Public transport within the island of Skopelos . Taxi, Bus, Car Hire, bikes and boats
At the island there are, car rental companies, boat , motorcycle and bicycle offices that can be viewed in
Distances on the island are very small and most transport routes covered in very small time and certainly less than 1 hour (depending of course your track and speed of drive).
The island has 4 buses running all round year from Skopelos Chora to Glossa and Loutraki port with stopovers to the country side of the island and the many beaches.
Route duration by bus is about 2-55 minutes depending on your destination e.g 55 minutes Skopelos Chora - Loutraki of Glossa, Skopelos Stafilos 5 minutes, Skopelos Agnondas 8-10 minutes, Skopelos - Panormos, milia , kastani 15-20 minutes, Skopelos - New Klima 30 minutes, Skopelos Glossa 40-45 minutes etc . Less time by car or taxi.
In addition to the island there are plenty of taxis and car rental companies and scooters, bicycles, boats, boat trips you can see at the Activities section Rentals.
The truth is that because of the topography of the island of Skopelos (mountainous terrain) in order to discover all the beauties of the island , will definitely need, if not for all the days of your vacation for several of these , your own means of transport (except if you prefer to walk). Because and of the intermediate travel to the port of departure from Athens, Thessaloniki and Kymi from other areas most visitors arrive by their own means of transport and are completely independent of their movements.
The period 20 July to 17 August there is the possibility for some bus routes to be crowded. In several beaches, bus stops are higher than sea level and you have to walk some meters and also there is no bus service to the wonderful monasteries of the island and also for Agios Ioannis sto Kastri and for many northern beaches.
From Skopelos Chora beyond the regular ferries and catamarans, excursion boats are mainly depart at the morning for the Alonissos Marine Park and operating day trips. There is also a boat for the beach Glisteri as well as some boats for rent or charter for one day or a short vacation.