Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?
Yes, there are usually 1-2 daily ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus to Mykonos year-round. Ferry routes to Mykonos are usually operated by 4 ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Fast Ferries, and Seajets.
Tip: you can check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos on our fare search engine.
Am I allowed to travel to Mykonos from Athens?
Yes, you can travel from Athens to Mykonos by ferry at the moment. However, travel guidelines may change. So, make sure to check the latest updates on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece before your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos
There are at least 30 weekly crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos throughout the summer. During the high season, there are usually 3-4 daily crossings.
The earliest ferry departs from the port of Piraeus at 07:00 and arrives in Mykonos at 09:35, while the latest scheduled departure is at 20:00.
Tip: keep in mind that Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos ferry schedules vary depending on the season.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?
The Athens to Mykonos ferry price ranges from €43 to €68 for standard ferries, while the cost for high-speed ferries ranges from €69 to €85. Ferry ticket prices can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Mykonos from Athens (Piraeus). Check out all the available ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
Traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry to Mykonos from Athens offers discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities or ISIC card holders
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, bear in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company and the ferry seat type
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?
The ferry crossing duration from Athens to Mykonos ranges from 2 hr 35 min to 5 hr 15 min, depending on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to 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!
What’s the distance between Athens and Mykonos?
The distance from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos is around 86 nautical miles (160 km).
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?
Yes, the Athens to Mykonos ferry crossing is operated by high-speed ferries that run throughout the year. The fastest ferry from Athens to Mykonos reaches the island in 2 hr 35 min.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Mykonos from Athens
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens to Mykonos:
- If you are traveling with your vehicle on the ferry from Athens to Mykonos, make sure you arrive at the port at least 1 hr before departure.
- If you’re using public transport to get to Piraeus, we recommend allowing for some extra time to reach your ferry departure gate. If you have any questions about access to the port, you can always ask the Port Authority personnel.
- Most ferries traveling from Athens arrive at the New Port of Mykonos. Find more useful details about the ports of Mykonos.
- Mykonos is a popular destination all year long, so we recommend booking your Athens - Mykonos ferry tickets and accommodation on the island well in advance.
- Mykonos is great for island hopping, as there are frequent ferry crossings to nearby islands, such as Syros, Naxos, Paros and Santorini. Have a look at our destination page for more island-hopping and vacation tips for Mykonos.
- Check the 2023 ferry schedules for the Greek islands to plan your upcoming trip.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos
You can catch the ferry to Mykonos from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is 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, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.
Ferries from Athens to Mykonos usually depart from Gates E8 and E9. Ferryhopper suggests that you always check your ticket for more information on departure gates, as they can change.
Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in the majority of the ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos. Both conventional and high-speed ferries provide the service of vehicle transfer.
The ferry prices range between €83 to €128 depending on the type of vehicle, the ferry company as well as the season.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can store your bags and suitcases at the designated luggage area onboard the ferry to Mykonos from Athens.
Good to know: there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. However, carrying luggage up to 50 kg is recommended to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The trip to Mykonos is quite short, so most ferries have no cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Mykonos from Athens, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Before your trip, make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos
You can easily book your Mykonos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find information about available routes on our Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and book your ferry trip.