Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Important: as of now, no ferry schedules between Thessaloniki and Skiathos have been published for 2024. Any available departures will be made available on Ferryhopper as soon as they are announced.

When the route is active, ferries between Thessaloniki and Skiathos in the Sporades normally operate during the summer with weekly connections. Learn more about Thessaloniki - Skiathos connections on Ferryhopper and discover how to reach the Greek island with ease.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

Usually, the ferries that serve the seasonal route from Thessaloniki to Skiathos travel up to 4 times per week. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Seajets.

While there are no announced departures at the moment, you can check back on our page to find real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Thessaloniki - Skiathos crossing as soon as they become available.

What's the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

When it is active, the Thessaloniki to Skiathos ferry connection is in operation only during the summer with up to 4 weekly sailings.

Ferries depart from Thessaloniki around 07.00 and arrive at the port of Skiathos at 10:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry tickets normally start at €40. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts and offers.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skiathos from Thessaloniki. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden costs.

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

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to Skiathos?

The Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry duration is approximately 3 hr. This may change depending on the weather conditions, however.

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

Yes, there are normally high-speed ferries from Thessaloniki to Skiathos. The fastest ferry to Skiathos makes the trip in roughly 3 hr.

What's the distance between Thessaloniki and Skiathos?

The distance between the port of Thessaloniki and Skiathos is 92 nautical miles (around 171 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Skiathos from Thessaloniki

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip to Skiathos:

  • On our Ferryhopper App, you can browse all alternative ways to get to Skiathos, as the route is inactive at the moment.
  • Skiathos’ port is right in the heart of the island's capital. You can find many restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and cafés in the port area. 
  • You can check our Map of ferries and discover island-hopping options from Skiathos to the neighboring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • Check out our dedicated guide about planning a vacation in Skiathos.

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

Ferries to Skiathos depart from the port of Thessaloniki. The passenger port is located between docks 1 and 2. They are the ones closest to the city center, on the southeast side of the port. 

You can get to the passenger port through the main gate on Navarchou Kountouriotou and Salaminos Street. The ferry terminals are very close to the port entrance and can be easily reached on foot or by car.

Tip: the Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” is located approximately 18 km from the port, connected by buses and taxis.

Can I travel on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skiathos.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets are normally 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 Skiathos.

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.


The majority of the high-speed ferries traveling to Skiathos do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Skiathos, depending on the company and type of vessel. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book ferry tickets from Thessaloniki to Skiathos

While there are no Thessaloniki - Skiathos ferry routes at the moment, you can browse all crossings to Skiathos from other ports and islands on Ferryhopper, and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.