How to get to Thassos

Thassos island can be reached from the Greek mainland via two routes, both are operated by either Aneth Ferries or Thassos Ferries.

 

By ferry boat

The fastest route is from Keramoti to Limenas (Thassos Town), with a journey time of just 35 minutes and frequent sailings, every half an hour during the summer, this is the preferred route of many visitors to Thassos.

Alternatively there is a also a ferry boat service from Kavala to Prinos, this route has a journey time of 1 hour and 15 minutes and a maximum of 5 sailings per day.

From either Limenas (Thassos Town) or Prinos ports the fastest and shortest route to Kinira is to travel in a clockwise direction. The distance from Limenas is 20 kilometers and from Prinos, 34 kilometers.

By Aeroplane

Thassos does not have its own airport but benefits from the nearby Kavala (Megas Alexandros) airport, from the airport to Keramoti port is a short taxi or hire car journey. Many tourists also choose to fly to Thessaloniki airport (International Airport Makedonia), this is the second largest airport in Greece and benefits from many budget airlines. From here you can take a bus to the coach station and from their it is a 2 hour KTEL coach ride to Kavala, or hire a car and drive to either Kavala or Keramoti ports.

By Road

The Odos Ignatia (E90) runs across the north of Greece, from Igoumenitsa to Turkey and passes both Kavala and Keramoti.