Skiathos can be easily reached by both air and sea.
All year, there are Scheduled Flights via the Greek mainland (Athens and Thessaloniki)
Charter Flights fly direct to the island between May and October only:
SCHEDULED FLIGHTS (via Athens & Thessalonika):
Most major airlines operate flights to Mainland Greece from worldwide destinations.
From the UK, Easy Jet, arguably the cheapest, offer flights to Athens, from London Gatwick as low as £44.99 one way in May (if booked early enough). Aegean Air and British Airways fly from London Heathrow regularly (at least once a day) and often offer ‘super saver’ deals.
Connecting flights to Skiathos are with Olympic Airlines only. Tickets are approx. 60 euros one way ( ferry/coach tickets from the mainland are comparable).
CHARTER FLIGHTS (direct to Skiathos, May – October only)
‘All-inclusive’ holiday companies, such as Thomas Cook, Thompson and Olympic Holidays, fly direct to Skiathos from several UK destinations but tickets can be purchased on a ‘flight only’ basis. There are a few carriers to choose from too, such as Monarch and Tor Air .
Several charter companies operate from other European countries and Scandinavia – and Cyprus, too.
Ferries, ‘Flying Dolphins’ and Sea Cats, operate regular services to Skiathos from the Greek mainland ports of:
VOLOS (5 hours by regular coach service from Athens),
AGHIOS KONSTANTINOS (2 1/2 hours by bus from Athens)
THESSALONIKI , at times, throughout the year..
You can find prices and timetables here:
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