Mytilene is the capital of Lesvos Island and is located on the South East of the island. You can reach Lesvos by plain or ferry. All flights to Lesvos are to Mytilene Airport “Odysseas Elytis” (MJT). There are domestic flights that connect Lesvos to Athens, Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Crete. There are also direct flights to Lesvos from the U.K., The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Italy, Serbia, The Czech republic, Slovenia, Denmark and Sweden. Lesvos can be reached by ferry from Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Chios and other islands. You can also reach Mytilene by boat from Ayvalik, Turkey and Petra from Turkey.