Skiathos Port is the closest to Skopelos Island.
Shortest Trip from Skiathos (approx. 20-40 min) depending on ferry type:
Recommended if you already have a rental car waiting for you at this port. Reaching Skopelos town by car from here is approx. 30-40 min, (32km)
The ferry crossing is usually 45 – 90 min.
By far the most convenient port of arrival and the closest to Villa Nina.
A small port on the SW part of Skopelos.
The ferry crossing is approx. 40 – 60 min. Skopelos town is only 7 km from here.
It’s advisable to have a rental car waiting for your arrival here.
There maybe a municipality bus and some taxis.
If you fly into Athens Airport:
Closest Port of departure for Skopelos is Mantoudi (Evia).
There are buses departing from central Athens Bus Station, direct for Mantoudi.
Bus Duration: 2.5 hrs.
Alternatively, if you decide to rent a car, the duration of the trip will be approx. 1.5 – 2 hrs.
Other Ports to consider:
Glyfa Port (1.5 hrs from Athens – easier trip by car from Athens). Smaller ferry with a capacity for some cars. Only for Glossa Port.
Agios Konstantinos Port (very close to Glyfa port above).
Volos Port (longest distance from Athens, approx 3 hrs by rental car or 4.5 hrs by Bus from Athens).
Thessaloniki airport has seen a steady increase in incoming flights from most European destinations.
Many travellers use this airport to arrive at Skopelos. There is a steady ferry connection from Thessaloniki port to Skopelos for the past few years.
You can also take a bus from Thessaloniki to Volos in order to catch the next ferry leaving for Skopelos.
It is a longer trip and usually involves an overnight stay at Volos.
If your flight gets into Volos (Anchiallos Airport), you can use one of the airport shuttle buses (or a taxi), to get to Volos Port.
Ferry crossing times vary depending on type of vessel.
Usual duration: 3 – 4.5 hrs.
Agios Kon/nos Port