How to come
There is only one way to reach Thassos and that is by boat. The island has two ferry ports, the main one is in Limenas (Thassos Town), the capital of the island. The route to Limenas is from Keramoti on the mainland and is the most popular route to get to Thassos. The reason being that during the summer months the boats run every half an hour and the journey time is only 35 minutes. From Limenas to Potos is 41 km’s, take the island ring road and travel in an anticlockwise direction (follow signs for Prinos), you will go through or bypass the following villages – Skala Rachoni, Skala Prinos, Prinos, Skala Sotiros, Skala Kallirachi, Skala Maries, Limenaria and finally Pefkari before reaching Potos.
The second port is located at Skala Prinos and is served from Kavala, this route has a journey time of approximately one and a half hours and has less frequent sailings, a maximum of 5 in a day during summer. From Skala Prinos, again travel in an anticlockwise direction (follow signs for Prinos, Limenaria) for 26 km’s.
Thassos does not have its own airport but is well served by Kavala Airport (Megas Alexandros) which is situated just 17 kilometres from Keramoti port. Kavala is mainly for charter flights during the summer from all over Europe but does have a twice daily connection service to Athens International Airport.
Alternatively Thessaloniki, just two hours away from Kavala, has a full international airport which also benefits from several budget airlines which use it. Car hire is simple and the journey to Kavala/Keramoti is straightforward using the wonderful Odos Ignatia (E90).