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With temperatures averaging from 26°C to 30°C in May, Mykonos is an idyllic getaway. The climate is typical of the Mediterranean, with sunshine and clear blue skies.


Mykonos National Airport

Mykonos constitutes a destination for thousands of tourists every year, and it is well connected with many international airlines operating both direct flights from major European capitals and domestic flights from Athens International Airport.

Mykonos airport hosts approximately 10 direct flights per day during the summer season operated by Air Berlin, Atlas Jet (from Ataturk, Istanbul), Austrian Airlines, Blu-Express (from Fiumicino, Rome), Easy Jet (from Luton, London), Edelweiss Air (from Zurich), German Wings, Thomson Airways (from Gatwick, London), and Thomas Cook Airlines (from Brussels) among others.

Flight time from Athens to Mykonos is approximately 45 minutes. Aegean Air and Olympic Airlines have multiple daily flights.

For more information and on-line bookings please visit the websites below:

Aegean Air - Olympic Air -


Ferry boats from Piraeus Port

Mykonos Island is located 94 nautical miles southeast of Piraeus port, the biggest port in Greece. Various operators offer daily ferry service to Mykonos, starting as early as 7:00 am. Passenger ferries spend approximately 5 ½ hours to reach Mykonos, following a route via the islands Syros and Tinos. Additionally, there are speedboats that offer direct service to Mykonos in less than 4 hours.

For more information and details about departure times and ship schedules, please contact the Piraeus Port Authority.

Pireaus port is directly connected to Athens International Airport via suburban railway service (called "Proastiakos") as well as frequent bus service. Taxis are also available. For more information on how to access Piraeus port and travel planning within the city of Athens, you may visit the Athens Metropolitan Transportation Authority ("OASA") website.


Ferry boats from Rafina Port

Mykonos Island is located 74 nautical miles southeast of the port of Rafina. Various operators offer daily ferry service to Mykonos, starting as early as 7:15 am. The trip by passenger ferry takes 4 hours, while smaller high-speed boats reach Mykonos in less than 2 ½ hours.

Rafina port is connected to Athens International Airport via coach service for a fee of about 5 euros. Taxi service costs about 25 - 30 euros.

For more information and online bookings please visit the websites below:

Sea Jets - High Speed Ferries - Blue Star Ferries


Driving to the venue from either Mykonos' port or airport

The Royal Myconian Resort is located on Elia Beach and overlooks the Aegean Sea. Transportation to Mykonos city centre by mini bus is available from early in the morning until late at night. The resort is approximately 12 km from either the port or the airport. Follow the signs to Ano Mera and then to Elia beach. Right before reaching the end of the road and the beach, you will see signs indicating the way to the resort (for more details, please see here).

Mykonos airport is only 4 km away from the centre of Chora of Mykonos, the main town on the island. There, one can find taxi services, car rental agencies, and an information kiosk run by the Association of Mykonos Hoteliers.

For more information concerning Mykonos National Airport, please visit this website.


Useful Telephones

General inquires: 1440 (from Greece)

Piraeus port: +30 210 4172675

Rafina port: +30 22940 22300 or +30 22940 22487

Strintzis Lines Rafina: +30 22940 23150

Seaways Lines Rafina: +30 22940 24660

Aqua Lines Rafina: +30 22940 23300

Mykonos Port Authorities: +30 22890 22218

Athens Central Bus Station: +30 210 8210872 or +30 210 8230007

Rafina Central Bus Station: +30 22940 23440

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