Mykonos is one of the most popular destinations in Greece, known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and picturesque villages. If you're planning a trip to Mykonos, you may be wondering how to get there by ferry. In this web page, we'll provide you with all the information you need for the ferry to Mykonos.
Firstly, it's important to note that Mykonos is an island, so you can't reach it by car or train. The only way to get there is by boat or plane. While there are direct flights to Mykonos from some European cities, taking a ferry is a more affordable and scenic option.
There are several ports in Greece that offer ferry connections to Mykonos, including Athens (Piraeus), Santorini, Naxos, Paros, and Crete. The frequency of ferries varies depending on the season, with more options available during the summer months.
If you're traveling from Athens, the most popular way to reach Mykonos is by taking a ferry from Piraeus port. There are several ferry companies that operate this route, including Blue Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, and SeaJets. The journey takes approximately 5-6 hours, depending on the type of ferry you choose.
If you're coming from Santorini, Naxos, or Paros, there are also several ferry companies that offer connections to Mykonos. The journey times vary depending on the route and the type of ferry, but typically take between 1-3 hours.
If you're traveling from Crete, there are several ports that offer ferry connections to Mykonos, including Heraklion and Rethymno. The journey times vary depending on the port of departure and the type of ferry, but typically take between 4-8 hours.
When booking your ferry tickets, it's important to consider the type of ferry you want to travel on. There are several options available, including high-speed ferries, conventional ferries, and catamarans. High-speed ferries are faster but more expensive, while conventional ferries are slower but more affordable.
It's also important to book your tickets in advance, especially during the peak summer months when ferries can sell out quickly. You can book your tickets online through aour website.
In conclusion, reaching Mykonos by ferry is a convenient and affordable option for travelers visiting Greece. With several ports offering connections to Mykonos and a variety of ferry options available, you can easily plan your journey and enjoy the scenic views along the way. Just remember to book your tickets in advance and choose the right type of ferry for your needs.
Give a departure port and a date and find all possible ferry connections to and from Mykonos island!
Notice: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections to and from Mykonos. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!
Prices & how to book your ticket
The regular and high-speed ferries connect Mykonos with the most Cyclades islands as Santorini, Naxos, Paros, Sifnos, Milos, Folegandros, and Crete / Heraklion.
- Athens to Mykonos: From Euro 45,00 (regular ferry) to € 80,00 (high-speed ferry)
- Santorini to Mykonos: € 70-95,00 (high-speed)
- Crete to Mykonos: € 100-120,00 (high-speed)
- Naxos to Mykonos: From € 30,00 (regular) to € 60,00 (high-speed)
- Paros to Mykonos: From € 25,00 (regular) to € 50,00 (high-speed)
- Milos to Mykonos: € 90-100,00 (high-speed)
- Amorgos to Mykonos: From € 40,00 (regular) to € 80,00 (high-speed)
Book your ticket with any ferry operator that suits you better and enjoy your journey onboard! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-Ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers flexibility and faster services for your ferry tickets to Mykonos.
With go-ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of most Greek shipping companies, compare prices, find information about routes and vessels, look for alternative routes and to print instantly your ferry ticket.
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Booking in advance
During the peak season or if you have little time to visit any island or destination, booking your ferry to Mykonos in advance will be a real benefit.
Secure your ferry ticket
Especially in popular destinations such as Mykonos, ferries and airplanes are fully booked several months ago.
Save money & time
In many cases, making online reservations will allow you to find offers or compare prices of accommodation categories and different ferry operators.
This is a great thing! If you do not want to waste your time looking for "special" travel agencies or queuing to get your tickets, then shopping online is your best choice. Imagine that you arrive in Greece and realize that all ferries are fully booked. What are you going to do?
Organize your vacation better
When traveling, the most important thing is to organize all your days properly. Most travelers prefer to have the smallest detail arranged many days before leaving home.
Booking the ferry to Mykonos in advance can help you immensely in the success of the trip. Avoiding unforeseen events is always important, especially if time is of the essence.
Book your ideal accommodation option on the ferry to Mykonos and arrive fresh and rested at your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. With so many accommodation options, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry connection at a price that fits your budget!
Local services by arriving
The Ports Of Mykonos
The island has 2 seaports that serve not only the ferries but also the cruise ships, the yachts and the fishing boats.
- The old port in Chora still keeps arrivals and departures for small Flyingcat and Catamaran ferries (not anymore).
- The NEW port is in TOURLOS and about 1.5 km from the town (Chora). The harbor in Tourlos consists of the main cruise boat quay, and the quay for the large ferries, high-speed and catamaran ones. Most of the ferry companies dock and leave from this harbor.
Local Transportation Services
Public Bus Service on Mykonos
- Mykonos has a good bus network service that connects the most villages and beaches with Chora/City.
- During the tourist season (April to October) there is a frequent public bus service from Mykonos Town (Fabrika Sq. station) to the new port in Tourlos and back.
- Tourlos (New Port) – Agios Stefanos
- Fabrika – Elia Beach, Platis Yalos, Ornos, Ai Yannis, Paradise, Paranga, Airport
- City station Old Port - Kalafati, Elia, Kalo Livadi, Ano Mera village
- Old Town Port - Agios Stefanos and Tourlos, only going at the NEW port in Tourlos
Bus Terminals and contacts
- The main station in Mykonos Town: Fabrika sq. (Axioti str.), Tel. +30 2289023360, +30 2289026797
- City station Old Port (Polikandrioti str.; Behind the archaeological museum & Remezzo, north part of Town and next to OTE building)), Tel. +30 2289023360, +30 2289026797
- Old Town Port (very close to SeaBus station, north part of Town)
Taxis on Mykonos
On the entire island, there are about 35 taxis, which mean you need great patience until you find one! You have to wait in line and sometimes you can wait for hours in the taxi queue and especially in the evening!
Main locations for taxis in Mykonos Town:
- Manto Square (also called Town Square or Taxi Square), on the harbor front near the statue
- Fabrika square (Axioti str.)
- Taxi and radio-taxi Tel.: +30 2289023700 & +30 2289022400
- Radio taxi service in late hours and out of town (add 5 Euro for this service)
- Approx. Price: From Chora/City to the new port approx. 12-15 Euros
Seabus Transfer service
Mykonos SeaBus is the faster transportation service between the New Port (Tourlos) and the Old Port (Chora) of Mykonos Town and vice versa.
- The SeaBus runs every 30 minutes
- Luggage and Baby Strollers are carried on board
- Easy Wheelchair access
- New Port in Tourlos (Marina station)
- Old Town Port (near Bus station with access to Panormos, Ano Mera, Elia, Kalafatis, Super Paradise, and Paradise beach)
- Old City Port (near Old Town Hall)
- Duration from New Port to Old Port or vice versa: 8 minutes
- Price per person: 2 Euros
- Tel.: +30 6978830355
Tip: Most of the hotels in Mykonos have their own minibus and will transfer you from the hotel to the port or vice versa. Try ringing them to find out if this service is available!
All the above information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.
One of the most renowned tourist destinations in the world! Mykonos is the most famous Greek island in the world and the favorite destination of celebrities from around the globe.
It is also one of the most beautiful Cycladic islands with many bare hills, amazing sandy beaches, exceptionally well-preserved Cycladic architecture, white chapels and uniquely beautiful landscapes.
During the last decades many villas and hotels have been constructed without, however, spoiling the character and the architectural features of the island.
Mykonos is located approximately in the center of the complex of the Cyclades between Tinos and Naxos. It is the nearest island to Dilos.The island extends over a surface of 87 km2, its coastline is 82 km long and it has 9,350 inhabitants. The local airport connects the island with Athens, Thessaloniki and other Greek towns.
Mykonos provides many archaeological sites, the main one being the archaeological site of Ftelia, where a settlement of the neoteric Neolithic Age has been found. At various spots on the island survive towers, both square and circular. Square towers have been found on the west of the island at Vouni of Sklavounos and at the spot of Fanari on the south. At Lino on the southeast of Chora there are remains of a settlement with a tower built on top of the cliffs with diameter of 10-11 m and survives at a height of four levels. Worth visiting is Mavrospilia where many tools and objects of the Neolithic Age were found.
Finally, at the position of Aggelika a minoan dome-shaped grave was found end of 15th century B.C.
The sacred island of Apollo which is situated near Mykonos is Delos, which was first inhabited in the third millennium B.C. and at the beginning of the 10 century B.C. was turned into a center for worship. The whole island is an open museum.
Museums in Mykonos
Remarkable museums can be found in Mykonos, the most important ones being:
The Archaeological Museum, housed in a neoclassical building (1902) and hosting an exhibition of ceramics originating from the mass grave discovered near Rineia, headstones, small artifacts, statuettes made of clay, jewellery and weapons.
The Folklore Museum, established in 1962 thanks to the actions taken by the Folkloric Collection of Mykonos and the initiatives and donations made by Prof. V. Kyriazopoulos, is housed in 18th-century building and hosts collections of traditional furniture of Mykonos, Post-Byzantine sculptures and ceramics, bronze and iron keys, popular instruments, etc.
The Aegean maritime Museum, housed in an old, renovated 19th-century Cycladic manor house, hosts a collection of heirlooms associated with the maritime history of Mykonos, such as historical maritime documents, old maps, engravings, navigational instruments, tools and accessories as well as old anchors.
The Municipal Art Gallery exhibits paintings of Greek and foreign artists.
The Municipal Library is housed in the renovated manor house of Mavrogenis family, which was built in 1735 in Aghia Kyriaki Square. its exhibits include about 6,000 volumes, a collection of ancient coins and old stamps exposed permanently in the same room.
Monasteries in Mykonos
On the island of Mykonos you will find several very old monasteries, such as:
the one of Aghios Panteleimon at Marathi, a square-shaped castle-monastery which was founded by monks Kabourakis and Gerasimos in 1665. You can admire the beautiful icons on the wood carved chancel, the most remarkable being the Crucifix (Estavromenos) made by local painter Christodoulos Kallerghis.
The Paleocastro Monastery, a female convent dating back the18th century and lying on the slope of Aghios Elias Vourniotis hill. It has been built according to the typical architectural patterns of Mykonos and is affiliated with Panaghia Tourliani Monastery.
Aghios Georgios Ampelokipon monastery dating back to the 17th century and located under the Panaghia Tourliani Monastery.
Churches in Mykonos
Mykonos has many churches and country churches. Their total number is over 600 throughout the island.
Most impressive in construction is the famous, most photographed the Church of the Virgin Mary Paraportiani, a complex of five churches. Four churches comprise the base of the construction and the fifth stands on top like a dome.
The four base churches are St. Efstathios, St. Anargyri, which is the oldest of all and is said to be constructed at the end of the 14th beginning 15th century and was completed in its present day form in the 17th century, St. Sozon and the small church of St. Anastasia.
Another important church is the Church of the Virgin Mary Tourliani, which was built in the 15th century by two monks of the monastery Ekatodapilianis of Paros, as is mentioned on the inscription of the miracle icon of the same period. It was reconstructed together with the monastery in 1767.
Opposite the Town Hall of Choras there is an old small church of St Nicholas of Kadena which was restored for the first time by the Russian ambassador of Mykonos Count Ioanni Voinovitch. It was restored and rebuilt into a neoclassical construction from 1908 to 1912 where it took its present day form which is very picturesque with its blue dome.
Of interest is the Catholic Church, known as Rosario (Our Lady of the Holy Rosary) which was built in 1668.
Beaches in Mykonos
Mykonos is famous for its beautiful beaches. In its west coasts, north of Chora are the touristic settlements of Tourlos and Aghios Stefanos which surround the homonym sandy beaches. The modern port of the island is also in Tourlo.
South of Chora are two of the busiest beaches in the island, Ornos and Aghios Ioannis which have been developed in an almost unified touristic settlement. Platis Gialos and Psarou settlements surrounding the homonym sandy beaches constitute today a hub full of services and a sea connection to the most popular beaches of Paradise and Super Paradise. In Platis
Gialos is Panagia Catholic church - also called Lozaria - built in 1668.
Some other beaches are Paragka, Agrari, Aghios Sostis, Choulakia, Lia beach, Elia, Kalo Livadi, Panormos, Aghia Anna, Kalafatis, Ftelia and Kapari.
The Myconian cuisine stands out for the variety of flavors. It includes dishes such as pork with cabbage or herbs, sausages, chub mackerel with caper, marathokeftedes (balls with cheese and dill), skordomakarona (pasta with garlic) and sweets such as melopita (honey pie) and amigdalota.
Mykonos is famous for kopanisti, a cheese with peppery flavor, and other local products such as the sun dried Myconian sausages made with aromatic herbs, louses - a special product of Myconian cuisine made of hog’s tenderloin, sisera or siglina (frying fat) and its sweets - mainly its amigdalota (cookies with almonds).
What to see in Mykonos
A walk through the town will give you the chance to visit its main sights. Do not forget to visit:
The Small Venice: It is the famous quarter of Alefkadra and has been characterized as the Small Venice since the houses are built on the sea.
The cosmopolitan quarter Matogiania, in the centre of Chora.- The Archaeological Museum, founded in 1905 and hosts findings from the neighboring island of Rinia. - The Folklore Museum and the Maritime Museum.- The Boni AgriculturalMuseum—Windmill housed in a renovated windmill.
The Municipal Art Gallery, with exhibitions of Greek and foreign painters.- Theoutdoor amphitheatre.- The Mycenaean tholos tomb (14th – 13th century B.C.) situated at “Vrisi”. - The alleys of the Kastro quarter.- Panaghia Paraportianichurch (15th century), an impressive complex of five churches which are interconnected.- The churches of Panachrado, Aghia Kiriaki, Aghia Eleni and the catholic church of Panaghia Podariou.
The picturesque windmills, the landmark of Mykonos - Aghios Georgios church and Ai Giorghis Spilianos chapel in the rock and Aghia Sofia church, located 2 km away to the N, in Tourlos.
Police: 22890 22235
Tourist Police: 22890 22482
Town hall - info line: 22890 23990
Town hall: 22890 23990, 2289 0 24036
Ο.Τ.Ε (Telecomunications): 22890 22499
Cultural Center - D.E.P.P.A.M: 22890 27190
Public Library: 22890 22614
Foreign Press: 22890 23316
Post office: 22890 22238
First Aid - Mykonos Town: 22890 22274
First Aid - Ano Mera: 22890 71395
Private clinic : 22890 24211, 22890 27407
Hospital: 22890 23998, 22890 23994
Mykonos Archaeological Museum: 22890 22325, 22890 79301
Mykonos Folcloric Collections: 22890 22591
Aegean Maritime Museum: 22890 22700
Delos Archaeological site: 22890 22259
Delos museum: 22890 22259
"Rooms to let" Union: 22890 24860, 22890 26860
Hoteliers' Association: 22890 24760, 22890 24540
Airport: 22890 22327
Customs: 22890 22492
Port Authority: 22890 22218
Buses - Ktel: 22890 23360
There are two bus stations in Mykonos town (Hora):
- One at Fabrika place in Hora, with buses leaving for the following beaches: Orno, Platy Gialo, Ag. Yannis, Psarrou, Paraga, Paradise.
- One at the old port of Hora, with buses leaving for the following beaches: Ag. Stefano, Tourlo, Elia, Kalafati, Kalo Livadi, Ano Mera village.
Taxi: 22890 23700, 22890 22400
Kousathanas Nikos: 22890 23151
Daktylidis Mihalis: 22890 24188
Koukouzelis Kimon: 22890 23250
Roussi Alikistis: 22890 71112
Theoharis Yannis: 22890 23770
Assimomitis Zisis: 22890 22633
Iakovou Markos: 22890 23884, 22890 26467
Oulof-Roe Dimitris: 22890 26579
Kontomitros Thrasos: 22890 26579
Oikonomou Vivi: 22890 23950
Kontos Yannis: 22890 24150
Sfyri Dimitra: 22890 23980
Gryparis Panagiotis: 22890 23950
Katsirmas Georgios: 22890 25183
Dental Clinic: 22890 28421, 6944 899214
Xydakis George: 22890 23980
Stamatelatos Yannis: 22890 27285
Kousathanas Athanasios: 22890 23946
Gakas George: 22890 25977
Tsekouras George: 22890 27464
Nimer Monir: 22890 24775
Stamatelatou Maria: 22890 27280
D.H.L: 22890 79757
Speedex - FedEx: 22890 27517
Asimomitis Michael - BP: 22890 22168, 22890 25996
Aggeletakis Alekos - ΕΚΟ: 22890 22409
Haniotis Kostas - Shell: 22890 22651
Skoulaxinos Zannis - ΕΚΟ: 22890 71838
Agricultural: 22890 23208
Alfa Bank: 22890 23400, 22890 23905
Commercial: 22890 22456
National: 22890 22234
Eurobank: 22890 79130
Bank of Cyprus: 22890 28696-7