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How to Get to Lesvos

Direct Flights

Currently Jet2 is the only operator offering direct flights from the UK to Mytilene, (MJT), Lesvos. Flights run from May to October from the following UK airports:
London Stansted – once a week on Thursdays
Bristol – once a week on Sundays
Manchester – twice a week on Wednesdays & Sundays

Flights via Athens

For far more flexibility with year-round dates, airline choices, UK departure airports and competitive prices, we strongly recommend flying to Mytilene via Athens, where there are several domestic flights a day to Mytilene. Athens, (ATH), is a modern, calm and
well-organised airport served by several airlines from most UK airports including:

Aegean Airlines
EasyJet
British Airways
Greek domestic airlines that currently fly from Athens to Mytilene are:
Aegean Air
Olympic Air
Sky Express

By Sea

There are numerous ferry companies that operate in Greece from the mainland and other Greek islands. A popular route runs daily from Athens (the port of Piraeus) to Mytilene on Lesvos and takes around 12 hours. Please see below for further information:
https://www.ferryhopper.com/
https://tickets.ferries.gr

Getting Around Lesvos

Major car hire firms can be found at the airport of Mytilene, MJT the capital of Lesvos.

There is also an extensive local bus network that operates to all parts of the island, for more information please visit:
www.ktel-lesvou.gr

Please contact us at info@reallesvos.com for advice on any aspect of travel to Lesvos, as our in-house experts will be only too happy to help!