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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5h 31m

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

60€ - 293€

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  23h 48m

  1. Take the ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Ayvalik
  3. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  4. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Mykonos

50€ - 126€

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cesme
  2. Take the car ferry from Çesme to Chios
  3. Take the car ferry from Chios to Mykonos

60€ - 123€

Bus, car ferry via Ayvalık  •  25h 53m

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

62€ - 128€

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 19m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Piraeus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos

181€ - 336€

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 10 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mykonos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mykonos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mykonos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Greece.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Mykonos is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs 430 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 23h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Mykonos is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.600 ₺ and takes 5h 31m.

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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 which takes 23h 37m and costs 500 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m 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 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Volotea, easyJet, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Mykonos Airport.

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There are 919+ hotels available in Mykonos. Prices start at 75€ 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: 5h 31m

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and eight other airlines fly from Istanbul to Mykonos 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 470€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 470€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 450€
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cesme
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Yalova to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Çesme to Chios
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Chios to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
40€ - 55€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
65€ - 85€
Economy
28€ - 40€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
45€ - 65€
Car ferry from Mytilene to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
40€ - 60€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
70€ - 90€
Economy
30€ - 45€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
50€ - 75€
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
60€ - 85€
Deck Fare Economy
45€ - 65€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
95€ - 140€

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