Getting to Lesvos

Lesvos is the third largest Greek island, located in the north-eastern part of the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Asia Minor and the town of Ayvalik.

The following link show a map o Lesvos: Map of Lesvos

Mytilene is the capital of the island and is the island's main port.

Molyvos is from Mytilene approximately one (1) hour drive. To drive in Molyvos follow the signs to Kalloni and then to Molyvos (Mithymna).

To see the root click on the link:


Coastal Connections

Piraeus - Chios - Mytilene

Lesvos-Limnos - Thessaloniki

Samos - Chios - Mytilene

Mytilene - Ayvalik (Turkey) (day trip).

Mytilene - Dikeli (Turkey) (day trip).

The trip from Piraeus lasts from 9 to 12 hours and in Turkey about 1 hour.

Ferry Operators


Airline Connections


Lesvos Airport is eight (8) kilometers from the city of Mytilene.

There are scheduled flights throughout the year by the airlines:

During the summer season there are charter flight connections to and from the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Britain, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Turkey.


For more Information:



Pireaus Port: Tel.: +30 210 45 11 311-17

Port of Mytilene: Tel.: +30 22510-24 115,  +30 22510-28 827



Mytilene International Airport "ODYSSEAS ELYTIS"

Tel.: 22510 38 700, 61 507, 61 212, Fax: +30 22510 61 730

Internanitonal Airport of Athens «Eleftherios Venizelos»

Tel.: +30 210 35 30 000,


How to get everywhere ...

Lesvos bus system operates buses with access to the whole island.


To view timetables click link:



KTEL -Buses - Mytilene Square St (Agia). Irene, Mytilene

Tel.: +30 22510 28873


In addition there are car rental companies from both the Airport and from Molyvos.



Lesbian-Piraeus 188 nautical miles

Lesvos to Thessaloniki: 218 nautical miles

Mytilene-Molyvos: 62 km

Mytilene-Eresos: 86 km

Mytilene-Antissa: 74 km

Mytilene-Kalloni: 40 km

Mytilene-Polichnitos: 45 km


The following link show a map o Lesvos: Map of Lesvos

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