The island of Skyros is located in the Aegean sea and is part of the Sporades chain of islands. The two ways of reaching the island of Skyros are by ferry or plane. Travelling to Skyros by ferry is the most popular choice.
The Skyros Shipping Company, who run a daily service connecting Skyros with the port of Kymi on the island of Evia, operates the Skyros ferry service.
The ferry takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes from Kymi to reach the port of Linaria in Skyros. The Achilleas ferryboat is a modern vessel and provides travelers with a comfortable journey to and from Skyros.
You can visit the website of the Skyros Shipping Co at www.sne.gr to check ticket prices and the ferry timetable. You can also call them on ( + 30 ) 22220 91789.
The port of Kymi is situated on the eastern coast of Evia, approximately 140km from the city of Athens. There are national bus services that connect Kymi with locations all around Greece.
There are a number of domestic flights that operate to and from the island of Skyros. Aegean Air, who have a number of flights throughout the week, operates the route between Athens and Skyros. You can find more information at the Aegean Air website – aegeanair.com.
There is also a route connecting the city of Thessaloniki in the North of Greece with Skyros, and this is operated by Sky Express, who have three flights a week. You can find more details on the Sky Express website - www.skyexpress.gr.