The Chios Limnos ferry route connects Aegean Islands with Aegean Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Hellenic Seaways. The crossing operates up to 4 times each week with sailing durations from around 6 hours 40 minutes.
Chios Limnos sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
The Greek island of Chios is the 5th largest Greek island in the Aegean Sea and is located around 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios Town was constructed around the old harbour and medieval castle, which were constructed under Venetian and Ottoman rule. Some remains have been found which date back to 2,000 BC. Popular attractions on the island include the Chios Byzantine Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chios, its medieval villages and the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The island is mainly mountainous although there are a few valleys to be found in the south and east parts of the island. Overlooking the northern part of the island is Mount Pelineo with its highest peak, Profitis Helias, at 1,297 meters above sea level. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry, summers and is known for its picturesque landscape.
Chios, and the other islands in the East Aegean, are generally connected to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, the Cycladic islands including Syros, Tinos, Mykonos and Andros and also to the island of Rhodes. Your journey to and from the island will either be by conventional of Highspeed ferry with journey times of between 5 1/2 hours and 9 1/2 hours depending on ferry company and ferry itinerary.
The Greek island of Limnos lies in the north Aegean Sea and landscape and terrain is characterised by beaches and sheltered gulfs, a landscape of volcanic rock that is broken by small hills and traditional villages. The island's inhabitants make the best of the island's fertile terrain by producing a number of different local products which includes the Muscat of Limnos, a Designation of Origin of Superior Quality sweet white wine that has a golden colour and full bodied taste. Also produced on the island is Kalathaki (little basket) which is a white cheese that is left to dry and mature in small straw baskets.
By Ferry from Myrina, there are connection with the islands of Agios Efstratios, Lesvos and Samothrace (in the summertime only) and with the mainland to the ports of Piraeus and Lávrio (Athens area) Thessaloniki and Kavála.