How to get from Alonissos to Skiathos by ferry

In the summer, there are between 5 and 6 ferries a day sailing from Alonissos to Skiathos in Greece, operated by 4 different ferry companies.

Alonissos Skiathos Ferry Route

The ferry route between the Sporades islands of Alonissos and Skiathos is a popular one during the tourist season (May though until October).

The reason for this is that Skiathos has a small international airport, and so visitors who have spent time on Alonissos often take the ferry over to Skiathos in order to catch their flight home.

Ferries on the Alonissos Skiathos route run every day of the week, and in the peak season there are 5 or 6 ferries per day.

You can check the latest timetables and prices for all the ferry companies offering an Alonissos to Skiathos ferry crossing at: Ferryscanner

SeaJets arriving at Skiathos

Ferry Companies Sailing Alonissos to Skiathos

Four different ferry companies operate the route between the Greek islands of Alonissos and Skiathos. Ferry tickets for all of them can be booked online in advance using Ferryscanner.

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Aegean Flying Dolphins: This unusual looking high speed ferry only takes foot passengers, so if you are traveling with a car you would need to take another boat instead. It’s quick vessel, taking just 1 hour and 25 minutes on the direct route from Alonissos to Skiathos. In the high season, Aegean Flying Dolphins sails once a day.

Aegean Flying Dolphins ferry in Alonissos Greece

Seajets: Also offering a once per day crossing from Alonissos to the island of Skiathos is SeaJets with their vessel Sporades Star. This large vessel takes vehicles, so if you are traveling with a car it’s a good option. Travel times are about 1 hour and 45 minutes. During August, and also according to seasonal demand, SeaJets may also offer another high speed vessel on this route.

Hellenic Seaways: Part of the Attica group (sometimes referred to as Blue Star Ferries), Hellenic Seaways operate the Express Skiathos from Alonissos to Skiathos and other islands in the Sporades group. Like SeaJets they also provide an extra vessel when demand is high, using one of their ChampionJet boats.

Magic Sea Ferries: This is a new ferry company has recently started sailing in the Sporades islands, and in 2022 offered a once a week crossing between Alonissos and Skiathos.

Note that although Anes Ferries do sail between Volos and the Sporades islands, they currently do not offer a direct ferry from Alonnisos to the Greek island of Skiathos.

All the information you need on times for routes and booking tickets can be found at: Ferryscanner

Tips For Taking The Alonissos Skiathos Ferries

Alonissos ferry port is within walking distance of the town. You can find it here on Google maps (it is sometimes known as Patitiri Port).

Patitiri port in Alonissos

Passengers should aim to be at the ferry port at least a half an hour before departure. It is strongly advised for you to purchase tickets a few days before you sail, particularly in the busy summer months of July and August.

The departure area at Alonissos has a small covered area for passengers, as well as a cafe – which may or may not be open!

Direct ferries from Alonissos to Skiathos mastill stop at Skopelos along the way – Make sure you get off the ferry at the right port!

You can check ferry ticket prices for this trip and other routes between the Greek islands at Ferryscanner.

Ferries to Skiathos arrive at the main port in Skiathos town. There is only one ferry port on Skiathos island.

Alonissos Skiathos Ferry Route FAQ

Some commonly asked questions about ferry connections between Alonissos and Skiathos include:

How long is the ferry from Alonissos to Skiathos?

The fastest ferry from Alonissos to Skiathos takes approximately 55 minutes while slower conventional ferries can take 1 hour and 45 minutes.

How do you get from Alonissos to Skiathos?

The only way to travel the route Alonissos to Skiathos is by ferry, and there are are four different ferry companies operating the route.

How much is the ferry from Alonissos to Skiathos?

The cost of ferry tickets for the trip from Alonissos to Skiathos is between 11.30 Euro and 23.50 Euros. The price may vary depending on the company, ferry type, and time of year.

What time is the last ferry from Alonissos to Skiathos?

During the summer, the last ferry leaves at just after 17.00.

Which ferry operators sail Alonissos Skiathos?

Four ferry operators sail between Alonissos and Skiathos: Aegean Flying Dolphins, SeaJets, Hellenic Seaways, and Magic Sea Ferries.

Alonissos Route to Skiathos

There are a few options for taking a ferry from Alonissos to Skiathos. August is the busiest month, and so this is when the most ferries sail. During this time, SeaJets operates 12 times per week, Hellenic Seaways operates 14 times per week, Aegean Flying Dolphins sail times a week, and Magic Sea Ferries have just the one weekly crossing.