Getting to MYKONOS
Mykonos Island National Airport is an airport in Mykonos, Greece. The airport is located 4 kilometers from the town of Mykonos. The transfer time from the town to the airport is about 10 minutes.
Arriving by air:
Mykonos can be reached from most international airports via Athens. Arrival at Athens airport:
Athens is served by the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” :
From Athens to Mykonos airport :
Nearly all international flights arriving in Greece during this period allow adequate time for making the connecting flight to Mykonos, but because local flights have a minimum seating capacity, please book these flights early.
Travel to Mykonos by boat from the Port of Piraeus:
For those participants having extra time, there is a regular ferry boat service to Mykonos from Piraeus offering a relaxing, pleasant journey. The cost is reasonable and takes an average of four to five hours. Advanced reservations are not usually required on the ferry boats. For exact times, call the port authorities at: + 30 10 422 6000.
A. Ferry from Piraeus(Athens) to Mykonos
B. Ferry from Rafina to Mykonos
Useful info: Mykonos Port authority tel. +30 22890 22218,
There are four, so called, “ferry schedule seasons”:
Ferry connections and schedules for domestic routes, like to Mykonos, are usually announced by most shipping companies, a couple of weeks before the beginning of each season. There are some exceptions though, like Blue Star ferries, which announces schedules in the beginning of the year.
These vessels can be divided into two categories: the old ones and the modern ones.
The main differences between them are
They are usually very big vessels, which also carry vehicles. Their advantages compared to the High Speed vessels, like the catamarans, are that they are more seaworthy, offer more “relaxed” accommodation and cabins and the passengers have the possibility to sit outside and enjoy their cruise around the Greek islands.
These vessels are smaller and much faster than conventional ones. Only a few of them can carry vehicles. Their main advantage is that they go twice as fast.
Passengers are usually not allowed to sit outside even though there is some space on some of them. The accommodation inside is a little like a very wide airplane. The better the class, the wider the seat. There are no cabins.
Smoking is not allowed in any inside area of any ship.
Note: Not all above connections operate throughout the year.
These prices are subject to change without prior notice.
|Mykonos Ferry Routes||Ferry types|
|Piraeus (Athens) – Mykonos ferries||approx. 35 €/adult||approx. 55 €/adult|
|Rafina (Athens) – Mykonos ferries||between 25 and 30 €/adult||approx. 50 €/adult|
|Santorini – Mykonos ferry||–||approx. 45 €/adult|
|Paros – Mykonos ferry||–||between 25 and 30 €/adult|
*Note: Hydrofoils/Catamarans usually operate between May and October.
Mykonos has a range of hotels to suit every budget. We recommend you as stay close to the main town as possible and take the buses, taxis or boats to the gay beach each day.
All rooms or suites at Semeli Hotel have a flat screen TV, sitting area, marble bathroom & French doors with sea views. relax with a Turkish hammam, or a massage at the Semeli Spa.
Each of the rooms at Kouros Hotel & Suites is large and luxuriously appointed while retaining the charm of the characteristic architecture. All rooms have private terraces Sea views
Overlooking the Aegean Sea and Mykonos Town, the airy Vencia guest rooms feature light-colored furnishings & include a refrigerator, satellite TV & air conditioning. Slippers & Free toiletries.
Each of Harmony’s private balconies features views of Mykonos Town and the Aegean Sea and a perfect place to witness the beautiful sunset. Each room has double-glazed windows.
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