A ferry to Milos departs all year round from Piraeus and Lavrion ports in Athens. A ferry ticket to Milos costs 40-60 euros for a standard seat. The ferry trip to Milos lasts for 3 to 6.5 hours, depending on the type of ferry.
Ferry schedules to Milos port
Ferries to Milos operate all year round. However, in the peak season, there are both morning and evening routes to Milos.
Athens to Milos ferry
Ferries from Athens to Milos depart daily from Piraeus port in Athens. There are also some ferry routes to Milos from Lavrion port. Off-season, there are 1-2 daily ferry connections between Athens and Milos, but in the peak season there are at least 5 departures every day both in the morning and in the afternoon.
How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Milos?
The duration of the trip from Athens to Milos is 3-6.5 hours, depending on the type of the ferry (conventional or high-speed/catamaran). High-speed/ catamaran ferries will get you to Milos in about 3 hours, while conventional ferries will get you to Milos in about 4-6 hours.
The types of ferries that travel to/from Milos
The types of ferries that sail to Milos are conventional ferries and high-speed/catamaran ferries. Conventional ferries are slower, while high-speed ferries are faster. The ferry companies that have a fleet of high-speed/catamaran ferries that sail to Milos are Golden Star Ferries, Seajets and Aegean Speedlines. The ferry companies that have a fleet of conventional ferries that sail to Milos are Minoan Lines, Zante Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos.
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- Most ferries that sail to Milos give the option of vehicle transportation in the ferry's garage, so you can easily travel along with your car.
- The best way to plan your trip to Milos is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August.
- From Milos, you can easily travel to other islands of the Cyclades, like Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, and Naxos.
Why visit Milos?
Hop on a ferry from Athens to Milos for impeccable sceneries, romantic vibes, volcanic landscapes, and endless white-sand beaches!
- Milos is a volcanic island, like Santorini.
- Milos is where the famous statue "Venus of Milos" was found by the French amateur archaeologist, Olivier Vautier.
- Milos is famous for its romantic ambiance, so it is an ideal destination for couples.
- There are over 70 different beaches on the island -you bet you won’t run out of options!
- In Milos, you’ll find lots of mysterious sea caves and thermal springs.
What's the best season to visit Milos?
The best season to visit Milos is the summer. In the summer, you can visit the island’s beaches, discover hidden pirates’ caves, do sightseeing, and explore Milos’ colorful seaside villages.
Is Milos for you?
Milos is the perfect destination for you if you’re searching for a romantic island without the hustle and bustle of Santorini or Mykonos. Considered a top island for couples, Milos is the destination you’ve been dreaming of unforgettable holidays with your significant other.
Sightseeing in Milos
Milos has a whole heap of places for sightseeing! To start with, Milos is famous for its colorful seaside villages. At these cute villages, you’ll find small houses with stockrooms where fishermen put their boats during the winter. Other standouts are the pirates’ caves, the Little Venice, Panagia Korfiatissa, the sulfur mine, and the prehistoric Filakopi settlement.
Island-hopping from Milos
Milos belongs to the Cyclades island chain along with other popular islands, like Santorini, Mykonos, and Paros. Island-hopping from Milos to the nearby islands is worth it if you want to explore the Cyclades. A popular island-hopping route is from Milos to Kimolos, a picturesque island very close to Milos.
Photos of Milos
About Milos Port
Connected ports to Milos
Athens, Piraeus - Athens, Lavrio - Amorgos, Katapola - Andros - Chalki - Anafi - Crete, Heraklio - Crete, Rethymno - Crete, Sitia - Folegandros - Ios - Karpathos, Diafani - Karpathos, Port - Kasos - Kea - Kimolos - Koufonissi - Kythnos - Mykonos - Naxos - Paros - Rhodes - Santorini (Thira) - Serifos - Sifnos - Sikinos - Syros
Milos is a lovely island of Western Cyclades, connected by ferry to Piraeus and other islands of Cyclades. The main port of Milos is Adamas, located on the western side of the island, and 4 km from Plaka, the capital village.
Frequent buses connect the port of Adamas to Plaka, Pollonia, Klima and other villages and beaches around the island. Bus frequencies might change according to month. There are also many taxis and rental companies in Milos.