How to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul

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

Fly Mytilini to Istanbul  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Mytilini (MJT) to Istanbul (IST) MJT - IST

$53 - $227

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus #2  •  11 h 54 min

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

$46 - $58

7 alternative options

Fly Mytilini to Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Mytilini (MJT) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MJT - SAW

$72 - $324

Car ferry, bus to Edremit, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  3. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Istanbul (IST) EDO - IST

$109 - $328

Car ferry, bus to Edremit, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  3. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) EDO - SAW

$57 - $123

Car ferry, bus to Canakkale, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
  3. Fly from Canakkale (CKZ) to Istanbul (IST) CKZ - IST

$56 - $155

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  3. Take the bus from Edremit to Bursa
  4. Take the bus from Bursa to Istanbul

$53 - $72

Car ferry, bus via Yalova  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  3. Take the bus from Edremit to Bursa
  4. Take the bus from Bursa to Yalova
  5. Take the car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı

$56 - $72

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 53 min

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

$75 - $106

What companies run services between Mytilini Airport (MJT), Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Mytilini to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edremit to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Mytilini to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Mytilini to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Canakkale to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Edremit
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Yalova
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.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
$19 - $29
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
$24
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mytilini Airport (MJT) and Istanbul is 296 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul is to car ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 60€ - 280€.

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul, including transfers.