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 year-round, as there are several ferry crossings on a weekly basis. There are at least 3 daily crossings to Milos during the summer.
The route is normally serviced by 5 ferry companies: Seajets, Aegeon Pelagos, Aegean Speed Lines, Minoan Lines, and Zante Ferries. Occasionally, additional ferry operators operate on this route.
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
Yes, traveling to Milos from Athens is permitted. As you start planning your holidays, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, including all the documents required for your ferry trip.
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 15:50, reaching the island of Milos at around 19:15.
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 €59. The final cost of a ticket to Milos depends on the ferry company and type of vessel.
Tip: bear in mind that Athens - Milos ferry prices may change depending 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 our ferry routes, compare prices and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
The ferry route from Athens to Milos offers discounts to the following passenger categories:
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- People with disabilities
Reminder: you can find more information about available ferry discounts and offers on Ferryhopper.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos?
The duration of the Athens to Milos ferry trip is around 2 hr 40 min to 6 hr 30 min. The total travel time may vary depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel you’ve chosen.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your departure time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
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 around 2 hr 40 min.
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.
- If you’re getting to the port of Piraeus by public transport, you need some extra time to reach the port gate to Milos. Check your ticket or consult the port staff for more information on how to reach your gate.
- 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.
- 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.
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 since 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.
There are no cabins on the high-speed ferries serving the ferry crossing from Piraeus to Milos, but there are numbered seats. If you choose a standard vessel instead, you can book a cabin or a numbered seat for a more relaxing trip to Milos.
You can travel with your pet to Milos, depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, pet tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos
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