Discover a perfect Greek island beach getaway in the northwest Aegean Sea. Holidays in Skiathos are just a short trip away from the centre of London. With three flights a week, the clear skies of Greece are closer than you think.
Travel directly from London City Airport in the summer months. Flights take under four hours, so you’ll soon be on the famous Koukounariés beach, a beautiful setting with warm, calm, shallow waters. Fall into the water, trying your hand at water sports, fall out of a bar – and fall in love with the island that’s famed for its plentiful beaches, vivid green forests and trendy town.
Skiathos can be very affordable, depending on what kind of holiday you’re after. With an abundance of beaches, hiking trails and authentic Greek tavernas, it’s easy to do Skiathos on a budget with a bit of planning.
Surrounded by the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, Skiathos manages to pack a lot of punch – despite being the smallest island in the Sporades. With over 50 beaches, a charming harbour town and an infamous nightlife scene, it’s small size makes getting around a breeze. Visit the lively Skiathos Town and take in the sunset from one of many waterfront tavernas, go hiking through the lush, green trails lined with pine trees or experience one of the island’s open-air beach clubs. Book your next holiday in Skiathos with British Airways.
Skiathos International Airport (JSI) is just 2km away from Skiathos Town. From arrivals, you can grab a taxi or take a bus to get around the island, or pre-book a transfer directly to your hotel. If you take a taxi, the journey should only take around 5 minutes. If you want to explore the island on your own time, simply hire a car with British Airways and collect Avios on every rental.
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.