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Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene Ferry

Ferry services run between Athens (Piraeus) and Mytilene run once a day. The Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene ferry is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene Ferry Times

Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferries typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 09:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 13h 2m.

Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene typically range between $141* and $973*. On average the Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferry is $469*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferry prices start from $72*. The average price for a foot passenger is $251*. The average price for a Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene car ferry is $815*.

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 Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Mytilene is approximately 214.5 miles (345.2km), or 186.4 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene provided by Blue Star Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Mytilene.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferry?

Yes, Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Athens (Piraeus) to Mytilene with Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Lesbos page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Mytilene Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$464*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 13h 2m
Fastest Sailing Duration 11h 15m
First Ferry 09:30
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 186 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 Piraeus to Mytilene?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Mytilene is approximately 11h 15m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene is approximately 284 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Mytilene?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Mytilene?

Ferries from Piraeus 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 Piraeus to Mytilene?

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

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

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

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

No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Mytilene from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Mytilene is approximately 186 nautical miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


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.


Piraeus to Mytilene Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/5/2024 and 26/5/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 15:00 07:15 16 hours 15 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 16:00 09:00 17 hours Wed
Blue Star Ferries 20:00 08:15 12 hours 15 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 20:00 08:45 12 hours 45 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 20:00 09:50 13 hours 50 minutes Thu, Sat

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