Since its establishment in 1972, Nel Lines (Nautiliaki Etaireia Lesbou: shipping company of Lesbos) has been a key player in the Greek transportation industry, serving the Greek community and millions of tourists visiting Greece for over 35 years. With a modern fleet of conventional ferry boats and high-speed ferry boats certified by ISM, Nel is one of the leading Greek companies in the field of passenger and vehicle transportation.
Nel has had an active presence on all routes of the north-eastern Aegean Sea and has recently expanded its operations to the Cycladic market. The company's commitment to providing high-quality service and its strategic expansion into new markets have solidified its position as a trusted transportation provider in Greece.
The Nel Lines fleet consists of 6 modern and very artistic ships, each designed to offer passengers a comfortable and enjoyable travel experience. The High Speeds Aeolos Kenteris I and II can carry 1,000 and 750 people respectively, while the High Speed Panagia Thalassini, F/B Taxiarchis, F/B Mytilini and F/B Theofilos are also equipped to accommodate a large number of travelers, with the latter two being able to carry up to 1,700 passengers.
Nel’s vessels operate itineraries from Piraeus to Chios, Mytilene and Syros, as well as from Lavrio to the eastern, central, and western Cyclades. The company's extensive route network connects key destinations in Greece, offering passengers convenient and reliable transportation options.
Whether traveling from Lavrion to Mesta in Chios and Psara, Heraklion and Rethymno in Crete to Santorini, or Volos and Thessaloniki to the Sporades islands, Nel ferries provide passengers with a high standard of accommodation and passage. The company's commitment to excellence is evident in its dedication to providing a comfortable and safe journey for all travelers.
In addition to its passenger services, Nel also offers vehicle transportation, catering to the needs of both locals and tourists looking to explore different parts of Greece with the convenience of bringing their vehicles along.
Nel’s expansion into the Cycladic market has further enhanced its position as a comprehensive transportation provider in Greece. By offering routes to popular destinations in the Cyclades, the company is meeting the growing demand for reliable and efficient transportation services in this region.
The company's investment in modern and artistic ships reflects its commitment to providing passengers with a unique and enjoyable travel experience. From the sleek design of its high-speed ferries to the spacious accommodations on its conventional ferry boats, Nel is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of its passengers.
As Nel continues to grow and expand its operations, it remains focused on delivering exceptional service and maintaining its position as a leader in the Greek transportation industry. With a strong emphasis on safety, comfort, and reliability, Nel Lines is poised to continue connecting Greece and serving the needs of both local communities and international travelers for years to come.