Aegean Islands

How to book ferries from Aegean Islands to Turkey

There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Aegean Islands to Turkey. Ferries currently connect 2 ports in Aegean Islands with 4 ports in Turkey.

There are a combined number of 46 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 5 Ferry Routes which are operated by 4 ferry companies including Ertürk Lines, Turyol, Meander Travel & Dentur Avrasya with the shortest crossing taking around 20 minutes (Chios to Cesme).

This is a general summary of the services on offer between Aegean Islands and Turkey, for live information select from our Fare Search.

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About Aegean Islands:

The Aegean Islands are located in the Aegean Sea, between the south and east side of mainland Greece and the west side of Turkey.

The vast area covered by the Aegean Islands includes the Cyclades, the Dodecanese Islands, the North Aegean Islands, the Saronic Islands, Sporades, Crete and the Ionian Islands and Euboea. The island group includes some of the most popular holiday destinations including Crete, Lemnos, Lesbos, Chios, Samos and Rhodes.

The Aegean Islands are often seen as the main characteristic of the Greek culture and tradition. In addition to the obvious appeal of the sun and the sand, visitors are attracted to the traditional villages of whitewashed houses, as well as to the impressive monuments of the great prehistoric civilization that flourished here.

Ferries are the primary method of travel around the islands and provide a convenient mode of transport to get you in to and around the region.

About Turkey:

Turkey is on the Mediterranean in Western Asia, with a small section in Southeastern Europe, with the Mediterranean Sea on the Southwest, the Aegean Sea on the West and the Black Sea on the North.

As the cradle of cultures and civilisations connecting Europe and Asia, Turkey is well known to have accumulated a large cultural heritage of historic sites and archaeological wonders. However, apart from the historical relics, there’s much more to be admired, from its soaring mountains and fertile valleys, to its sleepy villages and white sand beaches, all as part of the Turkish legacy.