Ferry from Volos to Skopelos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
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 4 daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skopelos during the high season.
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 Volos - Skopelos crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel to Skopelos from Volos?
Yes, traveling from Volos 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 Volos to Skopelos?
During the high season there are up to 4 daily ferry crossings on the Volos - Skopelos route.
The earliest ferry departs from the port of Volos at 07:45, arriving in Skopelos at 11:35. The latest departure is usually at 16:00, arriving in Skopelos at 18:35.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Volos to Skopelos?
The Volos - Skopelos ferry price ranges from €38 to €51. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, or the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skopelos from Volos. 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.
For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Volos 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. 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 Volos to Skopelos?
The ferry ride lasts from approximately 2.5 hr to almost 4 hr depending on the type of vessel and its itinerary.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skopelos ?
Yes, during summer you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skopelos. The fastest ferry to Skopelos from Volos takes about 2.5 hr.
What's the distance between Volos and Skopelos?
The distance from Volos to Skopelos is 46 nautical miles (approximately 90km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skopelos
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skopelos:
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Volos at least 45 minutes prior to your ferry departure, especially if you travel with your vehicle.
- Island hopping around Skopelos is a great idea! Check our Map of ferries to discover ferry connections from Skopelos to nearby islands such as Alonissos and Skiathos.
- 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.
- 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 to the port of Agnontas as well. Make sure to check the port of arrival.
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.
Can I travel on the Volos - Skopelos ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in some of the ferries from Volos 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 many ferries don’t even 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 Volos, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. 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 Volos 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 Volos with just a few clicks.