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  • Alamo
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  • National Car Rental
    8.3 (361)
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  • Thrifty
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  • Budget
    8 (8323)
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  • Avis
    7.5 (4811)
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  • GLOBAL Rent-a-Car
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  • Abbycar
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  • Green Motion
    7.1 (1423)
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Skiathos International Airport "Alexandros Papadiamantis" Operated by Fraport Greece Guide

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Operating since the 1970s, Skiathos Airport is the main gateway into Skiathos Island, a shimmering tourist hot-spot within Greece’s Sporades Islands. This small international airport serves more than 230,000 passengers over a calendar year, mostly from European and British destinations. The island itself is relatively small, with car rental at Skiathos Airport the most convenient way for tourists to explore.

Who to Book With
Several renowned companies provide car rental facilities at Skiathos Airport. Both Avis and Budget operate on site, while other agencies, such as Europcar, have booking stations at the terminal. Car rental in Skiathos Airport is a highly sought-after service, so tourists are advised to book online via our comparator site before reaching the island.

Need to Know Essentials
Visitors to the airport need to provide several documents before they are able to rent vehicles here:

- An International Driving Permit and a national driving licence
- A passport
- A valid credit card
- A copy of the booking confirmation

Read our FAQs for more details.

Driving
Like other Greek islands, Skiathos requires motorists to drive on the right. The largest settlement, Skiathos Town, can get congested in its centre. However, roads outside of the largest city rarely get busy, even in the peak tourist season. There is one main highway which travels from Skiathos Town to Koukounaries, but it is relatively straight and in great condition. Most of the smaller roads across the island are covered in gravel rather than bitumen, which may create control issues if motorists drive fast. Lighting is limited, so driving at night along these gravel roads can be challenging.

See our Guide on Greece for more driving information.

Transport

Car rental is the most effective way to get to your Skiathos destination from the airport. However, there are bus and taxi services too, although car hire provides more flexibility than public transport options. The island of Skiathos does not offer rail transportation of any kind.

Buses
The Skiathos Bus service connects the airport to the centre of Skiathos Town. However, tourists will have to change buses in the town centre if they want to take the public bus network across the island. Tickets can be purchased on the buses themselves, which pick passengers up from just outside the airport terminal. The journey from Skiathos Airport to the island’s main town takes only a few minutes and tickets are cheap. During the peak tourism season, buses depart from the airport more frequently.

Taxis
If tourists aren't comfortable driving, then taking a taxi is the next best option. There is a small taxi rank outside the terminal but booking a taxi prior to flying into Skiathos is also possible. Most taxis do not use meters therefore visitors need to negotiate a price before setting off. Skiathos Taxis offers a range of vehicles which are available 24 hours.

Facilities

Terminals
The airport is home to one terminal, although it has been extended and refurbished in recent times, making it a modern facility. The airport is busiest during the peak tourism season, as most flights to Skiathos Airport are seasonal. Due to the short runway, large planes have to take-off on low fuel. Therefore flights usually re-fuel in Thessaloniki before completing their journey.

Parking
There is one parking lot at Skiathos Airport, which is located just to the right of the terminal. Parking is free of charge. From the car park, patrons can walk to the terminal building in less than two minutes.

Wi-Fi
Skiathos Airport provides free wireless internet for passengers with connection devices.

Information Services
Travellers can find airport assistance at both the information booths and the check-in counters.

Useful Numbers
Airport Information: +302-702-9100
Airport Manager: +302-702-9101

Accessibility
Airline staff within Skiathos Airport are fully trained to assist passengers with reduced mobility. At the time of booking, it is essential that passengers inform their airline that they are in need of assistant.

Restaurants and Bars
There are several restaurants in the public area and the secured zone at the airport.

VIP Lounges
There are no VIP lounges at the airport. Instead, there is a single waiting area by the gates, which provide seating and access to shopping and dining facilities.

Money and ATMs
No information available

Shopping
Skiathos Airport is an international facility. Therefore passengers can find a duty-free store in the secure area. Here, travellers can purchase all sorts of interesting goods at decent prices, including perfumes, souvenirs and confectionery.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Euro
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language
    Greek (modern)
  • Popular car category
    mini
  • Popular rental companies
    Alamo

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk? at this location
  • Alamo
  • National Car Rental
  • Thrifty
  • Budget
  • Avis
  • GLOBAL Rent-a-Car
  • Abbycar
  • Green Motion
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