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

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Car ferry  •  14 h 45 min

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

$68 - $173

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Bus  •  17 h 15 min

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

$63 - $86

2 alternative options

Drive  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Ayvalık 945.1 miles

$220 - $330

Fly, car ferry  •  5 h 10 min

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

$85 - $178

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 17 h 15 min.

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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 5 h 10 min.

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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 17 h 15 min.

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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 14 h 45 min and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 14 h 45 min to get from Athens to Ayvalık, including transfers.

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Athens to Ayvalık bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, 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 1 h ahead of Athens. It is currently 4:22 AM in Athens and 4:22 AM in Ayvalık.

Map of how to get from Athens to Ayvalık.
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  • Distance: 186.6 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Athens to Ayvalık via Kesan and Keşan in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Kesan
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $140
Business
$133
2 bed outside Cabin
$90
4 bed outside Cabin
$83
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$85 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $90
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $90
Economy
$50 - $60
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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

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

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There are 182+ hotels available in Ayvalık. Prices start at $39 USD 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 9€.

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