Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to the island of Lemnos in the Aegean Sea are available only some months of the year with 2 weekly crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry schedules and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with ease.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Lemnos

Athens (port of Piraeus) Lemnos Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 21h 32m Price range: 70.50 € - 151.50 €
Lemnos Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 01:05 Last trip: 14:00 Average duration: 20h 22m Price range: 70.50 € - 162.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos?

You can usually find 2 weekly ferry departures from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos in the off-season (October to May). The ferry company that currently operates on this crossing is Blue Star Ferries.

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

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos?

There are up to 2 weekly ferry crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos. The earliest ferry usually departs at 15:00 and arrives in Myrina, the main port of Lemnos, around 12:50 the following day. The latest ferry departs at 22:00, reaching Lemnos at 19:40 the next evening.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos?

The ferry ticket price for the Piraeus - Lemnos trip ranges from around €70 to €88. The final ticket price depends on seat/cabin type, vehicle selection and available offers/discounts.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos. 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 Athens to Lemnos with lower-cost ferry tickets. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discounts up to 50% are:

  • Students (including ISIC card holders)
  • Children
  • Infants
  • Island residents
  • People with disabilities
  • Large families (Greek citizens)

Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years travel for free, while children 5-10 years old are entitled to a 50% discount.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos?

The Piraeus - Lemnos ferry duration ranges between 21 hr 40 min and 22 hr 25 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos?

The ferries operating the route from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos are normally conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Lemnos in a bit over 21.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Lemnos?

Lemnos is located about 133 nautical miles (247 km) north of the port of Piraeus.

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lemnos from Athens (Piraeus)

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos:

  • As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays.
  • Make sure to add our dedicated guide about holidays in Lemnos to your reading list and take your trip to the next level!
  • Keep in mind that you can also reach Lemnos all year round from the port of Lavrio in Athens. For more info check out the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Lemnos.
  • Lemnos is located in the North Aegean and its main port, Myrina, is connected by ferry to Mytilene, Chios, Samos, Agios Efstratios, and more. Check our Map of Ferries, see all the connections from Lemnos and organize a Dodecanese island-hopping experience easily and quickly!

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos

You can catch the ferry to Lemnos from the port of Piraeus in Athens. 

The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport (bus, metro and suburban railway).

Ferries from Athens to Lemnos normally depart from Piraeus Port Gate E2, which is a 25-min walk from the metro station. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Lemnos with a car?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle on the ferries from Piraeus to Lemnos.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 50 kg at no extra cost.


Ferries from Piraeus to Lemnos have cabins, as well as numbered seats.

Pet travel

You can easily travel with your pet on the ferry to Lemnos from Piraeus free of charge. Make sure to carry along any necessary documents and supplies for a smooth trip with your companion.

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