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Lesvos Mytilene Airport

General information

Lesvos is an island in eastern Greece close to the Turkish mainland. The airport is a short distance from the capital Mytilene, also known as Mytilini and Mitilini. The name of the island is written as Lesvos and Lesbos. Lesvos Mytilene Airport is mainly used during the summer months, in the summer you can fly directly from London and Manchester.


Where is Lesvos Mytilene Airport situated?

The airport is located in the southeast of the island, south of the capital Mytilene.

How many terminals does Lesvos Mytilene Airport have?

The airport has one terminal. In February 2020, the new terminal of Lesbos Mytilene Airport was taken into use. The new terminal is located north of the old terminal and thus closer to the city.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Lesvos Mytilene Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Greece.

Airport Distance
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (Turkey) 98km
Samos Airport 155km



The distance from Lesvos Mytilene Airport to the centre of Mytilene is 7 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Mytilene.

From MJT Airport to Mytilene City centre by Car
7 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Lesvos Mytilene Airport by public transport. Visit the Lesvos Mytilene Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lesvos Mytilene Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Mytilene is about € 15.-. Book your taxi at Lesvos Mytilene Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MJT Airport to Mytilene City centre by Taxi
7 km
15 min
€ 15.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Lesvos Mytilene Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Lesvos Mytilene Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Lesvos Mytilene Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Lesvos Mytilene Airport.



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Lesvos Mytilene Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Lesvos Mytilene Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Sky Express
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Olympic Air
  • Corendon Airlines
  • Brussels Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Lesvos Mytilene Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Elysion Hotel, Mytilini

The contemporary Elysion Hotel is situated opposite the beachfront in Neapoli. It offers rooms with sea view, a swimming pool and a separate pool for children. The complex is spread over three levels, each serviced by two sets of elevators and...


Elies Residences, Mytilini

Located 2.6 km from Kochilia Beach, Elies Residences offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a garden and air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi.



Situated in Mytilini and with Tsamakia Beach reachable within 2.6 km, TARLAS ROOMS features concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. The property is set 2.

Hotels in Mytilene

Looking for the best hotels in Mytilene? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Heliotrope Hotels, Mytilini

Right on the beachfront of Vareia, Heliotrope Hotels is less than 40 metres away from Vigla Beach. It features air-conditioned rooms with private balconies, and offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.


Blue Sea Hotel, Mytilini

Overlooking the Mytilini main port and the sea, the 3-star Blue Sea Hotel offers a lounge bar, 24-hour reception and soundproof rooms with free Wi-Fi and free parking. Blue Sea rooms are classically furnished and decorated in warm colours.


Lesvion Hotel, Mytilini

Hotel Lesvion is located in the heart of Lesvos Town, only 1 km from the picturesque harbour and 7 km from the airport. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the property. Continental and Greek breakfast are served in the morning.


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