distance between Volos and Skopelos is 46 nautical miles (approximately 90km).

Am I allowed to travel from Volos to Skopelos?

For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Volos to Skopelos?

You can easily book cheap Volos - Skopelos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Volos to Skopelos in just 4 clicks!

Milia beach in Skopelos

The paradisiacal Milia beach in Skopelos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skopelos

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skopelos:

  • The port of Volos is located 15-20 minutes from the city bus and train stations. The port passenger terminal is within walking distance from the city center.
  • On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Skopelos to Skiathos and Alonissos.
  • Find more information about Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Skopelos.
  • The port area in Volos gets quite busy and it may be challenging to find secure parking. Book parking at the port of Volos in advance to make sure you have a smooth trip.
  • There are 2 main ports in Skopelos: Glossa and Chora. Ferries from Volos travel to both ports on the island. Occasionally, depending on the weather conditions, ferries may travel the port of Agnontas as well.
  • For more information about the trip to Skopelos, arrival ports and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!

Where to take the ferry from Volos to Skopelos

You can catch the ferry to Skopelos from the port of Volos in Thessaly. Volos Port is located in the city center and it is accessible on foot from most points of interest. The airport of Volos is 40km from the port. If you’re traveling to Volos by plane, train or bus, you can catch a local bus or a taxi to the port. The port city of Volos is 3.5 hr from Athens and 2 hr from Thessaloniki by car.

Ferry Luggage

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 from Volos 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 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries for a more comfortable journey.

Daily ferries from Volos to Skopelos