To get to Skyros is not so hard. You will take a 3 1/2 hr bus ride to Kimi in Evia and then a daily ferry. The buses leave twice a day from the Mavromateon Terminal and cost 8 EU. The ferries leave twice a day, take 2 hr. and cost 7 euros.
serve: Allonyms 3 times
per week, take 1 1/2 hr. and cost 27 euros.
Skopelos twice a week , cost 20 euros and take 2 hrs.
One takes the
bus from the Mavromateon terminal to Aghios Konstandinos
(every 2 hrs, takes 2 1/2 hrs, costs: 3 €) and then the ferry.
To Allonyms: Daily,
6 hrs, 13 €,
Skopelos, 3 daily, 3.50 €, 30 minutes.
Skiathos, 3 daily, 5 €.
Every morning at 8 AM
Every afternoon June 15th - Aug. 31st at 2:15 PM
Every afternoon at 5 PM or so.
Call the Port Authority of Rafina for more info Tel: 2294-22-888
OK there is one reason, if you are in a hurry, some Flying Dolphins leave from there that don't from Piraeus and they are quicker but you have to take a bus to get to them and they cost more.
..pdf map of Athens bus, tram and everything routes?