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There are 3 ways to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos by car ferry, taxi or bus

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, taxi  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
  2. Take a taxi from Mytilene to Polichnítos

$63 - $78

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus via Ayvalık  •  4h 4m

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

$21 - $31

1 alternative option

Car ferry, bus  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
  2. Take the bus from Mytilene to Polichnítos

$28 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos is to car ferry and bus which costs 110 ₺ - 180 ₺ and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos is to car ferry and taxi which costs 350 ₺ - 450 ₺ and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Lesbos is 50 km.

The best way to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 2h 13m and costs 350 ₺ - 450 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos, including transfers.

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Lesbos is 1h behind Ayvalık. It is currently 4:16 PM in Ayvalık and 3:16 PM in Lesbos.

There are 178+ hotels available in Lesbos. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayvalık to Lesbos.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

There is no direct connection from Ayvalık to Polichnítos. However, you can take the car ferry to Mytilene then take the taxi to Polichnítos. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ayvalık to Polichnítos via Mitilini and Mytilene in around 4h 4m.

Bus operators
KTEL Lesvou
Phone
+030 22510 28873
Website
ktel-lesvou.gr
Bus from Mytilene to Polichnítos
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ktel-lesvou.gr
Ferry operators
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
Jale Tour
Other operators
Taxi from Mytilene to Polichnítos
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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