Skiathos port is 500 meters from Skiathos Mystery. It is connected daily with the ports of Volos and Agios Konstantinos. Agios Konstantinos is closer to Athens, 165 km, whereas Volos is 325 km away from Athens and 204 km from Thessaloniki. You may choose the conventional boat and a 2.30 or 3 hour trip, depending the departure port. From Volos is a bit closer, so the journey lasts about 2.30 hours. The high speed vessels will save you some time and you will reach the island in less than two hours. The companies that run the route are Hellenic Seaways, ANES, Aegean Flying Dolphins. Skiathos is also connected with the neighboring islands of Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros.
Skiathos airport, 'Alexandros Papadiamantis', is 2 km away from Skiathos Mystery. It is connected daily with Athens during summer season by Olympic Airlines. Moreover, regular or charter flights connect Skiathos with all major European cities, like Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Munich, Milan, Oslo, Prague, Stockholm, Vienna, Zurich and many more.
Getting around Skiathos
By car or motorbike
It is easy to rent one and explore the island, particularly the northern part which is remote.
There are three lines that run through the island, the red, green and blue. The all depart from Skiathos town center. The red line terminates to Koukounaries after 24 stops and this is a 14 km route lasting 30 minutes. The green line goes to Evangelistria Monastery and the blue line to Ksanemos beach.
By excursion boats
They depart from the old port at Skiathos town center and do the tour of the island or visits to nearby islands.
Contact numbers you may need
Tourist Police +30 2427023172
Health Centre +30 2427022222, +30 2427022040
Fire Brigade +30199, +30 2427021199, +30 2427021998
Taxi +30 2427021460, +30 2427023713
Drugstores +30 2427022988, +30 2427021230, +30 2427022666, +30 2427024090
Police +30 2427021111
Port Authority +30 2427022017
Customs +30 2427021177
Town Hall +30 2427022022, +30 2427022240, +30 2427023713 Fax +30 2427023150
Airport +30 2427022376 , +30 2427021885, +30 2427022049, +30 2427022229 Fax +30 2427024130
Post Office +30 2427022011
Papadiamanti's Museum +30 2427023843
Bourtzi Cultural Centre +30 2427023717