There are 4 ways to get from İzmir to Lesbos by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, carferry  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir to Ayvalik
  2. Take the carferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  3. Take the bus from Mytilene to Polichnítos

$29 - $46

3 alternative options

Train, bus, carferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliaga to Saramisakli
  3. Take the carferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini

$65 - $96

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from İzmir to Ayvalık
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene

$49 - $61

Fly  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Mytilini (MJT) ADB - MJT

$76 - $221

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The distance between İzmir and Lesbos is 124 km.

The best way to get from İzmir to Lesbos without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 7 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from İzmir to Lesbos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Izmir Airport to Mytilini Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Lesbos is 1 h behind İzmir. It is currently 8:22 AM in İzmir and 8:22 AM in Lesbos.

Pegasus Airlines, Sky Express , Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Izmir Airport to Mytilini Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Lesbos. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from İzmir to Izmir Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from İzmir to Lesbos.
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  • Distance: 77.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between İzmir, Turkey and Lesbos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and three other airlines fly from İzmir to Agiásos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul Ataturk, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul Ataturk, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Sabiha Gokcen, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Alsancak to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aliaga to Saramisakli
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
KTEL Lesvou
Phone
+030 22510 28873
Website
ktel-lesvou.gr
Bus from Mytilene to Polichnítos
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ktel-lesvou.gr
Ferry operators
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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