Lesbos travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Lesbos with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Lesbos.

Lesbos travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Lesbos with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Lesbos - quick facts
Flight time 4 hours
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Greek
Currency Euro
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Lesbos weather

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The Lesbos weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Mitilini.

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Lesbos travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Lesbos from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Lesbos.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Lesbos travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Lesbos with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Lesbos, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Lesbos covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Lesbos with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Lesbos FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Lesbos including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Greece?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Greece. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Lesbos from the UK?

The flight time to Lesbos from the UK is typically 4 hours.

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What is the time difference between Lesbos and the UK?

The time difference between Lesbos and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Lesbos?

The main language spoken in Lesbos is Greek.

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What is the currency in Lesbos?

The currency in Lesbos is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Lesbos?

Lesbos uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Lesbos?

They drive on the right side of the road in Lesbos.

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