Ferry from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Heraklion (Crete) and Milos are currently operating throughout the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos

Heraklion (Crete) Milos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 21:00 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 5h 10m Price range: 42.00 € - 57.00 €
Milos Heraklion (Crete) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 01:20 Last trip: 01:20 Average duration: 5h 10m Price range: 42.00 € - 57.00 €
Ferry companies MINOAN LINES

Is there a ferry from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos?

The ferry routes that connect Heraklion in Crete with Milos are usually available year round with 6-7 weekly crossings. Normally, this ferry crossing is operated by the company Minoan Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos?

There is usually 1 daily ferry crossing from Heraklion to Milos. Ferry departures are scheduled at 21:00, with estimated arrival in Milos at around 02:10.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Heraklion to Milos?

The Heraklion - Milos ferry price starts at €42. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, as well as vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Milos from Heraklion. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.


Traveling from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 12 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students
  • Senior travelers (over 60 years of age)
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos?

The trip from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos usually lasts 5 hr 10 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos?

Currently, you can only travel with a conventional ferry from Crete to Milos.

What’s the distance between Heraklion (Crete) and Milos?

The port of Heraklion is around 89 nautical miles from Milos (165 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Milos from Heraklion (Crete)

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip to Milos from Heraklion:

  • If you are traveling with your vehicle, it is better to arrive at the port of Heraklion at least 1-1.5 hr before departure. 
  • If you intend to stay in Milos for 1 or more days, we suggest you book your stay on the island as soon as possible. 
  • If you are thinking of traveling from Heraklion to Milos this summer, especially from July to August, it is a good idea to plan your trip in advance and book ferry tickets at least 3 months before the trip.
  • Milos belongs to the western Cyclades and is an ideal starting point for island hopping. Check all the ferry connections from Milos to Kimolos, Serifos, Sifnos, and Folegandros.
  • Other popular ferry routes from the port of Heraklion are those to the cosmopolitan Mykonos or the charming Santorini. You can find more information about the ferry routes Heraklion - Mykonos and Heraklion - Santorini here.

Where to take the ferry from Heraklion to Milos

The Crete - Milos ferry departs from the port of Heraklion. It's located about 2 km from the center of the city, close to many shops, restaurants and city landmarks. 

To get to the port and catch the ferry from Crete to Milos, you can take a public bus, taxi or walk. The regional bus station of Heraklion is located 700 m (around 10 min walk) from the port.

Can I travel on the ferry from Heraklion to Milos with a car?

Yes, there are car decks on Heraklion - Milos ferries where you can embark your vehicle. Car tickets start at around €79, and motorcycle prices start at about €26.

Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, as they tend to sell out quickly during the high-season months.

Ferry Luggage

Minoan Lines allows each passenger to carry up to 2 pieces of luggage and 1 hand luggage.


There are cabins and numbered seats on ferries traveling from Heraklion to Milos, for extra comfort during the trip.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Milos from Heraklion (Crete). Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Heraklion to Milos

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Heraklion (Crete) to Milos online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare fares and book your ferry trip to Milos with just a few clicks.