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Getting from Larnaca Airport to City Centre

You have two options of transportation from Larnaca airport to the city centre, the public bus or a taxi. The cheapest option would be to take the public bus, as it costs only 1.50-2.50€ per person. There are 6 different bus line options, all take around 30 minutes to reach the city centre, and they run from 6:00 to 22:45. The second option is to take a Larnaca airport taxi. If you are arriving after 23:00 then a pre-booked car or taxi is your only option. The taxis outside the airport take 15-20 minutes to reach the city centre, and cost 15-30€ for 4 passengers.

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Comparison of the options

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Taxi €15 15min 24/7
Bus €3 50min 06:00–22:45

How to get from Larnaca airport to city centre by taxi

Taxis are readily available and waiting outside of the arrival terminal. A Larnaca airport taxi ride to the city centre takes approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic, and is charged according to distance by a meter. Although taxis are available 24/7, you may have a long wait in the queue before you are attended.

Taxi fare from Larnaca airport to city centre

Taxis from Larnaca airport don’t have a flat rate, they are priced according to a taximeter. The taximeters are charged at a rate of 0.73€ per km, plus a starting tariff of 3.42€. So the journey from Larnaca airport to the city centre will cost approximately 15€.

*It is recommended to book your Cyprus airport transfer in advance in order to save time and to ensure that there are no communication issues with the drivers.



Trip Duration

15 minutes

*Rates may vary unless you prebook your taxi.


Taxis at Larnaca airport are available 24/7

Where do I get it from?

The taxi rank can be found directly outside of the arrivals terminal.


Traveling by taxi from Larnaca airport is the most easy and hassle-free option. No matter what time you land, there will be a taxi ready and waiting to take you directly to the door of your destination.

Editor’s Note

Taking a taxi will save you tonnes of time, but not tonnes of money. The public transportation in Larnaca is a much cheaper option if you have a little spare time.

Useful Tips

Make sure the driver resets the meter when you get in the taxi.
Unless you pay in advance taxis in Cyprus will have no way of accepting credit or debit cards.
By law, a regular sized taxi may only carry 4 passengers at a time. For bigger parties please book a min van taxi.
The city centre is 10km from the Larnaca Airport, and it will take between 10 - 15 minutes to arrive depending on traffic.

How to get from Larnaca airport to city centre by bus

There are 6 buses that run from Larnaca airport to the city centre. The inexpensive public buses can be found directly outside of the arrivals terminal, on the left hand side of the Upper Departure Level exit. The Zinon buses leave approximately every 60 minutes, depending on the line. Buses run 7 days a week even in the holidays, with the earliest bus departing is 6:05 and the latest at 22:45.

The fastest, most direct routes are with the bus lines 417 and 429.

How much is the bus from Larnaca airport to city centre?

You can purchase tickets once on the bus from the driver. A day ticket cost a flat rate of 1.50€ for adults and 0.75€ for students. A night ticket costs 2.50€ for adults and 1.25€ for students. Children under the age of 6 always ride free.


1.50€ daytime 2.50€ nighttime

Trip Duration

50 minutes

There is a waiting time of approximately 60 minutes between buses.


6:00 - 22:45

Where do I get it from?

The buses can be found just outside the arrivals terminal, on the left hand side of the Upper Departure Level exit.


The public buses run 7 days a week, even in the holidays. There are a number of different lines to choose from, so no matter where your final destination is in the city centre, there’s sure to be a bus stop close.

Editor’s Note

The public buses are an extremely popular method of transport from Larnaca airport to the city centre. The only problem is that most of the lines make a lot of stops, so it can take a long time to reach your destination.

Useful Tips

Purchase your tickets from the bus driver.
Buses don't accept card payments, be sure to bring cash in Euros.
Some timetables change during the weekends, so be sure to check the timetables before arriving.
Children under the age of 6 ride for free.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Cyprus. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Larnaca to city centre?

Taxis in Larnaca Airport don’t charge a flat fee, instead they use a taximeter. The journey from Larnaca Airport to the city centre will be around 15€.

How far away is Larnaca Airport to Larnaca city centre?

Larnaca Airport is located around 8km from the city centre. The journey to the city centre will take around 15 minutes by taxi, and around 30 minutes by bus. This is assuming that there is very light traffic.

How many transport options are there from Larnaca Airport to the city centre?

There are two transport options available from Larnaca Airport. The quickest, but more expensive option is a taxi, however there are also numerous bus services available. Buses are cheap, however the travel time is longer, as is the wait for a bus.

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