Skiathos travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Skiathos with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Skiathos.

Skiathos travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Skiathos with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Skiathos - quick facts
Flight time 3.5 hours
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Greek
Currency Euro
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Skiathos weather

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The Skiathos weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Skiathos Town.

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Skiathos travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Skiathos from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Skiathos.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Skiathos travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Skiathos with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Skiathos, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Skiathos covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Skiathos with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Do you want to learn more about Skiathos? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Skiathos.

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Skiathos FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Skiathos including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Greece?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Greece. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Skiathos from the UK?

The flight time to Skiathos from the UK is typically 3.5 hours.

Flights to Skiathos

What is the time difference between Skiathos and the UK?

The time difference between Skiathos and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Skiathos?

The main language spoken in Skiathos is Greek.

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What is the currency in Skiathos?

The currency in Skiathos is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Skiathos?

Skiathos uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Skiathos?

They drive on the right side of the road in Skiathos.

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