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Getting to Thassos island

Ferry Boats

Thassos island can be reached from the Greek mainland via two routes. 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. The fastest and shortest route to Golden Beach is to travel in an clockwise direction. The distance from Limenas is approximately 15 kilometers and from Prinos, 30 kilometers.


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, 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 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.