Mykonos Port

Mykonos Port

New port or Old port of Mykonos?

At this blog post we try to illuminate all black spots concerning the port of Mykonos. We answer questions like

Which is the port of Mykonos?

Should I go at the old or at the new port of Mykonos?

How earlier should I be for a departure at the port of Mykonos?

Where is located the port of Mykonos?

Mykonos is well connected with ferries from Piraeus, Rafina and 15 other ports. If you are approaching Mykonos by ferry, then you should take into consideration these tips and hints!

New port or Old port in Mykonos?

There are two ports in Mykonos island: the Old port and the New port. The New port of Mykonos is where all the big ferries arrive to and depart from. If you are travelling with Hellenic Seaways, Blue Star Ferries, Highspeed Ferries, Golden Star Ferries or any other big ferry company the New port of Mykonos is your port of interest. The Old port-as its name suggests- was used as the main port of Mykonos island in earlier years and now serves only itineraries of Sea Jet and the Flying Cat!

Update 2019: For this summer and according to the information we have from the ferry companies, all vessels will depart from and arrive to the New Port.

Mykonos New Port

The New port of Mykonos is located in Tourlos area almost 2km away from Mykonos town and it is where most of the vessels arrive and depart. Mykonos New port is the main to operate for passenger ferries. To avoid any misunderstandings if you are reaching Mykonos by any ferry except Sea Jet and Flying Cat you are seeking information about the New port of Mykonos. 

Mykonos Old Port

The old port in Mykonos Town is located in Mykonos town and it operated as the main port for ferries till 15 years ago. Nowadays, it is used by some fishermen and yachts and you will need to go there if you are travelling with Sea Jet or the Flying Cat. Mykonos Old Port is less crowded than Mykonos new port.

Update 2019: For this summer and according to the information we have from the ferry companies, all vessels will depart from and arrive to the New Port.

Conditions at the port of Mykonos

The new port of Mykonos is small and really crowded during high season (mainly June to August). We have received several complaints from our customers that they missed the ferry due to confusion at the port of the island. Keep in mind that the temperature is very high and this, combined with the anticipation and the crowd may be very uncomfortable for travelers. Be sure to follow our tips, to enjoy your trips!

Should I book my ferry tickets for Mykonos port in advance?

You should book in advance your ferry tickets for your trips for Mykonos port! The main reason is because these tickets sell out very fast and they won’t be available to buy on the spot. The second reason is again because of the traffic at the port of Mykonos; travel agencies there are almost always full of people trying to buy last minute tickets.

How early should I be at Mykonos Port to catch my ferry?

Mykonos port is one of the most crowded, especially during high season. For this reason, you are encouraged to be at the port at least one hour prior to the departure of your ferry. There are some mini markets and some coffee shops at the port, so you can grab a bite, by admiring the view, while waiting for your ferry.

When you arrive at the port, go directly to the ticket collection point indicated from ferryhopper at the conformational e-mail and get your tickets. Don’t leave that for the last minute, since the collection point is always crowded, before departures. Of course, in case you are travelling with a ferry operator supporting e-ticket services you just have to prepare your QR code at your mobile screen!
In case you are travelling with a vehicle you should be extra careful and be on time for the departure of your ferry. As we always support in such ferry occasions: better to be safe than sorry!

Mykonos Port Contact Info

Here you can find all useful contact information for the port of Mykonos:

  • Mykonos Port authority: tel. +30 22890 22218
  • Bus Station in Mykonos Port: tel. +3022890 23 360
  • Taxi station in Mykonos Port: tel.  +3022890 23700,  22400
  • Tourist Police of Mykonos Port: tel. +3022890 22 482
  • Port Authority of Piraeus (Athens): tel. +30 210 4226000
  • Port Authority of Rafina (Athens): tel. +30 22940 22300, 22481, 22487

Which port of Mykonos?

New port of Mykonos: If you are travelling with Hellenic Seaways, Blue Star Ferries, Highspeed Ferries, Golden Star Ferries or any other big ferry company.

Old port of Mykonos: If you are travelling with Sea Jet or the Flying Cat.

Sometimes the port of departure may change due to bad weather conditions. In any case if you are not sure about which port of Mykonos is the correct one you should call the port authorities ( +30 22890 22218) to crosscheck!

Update 2019: For this summer and according to the information we have from the ferry companies, all vessels will depart from and arrive to the New Port.

How to get to Mykonos port

The main way to get to Mykonos port is… by ferry! Check Ferryhopper.com and book the cheapest ferry tickets from any Greek port to Mykonos old port or new port. To get to the new or the old port of Mykonos, during high season it is highly recommended to take either the public bus or the sea bus to Mykonos town since taxis are almost impossible to find! If you want a full experience and if you want to reduce the anxiety of transportation you can always use welcome pickups services!