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Express Skiathos

Operated by Hellenic Seaways on the Alonissos Chora, Alonissos Glossa, Alonissos Skiathos, Alonissos Volos, Chora Glossa, Chora Skiathos, Chora Volos, Glossa Skiathos, Glossa Volos & Skiathos Volos routes

The passenger car ferry Express Skiathos was built in 1996 in Greece and is the smallest conventional ferry operated by Hellenic Seaways. Express Skiathos has a passenger capacity of 1390 passengers and can carry up to 184 cars in its garages. The ship has four outer decks which can be accessed by passengers wishing to take in a different view whilst travelling, on decks 1 and 2 there is plenty of outer seating available.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

There are no cabins on board however seating is available to book in three different lounges, Economy class 1, Economy class 2 or A class. All lounges are equipped with a bar area to purchase refreshments from.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Express Skiathos guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Express Skiathos Reviews

3.9
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97% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:3.9
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  • Punctuality:4.3
  • Cleanliness:4.0
  • "Ferry from Glossa to Skiathos "

    Booked ferry tickets via Direct Ferries - very straightforward process and received instant confirmation email. Able to check in online with ferry company so no need to collect tickets at port. Will definitely use this booking process again

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    Reviewed by Tracy who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Comfortable trip and fairly friendly staff "

    As usual, had a comfortable trip. The staff was fairly friendly. Punctuality.

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Excellent service"

    Excellent value and efficiency. As a Brit watching (and being part of) the loading and unloading of the ferry is something else. Lots of waving Greeks with whistles but no one gets run over!

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    Reviewed by John who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Speedy service 😁"

    The ship was a little late, as was the ferry on the way to Skopelos. If you are timing to get to the airport etc, I would definitely get a much earlier ferry just to be safe. Other than that it was a quick journey and very cheap.

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    Reviewed by Michael who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Cat-tastic"

    The Flying Cat service between the Sporades islands is world class, comfortable, quick and after the traditional argy bargy negotiating continental non queuing; the ferry is one of the best services we've ever used.

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Trouble free 5 star Experience"

    Fantastic prompt and reliable service. Easy booked on line and excellent communication throughout Will definately use again..

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    Reviewed by Alan who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "An efficient service"

    Punctual and clean ferry.

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    Reviewed by Filippo Antonio who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Greek efficient"

    Punctuale, accurate, clean... Perfect!

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    Reviewed by Filippo Antonio who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Troublesome with the luggage on the return"

    The trip to Skopelos with flying cat went very well, but the journey back to Skiathos was complicated. We were not shown where to put our luggage so we had to carry them up some very steep steps, very heavy and troublesome! Would wish for the staff to tell us where to put our bags, would've been a lot easier!

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    Reviewed by Berit who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Trip"

    Clean ships, competent staff. The return from Alonissos to Skiathos was 1 hour delay

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    Reviewed by Immacolata who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Transfer Skiathos-Skopelos"

    Punctual and accurate trip. All perfect! Thaks Mauro

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Great ferry trip"

    outward with the regular ferry from Skopelos to Alonissos, The Skiathos Express. Very neat and clean. Luggage could be left on the car deck so you do not have to climb with heavy suitcases. The boat arrived fifteen minutes late, but that was not a problem. It was a very nice trip on a calm sea. For the return journey, I, due to unforseen circumstances, changed the departure and travelled on board the direct Flying Cat 5 from Alonissos to Skiathos. It was an exciting experience. The ship was very neat, on time and well organised. Fixed seats. just like in an airplane. Only, a part of the journey (from Skopelos to Glossa) got really, really wild. You could not walk around without wobbling too much. We were immediately handed plastic bags by stewards. Very thoughtful. And all in all a very good, quick trip.

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    Reviewed by Natascha who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "All perfect"

    Ferry on time and excellent service

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Always on time"

    Great part of the holiday! Surprisingly always on time (spot on time!) Spotlessly clean. We sat out on the deck at the back and we even saw Dolphins!!!!

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    Reviewed by Gary who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Efficient service and nice staff"

    Perfect! Punctual, kind staff, efficient website! I recommend it!

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "To Skopelos"

    Great smooth trip via Alonysos, perfect end to our journey and on the return one of the staff members found my wifes sunglasses. Office staff in the booking office on Skopelos and Skiathos were very helpful and could speak excellent English. Will use next year for sure!

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    Reviewed by Andrea who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Easy way to travel"

    Ferry arrived promptly, lovely way to travel, staff helpful, so easy to prebook tickets would definitely recommend.

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    Reviewed by Sarah who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "all good"

    all good

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    Reviewed by Gaia who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "Glorious sunset cruise"

    The ship is lovely, it was such a fantastic day though that I can't comment on the facilities I spent the whole evening sitting out on the open deck, wind in my hair and having a wonderful time admiring the beauty of the route. My one tip for users would be that your e-mail is not your ticket - you have to exchange it at the office which is in a shop on the street opposite the port. This is not obvious, if like us you arrive on foot from the bus station side of Volos. Therefore having got on board and up the stairs I had to go back and exchange the e-mail for tickets - luckily we arrived with plenty of time so it was not an issue for us.

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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  • "perfect"

    great

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    Reviewed by Alessandra who travelled with Hellenic Seaways on Express Skiathos

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