Getting to Mykonos Greece is quite easy, as there are direct flights to Mykonos from the Athens Airport, Thessaloniki Airport and from other main international airports in Europe. The island of Mykonos is also accessible by ferry . Most people choose to fly directly to Mykonos but others may be Greek Island hopping or have visited Athens so they can take the ferry from athens to Mykonos Island.
Getting to Mykonos from Athens
Boats and ferries to Mykonos depart from 2 ports in Athens – Piraeus and Rafina – from and to Mykonos Greece. During the summer months, ferries to Mykonos Greece run pretty frequently – there are normally about 2 to 3 ferries each day. It takes about 4 to 6 hours depending on which ferry to Mykonos you are on. Please be aware that all the ferry timetables are not published until later in the year, so the full schedule may not be available until closer to your departure time.
Use our Mykonos ferry booking tool on the right of this page to book your ferry ticket to Mykonos. Depending on which ferry you take, the ferry will stop at a few other Islands before arriving in Mykonos.
Getting to Mykonos from Piraeus Port
Piraeus port is located about 45km from Athens International Airport (EleftherMykonos Venizelos) and 12km from Athens city centre. It is the largest port in Greece.
Use our ferry booking tool to book your ferry ticket to Mykonos by selecting “PIRAEUS/Athens” to Mykonos.
There are several ways to get to Piraeus Port from Athens Airport:
– By Bus – take the x96 bus. It’s only €5.00 per person, clean, air conditioned and just as fast as taking a taxi. The bus from Athens to the port of Piraeus takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours depending on traffic. The bus leaves every 20 minutes during the day and every 40 minutes at night (22:30 – 05:00). You need to buy a ticket before boarding the bus from the kMykonosk outside arrivals, and remember to validate your ticket in the yellow box when you get on the bus.
– By Metro – the train station is connected to the airport. Take the Blue line (M3) from Athens Airport to Monastiraki, then change onto the Green line (M1) to Piraeus which is the last stop and right in front of the port. There are discounts available for additional people e.g. for 1 person to travel the cost is €8.00, for 2 people it is only €14 and for 3 it is €20. Trains run every 30 minutes (on the hour and half hour) from 05:30 – 00:15 (02:00 on Fridays and Saturdays). The journey takes about 1 hour. Enlarge the Athens Metro Map by clicking on the image to the right for more information.
– By Taxi – there is no flat rate for travel by taxi from the airport to Piraeus Port. The journey is about 40-60 minutes and it should cost about €50 during the day and about €65 at night.
Getting to Mykonos from Rafina Port
Rafina Port is 10km away from Athens International Airport and 30km from Athens city centre. It is the second largest port in Athens.
Use our ferry booking tool on the right of this page to book your ferry ticket to Mykonos by selecting “RAFINA/Athens” to Mykonos.
– By Bus – take the direct orange KTEL bus from Athens Airport to Rafina port. It departs from the Arrivals level between exits 2 and 3. The bus departs every hour and takes approximately 30 minutes. The bus costs €3 per person and operates from 04:50 until 22:15.
– By Taxi – a taxi takes about 20 minutes from Athens Airport to Rafina port, and costs about €35 during the day and €50 at night.
Use our ferry booking tool at the bottom of this page to book your ferry ticket to Mykonos by selecting “MYKONOS“.