In brief, Mykonos airport receives domestic direct flights from Athens daily and direct and connecting flights from abroad, mainly during the high season.
Mykonos International Airport (IATA code: JMK, ICAO code: LGMK) is located on the southwestern side of the island, around 3 km from Mykonos Town and 3 km also from the port.
It is one of the busiest airports in the Cyclades, as it receives numerous domestic and international flights on a daily basis, especially during the high season.
It started operating in 1971 and was renovated in 2021. Its design combines the Cycladic style with modern architecture.
Planes & Helicopters
Both charter and commercial flights connect Mykonos to other destinations in Greece, as well as several metropolitan areas in Europe. Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, and Sky Express are the national companies for domestic flights, connecting Mykonos to the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki. Discover the domestic and international airlines that fly to Mykonos, including companies that offer low-cost options. Keep in mind that international flight connections are only seasonal.
In addition to the scheduled airline flights, the airport also receives private jets, helicopters, smaller aircraft, and other charter flights from Greece and other countries.
The airports of Naxos, Paros, Santorini, and Syros lie very close to one another, due to the small distances between the islands. However, direct flights from/to Mykonos International Airport are not available. The only way to get from Mykonos to another Cycladic island (and vice versa) is by a connecting flight with one stop at the International Airport of Athens.
Tips: Keep in mind that the airport can get quite crowded during the summer season, leading to increased traffic in the area.
Arrange your program accordingly and make sure to be there at least one hour in advance.
Note: There are no direct flights from the USA, Canada, or Australia.
How to get to & leave the airport
Distances from: Chora (Town): 3.3 km / 2 miles | Paradise: 4 km / 2.4 miles | Platis Gialos: 3 km / 1.8 miles | Psarou: 3.2 km / 1.9 miles | Agios Ioannis: 5.2 km / 3.2 miles
The cheapest way to leave the airport is by public bus. The station is situated outside the terminal building, and you can buy your tickets directly from the driver.
For more information on bus routes and timetables, visit the official Mykonos KTEL bus website (www.mykonosbus.com) or dial the following number: (+30) 2289 026797.
Below, you will find how to get to the island’s most popular locations by bus from the airport.
• Town (Chora): The bus route Airport > New Port takes visitors to Fabrika central station (second stop). Fabrika is located in Mykonos Town.
• Platis Gialos: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos.
• Kalo Livadi: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Old Port (terminal) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Old Port) > Kalo Livadi.
• Elia: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Elia.
• Paradise: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Paradise.
• Psarou: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos. From Platis Gialos, Psarou is a 10-minute walk away.
• Agia Anna: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at the Old Port (terminal) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Old Port) > Kalafatis. From Kalafatis, Agia Anna is a 7-minute walk away.
• Agios Ioannis: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Agios Ioannis.
• Ornos: Bus route Airport > New Port. Stop at Fabrika (second stop) and change buses: route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Agios Ioannis. From Agios Ioannis, Ornos is a 20-minute walk away.
Tip: If you decide to use public transfers, the bus doesn’t always make a stop everywhere unless you tell the driver to stop.
If you don’t know where your bus stop is, inform the driver in advance about where you’re heading and he will stop at your destination.
Transfers and Taxis
A taxi rank lies at the airport and taxis are available 24 hours a day. However, to play it safe, it is highly recommended to book a transfer service in advance and have a taxi, minibus, or private VIP car pick you up.
Alternatively, you can arrange a pick-up with local drivers at the following numbers: (+30) 694 559 7854, (+30) 22890 22400.
If you have just arrived at the airport of Mykonos and would like to rent a car, you will find a few car rental desks at the Arrivals.
Alternatively, it is possible to arrange a car rental in advance. It is one of the best options, as you can find what you want and keep your vehicle for as many days as you wish.
The airport’s car parking area serves as a pick-up station for car rentals.
Last but not least, several accommodation facilities offer airport shuttle services, usually for an extra charge but sometimes for free. Contact your hotel for more information.
ATMs, a currency exchange office, and free WiFi are available at Mykonos airport, while you will also find charging stations for your electronic devices. Luggage carts can be provided, and dining or coffee facilities lie at both the Arrivals and the Departures.
In addition, the duty-free shops at the Departures offer a wide variety of products to treat yourself or purchase as gifts for your loved ones.
There is a free car parking area near the terminal; its vehicle capacity is limited, though.
Several shops and a few cafes and snack bars are located close to the airport. The area is full of hotels as well. If you prefer to book accommodation near the airport, check out our hotel recommendations.
Near the airport
Numerous places of interest, including the landmarks of Mykonos Town (3 km) and the beaches of Paradise (4 km), Platis Gialos (3 km), Psarrou (3 km), and Agios Ioannis (5 km), are situated in the region.