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There are 6 ways to get from Ankara to Skiathos by plane, bus, ferry, train, car ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Skiathos (JSI)

Cheapest option

Train, bus, ferry via Gebze

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Larissa
  4. Take the train from Larissa to Volos
  5. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
  4. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Halkali
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Volos
  4. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Bursa
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
  5. Take the car ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Ankara to Mantoúdi
  2. Take the car ferry from Mantoúdi to Skiathos

Ankara (ESB) to Skiathos (JSI) flights

The flight time between Ankara (ESB) and Skiathos (JSI) is around 9h 11m and covers a distance of around 819 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 54m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 35m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Pegasus Airlines and others. Typically 50 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 17m
Layover time:
4h 54m
Total time:
9h 11m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 35m
Flight distance:
819 km
Flights per week:
50
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
166 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
03:55
Last flight departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ankara (ESB) to Skiathos (JSI) flight schedules

Turkey → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Turkey

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Turkey

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Greece

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Turkey

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skiathos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skiathos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Skiathos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Greece.

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Skiathos is to train and bus and ferry which costs 360 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 24h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Skiathos is to fly which costs 650 ₺ - 2.600 ₺ and takes 8h 5m.

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It is approximately 807 km to get from Ankara to Skiathos.

The best way to get from Ankara to Skiathos without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 24h 5m and costs 550 ₺ - 1.600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Ankara to Skiathos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Skiathos Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 35m and has one stopover.

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Condor Flugdienst, Volotea, Pegasus Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Skiathos Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Skiathos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs 11 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Skiathos.
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  • Distance: 807 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Skiathos, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines fly from Ankara to Skiathos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Sabiha Gokcen, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Gaziantep, Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Gaziantep, Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Ankara to Skiathos via Istanbul, Naples
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ankara to Bursa
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Larissa
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Website
KTEL Magnesias
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Bursa to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Volos to Skiathos
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €75
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€30 - €45
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€55 - €75
Economy
€17 - €23
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€35 - €50
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Skiathos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Anes Ferries
Car ferry from Mantoúdi to Skiathos
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Anes Ferries

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