There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Skópelos by bus, ferry, car ferry, train 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, ferry  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Selanik
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos Flyingcat 4

$68 - $108

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  17 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

Train, ferry  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Halkalı Station to Kapıkule Station
  2. Take the train from Dikea to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

$99 - $145

Fly to Skiathos  •  8 h 34 min

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

$105 - $414

Fly to Thessaloniki, ferry  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IST - SKG
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos

$134 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Skópelos is to bus and ferry which costs 320 ₺ - 550 ₺ and takes 17 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Skópelos is to fly which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 490 ₺ - 2.000 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Skópelos is 492 km.

It takes approximately 17 h 16 min to get from Istanbul to Skópelos, including transfers.

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four 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
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Istanbul to Skiathos via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
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
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Halkalı Station to Kapıkule Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Dikea to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Selanik
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
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
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$55 - $75
Business
$70 - $80
Car ferry from Volos to Skopelos
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$29 - $40
Business
$37

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