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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Mykonos by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Mykonos (JMK) IST - JMK

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  26h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
  3. Take the ferry from Mytilene to Mykonos Bsf

3 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  29h 16m

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Kapikule
  2. Take the train from Kapikule to Plovdiv 492
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  4. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos

Bus, ferry  •  31h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Mykonos Bsf

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  24h 43m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Laurium
  3. Drive from Laurium to Rafina
  4. Take the ferry from Rafina to Mykonos Hsw

Istanbul (IST) to Mykonos (JMK) flights

The flight time between Istanbul (IST) and Mykonos (JMK) is around 5h 8m and covers a distance of around 516 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 17m. Services are operated by Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Tarom and others. Typically 81 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

81 Weekly Planes
5h 8m Average Duration
€78 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Mykonos is to bus and car ferry and ferry which costs 1.300 ₺ - 3.000 ₺ and takes 26h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Mykonos is to fly which costs 2.300 ₺ - 5.500 ₺ and takes 4h 50m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Mykonos is 505 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Mykonos without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 26h 8m and costs 1.300 ₺ - 3.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Istanbul to Mykonos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Airport to Mykonos Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 9m and has one stopover.

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Tarom, FlexFlight ApS, Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Mykonos Airport.

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There are 477+ hotels available in Mykonos. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Mykonos.
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  • Distance: 504.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Mykonos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Mykonos every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €390
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €380
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Mytilene to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€61 - €65
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€45 - €60
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€70 - €85
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€90 - €120
Ferry from Kavala to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €150
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€72 - €77
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€90 - €110
Economy
€65 - €85
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€95 - €120
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€110 - €150
Seajets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
€60 - €85
Deck Fare Economy
€45 - €65
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€95 - €140
Car ferry from Kavala to Laurium
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
€65 - €90
Deck Fare Economy
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€150 - €220
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Rafina to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €80
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€35 - €50
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€22 - €28
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€35 - €55

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