Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
You can get from Athens to Milos by ferry all year round, as there are several ferry crossings on a weekly basis. In the summer months, there are at least 3 daily crossings.
The route is normally serviced by 4 ferry companies: Seajets, Aegean Sea Lines, Minoan Lines, and Zante Ferries. Occasionally, additional ferry operators serve this route.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos
The earliest ferry to Milos departs from the port of Piraeus at around 07:40 and arrives in Milos at 11:05. The latest scheduled departure is at 22:30, reaching the island of Milos at around 05:20 the next morning.
Bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Piraeus - Milos route on Ferryhopper.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
A standard ferry ticket for the trip from Piraeus to Milos starts at €48. The final cost of a ticket to Milos mainly depends on the ferry company and the type of vessel (high-speed or conventional).
Athens - Milos ferry prices also depend on seasonality, offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry to Milos from Athens. Find real-time information about ferry routes, compare prices and companies, and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.
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Traveling from Athens to Milos by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. Ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to certain passenger categories, such as:
- Children (5-10 years old)
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- People with disabilities and accompanying persons
Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old normally travel for free. Keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
The duration of the Athens - Milos ferry trip ranges from 2.5 hr to around 7 hr. The total travel time mainly depends on the weather conditions and the vessel type.
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Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
Yes, most ferries traveling to Milos from Piraeus are high-speed. The fastest ferry to Milos takes a bit more than 2.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Athens and Milos?
The distance between Milos and Athens is approximately 84 nautical miles (about 155 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos
Here, you can find useful information about the trip from Piraeus to Milos below:
- Piraeus is one of the busiest ports in Greece, with multiple ferry terminals and daily departures. We recommend arriving at the port well in advance, especially if you bring your vehicle.
- The Athens - Milos ferry route is one of the most popular in Greece. As tickets tend to sell out fast in summer, make sure to book your tickets 3 to 4 months in advance.
- Traveling from the port of Piraeus is the best way to travel by ferry from Athens to Milos. Alternatively, you can also catch a ferry from the port of Lavrio in Athens once a week. Take a look at the Lavrio - Milos ferry route for more info.
- You can find more tips and information about your vacation on our Milos travel guide.
- Milos is a great starting point for island hopping in the Cyclades! From there, you can travel by ferry to Kimolos, Serifos, Sifnos, Folegandros, and other beautiful islands. There are also routes to Crete and some islands in the Dodecanese.
- For the latest information on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, you can check our relevant post. Note that, for the time being, all restrictions have been lifted.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos
You can catch the ferry to Milos from the port of Piraeus in Athens, located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.
You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi and public transport (bus, metro and suburban railway).
Ferries from Athens to Milos normally depart from Piraeus Port Gates E6, E7 and E9. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port.
Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Milos ferry with a car?
Depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’re traveling with, you can bring your vehicle to Milos. Make sure to book your tickets as early as possible, as there might be limited availability.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Milos.
Tip: each ferry company has different policies for luggage. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage, as there might be limited storage capacity on the vessels.
Seajets high-speed ferries do not have cabins, but you can book airplane-type numbered seats for a more comfortable trip.
On Athens - Milos ferries, you can normally travel with your pet free of charge. Bear in mind that each ferry company has its own pet policy.
Make sure to carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.
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