Glossa to Thessaloniki Ferry

The Glossa Thessaloniki ferry route connects Skopelos Island with Greece. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Hellenic Seaways. The crossing operates up to 3 times each week with sailing durations from around 3 hours 30 minutes.

Glossa Thessaloniki sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Glossa - Thessaloniki Ferry Operators

  • Hellenic Seaways
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 30 min
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Glossa Guide

Located on the Greek island of Skopelos, in the Northern Sporades group of islands, the village of Glossa is in the north west of the island, around 11 km to the north west of Skopelos Town and 23 km from Hora. Often regarded as one of the most picturesque villages in the region, the village is characterised by narrow streets and paths and its traditional houses, with two floors, hanging wooden balconies and tiled roofs. The village, set in the mountains at around 300 m above sea level, has amazing views and has managed to avoid being affected by the modern way of life. It is still common to find the women folk of the village wearing traditional outfits called "foustanes".

Skopelos is connected by boat and flying dolphin/catamaran with the ports of Volos and Agios Konstantinos on the mainland and with the islands of Skiathos and Alonnisos. The crossing from Agios Konstantinos lasts about 2 hours by flying dolphin, from Skiathos a little less than 2 hours, and the trip to Alonnisos lasts about 25 minutes. Skopelos is also connected by flying dolphin and catamaran to the port of Thessaloniki with a journey time of 4 hours or by conventional ferry the trip lasts 6.5 hours.

Thessaloniki Guide

The Greek city of Thessaloniki is located in northern Greece and is the second largest city in Greece after Athens, the Greek capital, and is widely regarded as being the cultural capital of Greece. The city is also known as Salonica and is the perfect destination to be treated to luxuries such as excellent shopping, fine dining, a lively nightlife, some good museums and a good selection of concerts and other events, especially during the summer months. Popular attractions in the city include the historical White Tower, the Byzantine city walls, traditional Greek architecture and its picturesque waterfront that is lined with cafes and shops.

Although Thessaloniki may be an archaeological city with a number of ancient sites, it is also conveniently located to some lovely beaches, which often include a good selection of water sports. Most beaches are just a short drive away, and are clustered around the Thermaikos Gulf, with the most popular beaches being Angelochori, Aretsou, Galaxias, Nea Michaniona, Perea Beach and Platania, amongst others.