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Volos is located on the Greek Mainland and is connected by ferry to and from other ports in the Greek Mainland and the Sporades.

There are 4 ferry companies operating ferries to and from Volos. Aegean Flying Dolphins, Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries and Seajets all operate ferries to and from Volos. In the summer season, there are a total of 54 sailings per week.

The most popular route in terms of sailings is the route from Skiathos to Volos with 18 sailings per week.

The port or island closest to Volos is Glossa (Skopelos) with a distance of just 62 kilometres - that's 39 miles or 33 nautical miles. While the port or island furthest away is Skopelos at a distance of 90 kilometres - that's about 56 miles or about 49 nautical miles.

Volos port is located in the region Thessaly of central Greece and is famous as a bustling and attractive harbor town. The port is a very big port and is generally very busy but is busiest in the summer.

Ferries to Volos are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Volos is served only by conventional ferries.

You can travel to or from Volos with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.

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Volos ferry schedules

Why visit Volos?

  • Volos is a city that you can walk it and explore the attractions like: The Athanasakeio Archaeological Museum
  • Visit the The Museum of Industrial History in the Tsalapata complex
  • The Neolithic archaeological settlements of Sesklo and Diminio
  • You can do an one day trip to Pelion
  • You can visit also the district of ‘Palia’, in the western part of the city

Island hopping around  Volos

Volos is a good base for excursions to the picturesque Pelion mountain area and also the Sporades Islands. You can easily book quick ferries to Skiathos, Skopelos, and Alonissos.

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Volos port address & GPS

Volos Port
Port of Volos, Volos Town , 38334, Greece.
Telephone: +30 24213 53800
Fax: +30 24210 20115
GPS Co-ordinates
22.9452 ° N, 39.3618 ° E

Volos port facilities

The port of Volos is located directly on the coastal road of the city. You can find in walking distance shops, cafes, supermarkets and pharmacies. In about 5 minutes distance you can find also ATMs.

You can park your vehicle either in a private parking lot or find a free space in the city streets for free close to the port.

In the summer months the port can become quite chaotic with long queues for cars. So please arrive at least one hour in advance if travelling by car. For more information about Volos, you can visit Wikipedia.

Getting to and from the port

car

By car

The port is located in the main town of Volos so you can reach it very easy in your car. There is a large parking area with payment, next to the port terminal.
taxi

By Taxi

There are many taxis in the port of Volos so you can call one any time to pick you up and go to the port.
bus

By Bus

There are buses with frequent routes to the port from the city and also to the villages of Pelion.
on foot

On Foot

The port is located near the promenade of Volos so it’s very easy to reach the port on Foot.

Frequently asked questions for Volos ferries

By car: Athens - Volos: The distance is 325 km and the journey lasts around 3.5 hours by car.

By bus: The bus routes from Athens to Volos are operated by Ktel Magnesias.The journey with the bus takes about 4 hours.

Volos is only served by Blue Star Ferries company.
Route Glossa to Volos: Average one-way cost per person travelling on foot in July:€25.
There is one travel agency in the port that you can go to pick up your tickets.The agency is called Travel Volos.
If you travel with Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries or Seajets you can travel with an e-ticket. We will give you a web page address where you just have to input your booking confirmation code. You can then either print your ticket or save it to your phone.

Our tips to get a cheap ticket to Volos:

  • Book in advance Prices always go up the closer you book to your departure date.
  • Compare ferry companies side by side using a service like Zas Ferries.
  • Choose an inside cabin. If you want travel in a cabin and don't need a view, inside cabins are always cheaper.
  • On foot: Please arrive at least one hour before you travel.
  • By car: Please arrive at least two hours before you travel and in July and August allow for traffic jams on your journey.
Yes, you can take your dog or other pet on the ferry but it isn't possible to book a space in the kennel in advance. All Greek ships by law must have some kennel space.
  • On conventional ferries If you are travelling on conventional ferry (not a fast ferry or catamaran) there is normally space available in the kennels and you should also be able to have your dog on all deck areas (but not inside) with you. Strictly speaking, this at the discretion of the ferry company but in general you should have no issues - though please take a muzzle with you just in case and keep your dog on a leash at all times. Small sized dogs and cats can travel in the ship as long as they stay inside a special travel box. The other option, for absolute peace of mind, is to book a pet cabin. These are like normal cabins but have linoleum flooring. They are also available for day crossings at reasonable prices. This way you don't have to worry about finding space in the kennels and you and your dog or cat can relax. In July and August ferries can get very busy with people and other dogs.
    • On fast ferries or catamarans Fast ferries and catamarans will also have kennels but these will be limited in number. In addition, the majority of fast ferries (though there are exceptions) don't have open deck space accessible throughout the journey, so you will not be able to stay out with your pet during your crossing. However, if your pet is small and inside a travel box you will be able to keep him or her inside.
Yes, we accept PayPal and if your debit card is issued by Visa or Mastercard then you should have no issues paying by debit card.
To get your ticket printed make sure you have a print out or a copy of your reservation on your phone and a valid form of photographic ID - for example your passport or ID card.
You can take your bike with you for free to or from Volos, if you travel on large ships such as those from the companies Blue Star Ferries and others. However, on ships without a garage, bicycles are normally not allowed inside. You'll see if the ship has a garage when making your reservation. Volos can be busy in the summer so it is a good idea to tell a member of the port staff that you have a bike in case you might need extra assistance.
Volos is most popular in the summer months but good weather normally lasts until the end of September and the first weeks of October. There are also plenty of places to visit in the winter.

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  • Booked: 24th June, 2021
  • Travel: 26th June - 9th July
  • People: One foot passenger

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