There are 4 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  •  14 h 41 min

  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

$52 - $93

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Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  14 h 50 min

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

$39 - $73

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 41 min

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

$96 - $140

Fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$96 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Lemnos is to bus and car ferry which costs 240 ₺ - 460 ₺ and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Lemnos is to fly which costs 600 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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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 14 h 41 min and costs 320 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to get from Istanbul to Lemnos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Airport to Limnos Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Lemnos is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 10:54 AM in Istanbul and 10:54 AM in Lemnos.

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

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There are 108+ hotels available in Lemnos. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min 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: 14 h 41 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and two other airlines fly from Istanbul to Myrina twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Limnos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul to Limnos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
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
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kavala
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Istanbul Otogari to Kavala
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$43

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