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Aegean Airlines to Mytilini airport (MJT)

Sky-Express to Mytilini airport (MJT)

NEL Lines Ferries to Mytilini harbour (LES)

Hellenic Seaways Ferries to Mytilini harbour (LES)

Blue Star Ferries to Sigri harbour (SIG)

Sailing to Lesvos ... to Mytilini or Sigri Harbour

Mytilini Harbour

You can travel to Lesvos Island by taking a ferry to the harbour of Mytilini. There are daily ferries leaving from Pireaus (West Athens) to Mytilini Harbour. In high summer there are a few "fast ferries" to Mytilini. Generally it's a relaxing and enjoyable trip and sailing along the coast of Lesvos and into Mytilini harbour at dawn is an experience you will always remember.

NEL Lines has their flag ship the Mytilini sailing to the island every other day. The ferry has a bar, restaurant, lounge and is quite big and modern.

The journey time on this ferries is 12 hours and is overnight. The ship leaves Pireaus in the evening and arrives in Mytilini early the next morning. There are first class double, triple and quad cabins as well as deck seats.

NEL Lines schedule for Mytilini

From Mytilini to Piraeus: (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) Dep: 18.00 pm - Arr: 06.00 am

From Piraeus to Mytilini: (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) Dep: 19.00 pm - Arr: 07.00 am

Another ferry company which sails to Mytilini is Hellenic Seaways. The ship which sails from Athens to Mytilini is called the Nissos Chios and the journey time of this ferry is around 8,5 hours.

Hellenic Seaways schedule for Mytilini

The schedule for the Nissos Chios will be released in March and updated here online.

It is a large and modern ship with bars, restaurants and offers high standard travel. There are only a few cabins available on this ship.

Also the large company Anek Lines sails to the harbour of Mytilini. Their ship Lissos sails every other day and the the journey time of this ferry is around 12 to 13 hours.

The Lissos is a large and modern ship with bars and restaurants and there are a good number of cabins available on this ship.

ANEK Lines schedule for Mytilini

From Mytilini to Pireaus: (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday) Dep: 18.00 pm - Arr: 07.00 am

From Piraeus to Mytilini: (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) Dep: 19.00 pm - Arr: 07.30 am

IMPORTANT: schedules and prices are subject to changes and we always advise to contact our office for further information.

It is also possible to travel to Ayvalik (Turkey) as well as to other Greek island such as Chios and Limnos. For more information on ferry connections and day-trips to Ayvalik in Turkey please click here: Ayvalik - Turkey

As main agents for NEL Lines, Hellenic Seaways, ANEK Lines and Blue Star Ferries we can book and issue ferry tickets from and to Lesvos Island and send them to you by first class registered post at a small extra charge.

In order for us to advice you on ferries to and from Lesvos Island or other ports in Greece we will need the names of all passengers traveling and details of any connecting flights or ferries which may be relevant to your journey.

We kindly ask you to provide us with as much details of where and when you want to travel as well as the ages of any children that may be travelling with you.

You can send us an e-mail with all details of your proposed visit and we will respond directly to you with a ferry quotation.

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