There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Skópelos by bus, car ferry, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Larissa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Volos
  3. Take the car ferry from Volos to Skiathos
  4. Take the ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos Aqua Blue

$70 - $106

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Larissa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Volos
  3. Take the car ferry from Volos to Skopelos

Fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Skiathos (JSI) IST - JSI

$146 - $476

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Skópelos is to bus and ferry which costs 430 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 20 h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Skópelos is to fly which costs 900 ₺ - 3.000 ₺ and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Skópelos is 492 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Skópelos without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 17 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 9 min to get from Istanbul to Skópelos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Airport to Skiathos Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Skópelos is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:51 PM in Istanbul and 1:51 PM in Skópelos.

Condor Flugdienst, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Skiathos Airport.

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There are 650+ hotels available in Skópelos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Skópelos.
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  • Distance: 307.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 9 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Skópelos, Thessaly, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Skópelos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Istanbul to Skiathos via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Larissa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Larisas
Phone
2410 567.600
Website
ktellarisas.gr
Bus from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ktellarisas.gr
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Skiathos
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$14 - $19
Business
$17
Car ferry from Volos to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$24 - $35
Business
$31
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Skiathos
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
anes.gr
Car ferry from Volos to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
anes.gr
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95

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