Ferry from Kavala to Lesbos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Kavala and Lesbos operate all year round with weekly connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Kavala to Lesbos (Mytilene)

Kavala Lesbos (Mytilene) Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 21:30 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 7h 55m Price range: 28.00 € - 51.00 €
Lesbos (Mytilene) Kavala Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 10:00 Average duration: 8h Price range: 28.00 € - 66.50 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Kavala to Lesbos?

You can find at least 1 weekly ferry departure from Kavala to Lesbos all year round. However, in the high season, there are usually 3 weekly crossings. This ferry connection is usually operated by Blue Star Ferries.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Kavala - Lesbos crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Kavala to Lesbos?

The earliest ferry usually departs at 19:00 and arrives in Lesbos at around 04:50 the following morning. The latest ferry departs at 21:30, reaching Lesbos at 05:25.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kavala to Lesbos?

The cost of a single ferry ticket from Kavala to Lesbos usually starts at €28. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip from Kavala to Lesbos. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices and book your ferry tickets with no hidden fees.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Kavala to Lesbos with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry company offers discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Kavala to Lesbos?

The ferry journey from Kavala to Lesbos usually ranges from around 8 hr to 10 hr. The duration of the trip varies depending mainly on the itinerary and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Kavala to Lesbos?

The ferries operating the route from Kavala to Lesbos are normally conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Lesbos in 7 hr 55 min.

What’s the distance from Kavala to Lesbos?

The distance between Kavala and Lesbos is about 147 nautical miles (272 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lesbos from Kavala

Have a look at our travel tips for your trip from Kavala to Lesbos:

  • The port of Kavala is easily accessible as it is located near the city center and about 30 km from the airport. 
  • If you decide to bring along your car, we suggest you arrive at the port at least 45 min earlier.
  • Lesbos has 2 ports: Mytilene and Sigri. Find more information about the ports, routes and holidays in Lesbos on our dedicated page.
  • From Lesbos you can visit other neighboring islands such as Lemnos, Samos, Chios, and Ikaria. Check our Map of Ferries, see all the connections from Lesbos and plan a Greek island-hopping trip easily and quickly!

Where to take the ferry from Kavala to Lesbos

You can catch the ferry to Lesbos from the port of Kavala, “Apostolos Pavlos”. The port is located about 1 km from the center of the city so it is easily accessible on foot as well as by car.

Can I travel on the Kavala - Lesbos ferry with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Kavala to Lesbos can carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, passengers can carry hand luggage weighing up to 50 kg free of charge.


Ferries traveling to Lesbos from Kavala normally have many types of cabins. As the trip is a bit long and cabins usually sell out fast, we recommend booking well in advance.

Alternatively, you can book airplane-type numbered seats to travel in comfort.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Lesbos from Kavala. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

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