Lesvos, the third largest Greek island, lies at the north-eastern part of the Aegean Sea, opposite the coast of Asia Minor and the town of Ayvalik.
The main port of Lesvos is in Mytilene, the capital of the island, which is an hours’ drive from Molyvos. There are boat connections with Piraeus, Thessalonica, Kavala, Alexandroupoli, the islands of Chios, Lemnos, Samos and Kos, as well as daily trips to Ayvalik and Dikeli in Turkey. The trip to Piraeus lasts between 9 to 12 hours and to Turkey about 1 hour.
The airport is just 8kms out of the city to the west and you can reach it either by taxi or the local bus. You can fly from Athens, Thessalonica, Lemnos, Samos, Chios, Rhodes, Alexandroupoli and Crete. During summer season there are charter flight connections to and from Turkey, Britain, Germany, Austria, Holland, Belgium, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovenia.
Coming by car from Mytilene to Mithymna (Molyvos) you must follow the signs to Kalloni and then Mithymna.
Airlines that fly to Lesvos*:
ONUR AIR: Thursdays from Istanbul, Turkey.
TRANSAVIA: Tuesdays and Fridays from Amsterdam, Holland.
ARKE FLY: Tuesdays and Thursdays from Amsterdam, Holland.
OSTRIA: Wednesdays from Vienna, Austria.
AIR BERLIN: Wednesdays from Munich, Germany.
TRAVEL SERVICE: Tuesdays or Thursdays (every two weeks) from Brno, Czech.
SAS: Sundays from Oslo, Norway.
NOV AIR: Wednesdays from Oslo, Norway.
THOMAS COOK UK: Saturdays from London and Manchester England.
THOMAS COOK BELGIUM: Mondays from Brussels, Belgium.
ANDRIA: Tuesdays from Ljubljana, Slovenia.
* Flights are prone to change. For further information contact a travel agency in our BUSINESS Guide (left)
PIRAEUS PORT: +30 210 4511311
MYTILENE PORT: +30 22540 28647
MYTILENE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT «ODYSSEAS ELYTIS»
Τel.: 22510.38.700, 61.507, 61.212, Fax: 22510.61.730, http://www.hcaa-eleng.gr/mytildat.htm
ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT «ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS»
Τηλ.: +30 210 3530000, http://www.aia.gr/currentflights.asp?langid=2
AIRPORT DESK TEL.: +30 -22510, -61590, -61490
MYTILENE OFFICE TEL.: +30 -22510, -28660, -28659
TEL.: +30 22510 61120
TEL.: +30 2810 223800