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Welcome to the little Cyclades island with the huge reputation.

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Mykonos can be one long beach party, if that's what you want; but it can just as easily be long, sunny days on deserted sands, followed by lazy dinners in seaside tavernas. Whichever way you see it, Mykonos is impossible not to love.

Flying to Mykonos

Fly from London City Airport to Mykonos for a direct journey straight from the capital to one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Greek islands. Once you land in Mykonos, the airport is just two miles (3km) from Mykonos town, and the rest of the little island is easy to navigate. Once upon a time, a trip to the Greek islands meant long ferry journeys and tricky logistics – but with a direct flight from LCY, it’s about as simple as it gets. Here’s all you need to know about the route.

Flying from London City Airport to Mykonos: Q&A

Below are some of our answers to some of the most common questions about flights from London City Airport to Mykonos. Wondering about flight times or practicalities? Read on.

How long is the flight from London to Mykonos?

It takes around three and a half hours to fly directly from London City Airport to Mykonos. Once you arrive on Mykonos, it takes just 10 to 15 minutes to travel from the airport to Mykonos town, and under an hour to travel across the entire length of the island (Mykonos airport is at the island’s western end).

How many flights a week are there from London City Airport to Mykonos?

During the summer season there are flights every day except Tuesdays and Saturdays. Most flights depart early or mid-morning, giving you plenty of time to settle into your holiday once you arrive in Greece. Take a look at our Mykonos timetable to find out about exact departure times and return flights.

What airlines fly most frequently between London City Airport and Mykonos?

If you choose to fly directly from London to Mykonos, you will likely be flying with British Airways. Direct flights with British Airways have upgrade options, meaning you can choose seat-only economy tickets, extra baggage and even business class seats. If you see a flight available with another operator, it will probably be indirect.

Practical information about flying from London to Mykonos

First things first: you’ll need your passport to fly to Mykonos. When you arrive, there are plenty of ways to get where you need to be: water taxis and the SeaBus run regularly between Mykonos town and New Port, taxis are readily available at most hours, or you can choose independence and hire a car or a scooter to see even more of the island.

What to expect in Mykonos

Mykonos’s reputation as a party capital is well-deserved, but there are also plenty of quieter areas around the island, and if you’re looking for a more traditional Greek experience, you can still find it. Water sports are big here – particularly windsurfing; this is the “Windy Island”, after all. What better place to learn? If nightclubs and water sports aren’t your thing, take to one of Mykonos’s quiet sandy beaches, and make sure you try some of the local seafood. For more inspiration, take a look at our post on day trips near Mykonos, and the Greek islands you can reach by boat.