There are two to five daily flights from Athens to Lesvos (Mytilene) and vice-versa. The frequency of the flights is subject to seasonality. Direct flights connect Lesvos to Chios and Lesvos to Thessaloniki . There are also direct charter flights from island to various airports in Europe. Seasonal flights in summer time to Lesbos Island are available from Dusseldorf, Munich, Vienna and Amsterdam. Seasonal charters to Lesvos flight from London-Gatwick, Manchester, Brno, Ostrava and Prague.
Direct internal flights to Lesvos Island from: Athens, flight duration 50 min Chios, flight duration 30 min Limnos, flight duration 45 min Samos, flight duration 45 min Thessaloniki, flight duration 55 min Direct international flights to Lesvos Island from: Dusseldorf (Germany), flight duration 3 hours 5 min Munich (Germany), flight duration 2 hours 30 min Vienna (Austria), flight duration 2 hours 5 min
Mytilene International Airport (MJT)
The fastest option to get to Lesvos Island is by plane. Domestic direct flights duration is maximum one hour, international maximum 2,5 hours. If there is no direct flight to Mytilene airport (MJT), our system will offer you best connecting flights. And you can choose most convenient flights for you. Fly to Lesvos is easy and fast, tickets prices quite good. Most of domestic flights to Lesvos provided by Aegean Airlines, that you can buy from our site. Lesvos Island has one international airport that situated near Mytilene city. Mytilene Airport (IATA code: MJT) is 8 km far away from the city and has one terminal for both domestic and international flights. Local airlines that serve airport are Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Sky Express. International airlines are Air Berlin, Transavia, Arkefly, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium, SmartWings, Lauda Air. If you want to get Lesvos Island from Greece choose nearest to you airport. If you are going to flight from another country to spend holidays in Lesbos, check if there is direct flight from your city. If air tickets with direct flight are not available, you can take connecting flights via Munich or Vienna. From Lesbos airport to Mytilene there is a bus few times during day.
Aegean Airlines is one of the most popular companies in Greece. It’s exact competitor of low cost Ryanair. Sometime they have not very big difference in prices but Aegean sure has higher service level. Aegean is a private company. It was founded in 1987 and since that time continuously connect more than 25 destinations across Europe and Greece. Greek airline is the second company performing both domestic and international flights. Aegean also cooperates with Lufthansa, Air One, TAP and Brussels Airlines. Currently Aegean Airlines fleet consists of more than 30 aircraft. Basically this machine brands Airbus and Boeing. Aegean Airlines want to provide complete comfort to the passenger. This start even from registration - passengers can pass it on the Internet (online), using the number of the e-ticket reservation code and Aegean Airlines (PNR) 24 hours before departure. In addition for the frequent flyers there is a special program Frequent Flyer Aegean "Miles & Bonus". Everyone can earn a bonus for baggage free of charge, if will collect bonuses. Bonus is charging for every flight. For those who usually travels "light", the company has prepared another pleasant surprise. There are special terminals at some airports in Greece, where passengers can quickly and almost without waiting to make a registration on their own. As practice shows, it saves time and nerves! The official international name: Aegean Airlines The largest airline in Greece, flights domestically and to European cities ICAO code: AEE IATA code: A3 Country: Greece Base airport: Athens Eleftherios Venizelos, Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis, Thessaloniki Macedonia Address: 572 Vouliagmenis Avenue, Argiroupolis, Athens, 16451, Greece Telephone: +30 210 626 10 00 Fax: +30 210 626 19 00 Web-site airline: www.aegeanair.com Internal flights: Alexandroupolis, Athens, Heraklion, Kavala, Corfu, Kos, Mykonos, Mytilini, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Samos, Thira, Chania, Chios International flights from Budapest, Dusseldorf, Cairo, Milan, Munich, Rome, Sofia, Frankfurt am Main. Flights from Lesvos to Athens, Chios, Limnos, Samos, Thessaloniki.
Another main Greek aircompany - Olympic Air. Greek airline Olympic Airways was founded in 1957 as the first national carrier of the country. Government lacked funds to raise and maintain their own lines. So they start attract Greek’s billionaires for investments. And thanks to one of them - Aristotle Onassis - the company has successfully developed. Almost 50 years Olympic Airways successfully existed and carrying both domestic and international flights. Due to economic growth, globalization and integration, it was decided to renamed it. Since 2003 in Greece start fly Olympic Airlines. As think head of the company, new name is more in line with international standards. From about 2003 to 2007 in the history of the company happened a sharp jump, even a breakthrough. The number of passengers for the year exceeded 5 million. This was a clear record of the carrier. When the crisis came, the airline began to feel the lack of funding. Despite asks for help, company haven’t receive no one dollar from the state budget. Management has taken not easy decision about the privatization of Olympic Airlines. Black day in the life of the carrier - September 29, 2009, when all flights were suspended. But 1st October of the same year the new airline Olympic Air started its journey in the air business. Company has inherited a logo, a significant portion of the property and the route network Olympic Airlines. Nowadays the carrier flies to Athens, Thessaloniki, on mainland Greece and the Greek islands, as well as in Vienna, Tirana, Brussels, Sofia, London, Rome, Milan, Larnaca, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Belgrade, Istanbul and other cities in Europe, America, Canada, North Africa and the Middle East. On board the aircraft offers leather seats, tea, coffee, fresh pastries before 1pm and strong drinks after, newspapers, logbook On Air, premium accruing miles for passengers participants of programm Traveller. In addition to standard classes of service at Olympic Air there is a brand new - Premium Economy. Unfortunately, it is only available on domestic flights from Greece to Belgrade, Tirana and Sofia. This type of service will enjoy the comfort at the airport: a private reception, increased rate of hand baggage (up to 12 kg), access to the VIP-lounges airlines. By the way, you can get bonuses not only flying with Olympic Air! Save and accumulate miles with cherished partners. Get discounts, taking the car out, staying at the world-famous hotels, and traveling with other airlines. Follow the news business! In Olympic Air operates a weekend program. Every week the staff says 9 areas at discounted rates. Passengers can book their tickets to these countries from Friday to Sunday for the flights in the next 10 days. Country: Greece Year established: 1957 Base airport: Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Address: 1km Varis Koropiou, Ifaistou Street, 194 00 Koropi, Greece Telephone: +30 210 363 01 23 Fax: +30 210 355 06 32 Official airline's website: www.olympicair.com