Ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Catch a ferry from the mainland port of Thessaloniki to the island of Lemnos in the Aegean Sea! Find detailed information about the Thessaloniki - Lemnos ferry route and plan your trip on Ferryhopper step-by-step.

Ferry schedules from Thessaloniki to Lemnos

Thessaloniki Lemnos Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 16:00 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 6h 27m Price range: 23.00 € - 80.50 €
Lemnos Thessaloniki Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 02:50 Last trip: 12:15 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 23.00 € - 73.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

The ferry route that connects Thessaloniki to the island of Lemnos in the North Aegean is available year-round with weekly connections. The ferry companies that currently operate on this crossing are Blue Star Ferries and Seajets.

As ferry timetables may be subject to change, you can browse all departures in real time on Ferryhopper and plan your ferry trip to Lemnos hassle-free.

What’s the ferry schedule from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

You can find 1-3 weekly ferries traveling from Thessaloniki to Lemnos throughout the year. Ferry frequency depends primarily on the season, as well as the ferry companies in operation.

Specifically, Seajets ferries usually depart at 07:00 in the morning, reaching Lemnos at 11:00 (only in July and August, however). Blue Star Ferries, on the other hand, serves the route all year long, with departures either at 16:00 or at 21:00, depending on the season.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

The ferry ticket cost for the route from Thessaloniki to Lemnos ranges from around €23-€89 per passenger. The final cost varies depending on the type of vessel, ferry operator, seat/cabin type, vehicle selection, and available offers/discounts.


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Traveling from Thessaloniki to Lemnos by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can also book lower-cost ferry tickets on Ferryhopper thanks to the year-round available discounts.

Ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% for certain passenger categories, such as:

  • Children (5-10 years old)
  • Students (Greek public university and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities and accompanying persons
  • Large families
  • Island residents

Note: infants and children up to 4 years old normally travel for free. Additionally, some discounts may vary depending on the operator you’ve chosen.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

The Thessaloniki - Lemnos ferry trip duration ranges from around 4 hr to 7 hr, depending on the type of vessel you’re traveling with.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

Yes, the ferry connection between Thessaloniki and Lemnos is also served by high-speed ferries. Currently, the fastest ferry to Lemnos makes the crossing in 4 hr 10 min.

What’s the distance between Thessaloniki and Lemnos?

The sailing distance between the ports of Thessaloniki and Myrina in Lemnos is around 138 nautical miles (255 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lemnos from Thessaloniki

Check out some of our top travel tips for your ferry trip to Lemnos and make the most of your getaway to the Aegean Sea:

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Thessaloniki at least 1.5 hr before your departure, especially if you travel by car to Lemnos.
  • The port of Thessaloniki is located near the city center and you may need more time to get there during peak hours.
  • Discover all available ferries from Thessaloniki to the North Aegean Islands here.
  • Make sure to add our dedicated guide about holidays in Lemnos to your reading list and take your trip to the next level!
  • Dreaming of island hopping? Visualize your trip on our interactive Map of ferries and book tickets from Lemnos to its neighboring islands.

Where to take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos?

You can take the ferry to Lemnos from the port of Thessaloniki near the city center. The port is located approximately 16 km from Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia” and 1 km from the railway station. 

Getting to the port of Thessaloniki is rather easy, as there are frequent bus services and taxis. For those who want to reach the port by car, there is a parking space close to the port gate.

Can I travel on the ferry from Thessaloniki to Lemnos with a car?

Yes, both high-speed and conventional ferries traveling between Thessaloniki and Lemnos can transport vehicles.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets and Blue Star Ferries are usually rather flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry.

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays. Also, there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.


You can book a cabin on your ferry trip to Lemnos, depending on the type of vessel you’ve chosen, as high-speed vessels usually don’t offer that option.

Pet travel

You can easily travel with your pet to Lemnos from Thessaloniki! Make sure to carry along any necessary documents, pet tickets and other supplies for a smooth trip with your companion.

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