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The port of Cesme


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The port of Cesme

Cesme is located in Turkey and is connected by ferry to and from Chios port in the Aegean islands.

There are 2 ferry companies operating ferries to and from Cesme. Makri S.A. and Sunrise Lines both operate ferries to and from Cesme. In the summer season, there are a total of 7 sailings per week.

The distance from Cesme to Chios is just 15.2 kilometres. That's about 9 miles or about 8 nautical miles.

Cesme is situated at the westernmost point of Turkey, 85 km west of İzmir. Renowned as a favored holiday destination and serving as the district center, Cesme concentrates two-thirds of the district's population. Cesme boasts numerous buildings constructed in the 14th century and a statue of Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha. The port is a very big port and is generally very busy but is busiest in the summer.

Ferries to Cesme are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Cesme is served only by conventional ferries.

You can travel to or from Cesme with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.

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Cesme ferry schedules

Why visit Cesme?

  • Visit the Cesme Archaeological Museum
  • Enjoy a bath at the Cesme hot springs
  • Stroll in the alleys of the 16th c. Castle
  • Discover the ancient city of Erythrae

Island hopping around  Cesme

Cesme port allows you to do island hopping in Greece. You can easily book quick ferries to Chios and other islands.

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Cesme port address & GPS

Cesme Port
Musalla Mahallesi, Atadağ Caddesi, 35930, Turkey.
Telephone: +902327128749
GPS Co-ordinates
26.2967 ° N, 38.323 ° E

Cesme port facilities

The port consists of a harbor containing the ferry terminal and a pier for small vessels. Due to limited facilities and resources at the port, you will need to venture from the harbor to the town center to discover the finest restaurants, cafes, shops, and various attractions.

In the summer months the port can become quite chaotic with long queues for cars. So please arrive at least one hour in advance if traveling by car. For more information about Cesme, you can visit Wikipedia

Getting to and from the port


By car

You can easily reach the port of Cesme by car. Izmir’s airport is an hour's drive from Cesme port.

By Taxi

Taxis are usually plentiful and can be called at short notice or picked up at taxi ranks in the port.

By Bus

Cesme port bus station is within walking distance but if you have big suitcases you can take a taxi.
on foot

On Foot

The ferry port is located close to the city so it is easy to reach by foot.

Frequently asked questions for Cesme ferries

Flights to Cesme The nearest airport is Chios (JKH) airport. Other nearby airports include Izmir, Mytilini and Samos. You fly there and then take the ferry to Cesme.

Ferries to Cesme The most popular way to reach Cesme is by ferry from Chios.

Cesme port is served by Makri, Yesil Marmaris, Meander Travel, Sea Dreams, Erturk Lines, Sunrise Lines and Turyol SS.
Route: Chios to Cesme Average one-way cost per person traveling on foot in July: €26
No. Companies serving Cesme do not yet support e-tickets.
To get your ticket printed make sure you have a print out or a copy of your reservation on your phone and a valid form of photographic ID - for example your passport or ID card if you can also use it for travel.

Our tips to get a cheap ticket to Cesme:

  • Book in advance Prices always go up the closer you book to your departure date.
  • Compare ferry companies side by side using a service like Zas Ferries
  • Don't take a fast ferry Fast ferries to Cesme can save hours of your journey time, but if you want to take it easy and save money then avoid fast ferries.
  • Choose an inside cabin If you want travel in a cabin and don't need a view, inside cabins are always cheaper.
  • On foot: Please arrive at least one hour before you travel.
  • By car: Please arrive at least two hours before you travel and in July and August allow for traffic jams on your journey.
Yes, depending on the ferry company and type of ship you choose, you can take your pet with you when traveling to/from Cesme. Be sure to bring the required certificates and supplies for your pet. Pets usually travel for free and are not allowed in the ship's interior public areas or cabins.
Yes, we accept PayPal and if your debit card is issued by Visa or Mastercard then you should have no issues paying by debit card.
You can take your bike with you for free to or from Cesme, if you travel on large ships. However, on ships without a garage, bicycles are normally not allowed inside. You'll see if the ship has a garage when making your reservation. Cesme can be busy in the summer so it is a good idea to tell a member of the port staff that you have a bike in case you might need extra assistance.

Latest prices for Cesme ferries

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Fare details
  • Booked: 30th January, 2024
  • Travel: 30th March
  • People: Two foot passengers
Fare details
  • Booked: 17th February, 2024
  • Travel: 31st March
  • People: Two foot passengers

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