Ferries from Santorini to Milos (and return)

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The Milos to Santorini ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article.

Santorini is probably the most romantic Greek island. Many travelers choose it to surprise their loved ones with a romantic escape. But Santorini is also an excellent start point for exploring the other islands located closed by. Milos is one of the islands worth visiting and an excellent choice for a day trip (if you choose the high speed ferry). Just like other islands in the Cyclades group, Milos offers an lovely combination of beaches and history.

Santorini or Thira?

When you look up the ferries between two islands, you are actually looking for ferries between two ports. And in some cases, the name of the island isn’t the same as the name of the port. Santorini makes no exception, so in case you cannot find the island listed in the schedules and on line booking systems, then look for Thira (Santorini) or the port code ATI.

How long does it take to get from Santorini to Milos?

The ferry ride takes between 2 h and 5 h 40 min, depending on the type of ferry you choose.

Is there a high speed ferry between Santorini and Milos ?

Yes.

How much does it cost to get from Santorini to Milos by ferry?

On the high speed ferry (2 h) an economy non smoking ticket costs €52.9 per person, one way. The ferry is operated by Sea Jets.

On the regular ferry operated by Aegeon Pelagos , a deck seat is €18 / 1 adult / one way (same is for an airplane type of seat); on the ferry operated by Zante, a deck seat is €17.50 / 1 adult / one way, while the airplane type of seat is €32.50.

How many ferries per day depart from Santorini to Milos during the low season?

During the low season 2017 (March – May; Sep-Oct), the following ferries operate between Santorini and Milos:

Dayli 1:10 pm, from Oct 1 – Oct 15
Mon, 2:40 am, from Jun 19 to Sept 11
Mon, Tue, Fri, Sun, 8:30 am, till Sept 18
Mon, Fri, 1:10 pm, from Sept 15- Sept 29
Tue, Thu, 7:00 am, from Jul 4 – Sept 5, Sept 7 – Sept 28
Tue 7:00 am, Oct 31
Tue, 1:10 pm, Sept 5
Wed. Thu, Sat, 8:30 am, till Sept 16
Thu, 7:00 am, from Oct 5 – Oct 26
Sat 3:40 pm, from Jul 1 – Sept 2
Sun 7:00 am, from Sept 10 – Oct 1
From Tue to Sun, 8:30 am, Sept 19 – Sept 24

How many ferries per day depart from Santorini to Milos during the high season?

During the high season 2017 (June – August) the following ferries run between Santorini and Milos:

Mon, 2:40 am, from Jun 19 – Sept 11
Mon, Tue, Fri, Sun, 8:30 am, till Sept 18
Mon, Thu, Fri, 8:10 pm, till Sept 11
Tue, 7:00 am, from Jun 13 – Jun 27
Tue, 7:15 pm, from Jun 13 – Jun 20, Jul 4 – Jul 11, Jul 25, Aug 8, from Aug 22 – Aug 29
Tue, Thu, 7:00 am, from Jul 4 – Sept 5
Tue, 1:10 pm, Jul 18, Aug 1, Aug 15
Wed, Thu, Sat, 8:30 am, till Sept 16
Wed, 7:15 pm, till Sept 6
Thu, 7:00 am, till Jun 29
Sat 7:15 pm, till Sept 9
Sat 3:40 pm, from Jul 17 – Setp 2
Sun, 7:00 am, till Jun 25
Sun 7:15 pm, till Sept 10

Are there any overnight journeys between Santorini and Milos?

No.

Where can I buy tickets from?

125x125You can purchase the tickets online (at most 2 months prior to departure), from a Greek travel agency (either directly from Greece or via a travel agency in your country) and you can buy the tickets from the port. Remember to book the tickets in advance, particularly if you plan to travel in July or August.

Does everyone charge the same prices?

Yes, the prices are the same regardless of where you buy them from. However, if you purchase the tickets online and want to have them delivered at home, you will pay a fee. You can also choose to pick them up from the port.

How about the ferries from Milos to Santorini ?

During the high season 2017, the following ferries connect Milos to Santorini:

Mon, Thu, Fri 10:05 am, till Sept 11
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun 7:10 pm, till Sept 18
Mon 9:35 pm, till Jun 26
Mon, Wed 9:00 pm, from Jul 3 – Sept 4
Tue 10:05 am, from Jun 13 – Jun 20, Jul 5 – Jul 11, Jul 18, Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22
Tue, Wed, Sat 7:10 pm, till Sept 16
Wed 10:20 am, till Sept 6
Wed 9:35 pm, till Jun 28
Fri 11:30 pm, from Jun 16 – Sept 8
Fri 2:10 pm, from Jul 7 – Sept 1
Sat 10:05 am, till Sept 9

During the low season 2017, the following ferries connect Milos to Santorini:

Tue to Sat 7:10 pm, from Sept 19 – Sept 23
Mon, Thu, Fri, 10:05 am, till Sept 11
Mon, Fri 10:05 am, from Sept 15 – Sept 29
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun 7:10 pm, till Sept 18
Mon, Wed 9:00 pm, from Jul 3 – Sept 4
Mon, Wed 9:35 pm, from Sept 6 – Sept 27
Tue, 10:05 am, Sept 5
Tue, Wed, Sat 10:05 am, from Sept 12 – Sept 30
Tue, Wed, Sat 7:10 pm, till Sept 16
Wed 10:20 am, till Sept 6
Thu, Sun 10:05 am, from Sept 14 – Sept 28
Fri 2:10 pm, from Jul 7 – Sept 1
Fri 11:30 pm, from Jun 16 – Sept 8
Sat, 10:05 am, till Sept 9
Sat, 2:50 pm, from Sept 9 – Sept 30
Sun 10:20 am, till Sept 10

Important note:

The schedule is submitted to the Ministry of Mercantile Marine every Friday so, in some cases, there can be some changes from week to week, let alone from month to month. It’s advisable to double check the ferry schedule couple of days prior to the departure.

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>> Ferries to and from Mykonos
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>> Ferries from Santorini to Paros
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Note: *The article was first published in 2010; latest schedule and price update was made as of Jun 2017.

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