Organize your trip to the Sporades by ferry from Volos to Alonissos and visit a magnificent island in the Sporades Complex known for its stunning beaches!
Every summer a large number of tourists choose to take the ferry to Skiathos and visit one of the most cosmopolitan islands of the Northern Sporades, a true paradise on earth, with lush pine forests and crystal blue waters.The Greek city and port of Volos is located in Thessaly in mainland Greece and is about 325 km north of Athens and 215 km south of Thessaloniki. Except for tourists from abroad, this destination is also popular for domestic tourism and particularly from people living in northern Greece. With ships being full especially during the high season, we recommend making your reservation in advance to find availability for both passengers and cars.
Alonissos is a beautiful island that belongs to the island complex of Sporades. Known for its natural beauty and stunning beaches, the island of Alonissos is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Greek islands of the Sporades! Although it is a less crowded island than Skiathos and Skopelos, it nevertheless has wonderful picturesque seaside villages such as Patitiri, Votsi, Roussoum Gialos and Steni Vala which are considered the most popular and exert their own charm on the visitor! Traditional architecture that "blends" harmoniously with the natural environment and the smiling and always hospitable inhabitants.
Don't lose time, book your ferry tickets in advance for Alonissos and get ready for the most relaxing holidays!
Volos to Alonissos ferry time
The Volos to Alonissos ferry time depends on the type of the vessel and the duration can be from 3-5.5 hours.
Volos to Alonissos ferry distance
The ferry distance between the port of Volos and Alonissos is 52 nautical miles (about 83 km).
Types of vessels from Volos to Alonissos
The types of vessels that travel to Alonissos are high speed and conventional ones with journey duration:
High-speed ferry: journey duration from 3 hours
Conventional ferry: journey duration 5 hours and 30 minutes
Each vessel offers different facilities and accomodation options and most importantly different garage capacity which plays an important role for passengers choosing this route for their vacations.
Ferry schedule from Volos to Alonissos
Throughout the year there is a connection from the mainland port of Volos with one morning departure during the day where in peak season the number can increase to 2 or even 3 connections during the day. For updated information on ferry schedules, ferry time and frequency please refer to our simple and easy booking engine, in order to avoid any inconvenience.
Useful tips for your trip from Volos to Alonissos
- The distance between Athens and Volos is 325 km and the journey takes about 3.5 hours by car. Be sure to arrive early at the port and avoid problems due to traffic jams especially in the peak months
- Because this line is in high demand during the summer months, availability in the garage sells out quickly. We recommend that you avoid having your reservation at the last minute upon arriving at the port
- As your departure point is from the mainland port of Volos, we suggest combining your trip to Skiathos with a road tour in mainland Greece such as Pelion, Meteora and Thessaloniki
- There are frequent ferry connections from Skiathos to Alonissos, Skopelos and to the other islands of the Sporades Complex, during the peak season