Flying to Mykonos from The UK

Flying to Mykonos from The UK

Planning to visit Mykonos soon? This guide will help you find key information so you know how to get to Mykonos from a UK airport.

Which airlines fly to Mykonos JMK from LHR, LCY or LGW Airport?

Multiple airlines can take you to Mykonos, either directly (in 3hrs 50 mins) or with connecting flights that could turn this into a 16-hour journey.

Flights to Mykonos from London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air both have multiple flights from Heathrow Airport to Mykonos Airport with one stop, depending on which flight you choose. The earliest you can reach Mykonos is after 5 hours and 50 minutes if you take an Aegean morning flight (includes one stop at Athens). However, British Airways has direct flights to the island of Mykonos and the journey lasts slightly less than 4 hours (3hrs 55 mins).

Of course, there are several more airlines that fly to Mykonos but their flights include 2 stops (usually Munich or Zurich and then Athens) that can stretch this trip to over 16 hours.

Flights to Mykonos JMK Airport from London City Airport (LCY)

The shortest flight is offered by British Airways (3 hrs and 45 mins). Then comes a Swiss International Air Lines flight (6hrs and 55 mins) which includes a stop at Zurich. The first flight is operated by Helvetic Airways while the second by Edelweiss Air. Next comes another flight from Swiss International Air Lines with 2 stops (Zurich and Athens) operated by Aegean and Olympic Air (trip duration 7hrs 15 mins).

Flights to Mykonos JMK Airport from Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Easy Jet has direct flights to Mykonos (trip duration 3hrs 50mins). Vueling Airlines flights come next with one stop to Barcelona (total trip time 6hrs 5mins). Multiple other airlines offer the same route but it will take you more between 10 and 30 hours to get to Mykonos.


  • The flights from Stansted Airport (STN) to Mykonos Airport (JMK) take between 14 and up to 38 hours so we won’t be listing them here when there are quicker ways to get to your destination.

  • There are no Mykonos flights that we could find of departing from Luton (LTN) or Southend (SEN).

  • The British Airways mention that they have a flight from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Mykonos whose duration is about 4 hours. However, we could not confirm that information as the official Manchester Airport website is undergoing improvements that affect the search results. At the time of this writing, it shows no available flights to the island of Mykonos.

  • Aegean, British Airways, and Iberia fly from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mykonos Airport (JMK) too.

  • Swiss, Lufthansa, and Vueling serve the (EMA) East Midlands (Birmingham) airport.

  • KLM and Air France mainly serve Cardiff Airport (CWL) with flights to Mykonos.

  • Websites like Expedia are great tools in the hands of every traveller that wishes to find the cheapest and shortest routes to their desired destination.


  1. Where do you fly into for Mykonos?

British Airways will fly you straight to Mykonos. Easy Jet and other low-cost providers also connect the island of Mykonos with several European airports.

  1. Does Ryanair fly from London to Mykonos?

No, at the time of this writing, the airline does not have any flights from any London airport to Mykonos island. It does serve Athens, though, from both Stansted and Luton airports so you may book a flight to Athens and then take another one to Mykonos (or take the ferry from Piraeus or Rafina port).

  1. What is the nearest airport to Mykonos?

That would be the Mykonos Airport (JMK) – the only airport in the area. It is located about 5km from the Chora (the capital of Mykonos).

  1. How to get to Mykonos from Athens?

Either taking the ferry that will get you to Mykonos in approx. 4 ½ hours (depending on which ferry you take) or take a flight to Mykonos. To travel from the Athens airport to the ferry port, catch bus X96 (runs 24/7) or a taxi (trip duration between 50-90 minutes depending on traffic).

  1. How to get around Mykonos?

Several public buses run on a regular basis between almost all areas of the island. You may also take a taxi (more expensive option) or a shuttle bus. Water taxis are also available to carry you from one beach to another.

Click here to find a big guide on how to get to Mykonos.