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How to get from Larnaca Airport to Paphos?

Welcome to Cyprus, where the sun shines brighter, the sea sparkles bluer, and the journey from Larnaca Airport to Paphos is smoother than a dollop of tzatziki on warm pita bread. 

If you’ve landed in Larnaca but have your sights set on the charming streets of Paphos, fear not – we’ve got your travel plans covered!

While Paphos has its airport, for those flying into Larnaca and dreaming of its archaeological wonders or stunning beaches, navigating your way from one airport to the other can seem daunting.

But fret not, intrepid traveler! We’re here to guide you through this seamless journey, ensuring you reach Paphos with ease and plenty of time to soak up all its beauty.

So, grab your suitcase, and let’s dive into this adventure!

How to get from Larnaca Airport to Paphos

Traveling by Taxi or Private Transportation

Arranging a taxi to await you at the terminal exit and transporting you to your Paphos hotel is convenient but relatively expensive. 

Taxi fares typically range from 130 euros for up to four passengers to 160-150 euros for larger taxis accommodating up to six passengers, depending on the time of day, luggage amount, and hotel location.

Please read more about the taxis in Paphos in this guide.

You can search and book a taxi from Larnaca Airport to Paphos right here:

Shuttle Minibus Service

For those looking for a more budget-friendly option, consider taking an air-conditioned shuttle minibus from Larnaca Airport to Paphos Airport. 

You can continue your journey to your hotel via taxi or public bus. 

The shuttle service charges 16 euros for adults and 5 euros for children for a one-way trip.

Please click here to book a shuttle from Larnaca Airport to Paphos Airport.

From there, You can take a taxi or bus no. 612 or bus no. 613 from Paphos Airport to the city center.

Buses 612 & 613

This bus runs from Paphos airport to the promenade, passing by hotels along the way. 

The ticket price is 2 euros per ride per person. However, if your hotel is off the bus route, like in Coral Bay, you may need to take another bus (615) from the Harbour, which can be less convenient, especially in the summer heat.

Read more about the buses in Paphos here.

Bus via Limassol Route

Another option is to take a bus or shuttle from Larnaca Airport to Limassol and then transfer to another bus heading to Paphos. 

While this choice might not be as breezy as a beach day in Paphos, thanks to Cyprus’s hot & humid weather, especially in the summer, it’s a lighter load on your wallet.

However, remember that the bus from Limassol to Paphos may not drop you near your hotel, requiring an additional taxi ride within Paphos.

Shuttle from Larnaca to Limassol: 

The shuttle service costs 10 euros for adults and 5 euros for children.

Just notice that there are not many shuttles daily, so ensure you have a shuttle when you arrive at Larnaca Airport and book it in advance.

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RideNow App for Car Rental

For those seeking more flexibility and freedom in their travels, consider using the RideNow App to hire a car. 

Renting a car through the RideNow App is an excellent solution for travelers in Cyprus – it’s not only more budget-friendly than a taxi or other rental services, but it also lets you kick off or wrap up your adventure in Limassol, Nicosia, Larnaca, Paphos, or the airports. 

Drive around the island to your heart’s content, exploring every nook and cranny except for the occupied (“Northern”) part. 

And don’t worry about rough roads – the unpaved stretches are limited to just 2 km, so you can keep your off-roading adventures short and sweet!

Prices are calculated based on both time spent and kilometers driven.

How to Use the RideNow App: 

Get the RideNow App from the App Store or Google Play Store, then sign up using your ID or passport, driver’s license, and bank card details.

New client approvals typically occur within one working day or faster. Use the app to find the nearest car and enjoy the ride!

Thanks to Lee Thompson from our Facebook group “Paphos Lovers” for this option!

Renting a car

Renting a car in Cyprus offers a fantastic way to explore the island’s breathtaking landscapes and hidden gems at your own pace.

With rental options available at airports and major cities like Limassol, Nicosia, Larnaca, and Paphos, you can quickly start your adventure right upon arrival. 

Whether planning a scenic drive along the coast or a journey through the picturesque villages of Cyprus, renting a car offers the freedom and flexibility to create unforgettable memories on your travels.

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Transport OptionDurationCostDetails
Taxi1.5 – 2 hoursAround 130 euros for up to 4 passengersDirect, convenient, but pricey
Shuttle Minibus2.5 – 3 hours16 euros for adults, 5 euros for childrenIndirect route via Paphos Airport, budget-friendly
Bus via LimassolVaries10 euros from Larnaca to Limassol, additional cost to PaphosThe indirect route, involves transferring buses in Limassol
RideNow AppDepends on the routeVariesRent a car for short rides, convenient for solo travelers or couples
Renting a CarDepends on the routeVariesFreedom to explore Cyprus at your own pace
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FAQ

How much is a taxi from Larnaca airport to Paphos?

The taxi fare from Larnaca Airport to Paphos is approximately 130 euros for a taxi accommodating up to four passengers and around 160-150 euros for a larger taxi for up to six passengers.

How do I get from Larnaca to Paphos?

You can get from Larnaca to Paphos by taxi, shuttle minibus, or bus via Limassol, using the RideNow App, or renting a car.

Is there a bus from Larnaca Airport to Paphos Airport?

There is no direct bus service from Larnaca Airport to Paphos Airport.

However, you can take a minibus shuttle from Larnaca Airport to Paphos Airport, take a bus to Paphos city center, and then take a taxi to the airport.

How much is the bus from Paphos Airport to Larnaca?

The Shuttle bus fare from Paphos Airport to Larnaca is approximately 16 euros for adults and 5 euros for a child.

Additionally, a taxi from Paphos Airport to your hotel in Paphos will cost about 30 euros.

Is there a bus from Larnaca to Paphos?

There is a bus connection between Larnaca and Paphos, but it involves transferring buses in Limassol.

The cost is 10 euros for an adult and 5 euros for a child from Larnaca to Limassol and an additional cost to Paphos.

How much is the transfer from Larnaca to Paphos?

The cost of transferring from Larnaca to Paphos depends on the mode of transportation.

Taxi fares are around 130 euros for a taxi accommodating up to four passengers and around 160-150 euros for a larger taxi for up to six passengers.

Shuttle minibus fares are 16 euros for adults and 5 euros for a child.

How far is Larnaca from Paphos by train?

There is no train service between Larnaca and Paphos.

The most common modes of transportation between the two cities are by taxi, shuttle minibus, or bus.

How long is the transfer from Larnaca airport to Paphos?

The transfer duration from Larnaca Airport to Paphos depends on the mode of transportation.

A taxi ride typically takes 1.5 to 2 hours, while a shuttle minibus ride takes 2.5 to 3 hours.

Is it better to fly into Paphos or Larnaca?

Whether it’s better to fly into Paphos or Larnaca depends on your destination and travel plans in Cyprus.

Paphos Airport is closer to Paphos and more popular tourist destinations in the western part of the island, and it’s the best choice for people coming to the city.

At the same time, Larnaca Airport is the leading airport in Cyprus, and it’s more centrally located, making it a better choice for exploring the island.

In conclusion

Traveling from Larnaca Airport to Paphos offers a variety of options to suit different preferences and budgets.

While taxis provide a direct and convenient but relatively expensive mode of transportation, shuttle minibusses, and buses offer more budget-friendly alternatives, albeit with longer travel times and potential transfers.

For those seeking flexibility and independence, renting a car or using the RideNow App for car sharing allows you to explore Cyprus at your own pace.

Ultimately, the best option depends on your priorities: convenience, cost-effectiveness, or the desire for a scenic journey through this beautiful island nation.

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