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Ferry from Milos to Athens (Piraeus)

The Milos to Athens ferry route is provided by 6 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Milos to Athens is approximately 3 hours and 25 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Milos to Athens ferry duration can range between 2 hours 35 minutes and 6 hours 5 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Milos to Athens Ferry Schedule

There are 44 weekly sailings from Milos to Athens. Minoan Lines provide 4 weekly sailings, Anek Lines provide 1 weekly sailing, Aegean Speed Lines provide 7 weekly sailings, Zante Ferries provide 4 weekly sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide 7 weekly sailings and SeaJets also provide up to 3 sailings per day. Please be aware that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

High Speed Ferry Milos to Athens

The fastest ferry from Milos to Athens is with SeaJets. There is a high speed ferry from Milos to Athens via the Champion Jet 2 and SeaJet 2, both available with SeaJets.

Can I reserve a cabin on the Milos Athens ferry?

Yes, there are cabins available on ferries from Milos to Athens with Anek Lines, SeaJets, Minoan Lines, Aegean Sea Lines and Zante Ferries. There is a wide range of accommodation to choose from including 4 berth cabins.

Are pets allowed on the Milos to Athens ferry?

Yes, pets are allowed on ferries from Milos to Athens with SeaJets and Zante Ferries. SeaJets provide pet friendly cabins which can accommodate up to 2 pets weighing a maximum combined mass of 30kg. Dogs must be muzzled and remain on a leash when being escorted around the public areas of the ship. Please also ensure that your pet is fully vaccinated before travelling and that you have a valid pet passport.

How much luggage can I bring on the ferry from Milos to Athens?

Those travelling with SeaJets can take a maximum of 50kg of luggage per passenger at no additional cost. Those travelling with Minoan Lines can bring 2 pieces of luggage and a bag. Those travelling with Zante Ferries can take up to 40kg of luggage.

Milos to Athens Ferry Price

Ferry price from Milos – Athens can range between $114 and $331 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $165, prices can range between $114 and $330. The average price with a car is $504. Car prices can range between $253 and $667. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

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Milos - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 6
Operators Aegean Sea Lines, Aegean Speed Lines, Anek Lines, Minoan Lines, SeaJets & Zante Ferries
Average Price $215*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 27
Average Sailing Duration 3h 54m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 40m
First Ferry 02:30
Last Ferry 19:40
Distance 82 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Milos to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Milos to Piraeus is approximately 4h 41m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Milos to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Milos to Piraeus is approximately $216. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Milos to Piraeus can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Milos to Piraeus?

There are currently 6 popular ferry operators travelling from Milos to Piraeus. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Anek Lines
  • Aegean Speed Lines
  • SeaJets
  • Zante Ferries
  • Minoan Lines
  • Aegean Sea Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Milos to Piraeus?

Ferries from Milos to Piraeus are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

How far is Piraeus from Milos?

Milos to Piraeus is approximately 82 nautical miles distance apart.

Milos to Athens Guide

Milos Port Guide

Located in the Aegean Sea, to the north of the Sea of Crete, and forming part of the Cyclades group of islands, the island of Milos is perhaps most famous for the statue of Aphrodite (the "Venus de Milo" which is now on display at the Louvre Gallery in Paris). The island is also known for the statues of the Greek god Asclepius, now on display at the British Museum in London, and the Poseidon and an archaic Apollo in Athens. Clustered around the little port of Adamas are a number of little shops that sell souvenirs and trinkets, handmade gifts and jewellery along with locally produced weaving, embroidery and food products.

The island is connected by ferry to the port of Piraeus in Athens, to all of the other Cycladic islands, the Dodecanese islands and Crete with both conventional ferry and high speed catamarans. During the summer months there are daily scheduled services to and from the island. The island's other port is in Apollonia which also connects the island to the islands of Kimolos and Glaranissia.

Best way to get from Athens to Milos

The most convenient way of travelling from Athens to Milos is by ferry. The journey takes around 2 hours and 10 minutes on a range of conventional and high speed ferries. You can also bring your car onboard this service, which saves you the trouble of having to rent a hire car when you arrive in Athens.

Piraeus Port Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Milos to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/10/2024 and 6/16/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Minoan Lines 02:30 06:30 4 hours Everyday
SeaJets 11:30 14:50 3 hours 20 minutes Mon, Sat
SeaJets 11:40 15:10 3 hours 30 minutes Fri, Sun
Aegean Sea Lines 14:00 20:35 6 hours 35 minutes Mon
Aegean Sea Lines 15:00 01:30 10 hours 30 minutes Thu
Aegean Sea Lines 15:15 22:30 7 hours 15 minutes Sat
Zante Ferries 16:15 22:55 6 hours 40 minutes Fri
SeaJets 16:35 19:00 2 hours 25 minutes Thu, Fri, Sun
SeaJets 17:05 19:30 2 hours 25 minutes Sat
Zante Ferries 17:15 23:25 6 hours 10 minutes Wed
SeaJets 19:30 22:50 3 hours 20 minutes Mon, Sat

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