Ferry from Volos to Skyros

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Important: at the moment, there are no ferry schedules to Skyros from Volos with or without an intermediate stop.

Usually, there are indirect daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skyros with the sailing duration being approximately 11 hr. Find all relevant information about the Volos - Skyros ferry route on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Volos to Skyros

Volos Skyros Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:45 Last trip: 18:00 Average duration: 5h 1m Price range: 28.00 € - 41.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Volos to Skyros?

Ferry routes to Skyros from Volos are indirect and usually include a layover in Skopelos or Alonissos, where you’ll have to switch ferries. This depends on the season, and whether indirect crossings are in operation.

What's the ferry schedule from Volos to Skyros?

In the summer season, it is usually easier to plan an indirect ferry trip to Skyros from Volos, as there is increased ferry frequency and more convenient connections.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skyros?

The price of the Volos - Skyros ferry route depends on the intermediate stop and the company you’re traveling with. The combined ferry cost also depends on the available offers/discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for your ferry trip to the Sporades. 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.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Volos to Skyros?

On average, the duration of the whole trip from Volos to Skyros is around 11 hr.

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

Depending on the company and the indirect itinerary you’ve chosen for your trip to Skyros, ferries can be either conventional or high-speed.

What's the distance between Volos and Skyros?

The distance between Volos and Skyros translates to 80 nautical miles (149 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skyros

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

  • As an alternative, you can reach the mainland port of Kymi and then catch a ferry to Skyros. Take a look at the Kymi - Skyros ferry route here.
  • Make sure to add our Skyros travel guide to your reading list and take your holidays there to the next level.
  • On our interactive Map of ferries, you can explore the many island-hopping options of the Sporades and plan unforgettable experiences.

Where to take the ferry from Volos to Skyros

You can catch the ferry to Skyros 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 Skyros with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Volos to Skyros and explore the island at your own pace. Given that this is the largest island of the Sporades, moving around by car is highly recommended.

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 to Skyros.

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.


Depending on the vessel serving each leg of the indirect Volos - Skyros ferry route, you can book a cabin for maximum comfort. Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Skyros, 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 Skyros

At the moment, there are no ferries to Skyros from Volos. Make sure to download the Ferryhopper App for free, and book your ferry tickets once they become available.