Phaeton, Phaëton, Phaethon, or Phaëthon may refer to:

In Greek mythology, several figures with astral associations:

  • Phaëton, son of Helios
  • Phaethon (son of Eos), guardian of the temples of Aphrodite
  • Phaethon, personification of the planet now known as Jupiter
  • Phaethon, one of the horses of Eos
  • Phaethon, a lost play by Euripides

In transportation

  • HMS Phaeton has been the name of several ships of the British Royal Navy
  • Phaeton (carriage), a four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, named from a fanciful association with the mythological figure
  • Phaeton body, an automobile body style
  • 1929 Graham Paige DC Phaeton
  • Chrysler Imperial Parade Phaeton, 1952 vehicle made for ceremonial purposes such as ticker-tape parades
  • Chrysler Phaeton, 1997 concept car
  • Volkswagen Phaeton, luxury sedan produced since 2002
  • Tiffin Phaeton, class A motorhome produced since 2005

In music

  • Phaëton (Lully), a tragédie en musique by Jean-Baptiste Lully
  • "Phaëton", the second movement from Six Metamorphoses after Ovid by English composer Benjamin Britten
  • Phaéton, a symphonic poem by Camille Saint-Saëns

In popular culture

  • Phaethon, an inverted roller coaster at Gyeongju World in South Korea
  • Phaeton, fictional villainous leader of the "Neosapiens" in the animated television series Exosquad
  • Phaethon of Rhadamanth, fictional protagonist of the SF trilogy The Golden Age
  • Phaeton (hypothetical planet), a hypothetical location between Mars and Jupiter, often cited in science fiction
  • Phaeton, the name of Earth's first starship, the setting of the television series Virtuality
  • Phaeton, a minor character in The Elfqueen of Shannara by Terry Brooks

In other

  • 3200 Phaethon, small asteroid or comet responsible for the Geminids meteor shower
  • Phaethon, first king of the Bronze Age Molossians who arrived with Pelasgus
  • Phaethon, genus name of the three tropicbird species
  • Phaeton, Haiti, a town in the Nord-Est Department of Haiti