Travelling to Mykonos
Mykonos is a highly accessible island and you can choose to get here either by sea or sky. Depending on where you are flying from, a variety of direct flights from central European destinations are available, otherwise connect via Athens.
Make sure to check your local airlines for a direct flight into Mykonos. EasyJet for example offers direct flights from London, Paris, Geneva, Berlin, Rome and Milan. Your airline might add new flight routes during the peak summer season and availability is usually limited so stay in the loop and book in advance! If you can not find Flights direct to Mykonos, fly to Athens first and connect from there - it’s only a 25 minute flight.
- EasyJet, British Airways, Thompson, Aegean Airlines, Flybe
- EasyJet, Transavia, Vueling Airlines, Aegean Airlines
- EasyJet, Alitalia, Aegean Airlines, Vueling, Iberia
- EasyJet, TUIfly, Condor, Germanwings
- Vueling, Aegean Airlines, Malmo Aviation
- Vueling, JetairFly, Condor, Iberia, Blu-express
- Aegean Airlines, Cyprus Airways
- Lauda Air, Air Berlin, TUIfly, Austrian Airlines
- Vueling Airlines, Air France
Flying from Athens to Mykonos couldn't be easier. It's a 25 minute flight and three local airlines service the route at least twice daily during peak season.
To book your tickets or for further flight information and availability visit the following websites:
Whether you choose to pit stop in Athens first or you want to island hop and Mykonos is your next destination, the sea route to Mykonos is serviced daily by Ferries and High Speed vessels from numerous locations. Do note that some larger High Speed vessels and Ferry Boats can accommodate vehicles.
Pireaus and Rafina are Athens’ largest ports and you can choose to travel to Mykonos from either.
Rafina is located North-East of the capital and approximately 20km from Eleftherios Venizelos airport. A taxi from the airport will cost you something in the range of 20-40 euros and will take around 25 minutes.
Journey times from Rafina to Mykonos:
- 4.5 hours on the Ferry Boat
- 2 hours on the High Speed vessels
Pireaus is located in the South of Athens and is better suited to accommodate those already staying in Athens’ Southern suburbs. It is located approximately 50km from Eleftherios Venizeos and around 20km from the popular Glyfada suburb. A taxi from the airport will be pricey and the journey time could take up to 1 hour with traffic.
Journey times from Pireaus to Mykonos:
- 5.5 hours on the Ferry Boat
- 3 hours on the High Speed vessels
From other Aegean islands
Most of the Aegean islands have inter-connected sea routes so it shouldn’t be too hard for you to get to Mykonos from any other island. Keep in mind that the closer in proximity the islands, the more likely it is for a direct sea route to be available. You can get to Mykonos on one boat from Paros and Santorini, but you will have to take two from Amorgos or Naxos. Don’t be put off by the travelling, the Aegean Sea is glorious and you never know who you’ll meet on the journey there.
To Book your tickets or for further information and availability please visit the following High Speed vessel and Ferry Boat websites:
- Sea Jets seajets.gr
- Hellenic Seaways hellenicseaways.gr
- Blue Star Ferries bluestarferries.gr
- Fast Ferries ferries.gr
Indicative Rates from Rafina: 50Euros High Speed vessel, 20Euros ferry boat.