Learn all you need to know about the all year round ferry from Piraeus to Milos and book your tickets to visit this popular destination of the Cyclades Complex!
Traveling with the ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens is the easiest way for tourists to visit the volcanic island of Milos in the Aegean Sea. Milos is one of the most popular greek destinations and millions of visitors arrive on the island every year to enjoy a magnificent and colorful landscape with a coastline that counts more than 40 exotic beaches with crystal turquoise waters. The port of Piraeus is only 45 minutes away from the airport of Athens and Milos is an ideal destination whether you're looking for relaxing holidays or just a short weekend getaway.
Distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Milos
The distance between the port of Piraeus and Milos is approximately 169 km (84 nautical miles).
Piraeus to Milos ferry time
The Piraeus to Milos ferry time depends on the type of vessel, the carrier and the possible stopovers to the neighboring islands. Generally, the duration varies from 4 to 5 hours. As Milos is a popular summer destination, there are more than 2-3 routes per day available during winter and more than one route per day during high season.
Ferry types from Piraeus to Milos
Multiple carriers offer routes to the island of Milos. If you prefer to travel and enjoy the sea view from the open deck or stay in a cabin or even to travel with a vehicle, a normal/conventional ferry is the best option. However, if you prefer a faster way and you do not fancy spending time in the sea, a high speed ferry is the best option. The ferry duration with a normal ferry is approximately 5 hours and the ferry duration with a high speed ferry is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Where do the ferries arrive in Milos?
The port of Milos is called Adamas or Adamantas and is located on the north side of the island which is only 5km away from the capital city of the island, Plaka. The village of Adamas is a seaside village that has white houses with the typical cycladic architecture on the blue waters of the Aegean. In a close distance from the port there are various tourist facilities and attractions such as banks, tourist agencies, mini markets, hotels, old churches and many beaches.
Tips for your ferry trip to Milos
- Milos attracts a lot of tourists so we suggest you book your ferry tickets in advance
- The port of Piraeus gets really crowded so make sure you arrive at least 1-2 hours before the scheduled departure
- Around the port of Piraeus there are plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and parking areas
- Use our Milos page to find out more information about your holidays on the island
- The location of Milos is ideal for island hopping to Kimolos, Sifnos, Folegandros and Paros