How to reach the island

By ship

There is daily connection from the two ports of Attiki, Piraeus and Rafina. Piraeus port is 94 nm from Mykonos and the trip takes around 5 hours with regular boats or 3 hrs with Catamarans, while Rafina is 71 nm from Mykonos and high speed boats take only 2.5 hours to reach the island. There are also regular connections with Syros, Tinos, Paros, Naxos, Ios, Santorini, Andros, Crete (Heraklion), Amorgos, Astypalaia, Kos, Rhodes, Samos. Less regular connections are with Ikaria, Serifos, Sifnos, Thessaloniki, Kalymnos and Nisiros.

There are three ports on the island. The old port near Chora, the new port 10 kms north, in the area of Tourlos where catamarans dock and a third port, dedicated to the connections with Delos.

Useful phone numbers

By air

Mykonos airport is located 4 kms from the town and it can be reached by bus or taxi. The flight from Athens International Aiport EL VENIZELOS is 35 - 40 min. long.

Useful phone numbers

Transportation on the island

Local Busses

There are 3 main starting points.

  • Starting Point 1: From Aghios Fokas- Fabrika square to Platys Gialos, Psarou, Paradise, Paragka, Ornos, Aghios Ioannis (time 15 min – tkts €1,60).
  • Starting Point 2: From OTΕ behind the Archaeological Museum to Ano Mera (time 20' - tkt €1,60), Kalafati, Elia (time 30' - tkt €1,90).
  • Starting Point 3: Old Port to new Tourlos Port and Aghios Stefanos (time 5' - tkts €1,60)

Tkts are sold at mini markets, tobacco shops, tourist shops), at the automatic machines at the Starting Points and at the hotels.

KTEL Tel. (+30) 22890 23 360, (+30) 22890 26 797,


There are 2 taxi stands, one in the central square of Chora, Mando Mavrogenous and the second, in the bus starting point for the southern beaches, at Fabrika area. There are no taxi meters. The rates are fixed for each destination/ itinerary on the island.

Tel. 24/7: (+30) 22890 23700, (+30) 22890 22400