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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Ayvalık by car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Car ferry  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene Nissos Rodos / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık

$72 - $157

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Bus  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Keşan to Ayvalik

$20 - $46

2 alternative options

Drive  •  16h 49m

  1. Drive from Athens to Ayvalık 945.1 miles

$220 - $330

Fly, car ferry  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Mytilini (MJT) ATH - MJT
  2. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık

$84 - $176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to bus which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 19h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to fly and car ferry which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Ayvalık. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Ayvalik via Keşan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 2m.

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The distance between Athens and Ayvalık is 299 km. The road distance is 1512.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Ayvalık without a car is to car ferry which takes 14h 53m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 14h 53m to get from Athens to Ayvalık, including transfers.

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Athens to Ayvalık bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Mytilini Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Athens to Ayvalık bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Ayvalik station.

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Ayvalık is 1h ahead of Athens. It is currently 4:02 PM in Athens and 5:02 PM in Ayvalık.

Map of how to get from Athens to Ayvalık.
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  • Distance: 186.6 miles
  • Duration: 14h 53m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Ayvalık, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Athens to Ayvalık via Keşan in around 19h 2m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $130
Business
$130
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $85
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $85
Economy
$45 - $60
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Ayvalık is 1512 km. It takes approximately 16h 49m to drive from Athens to Ayvalık.

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Olympic Air and Sky Express offer flights from Athens Airport to Mytilini Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Ayvalık. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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