Ferry from Milos to Santorini
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Milos to Santorini?
Yes, you can catch a ferry from Milos to Santorini throughout the year. The route served by both standard and high-speed ferries. Normally, there is at least 1 daily ferry crossing from the port of Milos to Santorini.
There are 3 ferry companies operating on this connection: Seajets, Zante Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos. The last two usually operate on the route in the winter months, while Seajets serves Milos - Santorini crossings from the end of March to the end of October.
Bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can always check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Milos - Santorini route on Ferryhopper.
What’s the ferry schedule from Milos to Santorini?
There are up to 11 weekly ferry crossings from Milos to Santorini. The first ferry (high-speed) usually departs at 11:15, arriving in Santorini around 13:15. The last ferry leaves the port of Milos at 22:25 and reaches the port of Athinios at around 03:45.
In some cases, there are also late-night crossings at 01:20, 04:30 or 05:00, that reach Santorini early in the morning.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Milos to Santorini?
Ferry tickets for the route Milos - Santorini usually start at €16 for conventional ferries and at around €94 for high-speed vessels. The final cost of the ticket also depends on available discounts and offers, seat type and vehicle transfer.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Santorini from Milos. Take a look at our routes, find the lowest ferry prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly.
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Traveling from Milos to Santorini by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. Ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% for certain passenger categories, such as:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Milos to Santorini?
The ferry ride between Milos and Santorini takes from 2 hr to over 5 hr. The trip duration depends on the ferry company, the type of vessel (standard or high-speed) and weather conditions.
Tip: worried that weather conditions might affect your time of departure? You can see any changes and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Milos to Santorini?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling to Santorini from Milos. The fastest ferry to Santorini arrives in approximately 2 hr.
What’s the distance between Milos and Santorini?
The distance between the island of Milos and Santorini is about 52 nautical miles (96 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Milos to Santorini
- The port of Milos can be very busy in the summer months, and many ferries may arrive or depart at the same time. For this reason, we recommend arriving at the port at least 1 hour early.
- Find travel tips on the island of Santorini and prepare for the best vacation!
- The popular Santorini is directly connected with most of the Cycladic islands. Plan your island-hopping adventure in Ios, Folegandros, Anafi, and Crete.
- Athinios, the port of Santorini, is small and can get quite crowded in high season. You can find a helpful guide on our blog about the port of Athinios in Santorini.
- 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 Milos to Santorini?
The main port of Milos is Adamas, which is located really close to Plaka, the island's capital. The port is easily accessible by car and there are frequent bus services connecting it with Plaka and other settlements in Milos.
Near the port, you can find parking spaces and other amenities, as well as a free Wi-Fi connection.
Can I travel on the ferry from Milos to Santorini with a car?
Yes, you can bring your car to Santorini, depending on the type of vessel you’ve chosen. Only conventional ferries have car decks for vehicle trasport.
However, if you’re traveling without a vehicle, you can find various rental services in Santorini to easily get around the island.
Ferry companies in Greece are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. Therefore, you can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Santorini.
Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you carry luggage up to 50 kg to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
Seajets high-speed ferries as well as Zante Ferries vessels do not have cabins, but they have airplane-type numbered seats for a more comfortable trip. If you’re travel with Aegeon Pelagos, there are cabins available on board, as well as numbered seats.
On Milos - Santorini ferries, you can 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.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Milos to Santorini
You can easily book cheap Milos - Santorini ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies. Discover all available routes to the Cyclades on our Map of ferries, compare ferry operators and schedules, and organize your trip to Santorini in no time!