There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Ayvalık by car ferry, bus, 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

Car ferry  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene Conventional
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık

$67 - $163

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

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

$65 - $89

4 alternative options

Car ferry via Psara  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Psara
  2. Take the car ferry from Psara to Mytilene
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık

$87 - $233

Drive  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Ayvalık 945.1 miles

$220 - $330

Fly to Mytilini, 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

Fly to Edremit, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Edremit (EDO) ATH - EDO
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Ayvalik

$80 - $336

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 16 h 55 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Edremit via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Athens to Edremit via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Athens to Edremit via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Athens to Mytilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times 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 - $55
Car ferry from Piraeus to Psara
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $75
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $75
Economy
$35 - $50
Car ferry from Psara to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$32 - $36
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $130
Business
$124
2 bed outside Cabin
$90
4 bed outside Cabin
$83
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
$18 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Ayvalık is 299 km. The road distance is 1512 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Ayvalık is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 55 min.

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

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 16 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to get from Athens to Ayvalık, including transfers.