You can travel to the island of Skyros by ferry boat or by airplane. Below you will find information about travelling to Skyros.
The easiest way of travelling to Skyros is by the ferry boat. The port of Linaria has arrivals and departures on a daily basis. The ferry boat that operates between Skyros and the port of Kymi in Evia is operated by the "Skyros Shipping Company"
The ferry boat "Achilleas" is a modern and comfortable boat, capable of holding a large number of passengers and vehicles and in 1 hour and 40 min. makes you trip enjoyable.
If you are planning to visit Skyros with your car, then this will be the only option you can take and during the summer months you should make an early reservation at www.sne.gr.
Alternatively, you can travel on the ferry boat as a foot passenger, and rent a car during your stay or upon arrival at the port. On a daily basis, you can reach Kymi port of Evia by KTEL National Bus requesting bus for Skyros.
You can get to Kymi in Evia from the port of Oropos - Eretria, or either by via the capital town of Chalkida.
Below are some useful telephone numbers for the ferry boat to Skyros.
Ferry Boat Agency - Kymi Evia: ( + 30 ) 22220 22020 / 22522
Ferry Boat Agency - Skyros: ( + 30 ) 22220 91790
Ferry Boat Agency - Linaria Port: ( + 30 ) 22220 93465
KTEL National Bus ( + 30 ) 210 8317163 , 210-8317153
Located in the northern region of Skyros is the airport of the island. The Skyros Airport caters for both domestic and charter flights from across Europe. Flying to Skyros is a popular method of travel for those that are visiting from abroad. The international airport code of Skyros is SKU.
There are several flights a week with Aegean Airlines to Skyros that depart from the Athens International Airport. The airport of Thessaloniki in the North of Greece has flighs to Skyros that are operated by Sky Express ( + 30 ) 22220-91790, 91600.
Skyros Airport: ( + 30 ) 22220 91876