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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Lemnos by bus, car ferry, 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.

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Bus Alpar Turizm, car ferry  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xanthi to Kavala
  3. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Myrina, Limnos

$54 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Myrina, Limnos Express Pegasus / ...

$40 - $76

3 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  16h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  3. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Myrina

$65 - $103

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Myrina, Limnos Express Pegasus / ...

$96 - $140

Fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Limnos (LXS) IST - LXS

$141 - $691

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Lemnos is to bus and car ferry which costs 220 ₺ - 430 ₺ and takes 14h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Lemnos is to fly which costs 750 ₺ - 4.000 ₺ and takes 6h 19m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Lemnos is 335 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Lemnos without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 14h 42m and costs 300 ₺ - 550 ₺.

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It takes approximately 14h 42m to get from Istanbul to Lemnos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Limnos Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Lemnos is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:27 AM in Istanbul and 7:27 AM in Lemnos.

Olympic Air, Sky Express and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Limnos Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Lemnos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Lemnos.
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  • Distance: 209.6 miles
  • Duration: 14h 42m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Lemnos, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and Sky Express fly from Istanbul to Myrina once daily.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Limnos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kavala
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $30
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kavala
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Kavala to Myrina, Limnos
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$42
Car ferry from Mytilene to Myrina
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$57
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
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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