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Travel to Skopelos
Although Skopelos has no airport it is as easy as pie to travel here seeing as the island is close to Skiathos that has international airport, and very good boat connections with Skopelos. It's as easy to get here independently as it is to go on a package-holiday.
BY CHARTER FLIGHTS
It is possible to go on a package-holiday from several countries, check with your tour operator if they arrange trips to Skopelos. The plane lands on Skiathos where you are greeted by a guide who will make sure you come to the port and on board the boat to Skopelos.
The port of Skiathos is below the red arrow. From there, the boats goes to Skopelos.
BY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
Go by air to Skiathos and continue by ferry to Skopelos. The taxis are waiting outside the airport terminal on Skiathos, the trip to the port takes less than 5 minutes and costs around 6 Euro. Another - definitely not as good - option is to fly to Athens, travel on by bus to Agios Konstantinos and then continue by catamaran to Skopelos.
BY DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
The nearest domestic airport lies on Skiathos. From Skiathos you can fly to/from Athens.
The port in Skopelos town.
BY CATAMARAN AND FERRY
Skopelos has very good boat connections with Skiathos and Alonissos. During the summer months, it runs up to seven boats per day to/from Skiathos and Alonissos. Choose between fast catamarans or regular ferries. Skopelos also has a boat connection with Thessaloniki during the summer months.
It takes between 50-75 minutes to Skiathos depending on which boat you choose, to Alonissos it takes between 20-40 minutes. The fast catamarans costs twice as much as regular ferries.
Express Skiathos which services Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos.
There are three ports in Skopelos: Agnontas, Skopelos Town and Loutraki (Glossa). The travelling times above apply from Skopelos Town. The port at Agnontas is only used in bad weather, when the boats have difficulties to call at Skopelos Town. The port of Loutraki is called Glossa in the timetables.
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