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Skyros island: Access, transportation, useful info and telephones

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country code: +30
Prefecture of Skyros:
Fax:
Police Authority:
Taxi:

BUS STATIONS (KTEL)
Athens:


Skyros:

Kymi:
Halkida:

VESSELS
Kymi:
Linaria:
Chora of Skyros:
Athens:


AIRPORTS
Skyros:
fax:
El. Venizelos:
Macedonia:



PORT AUTHORITIES
Skyros:
Kymi:
Oropos:
Eretria:
22223.50.300
22220.91.716
22220.91.274
22220.91.666


210.83.17.153
210.83.17.163
210.83.17.186
22220.91.123
22220.91.600
22220.22.257
22210.20.400


22220.22.020
22220.93.465
22220.91.790
210.38.43.220
210.38.43.221


22220.91.607
22220.93.173
210.35.30.000
2310.473.212
2310.473.312
2310.985.177


22220.93.475
22220.22.606
22950.32.270
22290.62.201





Skyros is linked to the rest of Greece by ferries as well as airplanes.
There is a daily connection from Linaria to Euboea and the port of Kymi. During the winter it runs only once a day to and from Skyros, while during the summer season there are ferry routes twice a day on most days of the week.
During high-season and festive periods (Easter, Christmas, mid-August) the ferry routes increase to meet the visitors' needs.
 

Μετακινήσεις με ΙΧBy car:
You can reach the Port of Kymi by car from Athens using the routes:

1. Athens - Halkida - Aliveri - Kymi 154 km
2. Athens - Oropos (ferryboat) - Eretria - Aliveri - Kymi, distance 111 km (only road distance).
The total trip duration is the same regardless which route you take.


Indicative distances and routes from Kymi:
The routes below are NOT through Aliveri

Athens: 152 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Athens. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Halkida: 76 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Halkida. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Thessaloniki: 525 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Thessaloniki. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Patra: 350 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Patra. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Ioannina: 481 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Ioannina. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there
Preveza: 499 km Route Map. The road route from the Port of Kymi to Preveza. The distance in kilometers and time that you will need to get there

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.
Starting from the Aspus settlement there is a road access to Achilli, and then to Kalikri in order to reach the Kalamitsa bay.
From Kalamitsa there is a coastal road with direction to Linaria. There is also a road connection to the southern part of the island leading to the Tris Mpoukes region and then to the lighthouse on the southeast edge, while a junction to the north leads to the Kochila mountain and the Aris plateau.



Μετακινήσεις με υπεραστικά λεωφορεία ΚΤΕΛBy 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.



Μετακινήσεις με ferry boatBy ferryboat:

Skyros is linked to the rest of Greece by ferries as well as airlines.There is a daily connection from Linaria Access Map. How to get to the Port of Skyros in Linaria  to Euboea and the port of Kymi. Access Map. How to get to the Port of Kymi
During the winter it runs only once a day to and from Skyros, while the summer season there are ferry routes twice a day most days of the week.
In special and festive periods (Easter, Christmas, mid-August) the ferry routes increase to meet the visitors' needs.
The journey lasts about 1h and 45min.
From the port of Kymi there there is a regular connection of Euboea Buses with direction to Halkida Access Map. How to get to the Euboea Bus Station in Halkida  (about 2h journey) and Athens Access Map. How to get to the Liosion Bus Station (about 3h journey) with the ferry routes. 

Agencies:
country code: +30
Kymi Euboea:
Skyros:
Port of Linaria:
Athens:
22220.22.020, 22220.22.522
22220.91.790
22220.93.465
210.38.43.220, 210.38.43.221

Shipping Companies:
SKYROS SHIPPING

Port Authorities:
country code: +30
Kymi:
Skyros:
Eretria:
Oropos:
22220.22.606
22220.93.475
22290.62.201
22950.32.270



By plane:
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
Aegean Airlines
Sky Express

 

Accommodation
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.

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