The second largest island after Crete, in Greek archipelagos and the third after Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean. It is separated from the mainland of Greece with the Evian Gulf.




How to come to Skyros



The island of Skyros is connected with the rest of Greece with two possible ways. By ferry or by plane. 


By Ferry boat from the port of Kymi

You   arrive to port of Kymi   by car or by bus via Halkida (178 km.) or via Oropos-Eretria by ferry.

You follow the signs for Kymi’s port (attention: to the port and not to the city of Kymi.)

Arriving in the port of Kymi you get in the ferry «ACHILLEAS". (The company that issues tickets for the ferry is located at the port of Kymi).
Every day there is a connection between Skyros and Kymi.

The trip lasts about an hour and forty five minutes (1 hour and 45’)

The port of Skyros is named Linaria.

During the summer months, there is also connection from the port of Volos (Central Greece) and from the islands of Sporades,
with the same ferry,  three times a week.


By plane. With the companyAegean air, from the airport of Athens (three   times a week). The tickets are very cheap.,


You can find many connecting flights from abroad


Aegean air offers also the connection: Thessaloniki – Skyros


By Public Transportation (KTEL)

There are daily routes from the Bus Station in Athens to Kymi’s  port. The trip is about 160 km.


Bus Agency in Skyros: +30 22220-92123

Bus Agency in Athens: +30 210-8317153