Milos Island can be reached from Athens by air and by boat.
From Athens by air: From the International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos there are everyday flights to the island of Milos (MLO) by Olympic airlines. The Milos National airport is just outside the city and the 5 minute ride to the city-port Adamanta (or Adamas) by taxi (Tel: +302287022219).
From Athens by boat: From the port Piraeus there are daily boats to the island of Milos.
The catamaran is the fastest solution. Usually two companies, the Aegean Speed Lines or the Hellenic Seaways, operate this route. Its duration is approximately 4 - 4.5 hours and the routes are daily departures from Piraeus. The cost is estimated at 50€, more expensive than conventional ferries while the car is at the same price.
The most effective solutions economically is conventional ships of Ventouris or Zante companies. The journey time varies depending on the route from 5 to 7.5 hours. More information at www.ferries.gr.
Detailed timetables of journey connections to Milos island are given below.
AIRPLANES TIME TABLE*
The aircrafts flying to Milos island are small (40-50 seats) therfore if you want to fly to Milos you are advised to book your flight well ahead!
Departures from Athens
* This is the time table we have obtained from the Airlines Companies, for late September. There could be some changes in the above time table. The flight lasts approx. 40 minutes.
Please confirm the departure time, before traveling, with your travel agency.
SHIPS TIME TABLE*