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Ferry from Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus)

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

Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Ferries from Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus) typically depart from Mytilene at around 01:00. The average sailing time of a Athens (Piraeus) Mytilene ferry is approximately 12h 56m.

Mytilene Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Mytilene Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically range between €37* and €305*. The average price is around €146*. The cheapest ferry prices from Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus) start from €37*. The average price for a foot passenger is €102*. The average price for a car ferry is €308*.

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

What is the distance between Mytilene and Athens (Piraeus)?

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

Is there a Mytilene Athens (Piraeus) car ferry?

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

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Mytilene to Athens (Piraeus) with Blue Star Ferries.

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Mytilene - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 186 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 12h 56m
Fastest Sailing Duration 11h 0m
First Ferry 01:00
Last Ferry 19:00
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 Mytilene to Piraeus?

The approximate duration for ferries from Mytilene to Piraeus is 11h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Mytilene to Piraeus?

Mytilene to Piraeus is approximately 129 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Mytilene to Piraeus?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Mytilene to Piraeus?

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

How far is Piraeus from Mytilene?

Mytilene to Piraeus is approximately 186 nautical miles distance apart.

Mytilene Guide

The ancient Greek city of Mytilene is the capital and port of the south east coast of the island of Lesbos, which lies in the north eastern Aegean Sea. The city's origins date back to the 11th century BC and has a number of neo-classical buildings, public and private, on display. Some of these buildings are the buildings of the Lesbos Prefecture, the old City Hall, the Experimental Lyceum and the various mansions and hotels located throughout the town. Dominating the port is the Baroque Church of Saint Therapon on which construction began in the 19th century and was completed in 1935.

The island of Lesbos has a land area of around 1,600 sq. km and has roughly 320 km of coastline, which makes it the third largest Greek island. The narrow Mytilini Strait separates it from the Turkish mainland.

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.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Mytilene to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 06:10 22:55 16 hours 45 minutes Fri
Blue Star Ferries 08:05 00:10 16 hours 5 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 06:00 12 hours Fri
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 06:35 12 hours 35 minutes Tue, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 18:00 08:10 14 hours 10 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 23:59 12:15 12 hours 16 minutes Thu

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