There are 4 ways to get from Lesbos to İzmir by car ferry, bus, train, 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, bus, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
  3. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak

$74 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 54 min

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

$41 - $60

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  2. Drive from Ayvalık to İzmir

$47 - $68

Fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Mytilini (MJT) to Izmir (ADB) MJT - ADB

$91 - $242

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

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Agiásos to İzmir hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Irakleion, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Irakleion, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Aliağa to Alsancak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Lesvou
Phone
+030 22510 28873
Website
ktel-lesvou.gr
Bus from Polichnítos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ktel-lesvou.gr
Ferry operators
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
$22 - $30
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lesbos to İzmir?

The distance between Lesbos and İzmir is 124 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir?

The cheapest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir?

The quickest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

How long does it take to get from Lesbos to İzmir?

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Lesbos to İzmir, including transfers.