Ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
Yes, there is. The ferry connection between the port of Rafina and Mykonos is operated all year round. In the summer months, there are usually up to 8 daily ferry crossings from Rafina to Mykonos during.
The Rafina - Mykonos connection is currently served by 3 ferry companies: Seajets, Fast Ferries and Golden Star Ferries.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ticket prices for the Athens (Rafina) - Mykonos crossing on Ferryhopper.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
The ferry connection between Rafina and Mykonos is served all year round. with at least 2 crossings a day. During high season, there are usually up to 8 direct daily crossings.
The first ferry departs from Rafina at 07:05 and reaches the port of Mykonos at around 11:30. The last ferry from Rafina is usually scheduled at 22:45, arriving in Mykonos at around 02:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
Ferry tickets for the Rafina - Mykonos route normally start at €38 for conventional ferries, while prices for high-speed ferries usually start at around €76.
Keep in mind that the ticket cost also depends on discounts, offers, seat type, and vehicle option.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Mykonos from Athens (Rafina). Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best prices.
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Traveling from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos by ferry is easy, comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost tickets thanks to available discounts. Ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to passenger categories, such as:
- Children (usually 5-10 years old)
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4-5 years travel for free. Keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
The Rafina - Mykonos ferry time ranges from 2 hr 10 min to 4 hr 40 min. The duration of the trip depends mainly on the type of vessel (conventional or high-speed) and the weather conditions.
Tip: worried that weather conditions may 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 Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Rafina to Mykonos during high season. The fastest ferry to Mykonos reaches the island in 2 hr 10 min.
What’s the distance between Rafina and Mykonos?
The distance between the port of Rafina in Athens and the port of Mykonos is 71 nautical miles (around 131 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Mykonos from Rafina
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip to Mykonos from Rafina:
- If you are traveling with your vehicle from Rafina to Mykonos, make sure to be at the port at least 1 hr before departure time.
- Tickets to Mykonos can sell out fast during high season so we recommend booking well in advance.
- Mykonos has 2 ports, however, the majority of ferries from Athens travel to the New Port of Mykonos.
- Check our Map of ferries to discover the most exciting island-hopping options to nearby islands such as Tinos, Milos, Ikaria, or 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 Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos
You can catch the ferry to Mykonos from the port of Rafina in Athens. The port of Rafina is located approximately 33 km east of the city center of Athens and 26 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. You can get to the port of Rafina by car, taxi, as well as intercity bus (KTEL) from downtown Athens and the airport.
There is 1 terminal at the port of Rafina. The terminal is divided into 13 docks for standard ferries and 2 docks for high-speed vessels. You can easily access your departure gate on foot.
Can I travel on the ferry from Rafina to Mykonos with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in the majority of the ferries from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos. Both conventional and high-speed ferries have car decks for vehicle transfer.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to 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 Mykonos.
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 don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
There are cabins available on some Golden Star Ferries vessels .
Fast Ferries and high-speed Seajets vessels do not have cabins. However, you can book numbered seats for a more comfortable journey instead.
On Rafina - Mykonos 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.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Rafina) to Mykonos?
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