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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)

Ferry Trips between Lesvos Island (Mytilini) & Turkey (Ayvalik)

Visitors of Lesvos Island can travel by ferry from the port of Mytilini on Lesvos to the Turkish port of Ayvalik. In high season, ferries run almost daily between Ayvalik and Mytilini but less frequently at other times of year; usually Thursday is quite busy for the big market (bazaar) and Saturday's for the smaller version.

Schedule & Details

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Price for round trip ticket is : 25 Euro

IMPORTANT: schedule and prices are subject to changes

There are also several organised Tours to Turkey. Please take a look at Trips & Tours to Turkey

To travel to Turkey a valid passport is required. Bookings should be made at our travel agency at least one day earlier from departure. To make a booking in advance we ask you send us your passport details, full name, passport number, date of birth and nationality.

If you wish to stay longer in Turkey than a daytrip you will need to go through customs in the harbour of Ayvalik, plus pay for a valid visa. Please note that our agency can't arrange tickets from Turkey to Lesvos Island. When you travel from Turkey to Lesvos Island you need to go to the main office of Cunda Lines in Ayvalik. You will find this office in the harbour and specifically located below the Ayvalik Palace Hotel.

You can E-Mail us with your proposed dates of travel and we will answer you as soon as we are able to give you the information you require.

Distances & Travel Times from Ayvalik to Other Places in Turkey

Istanbul (via Bandirma ferry): 200 km (124 miles) NE, 3.5 hours, plus 2-hour ferry voyage to Istanbul (Yenikapi)


Istanbul (via Yalova ferry): 355 km (221 miles) NE, 6 hours, plus 45-minute ferry voyage to Istanbul (Yenikapi)


Assos (Behramkale): 130 km (81 miles) NW, 2.25 hours


Balikesir: 104 km (65 miles) E, 1.75 hours


Bandirma: 200 km (124 miles) NE, 3.5 hours


Pergamon (Bergama) 50 km (31 miles) SE, 50 minutes


Bursa: 300 km (186 miles) NE, 5 hours


Chanakkale: 200 km (124 miles) N, 3.5 hours


Dikili: 30 km (19 miles), 30 minutes


Izmir: 240 km (149 miles) S, 3.5 hours


Ephesus ( Selcuk): 320 km (200 miles), 5.5 hours

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