There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Dodecanese Islands and Lesbos operated by 1 ferry company – Hellenic Seaways. The Patmos to Mytilene ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 12 hours.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Dodecanese Islands Lesbos crossing between Patmos and Mytilene.
The twelve Dodecanese Islands lie in the southeast corner of the Aegean Sea, boasting one of the sunniest climates in Greece.
As diverse as they are beautiful, the Dodecanese are the complete Greek package offering a wide range of attractions including stunning beaches, exquisite food, historic wonders and architectural masterpieces.
The most visited and popular island, Rhodes is rich with medieval history and offers the perfect setting for romantic strolls in its famed Old Town. Thrilling activities come in abundance on the Dodecanese, too, particularly on Telendos, where you can scuba-dive through an ancient sunken city.
The Dodecanese Islands offer plenty of great departure points for numerous European destinations, as well as frequent routes within the islands themselves. Due to the quantity of islands in this region, travelling by ferry is by far the most convenient way to get around.
As the third largest island in Greece, Lesbos covers an area of over sixteen hundred square kilometres in the north-eastern Aegean Sea.
You won’t come across many tourist resorts on Lesbos, but what you will find are roughly eleven million olive trees, copious sandy beaches, lively port towns and an authentic Greek lifestyle. Add to that list a petrified forest, fossilized around twenty million years ago, and you have one of the country’s most extraordinary islands.
Commonly sighted are almost three hundred bird species, which are best admired along one of the many hiking trails and cycling routes, or when relaxing in therapeutic hot springs, flowing with some of the warmest mineral waters on the continent.
Greece has one of the largest ferry networks in Europe, owing to the sheer quantity of islands and archipelagos. Lesbos is served by many routes from around the Aegean, including a few cities on the mainland and the surrounding islands.