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

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Car ferry  •  15h 46m

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

375 ₺ - 845 ₺

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Bus  •  17h 22m

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

193 ₺ - 280 ₺

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Drive  •  16h 39m

  1. Drive from Athens to Ayvalık 1512.1 km

1.300 ₺ - 1.900 ₺

Fly, car ferry  •  5h 10m

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

490 ₺ - 1.005 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to fly and car ferry which costs 75€ - 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 17h 22m.

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The distance between Athens and Ayvalık is 299 km. The road distance is 1512.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Ayvalık without a car is to car ferry which takes 15h 46m and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 15h 46m 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 50 min.

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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 7:30 PM in Athens and 8:30 PM in Ayvalık.

Map of how to get from Athens to Ayvalık.
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  • Distance: 298.5 km
  • Duration: 15h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Ayvalık via Keşan in around 17h 22m.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 600 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
280 ₺ - 400 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
460 ₺ - 600 ₺
Economy
230 ₺ - 300 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
350 ₺ - 490 ₺
2 bed outside Cabin
482 ₺
4 bed outside Cabin
448 ₺
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
370 ₺ - 400 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
470 ₺ - 600 ₺
Economy
280 ₺ - 360 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
440 ₺ - 550 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
550 ₺ - 700 ₺
Economy
292 ₺
CABIN A2 outside
489 ₺
CABIN A3 outside
460 ₺
CABIN A4 outside
460 ₺
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
127 ₺
Schedules at
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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Ayvalık is 1512 km. It takes approximately 16h 39m 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 135+ hotels available in Ayvalık. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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