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Ferry from Chios to Mytilene

There are around 6 weekly sailings from Chios to Mytilene. The Chios Mytilene ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Chios Mytilene Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Chios to Mytilene Ferry Times

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

Chios Mytilene Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Chios Mytilene ferries typically range between €16* and €91*. The average price is around €46*. The cheapest ferry prices from Chios to Mytilene start from €17*. The average price for a foot passenger is €36*. The average price for a car ferry is €102*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Chios and Mytilene?

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

Is there a Chios Mytilene car ferry?

Yes, Hellenic Seaways offer a car ferry from Chios to Mytilene. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Chios and Mytilene.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Chios Mytilene ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries 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 59 €*
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 approximate duration for ferries from Chios to Mytilene is 2h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Chios to Mytilene?

Chios to Mytilene is approximately 54 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Chios to Mytilene?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Chios to Mytilene and this is
  • Hellenic Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Chios to Mytilene?

Book Chios to Mytilene tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

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

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Chios to Mytilene with
  • Hellenic Seaways

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Chios to Mytilene with the following operators
  • Hellenic Seaways

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Hellenic Seaways

How far is Mytilene from Chios?

Chios to Mytilene is approximately 47 nautical miles distance apart.

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 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024

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

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