Mykonos Island

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How to get to Mykonos by ship and plane. Info and links

The Capital of fun.

Mykonos is one of the islands of greatest impact and most popular in Greece, famous for its beautiful beaches and its extraordinary nightlife. A cosmopolitan and tolerant island, it is probably one of the most evocative in the world, despite the chaos and crowds of August.

Its wonderful postcard sunsets, with the typical windmills in the background. The whitewashed houses with colored windows and balconies full of flowers. The magic and atmosphere of its port, in the evening all lit up. The landscapes and the unique and evocative views. The sea with its incredible colors, with a thousand shades and shades. An authentic show!

And, of course, a lot of nightlife. Between parties, unbridled happy hours, aperitifs, evenings between clubs and discos, practically never stops. Because Mykonos is an island to be experienced. Maybe until dawn that, for many, is the best time to love this island.


By ship and by plane, you can reach the Cycladic island. During the summer months, traffic increases dramatically and, as a result, prices rise.


In summer, Mykonos Port is one of the busiest in all of Greece. Every day there are more than 70 crossings, with a duration from 20 minutes upwards. Seajet, Blue Star Ferries ed Hellenic Seaways These are just some of the shipping companies that make connections

Ferries from Mykonos connect the Cyclades with Athens, the Cyclades, Crete, the Aegean Islands, Icaria, the Island of Samos, Lesbos and the main Greek islands, such as Folegandros, Naxos, Paros and Santorini. From Piraeus, by ferry, it takes about 4 hours and a half; in catamaran or High Speed ​​(stop at Siros and Tinos), travel time is just over 3 hours. Daily connections in summer. Keep in mind that ships or catamarans for Mykonos do not leave very late, so we advise you to be in Piraeus before the 16, otherwise you will have to stay overnight in Athens and leave the following morning.

Get to Mykonos

By ship, from Italy, you must first arrive at Igoumenitsa or Patras, then, travel by car in the direction of Peireias (Piraeus). From Patras, it takes around 210 km, almost all on the motorway section, always following the signs for Athens. The toll is just under € 10.
Far is the distance from Igoumenitsa: about 450 km, of which only half is on the highway. Therefore, account for at least 6 hours to reach Athens. The Capital of Greece is located at 11 km south-east of the Port.

Anek, Superfast, Minoan they are just some of the shipping companies that connect, almost daily, the ports of Patras and Igoumenitsa with Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Ravenna, Trieste and Venice. It goes from around 8, 9 hours of crossing from Brindisi, to almost 24 hours from Venice.


The small international airport of Mykonos Airport it is connected, with direct seasonal flights, to the main European destinations. The airport is located only 4 km from the center, reachable by taxi and by car, by renting a car.


The bus station is located in the immediate vicinity of the terminal. The trip to the center takes just under 10 minutes and tickets can be purchased directly on board the vehicle.

The bus, from Fabrika Square to the airport, leaves at 09: 00 | 10: 45 | 11: 15 | 12: 45 | 13: 45 | 14: 45 | 15: 45 | 16: 45 | 17: 45 | 18: 45 and 19: 15. From the airport. departures to 09: 10 | 10: 50 | 11: 30 | 12: 50 | 13: 50 | 14: 50 | 15: 50 | 16: 50 | 18: 00 | 19: 00 and 20: 00.

You can also reach the New Port, always by bus. The journey takes about 20 minutes, always passing through Fabrika Square. The price of tickets varies depending on the distance.
All airport info, links and updates are available on our official page.

Unless you are willing to spend exorbitant amounts, avoid booking last-minute flights. The risk, moreover, is not to find availability, especially in August. An alternative to consider could be to make a stop at the airport Eleftherios Venizelos of Athens. From here, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air, make several daily connections with Mykonos.

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