Ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are indirect ferries from the port of Rafina to the island of Milos, Cyclades. Find all ferry connections on Ferryhopper, find the itinerary that suits you best and plan your ferry trip to Milos with ease.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Rafina) to Milos

Athens (port of Rafina) Milos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:15 Last trip: 16:00 Average duration: 5h 30m Price range: 48.00 € - 75.00 €

Is there a ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos?

As there are no direct Rafina - Milos ferries, an intermediate stop is required, usually in Santorini or Naxos, where you’ll have to switch ferries.

The ferry connections are usually served by the following companies: Seajets, Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, and Zante Ferries.

Tip: to better organize multi-stop trips and track your ferry in real time, make sure to download the Ferryhopper App for free.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Rafina) to Milos?

In the summer months, you can find daily connections for both legs of your Rafina - Milos indirect ferry trip. Make sure to coordinate your trips accordingly, especially if you wish to transfer your motor vehicle.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos?

The combined price for Rafina - Milos ferries is usually around €130-€150, though the final ferry cost may vary depending on the available offers and discounts, as well as vehicle selection and seat/cabin type.


On Ferryhopper, you can browse all available offers and organize a budget-friendly ferry trip to Milos in the Cyclades with confidence!

Any available offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets for the route you’re interested in.


Check out some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount Rafina - Milos ferry tickets:

  • Students
  • Toddlers and children
  • Large families
  • People with disabilities and those accompanying them

Important: depending on the company and the itinerary, discounts may differ.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Rafina) to Milos?

The indirect route between Rafina and Milos can last up to 10-12 hr, depending on your chosen intermediate stop.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos?

You can find both conventional and fast vessels to Milos from Rafina, depending on the season.

What’s the distance between Athens (Rafina) and Milos?

The distance between the port of Rafina and the island of Milos is approximately 80 nautical miles (or about 150 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Milos from Athens (Rafina)

Below, you can find some of our top travel tips for your ferry trip to Milos:

  • Rafina is one of the busiest Greek ports during the high season, so make sure to arrive there well in advance to avoid potential delays and overcrowding, especially if you wish to transfer your vehicle.
  • As this itinerary is indirect, you can use our interactive Map of ferries to visualize your excursion and combine multiple trips in one booking!
  • Take a look at our Milos travel guide and find pro travel tips for your holidays in the Cyclades!
  • Milos is a fantastic starting point for volcanic holidays in the Greek islands. Read our detailed guide to discover other similar volcanic jewels!

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos

Ferries to Milos leave from Rafina, a port in Athens (Attica). It’s about 30 min from the city center and can be easily reached on foot, by car or bus.

There are intercity buses (KTEL) from the center of Athens to Rafina on a daily basis, reaching the port in 1–1.5 hours. The bus itinerary begins in Pedion tou Areos.

Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Milos with a car?

Yes, the conventional ferries from Rafina to the Cyclades can carry motor vehicles, allowing you to explore Milos more independently.

Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, however, as they can run out rather quickly in the summer season.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets, Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, and Zante Ferries are usually quite flexible with their luggage allowance policy. In any case, make sure to carry less than 50 kg of luggage with you, and bear in mind that you are responsible for carrying them on board.

Note: there’s no check-in procedure for luggage items on ferries.


You can find cabins for both legs of the Rafina - Milos indirect ferry connection. Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can bring along your pet on the ferries to Milos from Rafina. As pet amenities and policies may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with to Milos, make sure to contact them for additional information.

In any case, you should carry with you the necessary pet tickets, documents and supplies for a smooth ride with your little companion.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Rafina) to Milos

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets to Milos from Rafina easily and quickly, without any hidden fees. Simply browse and compare the available connections on our fare search engine and choose the one that suits you best!