Skyros island: Access, transportation, useful info and telephones
|Useful telephones||Access - Transportation
1. Athens - Halkida - Aliveri - Kymi 154 km
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
If you want to explore the island and visit places that you can not reach by local transportation and tours then you definitely need a car.
Skyros has a good road network that covers most of the island while the main road connects the Chora of Skyros with the Port of Linaria. There is also the north road network starting from the Chora of Skyros with direction to the island's airport,which ends to Atsitsa on the west coast and continues south and southeast to reach the Pefko and to reconnect with the road Chora - Linaria, completing one circular path.
By bus (KTEL):
Regular bus routes connect Chora to the port of Linaria for the convenience of ferry routes and passengers' transportation. On the island there are also taxis.
Skyros is linked to the rest of Greece by ferries as well as airlines.There is a daily connection from Linaria to Euboea and the port of Kymi.
There is an airline connection of Skyros to Athens and Thessaloniki.
The airport is located 17 km far from the Chora of Skyros in Trachi region and is operating since 1984.
"El. Venizelos" Airport, tel: (+30) 210.35.30.000
Skyros Airport, tel: (+30) 22220.91.607, fax: 22220.93.173
"Macedonia" Airport, tel: (+30) 2310.473.212, 2310.473.312, 2310.985.177
For your stay in Skyros, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Skyros town, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.