Travel Info

General information

More than 40 airlines have regular flights to and from Cyprus, including: Cyprus Airways (CY), British Airways (BA), Austrian Airlines (AU), Aegean Airlines (AEE), Lufthansa (LH), Etihad (ETD), KLM (KLM), Emirates (EK), Ryan Air (FR),Swiss Air (SA), Easy Jet (EZY), Monarch (MON) and many others.

Visa Requirements: Residents of non-EU countries who hold valid Schengen visas and who have already entered Schengen countries, as per the Schengen regulations, may now travel to Cyprus directly from that Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.

Visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Republic of Cyprus, and by all the Honorary Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad in their respective countries. Additionally visas can also be issued by the British High Commissions / Embassies in the following countries: ARGENTINE REPUBLIC, BAHREIN, HONG KONG, JAPAN, JORDAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KUWAIT, OMAN, SWITZERLAND, SUDAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ABU DHABI, DUBAI) and UZBEKISTAN. The above information is based on information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at their website.

Airport Information

Cyprus has two (2) airports:

The Larnaca International Airport (LCA), which is located about 5km (3 miles) from Larnaca and 142 km (88 miles) from Paphos. For more information, maps and flight schedules please visit the Cyprus Airports Official Website (Larnaca).

The Paphos International Airport (PFO)., which is located about 15km (9 miles) from Paphos and 142 km (88 miles) from Larnaca. For more information, maps and flight schedules please visit the Cyprus Airports Official Website (Paphos).

 Airport Transfers

Airport Taxis and Shuttles: You can get an airport taxi on arrival to the airport. Service is quite good, but at times one may have to wait and prices may vary depending on the time of arrival.

Airport Shuttle from Larnaca airport.Distance from Larnaca airport to Nicosia: approximately 45 min.

Airport Shuttle from Paphos airport. Distance from Paphos airport to Nicosia: approximately 1h 40min.

Public Transportation: Cyprus By Bus webpage provides information about buses, bus routes and bus time tables in Cyprus.

Car rentals: Participants may opt to hire a car during their stay, and thus use it for their airport transfers. For further information please visit the website.