Swim in a natural miracle: the Cyclades experience
How to get there
After arriving at the Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos” International Airport you have two options to get to Milos: by plane or by boat
Olympic Air operates two or three return flights daily from Athens to Milos. The flight takes 30 minutes and costs about 50 €, one-way.
Milos can be reached from Piraeus port by the regular ferry or by speedboats. Various boats serve this route. The trip by regular ferry takes normally 6 to 7 hours, but it takes only 2.5 to 4 hours by speedboat. The regular ferry ticket costs approximately 32 €/adult, while for the speedboat ticket costs approximately 55€/adult.
To get to the port of Piraeus from the Airport you can take:
- The express bus X96 (every 20 min during the day, every 40 min at night, 24 hr/7 days), from the bus terminal at the airport, between doors 4 and 5 at the arrivals level. The trip takes 1-1.5 hours, and the ticket costs 3.20 €. The bus stops at Karaiskaki Square in Piraeus, just outside the port.
- Metro: You take Line 3 (blue line) from the airport, get off at Monastiraki stop, where you switch to Line 1 (green line), taking you to Piraeus. The journey time between the airport and the port is about 60 min. The Metro fare for the entire trip is €6. Please check the Athens metro map on Google maps for more information.
- A taxi at the arrivals level between doors 2 and 3. The taxi fare from Athens airport to Piraeus port is approximately 47€ day time (05:00-24:00) and 65€ night time (24:00-05:00)