Travelling to and from Lesvos by Ferry
From Greece mainland
Lesovs can be reached by ferry from Athens (Piraeus) or Kavala. The ferry routes and timetables are available on the website of Hellenic Seaways.
Available routes: https://hellenicseaways.gr/en/routes/index/nhsia-b-aigaioy -> select "Conventional".
For travelling to and from the port of Piraeus in Athens, see Public transportation in Athens.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the border between Turkey and Greece currently remains closed.
Lesvos can be reached by ferry from Ayvalik. Usually there is a ferry in the morning, and one in the evening (during winter there may be less connections).
The timetable can be found here: https://www.turyolonline.com/ayvalik-midilli-feribot-sefer-saatleri
Ayvalik is connected to Izmir and Istanbul by the long-distance bus network. More information here: https://www.obilet.com/otobus-bileti/istanbul-ayvalik
Tickets can be bought online, at the ticket office by the ferry terminal, or a travel agency (in Mytilini: https://goo.gl/maps/NhnYZoJJssxbuzqQ8).
The standard ticket Athens - Mytilini costs EUR 45.-. There are "Super Economy" tickets available for early-bookers, which cost EUR 20.- (need to be bought at a ticket office). More information here: https://hellenicseaways.gr/en/offers/view/165/super-oikonomikh-20-euro-to-atomo
The ticket to/from Ayvalik costs around EUR 20.-
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