There are 7 ways to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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 to Istanbul  •  5 h 15 min

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

$53 - $227

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Altinoluk to Balikesir
  3. Take the train from Balıkesir to Bandırma
  4. Take the car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$41 - $61

5 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 10 min

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

$71 - $323

Car ferry, bus  •  11 h 3 min

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

$48 - $66

Car ferry, bus via Susurluk  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  2. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Susurluk
  3. Take the bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
  4. Take the car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$46 - $62

Car ferry, bus Kamil Koc  •  11 h 50 min

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

$43 - $54

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 53 min

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

$75 - $106

Questions & Answers

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 50 min.

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

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

The best way to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 11 h 3 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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

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There is no direct flight from Mytilini Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Mytilini Airport (MJT). It is currently 10:54 PM in Mytilini Airport (MJT) and 10:54 PM in Istanbul.

Astra Airlines, Sky Express , Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Mytilini Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mytilini Airport (MJT) to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

Olympic Air, Turkish Airlines and five 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h
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 Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Mytilini to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Mytilini to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Balıkesir to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Altinoluk to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Orhangazi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Orhangazi to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
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 Bandirma to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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