Ferry to Milos from Athens, Santorini & more

Milos is a very popular island famous for its gorgeous beaches and picturesque villages. It belongs to the western Cyclades in the Aegean sea and more specifically it is located southwest of Sifnos and west of Folegandros while the closest island to Milos is the tiny and lovely Kimolos island.
The port of Milos is Adamas which is a touristic town and the center of life. Adamas is the main port of the island and connects Milos with Athens and other islands. Milos also has a small national airport, but travelling by ferry is the most popular way to approach the island.

You will find below information about:
• How to get to Milos by ferry from Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Serifos, Naxos and other islands.
Book online your ferry tickets to Milos
Why book your ferry tickets with Greeka
Island-hopping from Milos to other destinations
Best day trips possibilities from Milos
Travel tips

Getting to Milos by ferry is very easy and the most popular way. You can reach Milos by ferry from Athens and more specifically from the port of Piraeus with 4 or 5 daily ferry crossings. Furthermore, Milos is connected with numerous other islands including Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sifnos, Karpathos, Serifos and more. Adamas, the port of the island is a well developed town with a beach and numerous tourist facilities such as hotels, restaurants, car rentals, shops and more. It is only 4km away from Plaka, the capital of the island.
Important notice: Ferry schedules may vary every year. The ferry schedules for the summer season are announced by most ferry companies in March. You can find and book all available ferries on our booking engine, as soon as they are officially announced.

Ferry Athens Milos

FERRY FROM ATHENS TO MILOS

Milos is connected by ferry with Piraeus port which is the main and biggest port of the Greek Capital, situated only 12km away from the city center.
There are 7-9 daily ferry crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos. There is also a ferry crossing to Milos from Lavrio, a small port of Athens located near the airport. It makes the route a few times per week but it is not so popular due to the long trip duration.
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• How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Milos?
The duration of the ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Milos varies from a minimum of 2h45m to a maximum of 5h20m, whereas an average time is 3 hours and 30minutes. This depends on the type of vessel (conventional or high-speed), the in-between stops to other islands and of course in some rare occasions the weather.

• How much is the ferry from Athens to Milos?
Prices depend on the ferry type (conventional or high-speed). Some indicative prices are:

  • €45 for the high-speed Golden Star ferry and trip duration 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • €57.7 for the high-speed ferry with Seajet and trip duration 2 hours and 55 minutes.
  • €42.2 for the high-speed ferry with Seajet and trip duration 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • €56 for the conventional Zante Ferries and trip duration 6 hours and 5 minutes.
  • €56 for the high-speed ferry with Aegean Speedlines and trip duration 4 hours.
  • €54 for the high-speed Golden Star Ferry with trip duration 4 hours and 55 minutes.

• What ferries are operating from Athens to Milos?
The vast majority of companies making the route from Athens to Milos use only high-speed vessels. These companies are: Seajets, Golden Star Ferries, and Aegean Speedlines.

> High-Speed ferries
The high-speed ferries are small in size ferries that run fast saving you a lot of time. There are no outdoor spaces and passengers remain in the indoor area. There are only numbered airplane type seats and only one coffee shop where you can buy a coffee, a refreshment or a snack. Inside the vessel there is an air conditioning system. Some of these vessels have a garage and you can carry your car from Athens to Milos and some of them not. The trip duration varies from 2 hours and 45 minutes to 4 hours depending on the specific type of the high-speed vessel and the number of stops to other islands before reaching Milos. Unfortunately, because they are small vessels, bad weather conditions affect them easily and it has been noticed that many delays occur very often. In case you are travelling with strong winds, you might feel a bit sea sick nauseous.
Types seats: Airplane seat/Economy, Airplane seat/Business and Airplane seat/Vip.
Price range: €45- €56
Vehicule price range: €23 (moto) - €67 (car)
Timetable: During the summer season, there are 5 schedules per day for this type of vessel to/from Piraeus/Milos.

> Conventional ferries
The conventional type of ferry is a big vessel with many indoors, outdoors spaces and a garage. The ferry companies that make the ferry crossing from Piraeus to Milos some days per week with a conventional ferry are Zante Ferries and Minoan lines. At this type of vessel, you will find a restaurant, cafes and small shops whereas there is air conditioning in all the interior spaces. Bad weather conditions such as strong winds, do not affect this type of vessel very much, and arrive on time. Also the trip is much more pleasant because due to its size and spaces, you can enjoy the beautiful sea views and have lunch or coffee. Last but not least, a big advantage of this ferry type is that with an extra fee you can take your car with you to Milos.
Types of seats: the Deck/Economy, the Air seats/Economy, Air seat/Business, and cabins with/without view.
Price range: €36 - €37.5.
Vehicule: €28.5 (Moto), €91.5 (Car)
Timetable: During the summer season, there are 1-2 daily ferry crossings for this type of vessel to/from Piraeus/Milos.

• Indicative Timetables
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  • From Piraeus to Milos
  • • 06:50 am Golden Star Ferries (2h45m)
  • • 07:00 am Seajets (2h55m)
  • • 07:00 am Seajets (3h30m)
  • • 07:00 am Zante Ferries (7h45m)
  • • 07:00 am Aegean Speedlines (4h)
  • • 10:00 am Minoan Lines (3h45m)
  • • 15:15 pm Seajets (3h20m)
  • • 17:00 pm Aegean Speedlines (4h)
  • • 22:00 pm Seaspeed ferries (6h15m)
  • From Milos to Piraeus
  • • 00:15 am Zante Ferries (5h)
  • • 10:50 am Seajets (3h25m)
  • • 11:25 am Aegean Speedlines (4h)
  • • 12:15 pm Seaspeed ferries (6h15m)
  • • 14:40 pm Golden Star Ferries (2h40m)
  • • 15:25 pm Zante Ferries (7h45m)
  • • 17:20 pm Seajets (3h20m)
  • • 19:00 pm Seajets (3h25m)
  • • 21:15 pm Aegean Speedlines (3h)
Ferry Santorini Milos

FERRY FROM SANTORINI TO MILOS

Milos is connected with Santorini with 3 daily ferry crossings which makes access between the two islands very easy. Santorini has an international airport and many visitors, in order to avoid spending too much time on a ferry, choose to fly to Santorini and take the ferry to Milos from there.
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• How long is the ferry from Santorini to Milos?
The time duration by ferry from Santorini to Milos is from 2h5m to 3h45m depending on the ferry type.

• How much is the ferry from Santorini to Milos?
The ferry ticket from Santorini to Milos costs €18 - €52.5 depending on the ferry type.

• What ferries are operating from Santorini to Milos?
Conventional vessels by Seaspeed ferries and high-speed ferries by Seajet and Golden Star ferries are operating this route.

• Indicative Timetable
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  • From Santorini to Milos
  • • 08:00 am Seaspeed Ferries (3h45m)
  • • 11:50 am Golden Star Ferries (2h30m)
  • • 15:00 pm Seajet (2h5m)
  • From Milos to Santorini
  • • 00:15 am Seaspeed Ferries (4h)
  • • 09:50 am Golden Star Ferries (2h)
  • • 10:00 am Seajet (1h50m)
Ferry Mykonos Milos

FERRY FROM MYKONOS TO MILOS

Mykonos is located in a close distance to Milos and the two islands are connected by daily ferries. Mykonos has an international airport and many visitors, in order to avoid spending too much time on a ferry, choose to fly to Mykonos and take the ferry from there.
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• How long is the ferry from Mykonos to Milos?
The trip duration is from Mykonos to Milos is from 3h5m to 5h35m.

• How much is the ferry from Mykonos to Milos?
The ferry ticket from Mykonos to Milos costs €69.80.

• Indicative Timetable
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  • From Mykonos to Milos
  • • 08:45 am Golden Star Ferries (5h35m)
  • • 16:30 pm Seajets (3h5m)
  • From Milos to Mykonos
  • • 08:00 am Seajets (2h40m)
  • • 09:50 am Golden Star Ferries (5h45m)
Ferry Paros Milos

FERRY FROM PAROS TO MILOS

Milos is connected with Paros with 2 daily ferry crossings by the high-speed vessels of Seajet and Golden Star. Paros has an international airport and many visitors, in order to avoid spending too much time on a ferry, choose to fly to Paros and take the ferry from there.
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• How long is the ferry from Paros to Milos?
The duration time by ferry from Paros to Milos is from 1h35m to 4h35m.

• How much is the ferry from Paros to Milos?
The ferry ticket from Paros to Milos costs minimum €56 and maximum €59.80.

• Indicative Timetable
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  • From Paros to Milos
  • • 09:50 am Golden Star Ferries (4h30m)
  • • 18:00 pm Seajets (1h35m)
  • From Milos to Paros
  • • 08:00 am Seajets (1h40m)
  • • 09:50 am Golden Star Ferries (4h35m)
Ferry Serifos Milos

FERRY FROM SERIFOS TO MILOS

Milos is connected with Serifos by conventional Blue Star and Zante ferries many times per week as well as by many daily high-speed ferries by Seajet and Aegean Speed.
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• How long is the ferry from Serifos to Milos?
The duration time by ferry from Serifos to Milos is a minimum 1h10m to a maximum 3h15m.

• How much is the ferry from Serifos to Milos?
The ferry ticket from Naxos to Milos costs from €7.5 to €17.5.

• Indicative Timetable
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  • From Serifos to Milos
  • • 09:10 am Seajets (1h20m)
  • • 09:30 am Blue Star (3h15m)
  • • 09:35 am Aegean speedlines (1h30m)
  • • 17:25 pm Seajets (1h10m)
  • From Milos to Serifos
  • • 10:50 am Seajets (1h10m)
  • • 11:25 am Aegean Speedlines (1h30m)
  • • 17:20 pm Seajets (1h10m)
  • • 19:00 pm Seajets (1h10m)
Ferry Naxos Milos

FERRY FROM NAXOS TO MILOS

Milos is connected with Naxos by a daily Seajet high-speed ferry.
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• How long is the ferry from Naxos to Milos?
The duration time by ferry from Naxos to Milos is 2h15m.

• How much is the ferry from Naxos to Milos?
The ferry ticket from Naxos to Milos costs €59.80.

• Indicative Timetable
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  • From Naxos to Milos
  • • 17:20 pm Seajets (2h15m)
  • From Milos to Naxos
  • • 08:00 am Seajets (3h40m)
 

FERRY FROM OTHER ISLANDS

Depending of the years, the island of Milos is also connected with: Amorgos, Katapola - Andros - Chalki - Anafi - Crete, Heraklio - Crete, Rethymno - Crete, Sitia - Folegandros - Ios - Karpathos, Diafani - Karpathos, Port - Kasos - Kea - Kimolos - Koufonissi - Kythnos - Rhodes - Sifnos - Sikinos - Syros. Note that these ferry connections can be available only during some summer months.
Note that a local ferry that departs from Pollonia, a small port of Milos, goes to Kimolos in about 30 min. This ferry departs about 3-4 times a day.

 

 

ISLAND HOPPING FROM MILOS

Apart from the aforementioned islands, Milos is also connected with many more islands such as: Crete, Amorgos, Anafi, Sikinos, Folegandros, Syros, Sifnos, Koufonisia, Rhodes, and more. The plethora of ferry connections makes Milos an ideal island hopping destination since it is very convenient to travel to other islands of the Aegean sea.

 

 

ONLINE FERRY SCHEDULES TO MILOS

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WHERE TO GO FOR A DAY TRIP FROM MILOS

The best island to visit for a day trip from Milos is Kimolos island. This tiny Cycladic gem with the turquoise waters and the laid-back atmosphere is located northwest of Milos in a very close distance. There are many daily boat trips from the small port of Pollonia which is the most popular way to approach Kimolos. Also, there is a weekly Blue star ferry from Adamas port that connects the two islands.

 

 

TRAVEL TIPS

Travel tips to organize your trip to Milos:

  • • If you are travelling to and from Milos during high season (July to mid-September), it is strongly recommended to book your tickets 2-3 months in advance. Milos is a popular destination and tickets sell out quickly.