Ferry approaching the port of Mykonos

Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Mykonos by ferry

There are at least 2 daily ferry crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos throughout the year, with journey duration starting at 2.5 hr. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Mykonos*

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?

Normally, there are at least 2 daily ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus to Mykonos year-round. Ferry routes to Mykonos are usually serviced by 3 ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries, Minoan Lines and Seajets. You can check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos on our fare search engine.

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?

The ferry crossing duration from Athens to Mykonos Port ranges from 2 hr 30 min to 5 hr 15 min, depending on whether you’re traveling with a high-speed or standard ferry.

Is there a highspeed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?

Yes, the Athens to Mykonos ferry route is serviced by high-speed ferries that run throughout the year. The fastest ferry from Athens to Mykonos reaches the island in 2.5 hr.

How much is the ferry from Athens to Mykonos?

The ferry price for one-way tickets from Piraeus to Mykonos ranges from €20 to €39 for standard ferries, while the cost for high-speed ferries is around €59. Ferry ticket prices can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type and vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?

There are at least 14 weekly crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos throughout the year. During peak season, there are usually more daily crossings. The earliest ferry departs from the port of Piraeus at 07:00 and arrives in Mykonos at 09:30, while the latest scheduled trip is at 22:00. Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Mykonos?

The distance from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos is around 86 nautical miles (160km).

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Mykonos?

For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets to Mykonos from Athens (Piraeus)?

You can easily book Mykonos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries, and book your ferry trip.

Platis Gialos beach in Mykonos

Small boat at Platis Gialos beach in Mykonos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens to Mykonos

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. Most ferries traveling from Athens arrive at the New Port of Mykonos. Find more useful details about the ports of Mykonos.
  4. Mykonos is a popular vacation destination all year long, so we recommend booking your Athens - Mykonos ferry tickets and accommodation on the island well in advance. 
  5. 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.
  6. Check the 2021 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 15km south of the city center of Athens and 45km 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 normally depart from Gates E8 and E9. Ferryhopper suggests that you always check your ticket for more information on departure gates, as they can change.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can store your bags and suitcases at the designated luggage area on board the ferry to Mykonos. 

Good to know: Bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Mykonos is quite short, so the ferries have no cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a seat.

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Mykonos