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Nel Lines

Nel Lines

NEL Lines (Lesvos Shipping Company) was founded and operates in Mytilene on the Greek shipping market since August 1972.
At the present day the fleet of NEL Lines carry out their services from the ports of Piraeus, Thessaloniki and Lavrion.
Ships of the company as a whole, comply with the International Safety Management Code (ISM CODE).


The fleet of NEL Lines consists of four ferry boats and three cruisers.

The ferry boats that belong to the company are:

  • R/C - A/C Taksiarxis
  • R/C - O/C Mytilene
  • R/C - O/C Theofilos
  • R/C - O/C Hozoviotissa

The speedboats Aeolos Kenteris I and Aeolos Kenteris II accommodate 900 passengers on average and 200 vehicles.

The modern high-speed Hozoviotissa boat links Mesta Chios, Psara, Ai Stratis and Lemnos to Lavrion.

It also links Lemnos with North Sporades and Volos.

Aeolos Kenteris I
Aeolos Kenteris ΙΙ
Aqua Jewel
Aqua Maria
European Express
Ippotis Ro - Ro
Panagia Parou
Panagia Thalassini
R/C - A/C Taksiarxis
R/C - O/C Mytilene
R/C - O/C Theofilos
RoRo Colossus


NE Aegean
LesvosLemnos - Chios
AmorgosAnafiAndrosDonousa – Heraklia - Santorini – Therasia – IosKoufonisiaMykonosNaxos - Paros - Syros – Sxoinousa – TinosFolegandros
Kea – Kimolos – KythnosMilos  - Serifos – Sikinos - Sifnos

Useful Information

Children aged up to four years old are considered infants by NEL Lines and travel for free.
While children aged 5-10 years old are issued tickets with a 50% discount.
NEL Lines request for passengers that are traveling by ship, to be at least one hour before the designated departure time at the gate from which the ship departs.

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The routes from ships of the company diversified and depend on seasonal demand and the effort made to serve the best public transport needs of the islands covered with its service.
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NEL Lines Ferry Tickets by Viva.gr

On Viva.gr will find information on all ferry routes and ships of NEL Lines.

You can easily search for ferry tickets for the route you want through our online reservation system.
You'll find information on all services from Piraeus and Thessaloniki towards the Cyclades islands in the North Aegean Sea, while you can book your own boat tickets in real time through our online reservation system.

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If you need help booking or purchasing the ferry tickets, Please contact the customer service of Viva.gr by calling 13 855