The Volos Skopelos ferry route connects Greece with Skopelos Island and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Hellenic Seaways service runs up to 11 times per week with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 45 minutes while the Anes Ferries service runs up to 4 times per week with a duration from 4 hr 30 min.
So that’s a combined 15 sailings on offer per week on the Volos Skopelos route between Greece and Skopelos Island. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Volos Skopelos route is a car and 2 passengers.
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.
The beautiful Greek island of Skopelos lies in the Aegean Sea and is located between the island of Skiathos and the island of Alonissos and is popular with tourists, especially with families and couples. The island is perhaps most famous for its role in the Hollywood movie Mamma Mia, where some scenes were filmed on the island. Especially well known is the Church of Agios Ioannis Kastri, which is know sometimes referred to as the Mamma Mia Church. The island's beaches are lovely and have war, crystal clear waters and are perfect for spending lazy days in the sun on. The island's port is located in Skopelos Town and along with Glossa are the two main villages on the island. Both are built on a hill and provide visitors with spectacular views of the Aegean Sea.
The island is served by hydrofoils and ferries from the ports of Volos Magnesia and Agios Konstantinos, Phthiotis on mainland Greece which also allows connections to and from Alonissos and Skiathos. In summer there is also a ferry to and from Kymi in Euboea.