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There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Skiathos by bus, plane, ferry, train, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Skiathos (JSI)

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Chambéry
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Volos
  4. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

3 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
  5. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Train, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Lancy-Bachet to Lausanne
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Larissa
  4. Take the bus from Larissa to Volos
  5. Take the car ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Annecy to Volos
  2. Take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Annecy to Skiathos by bus, train, walk and car ferry

The journey time between Annecy and Skiathos is around 4 days 21h and covers a distance of around 2525 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3 days 2h. The fastest journey normally takes 4 days 21h. Operated by Transalis, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Durmo Tours and others, the Annecy to Skiathos service departs from Annecy, Galbert and arrives in Skiathos. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
43h 35m
Layover time:
3 days 2h
Total time:
4 days 21h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4 days 21h
Journey distance:
2525 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
311 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:19
Last service departs at:
12:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Skiathos bus, train, walk and car ferry schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Skiathos is to bus and ferry which costs €85 - €180 and takes 41h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Annecy to Skiathos is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost €140 - €750 and takes 9h 59m.

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The distance between Annecy and Skiathos is 1603 km.

The best way to get from Annecy to Skiathos without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 41h 33m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 9h 59m to get from Annecy to Skiathos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Skiathos Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Skiathos is 1h ahead of Annecy. It is currently 4:57 PM in Annecy and 5:57 PM in Skiathos.

Edelweiss Air, Jet2.com, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva 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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Map of how to get from Annecy to Skiathos.
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  • Distance: 1603.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 59m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Skiathos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Annecy to Skiathos. However, you can take the bus to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière, take the walk to Geneva airport, then fly to Skiathos. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Annecy to Skiathos via Chambéry, Sofia, Volos, and Volos in around 41h 33m.

Airlines
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Geneva to Skiathos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Skiathos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €1700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Skiathos via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Skiathos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€250 - €460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lancy-Bachet to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annecy to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Bus operators
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Chambéry to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Chambéry to Sofia
Ave. Duration
24h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Volos
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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
Bus from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
KTEL Magnesias
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Lausanne to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Kumanovo to Larissa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Schedules at
siamostours.com
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
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

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