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Mytilene Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mytilene Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

MJT Airport Overview

mytilini airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mytilene International Airport “Odysseas Elytis”.

What to Expect

Mytilene Airport (code: MJT) has a tiny terminal that handles a few year-round routes but is particularly busy during the summer high season with seasonal flights. Amenities are limited to a snack bar, duty-free shopping, and free WiFi.

Sleeping in Mytilene Airport

We have no sleep-related reviews, but this airport seems to close overnight. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Mytilene Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Mytilene airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few hotels near the airport or you can drive 10-15 minutes into the town center:

  • Elysion Hotel –  No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Mytilene, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in Mytilini Airport.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Mytilene Airport. To connect, select the “Fraport-Free” network and then launch your browser to visit a welcome page.

more airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated Eurobank and Euronet. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside and Airside. Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are baby care rooms for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available at the airport. Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available. Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24 hours dining options. The following stores serve light snacks and meal such as pastries and salads. Glykanisos (Location: Departures, Airside Intra Schengen) • Gregory’s ( Departures, Landslide). Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available. Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide. Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide. Showers – Not available. SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Mytilene airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Brussels Airlines • Corendon Dutch Airlines • • SAS • Sky Express • Smartwings • Transavia • TUIFly.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus service is available between the MJT airport and the city of Mytilini. For fares, routes and more information,  visit the Astika Mitilinis website.

Car Rentals

The following companies offer car rental services onsite: Hertz/Thrift and Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available. At the time of this update, approximate fare to the Mytilini city center is €10 (including luggage). For a list of more fare estimates to surrounding areas, visit the airport’s website.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.