Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Important: as of now, no ferry schedules between Thessaloniki and Skopelos have been announced 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 Skopelos in the Sporades normally operate during the summer with weekly connections. Learn more about Thessaloniki - Skopelos connections on Ferryhopper and discover how to reach the Greek island with ease.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

Usually, there are up to 4 weekly ferry crossings from Thessaloniki to Skopelos during the high season.

Since there are no available crossings from Thessaloniki at the moment, you can reach Skopelos from Volos by the ferries of Seajets, Hellenic Seaways and Aegean Flying Dolphin.

What’s the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

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 timetables, as well as their availability and frequency, may vary depending on the season.

To browse all available ferry routes to Skopelos in real time, download for free the Ferryhopper App and book your ferry tickets in no time!

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos?

When the route is active, 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. 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.

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?

The ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Skopelos is typically served by high-speed ferries. The fastest ferry crossing to Skopelos 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 to Skopelos:

  • To visualize all the alternative ways to reach Skopelos by ferry, such as from the port of Volos, take a look at our interactive Map of ferries.
  • Keep in mind that there are 2 main ports in Skopelos: Glossa and Chora.
  • 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. 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 

In the past, ferries to Skopelos departed from the port of Thessaloniki, near the city center. However, as the route is inactive at the moment, you can catch a ferry from the mainland port of Volos, the nearest alternative option.

The port city of Volos is 3.5 hr from Athens and 2 hr from Thessaloniki by car. The city itself is also accessible by plan

Can I travel on the Thessaloniki - Skopelos ferry with a car?

Depending on the type of vessel taking to Skopelos, you can bring along your motor vehicle.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets, Hellenic Seaways and Alpha Flying Dolphins 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.


Most ferry connections to Skopelos are quite short and as such no cabins are available on the ferries. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Skopelos with confidence. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets to Skopelos

While the Thessaloniki - Skopelos ferry route is not available at the moment, you can browse alternative routes on Ferryhopper, pick the one that suits your needs and book your ferry tickets in real time, with no hidden fees.