Chios
Mytilene
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Chios to Mytilene Ferry

Typically ferries from Chios to Mytilene run 6 times a week. The Chios to Mytilene ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Chios Mytilene Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Chios Mytilene Ferry Times

Chios Mytilene ferries typically depart from Chios at around 01:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Mytilene to Chios is approximately 2h 54m.

Chios to Mytilene Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Chios to Mytilene typically range between $31* and $176*. On average the Chios Mytilene ferry is $89*. The cheapest Chios Mytilene ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $70*. The average price for a Chios Mytilene car ferry is $197*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Mytilene from Chios?

The distance between Chios and Mytilene is approximately 54.1 miles (87.0km), or 47.0 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Chios to Mytilene provided by Hellenic Seaways. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Chios and Mytilene.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Chios Mytilene ferry?

Yes, Chios Mytilene ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Chios to Mytilene with Hellenic Seaways.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Aegean Islands to Lesbos page.
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Chios - Mytilene Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$88*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 2h 54m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 15m
First Ferry 01:00
Last Ferry 20:30
Distance 47 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Chios to Mytilene is approximately 2h 45m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

The average price of a ferry from Chios to Mytilene is approximately 54 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Chios to Mytilene?

There is 1 ferry operator for Chios to Mytilene and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Chios to Mytilene?

Ferries from Chios to Mytilene are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Chios to Mytilene with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Chios to Mytilene with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Chios to Mytilene. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Mytilene from Chios?

The distance between Chios to Mytilene is approximately 47 nautical miles.

Chios Guide

The Greek island of Chios is the 5th largest Greek island in the Aegean Sea and is located around 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios Town was constructed around the old harbour and medieval castle, which were constructed under Venetian and Ottoman rule. Some remains have been found which date back to 2,000 BC. Popular attractions on the island include the Chios Byzantine Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chios, its medieval villages and the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The island is mainly mountainous although there are a few valleys to be found in the south and east parts of the island. Overlooking the northern part of the island is Mount Pelineo with its highest peak, Profitis Helias, at 1,297 meters above sea level. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry, summers and is known for its picturesque landscape.

Chios, and the other islands in the East Aegean, are generally connected to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, the Cycladic islands including Syros, Tinos, Mykonos and Andros and also to the island of Rhodes. Your journey to and from the island will either be by conventional of Highspeed ferry with journey times of between 5 1/2 hours and 9 1/2 hours depending on ferry company and ferry itinerary.


Mytilene Guide

The ancient Greek city of Mytilene is the capital of the island of Lesbos, which lies in the north east Aegean Sea, and also home to the island's port. Mytilene is built on seven hills and is overlooked by the Gateluzzi fortress, and has many preserved features that bear testament to its rich past and cultural history. The city has a lively night time economy and offers everything most travellers would want including lovely hotels, restaurants and recreational facilities.

Popular attractions in the city are Gateluzzi Castle, the Church of Agios Therapon with its splendid dome, and at the edge of the port, the Statue of Liberty. many of the town's residents meet up in the area around Sappho Square and also around the new southern port where there are many trendy bars and cafes that are busy all day long.

Mytilene has a port with ferries to the nearby islands of Lemnos, Chios and Ayvalik and at times Dikili in Turkey. The port also serves the mainland cities of Piraeus, Athens and Thessaloniki.


Chios to Mytilene Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/6/2024 and 16/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 02:50 05:45 2 hours 55 minutes Fri
Hellenic Seaways 04:05 07:00 2 hours 55 minutes Wed
Hellenic Seaways 05:15 08:15 3 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
Hellenic Seaways 06:50 09:50 3 hours Fri, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 17:20 20:15 2 hours 55 minutes Sun

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