Ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Volos and Skiathos in the Sporades operate all year long with up to 4 daily crossings during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets for Greek destinations on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Volos to Skiathos

Volos Skiathos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:30 Last trip: 18:15 Average duration: 2h 1m Price range: 24.70 € - 41.00 €
Skiathos Volos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:45 Last trip: 22:40 Average duration: 1h 56m Price range: 24.70 € - 41.00 €

Is there a ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The ferries that serve the route from Volos to Skiathos are daily. In summer, you can find up to 4 crossings per day. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Hellenic Seaways, Seajets and Aegean Flying Dolphins.

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 - Skiathos crossing on Ferryhopper. 

What's the ferry schedule from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos to Skiathos ferry route is frequent throughout the whole year with up to 4 daily sailings in the summer months.

The earliest ferry departs from Volos around 07:30, while the last scheduled trip to Skiathos from Volos is at 18:15.

Tip: in the off-season months, you can mostly find departures to Skiathos early in the morning, with decreased ferry frequency.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The price of a Volos - Skiathos ferry ticket ranges from €24 to €41. The final cost depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Skiathos from Volos. Browse all of our ferry routes in real time, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

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


Traveling from Volos to Skiathos is easy, comfortable and budget-friendly, as you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets, thanks to the available discounts. Year-round, the ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following indicative 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 Skiathos?

The Volos - Skiathos ferry duration varies between 1 hr 25 min and almost 2.5 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

Yes, you can travel by high-speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos. The fastest ferry to Skiathos makes the trip in 1 hr 25 min.

What's the distance between Volos and Skiathos?

The distance between the port of Volos and Skiathos is 41 nautical miles (approximately 76 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skiathos

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

  • The port of Volos is located 15-20 min from the city bus and train stations. The passenger terminal is within walking distance from the city center.
  • The port of Skiathos is right in the heart of the island's capital. You can find many restaurants, shops and cafés in the port area. 
  • You can check our Map of ferries and discover island-hopping options from Skiathos to Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • Here, you can find more information and travel tips about planning a vacation in Skiathos.

Where to take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

You can catch the ferry to Skiathos from the mainland 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 40 km 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 ferry from Volos to Skiathos with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos and explore the island at own your pace.

Ferry Luggage

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


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

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Volos 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 Volos to Skiathos

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