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

Recommended option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Alsancak to Aliağa
  2. Take the bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
  3. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini

$63 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 48 min

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

$33 - $52

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 58 min

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

$44 - $66

Fly  •  9 h 4 min

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

$76 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from İzmir to Lesbos is to bus and car ferry which costs 150 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from İzmir to Lesbos is to drive and car ferry which costs 200 ₺ - 320 ₺ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between İzmir and Lesbos is 124 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from İzmir to Lesbos, including transfers.

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from İzmir to Agiásos 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Izmir to Mytilini via Sabiha Gokcen, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Aliağa to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Lesvou
Phone
+030 22510 28873
Website
ktel-lesvou.gr
Bus from Mytilene to Polichnítos
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
$18 - $28
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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