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There are 4 ways to get from Lesbos to İzmir by bus, car ferry, 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.

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Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 41 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

$29 - $47

3 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$68 - $92

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 58 min

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

$48 - $61

Fly  •  6 h 31 min

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

$89 - $239

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir is to bus and car ferry which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lesbos to İzmir is to car ferry and drive which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Lesbos and İzmir is 124 km.

The best way to get from Lesbos to İzmir without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 7 h 41 min and costs 25€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Lesbos to İzmir, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mytilini Airport to Izmir Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h and has one stopover.

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İzmir is 1 h ahead of Lesbos. It is currently 9:07 AM in Lesbos and 10:07 AM in İzmir.

Aegean Airlines, Sky Express , Olympic Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Mytilini Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in İzmir. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lesbos to Mytilini Airport is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs 28€ - 35€.

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Map of how to get from Lesbos to İzmir.
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  • Distance: 77.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Agiásos to İzmir every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Mytilini to Izmir via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
KTEL Lesvou
Phone
+030 22510 28873
Website
ktel-lesvou.gr
Bus from Polichnítos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ktel-lesvou.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Saramisakli to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
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
$15 - $24
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
$23
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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