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Ferry from Volos to Skiathos

The Volos to Skiathos ferry route is provided by 4 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Volos to Skiathos is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Volos to Skiathos ferry duration can range between 1 hour 25 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Volos to Skiathos Ferry Schedules

On average there are 38 ferry weekly sailings from Volos to Skiathos. Hellenic Seaways provide up to 14 weekly sailings, Anes Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings, Aegean Flying Dolphins provide up to 6 weekly sailings and SeaJets provide up to 11 weekly sailings. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.

Volos to Skiathos High Speed Ferry


The fastest ferry from Volos to Skiathos is with Aegean Flying Dolphins. There is a high speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos via the Flyingcat, which is available with Hellenic Seaways.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

There are no cabins on ferries from Volos to Skiathos.

Volos to Skiathos Ferry Price

Ferry price from Volos – Skiathos can range between $54 and $294 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $107, prices can range between $54 and $165. The average price with a car is $242. Car prices can range between $158 and $354. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Tickets

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the Volos Skiathos ferry.

With 6 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is 1 alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

Volos to Skiathos Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Greece to Sporades Islands page.
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Volos - Skiathos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 4
Operators Aegean Flying Dolphins, Anes Ferries, Hellenic Seaways & SeaJets
Average Price $245*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 13
Average Sailing Duration 1h 51m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 25m
First Ferry 07:30
Last Ferry 18:15
Distance 34 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Volos to Skiathos is approximately 2h 12m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The average price of a ferry from Volos to Skiathos is approximately $245. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Volos to Skiathos can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Volos to Skiathos?

There are currently 4 popular ferry operators travelling from Volos to Skiathos. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anes Ferries
  • Aegean Flying Dolphins
  • SeaJets

How can I book ferry tickets from Volos to Skiathos?

Ferries from Volos to Skiathos are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Volos to Skiathos with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Aegean Flying Dolphins
  • SeaJets

Can you take your car on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Volos to Skiathos with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets

How far is Skiathos from Volos?

Volos to Skiathos is approximately 34 nautical miles distance apart.

Volos Guide

The Greek city and port of Volos is located in Thessaly of mainland Greece and is around 325 km to the north of Athens and 215 km to the south of Thessaloniki. The town's port is the region's only access to the sea and the town is the capital of the Magnesia region. Volos' port is one of the newest ports in Greece with many of its buildings being constructed after 1955, when an earthquake destroyed much of what was there before. The University of Thessaly is located in the city which is also a centre for manufacturing, services and tourism for the region. The city played an important role in the 2004 Olympic Games as since then has also hosted other athletic events such as the European Athletics Championships. The city also hosted the 7th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in July and August 2013.

The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful in Greece and its long history can be seen in its buildings. The many mansions, municipal buildings, museums, early 20th century industrial buildings and lovely churches all combine to make Volos a place worth visiting.

From the city's port, ferry services depart to Skiathos, Alonissos, Glossa and Skopelos.


Skiathos Guide

The small Greek island of Skiathos lies in the Aegean Sea and measures approximately 12 km in length and 6 km wide, with a total land area of roughly 50 sq. km. It forms part of the Sporades group of islands and is that island chain's smallest inhabited island where most of the population is located around its south coast. In this part of the island the hills are generally much gentler than the more rugged northern part of the island. Much of the island's interior is covered by Pine forests and is a great deal Greener than most of the other Greek islands in the Mediterranean. The island's main towns are Skiathos and Koukounaries.

The island can trace its inhabited history back to ancient times when it was founded in the 7th or 7th centuries BC by the Ionians. Over subsequent centuries Skiathos has been ruled by a number of different civilisations including the Athenians, the Spartans, the Macedonians, the Romans, the Byzantine, the Venetians and the Ottomans.

Skiathos is connected by conventional ferry and high speed ferry to Thessaloniki, the other islands in the Sporades, the islands of the Cyclades and to Crete.


Volos to Skiathos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/17/2024 and 6/23/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 07:30 09:45 2 hours 15 minutes Sat
SeaJets 07:30 09:50 2 hours 20 minutes Sun
SeaJets 08:45 11:00 2 hours 15 minutes Mon, Sun
SeaJets 08:45 11:05 2 hours 20 minutes Sat
Aegean Flying Dolphins 14:00 15:25 1 hour 25 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Aegean Flying Dolphins 16:00 17:25 1 hour 25 minutes Mon
SeaJets 18:00 20:15 2 hours 15 minutes Sat
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