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Milos, South Aegean, Greece

How much does it cost to travel to Milos?

You should plan to spend around $224 (€208) per day on your vacation in Milos. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $71 (€66) on meals
  • $69 (€64) on local transportation
  • $223 (€207) on hotels

A one week trip to Milos for two people costs, on average, $3,131 (€2,912). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $224
    208
  • One Week Per person
    $1,566
    1,456
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $3,131
    2,912
  • One Month Per person
    $6,710
    6,240
  • One Week For a couple
    $3,131
    2,912
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $6,263
    5,824
  • One Month For a couple
    $13,420
    12,480
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Milos cost?

A one week trip to Milos usually costs around $1,566 (€1,456) for one person and $3,131 (€2,912) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Milos on average costs around $3,131 (€2,912) for one person and $6,263 (€5,824) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Milos will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Milos on average costs around $6,710 (€6,240) for one person and $13,420 (€12,480) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Milos has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Milos expensive to visit?

Prices in Milos are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Milos is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Skyros or Santorini.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Milos Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Milos?

The average Milos trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Milos travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 207 ($223)
Local Transportation 1 64 ($69)
Food 2 66 ($71)
Entertainment 1 23 ($25)
Alcohol 2 16 - 49 ($18 - 53)
Accommodation Budget in Milos
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Milos is $111 (€104). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Milos is $223 (€207). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $111
    104
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $223
    207

Hotel Prices in Milos

Looking for a hotel in Milos? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Milos based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $165. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Milos
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Milos is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $69 (€64) per person, per day, on local transportation in Milos.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $69
    64

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Flights to Milos
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Rental Cars in Milos
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Food Budget in Milos
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Milos can vary, the average cost of food in Milos is $71 (€66) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Milos should cost around $29 (€27) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Milos is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $71
    66


Entertainment Budget in Milos
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Milos typically cost an average of $25 (€23) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $25
    23

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Alcohol Budget in Milos
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $35 (€33) on alcoholic beverages in Milos per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $35
    33


Last Updated: May 14, 2024
Milos on a Budget
Nestled in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Milos is a captivating island that offers a perfect blend of stunning landscapes, rich history, and authentic Greek charm. Visiting Milos doesn't have to strain your wallet. Budget accommodations can be found for fairly low prices in the shoulder season (May and September) as well as peak months. To save on meals, seek out local tavernas away from tourist hotspots. The villages of Plaka and Pollonia offer authentic dining experiences at reasonable prices. For transportation, consider renting a scooter or using the island's bus service to explore.
Sights
Milos boasts an array of breathtaking sights that showcase its unique volcanic landscape and rich history. The iconic Sarakiniko Beach, with its lunar-like white rock formations, is a must-visit. This otherworldly landscape, shaped by volcanic activity and sea erosion, offers stunning photo opportunities and a chance to swim in crystal-clear waters.

The Catacombs of Milos, dating back to the 1st century AD, provide a fascinating glimpse into early Christian history. These underground burial chambers are among the most important early Christian monuments in Greece.

The ancient theater of Milos, overlooking the gulf of Milos, offers panoramic views and a connection to the island's classical past. Built during the Hellenistic period, it could once seat up to 7,000 spectators.

For a unique geological experience, visit the Milos Mining Museum in Adamas. It showcases the island's rich mineral history and its significance in ancient times, particularly as the source of obsidian, a volcanic glass prized for tool-making.


Activities
Milos offers a plethora of activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers. With over 70 beaches, each with its own unique character, beach-hopping is a must. Kleftiko, accessible only by boat, features stunning rock formations and sea caves perfect for snorkeling. Firiplaka Beach, with its multicolored cliffs, offers a picturesque setting for sunbathing and swimming.

For water enthusiasts, kayaking tours around the island's coast provide an intimate way to explore hidden coves and sea caves. Companies like Sea Kayak Milos offer guided tours suitable for all skill levels.

Hiking is another popular activity, with trails that showcase the island's diverse landscapes. The path from Plaka to Klima, an old volcanic caldera, offers breathtaking views and passes by traditional fishermen's houses known as "syrmata".

Scuba diving is gaining popularity in Milos, with several dive sites featuring underwater caves, shipwrecks, and vibrant marine life. Diving centers like Diving Center Milos offer courses and guided dives for all levels.
Food and Dining
Milos' cuisine reflects its volcanic terroir and maritime traditions. Don't miss the chance to try pitarakia, cheese pies unique to Milos, and karpouzopita, a watermelon pie that's a local specialty. Fresh seafood is abundant, with octopus, red mullet, and lobster featuring prominently in local dishes.

For an authentic dining experience, visit tavernas in smaller villages like Pollonia, known for its seafood, or Plaka, offering traditional Melian cuisine. In Adamas, waterfront restaurants serve fresh catches with beautiful harbor views.

O! Hamos! Tavern in Adamas is a local favorite, known for its farm-to-table approach and traditional recipes. For a more upscale dining experience, Sirocco in Paleochori offers gourmet Greek cuisine with dishes cooked using geothermal heat from the volcanic sand.


Transportation
Getting to Milos is relatively straightforward. Milos Island National Airport receives domestic flights from Athens year-round, with a flight time of about 40 minutes. Multiple daily flights run during peak season.

Ferries connect Milos to Piraeus (Athens' port) and other Cycladic islands. The journey from Piraeus takes about 3-5 hours, depending on the type of ferry.

Once on the island, renting a car or scooter is the most flexible way to explore. Several agencies offer rentals, with car prices starting from around €30 per day. For budget travelers, the island's bus network connects major towns and beaches, with fares starting from €2 for short journeys.

Taxis are available but can be expensive for longer trips. For a unique experience, consider renting a bicycle to explore the flatter areas around Adamas and Pollonia.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.