Here you can find all the information for transportation from/to Skiathos but also within the island.
All times are local and sorting order is by most regular public services first.
Last update on October 10, 2016 22:47 Local.

Air

effective October 1, 2016 till further notice (expect next change on October 25 2016 and for summer schedule in March 2017)

Regular aircraft type for flights between Athens and Skiathos is Dash 8 Q400. Since summer 2015, Olympic air increase the flights between Athens and Skiathos up to three per day, especially during very high season (July and august). Some of those flights subject to demand may use Airbus A320. During summer 2016 three daily flights are extended beyond July and August to June and September. For winter season 2016-2017 Skiathos market is changed a lot since as destination is no longer part of PSO routes (see details here). Since the market is open, we have two airlines between Athens and Skiathos for winter, Olympic Air and Sky Expres. The domestic traffic growth seen on 1st quarter 2017 passenger traffic statistics as we post on our blog here.  In 2017 (annual) we may see more increase on domestic traffic compared with 2016 because of Sky Express higher capacity ATR72-500 flights started by April 2017 as reported here.

Latest (updated May 13, 2017) domestic flight schedule from/to Skiathos belows:

Sea

There are several connections by sea between Skiathos and the mainland, but most of them during summer. All those connections are marked on the map below.

With black color are the lines operated all year round. With blue the seasonal services, and with red the routes of smaller charter vessels mainly during high season.

The two major ports connecting Sporades (Skiathos-Skopelos-Alonisos) with mainland are Volos (No1 on map) and Agios Konstantinos (No2). How ever the active connections all year round are two. The line from/to Volos (No1), served by ferry and flying dolphn and Mantoudi (No3).

For shedules and bookings between Volos and Skiathos with ferry contact:

www.hsw.gr (Ferry Boat of Hellenic Seaways) – Volos Tel.: +30 24210 23400, +30 24210 23415 – Skiathos Tel.: 24210 22209

www.anes.gr (Ferry Boat of ANES Lines) – Volos Tel.: +30 24211 03000 – Skiathos +30 24270 21732

For shedules and bookings between Volos and Skiathos with flying dolphins contact:

www.hsw.gr  – Volos Tel.: +30 24210 23400, +30 24210 23415 – Skiathos Tel.: 24210 22209

www.aegeanflyingdolphins.gr  – Skiathos +30 24270 21732

The scheduels between Agios Kontantinos and Sporades are active between early June and mid September every year. On skiathoslandings.com you will find updates for all those schedules every period of the year. On 2016 a new company enter the market with a ferry ship offering services from early May.

Subject to weather conditions Water Taxi services is available from Skiathos to several places but mainly there are three popular connecting points providing further access by road. Those places are Vassilika (No4), Platanias (No6) and Katigiorgis (No7). Details on Water Taxi section below.

Sea & Bus

The is also a route between Skiathos and Evia (Mantoudi No3 on map). This route may continue all year round according to the bookings. This particular route offers an excellent connection with bus from the port of Mantoudi directo to Athens Bus Central Station at Liosia.

Information about winter schedule (01 October 2016 to 01 April 2017) and bookings through the following contacts:

www.anes.gr (website of the shipping company)

Mandoudi office: Tel. +30 22270 23 336

Skiathos office: Tel. +30 24270 21 732

On skiathoslandings.com you will find updates for all those schedules every period of the year.

Sea – Water Taxi

At Skiathos is based a company offering water taxi services all year round, from any plance in Skiathos to Vassilika (Evia No4 on map), Katigiorgis and Platanias (Pilion, No6 and No7 respectively on the map). Base port of the water taxi vessels are in Koukounaries but during summer season they are serving several places on the island as you will find information on section for “Within Island Transportation”. Water Taxi service is provided all year round but operations may effected by weather contitions.

Air Taxi

For group of more that 4 persons there are Air Taxi operators with 4 up to 19 passengers aircraft capacity offering air taxi services on request, to/from Skiathos. You are welcome to contact us for a quotation.

Helicopter Charter

Chartering a helicopter is an expensive but extremely unique solution. According to the Greek legislation a helicopter is allowed to land on every place the pilot feels safe. So this, in terms of customer service, means that a landing spot could be your garden, an isolated beach, an uninhabited island (something like a piece of rock in the middle of know where) etc… There is a variety of helicopters capacity from a single passenger to six passengers. You are welcome to contact us for a quotation.

(Pilots visiting Skiathos with helicopter please see relevant section for information and further assistance)

Light Aircraft Charter

Chartering a light aircraft is the most cheap way to fly on-demand with airplane from/to the island.

There is a variety of light aircraft capacity from a single passenger to six passengers.

You are welcome to contact us for a quotation.

(Pilots visiting Skiathos with private aircraft please see relevant section for information and further assistance)