A major ferry hub, Mykonos has two ports, old and new with the old port used for excursion boats while the new port takes ferries and cruise ships.
There regular sailings from mainland Greece and to other islands. Ferries arrive daily from Piraeus (Athens)and from mainland Rafina.
It takes three to five hours to sail from Piraeus depending on the type of ferry. The route from Rafina is two to four hours with stops at the islands of Andros and Tinos.
Services from Piraeus are run by Blue Star Ferries while routes from Rafina are mostly run by Hellenic Seaways and Blue Star.
Alpha Ferries run a ferry 'Aqua Jewel' from Rafina to Mykonos, calling at Andros and Tinos, sailing on the Naxos in the summer while Fast Ferries runs two ferries in a daily service from Rafina at 5.30pm arriving on Mykonos at 10pm and at 7.35am from Mykonos to Rafina arriving at midday.
GA Ferries call in at Mykonos on the Thessaloniki to Heraklion Crete route with calls at Ios, Naxos, Paros, Skopelos and Skaithos while NEL Lines connects Mykonos to Ikaria and Samos as well as to Chios and Lesvos. Mykonos is also connected with Ikaria and Samos by Kallisti Ferries.
Sea Jets catamarans also call in at Mykonos on the Piraeus to Santorini route, via Naxos, with some services sailing on to Ios, Paros, Tinos and Raffina while others head for Sifnos, Milos, Folegandros, Ios, Naxos, Amorgos and Koufonisi.
Excursion boats leave from the Old Port for Delos (daily except Monday) and for other round island cruises.
Taxi boats leave daily from Platis Gialos beach to south coast island beaches at Paraga, Paradise, Super Paradise, Elia and Agrari. Daily boats also leave from Ornos beach to Paraga, Paradise, Super Paradise, Elia and Agrari.