Ferry from Santorini to Milos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Santorini to Milos?
There are regular ferry crossings from Santorini to Milos, served by standard and high-speed ferries. You can catch a ferry from Santorini to Milos at least 7 times per week throughout the year. The route is operated by 5 ferry companies: Zante Ferries, SeaSpeed Ferries, Aegeon Pelagos, Seajets and Golden Star Ferries.
Am I allowed to travel from Santorini to Milos?
Yes, traveling to Milos from Santorini is allowed. As you start planning your vacation, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, including all the documents required for your ferry trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Santorini to Milos
There are about 7 weekly crossings from Santorini to Milos year-round. From May to September, there is usually increased frequency, with at least 2 daily sailings between the two islands.
The earliest ferry departs from the port of Athinios in Santorini early in the morning, while the latest scheduled trip to Milos from Santorini is at around 15:00.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Santorini to Milos?
The Santorini - Milos ferry prices range from approximately €70 to €80. The final cost of the ticket may vary depending on seasonality, discounts, offers and type of vessel.
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The ferry route from Santorini to Milos offers discounts to the following passenger categories:
- Toddlers (-100%)
- Children (-50%)
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities (-50%)
- People with disabilities (-50%)
Reminder: available discounts may vary depending on the ferry company you’ve chosen.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Santorini to Milos?
The duration of the Santorini to Milos ferry trip ranges from 2 hr to 5 hr. The travel time varies depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’re traveling with.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Santorini to Milos?
Yes, you can get from Santorini to Milos with a high-speed ferry. The fastest ferry to Milos arrives in approximately 2 hr.
Reminder: fast ferries from Santorini to Milos do not have a car deck.
What’s the distance between Santorini and Milos?
The distance between the port of Santorini and the port of Milos is 52 nautical miles (approximately 96km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Santorini to Milos
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Santorini to Milos:
- The port of Athinios in Santorini gets quite busy in the high season. Check our survival guide for Athinios Port to be prepared for your trip.
- We recommend booking your return tickets to Santorini in advance, as they tend to sell out fast, especially in summer.
- Ferries arrive at Adamas, the port of Milos, which is located close to Chora and the beach of Sarakiniko.
- Milos is a popular holiday destination, so we recommend that you book your accommodation at least 3-4 months before your trip.
- There are many island-hopping options from Milos, as there are routes to Kimolos, Sifnos, Syros, as well as Heraklion in Crete.
Where to take the ferry from Santorini to Milos
You can catch the ferry to Milos from the port of Athinios in Santorini. Athinios Port is located on the western coast of Santorini, 8km from Fira and 20km from the village of Oia. You can get to the port of Athinios by bus, taxi or car.
Can I travel on the Santorini to Milos ferry with a car?
You can bring your car to Milos, depending on the type of vessel you’ve chosen. However, if you’re traveling without a vehicle, you can find various rental services in Milos and easily get around the island.
Ferry companies 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 Milos.
Tip: each ferry company has different policies for luggage. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage, as there might be limited storage capacity on the vessels.
High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. If you’re traveling with a standard ferry, you can book either a numbered seat or a cabin.
You can travel with your pet to Milos, depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, pet tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Santorini to Milos
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