Reaching Skiathos by plane is the most convenient way. Skiathos airport also known as “Alexandros Papadiamantis Airport” is a medium sized Greek airport, serving both domestic and international flights. Domestic flights from Athens and Thessaloniki come daily to Skiathos airport. The price is affordable especially, if you book in advance. At the moment, two Greek airlines are in charge of these routes. There are also plenty of flights that come directly from many European cities. So, there are non-stop flights from Skiathos to 29 destinations in 7 countries. Skiathos is directly connected with London (Gatwick airport), Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol in the UK, Amsterdam, Rome, Vienna, Belgrade, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and many others.
Another way to reach Skiathos is by taking a boat from Volos or Agios Konstantinos. They run daily and are either high speed boats or conventional ferries that can carry cars, as well as passengers. These ferries also connect Skiathos with the other islands of the Sporades complex, meaning Skopelos and Alonissos. The distance between the three islands is about an hour.
In order to reach the ports of either Volos or Agios Konstantinos, you need to take a bus from the center of Athens. The journey to Agios Konstantinos is about two hours and to Volos four hours. Many tourists are taken off by the idea of changing transportation from a bus to a ferry and prefer the direct flight option. Many Skiathos hotels offer the option to transfer their guests from port or airport.
The telephone number of Skiathos airport is +302427029105, Fax: +302427024130
The telephone number of port authority of Skiathos is +302427022017 , Fax: +302427023720