By Plane 

Olympic Airways (tel. 210/966-6666 or 210/936-9111; www.olympic-airways.gr) has several flights daily (once daily in off season) between Mykonos and Athens, and one flight daily from Mykonos to Iraklion (Crete) and Santorini. Book flights in advance and reconfirm with Olympic in Athens or on Mykonos (tel. 22890/22-490 or 22890/22-237). The Mykonos office is near the south bus station; it's open Monday through Friday from 8am to 3:30pm. Travel agencies on the port sell Olympic tickets as well. Aegean Airlines (tel. 210/998-8300 or -2888; www.aegeanair.com) has initiated service to Mykonos, daily in summer.

By Boat 

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Mykonos now has two ports: the old port in Mykonos town, and the new port, north of Mykonos town, at Tourlos. Check before you travel to find out which port your boat will use. From Piraeus, the Blue Star Ithaki (www.ferries.gr) has departures once daily at 7:30am. The Pegasus has two afternoon departures during summer at 7:30pm (Mon and Sat). The High Speed has two departures daily, one at 7:15am and 4:45pm; and the Marina has three departures weekly, at 11:50pm on Tuesdays, 5pm Thursday and Saturday. From Rafina, the Super Ferry has one departure daily at 8am; the Super Jet 2 has two departures daily at 7:40am and 4pm. The Aqua Jewel has one departure daily at 5pm while the Penelope leaves at 7:35pm daily. High Speed boats line 2 and 3 have daily afternoon departures at 7:30pm and 4:30pm respectively. Schedules can be checked with the port police (tel. 22890/22-218). There are daily ferry connections between Mykonos and Andros, Paros, Siros, and Tinos; five to seven trips a week to Ios; four a week to Iraklio, Crete; several a week to Kos and Rhodes; and two a week to Ikaria, Samos, Skiathos, Skyros, and Thessaloniki. Hellenic Seaways offers Flying Dolphin hydrofoil service from Piraeus (tel. 210/419-9100 or -9000; www.hellenicseaways.gr) in summer. From the port of Lavrio, the Fly Cat 3 has an 11:15am departure daily to Mykonos.

On Mykonos, your best bet for getting up-to-date lists of sailings is to check at individual agencies. Or you can check with the port authority, by National Bank (tel. 22890/22-218); tourist police, at the north end of the harbor (tel. 22890/22-482); or tourist office, also on the harbor (tel. 22890/23-990; fax 22890/22-229).

Hydrofoil service to Crete, Ios, Paros, and Santorini is often irregular. For information, check at Piraeus Port Authority (tel. 210/451-1311 or 210/422-6000; phone seldom answered), Piraeus Port Police (tel. 210/451-1310), Rafina Port Police (tel. 22940/23-300), or Mykonos Port Police (tel. 22890/22-218).

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Warning: Check each travel agency's current schedule, because most ferry tickets are not interchangeable. Reputable agencies on the main square in Mykonos (Hora) town include Sunspots Travel (tel. 22890/24-196; fax 22890/23-790); Delia Travel (tel. 22890/22-490; fax 22890/24-440); Sea & Sky Travel (tel. 22890/22-853; fax 22890/24-753); and Veronis Agency (tel. 22890/22-687; fax 22890/23-763).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.