How to get from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa
There are two different transportation options when travelling from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa. The first, and definitely most simple, is an airport TAXI. Taxis at Larnaca airport aren't charged at a flat rate, and this journey will cost you approximately 40-45€ depending on the time of day. the ride will take you around 45 minutes depending on traffic. The second, and most time consuming option is to use the public BUS. There are no direct buses to Ayia Napa from Larnaca airport, so you will have to make a changeover once in Larnaca city centre. The bus from Larnaca airport to the city will cost you 1-2.50€, and the bus from the city to Ayia Napa will cost you 1-3€ depending on which bus service you use. Total travel time using the public buses will be around 2 hours.
Taxis are readily available outside the arrivals terminal at Larnaca airport. Taxis in Cyprus don’t have a specific colour, but are usually plain black.
There are no direct buses to Ayia Napa. You must change in Larnaca city centre.
2€ - 5.50€
6:00 - 18:30
You can pre-book a taxi with English-speaking driver with Welcome Pickups.
How to get from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa by taxi
As soon as you exit the arrival gate of Larnaca airport, you will see a long queue of taxis ready to take you to your destination. Journey time from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa is around 45 minutes, and covers a distance of 50km, so it gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the scenery as you ride. The cost of taxis at Larnaca airport aren’t charged at a flat rate so the cost will depend on the distance you are travelling.
*Rates may vary unless you prebook your taxi.
Taxis are available 24/7 at Larnaca airport
Taxi fare from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa
The cost of taxis at Larnaca airport aren’t charged at a flat rate, the payment is calculated using a taximeter. It will cost around 40€ to travel from the airport to Ayia Napa. This price includes large luggage items, starting meter tariff, toll passes and VAT, but does not include gratuity.
Where do I get it from?
Taxis are ready and waiting for you as soon as you arrive at Larnaca airport. The journey to Ayia Napa is long and a little confusing, so using a taxi is the most stress-free and easy option.
As the journey from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa is very long, the price of a taxi can be extremely high. If you have a little extra time on your hands I would suggest using the public transport.
How to get from Larnaca Airport to Ayia Napa by bus
Although it is possible to travel by bus from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa, there are no direct buses. You must first take the public bus to Larnaca city centre – Finikoudes Promenade, and then change to the 711 bus, or the Intercity bus.
Buses run very frequently during the day, however, there are very few buses running on the weekend or during holidays, and there is no bus service at night.
2€ - 5.50€
Average waiting time in Larnaca airport is 1 hour 30 minutes, and at the Finikoudes station the waiting time is around 1 hour.
Intercity bus runs from 6:00 - 17:30, the 711 bus is available 8:00 - 18:30, the 407 bus runs from 7:30 - 19:30, the 419 bus can be caught from 5:50 - 20:20, and the 418 bus is available from 6:00 - 19:15.
How much are the buses from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa?
From Larnaca airport to Larnaca centre, it will cost 1€ for adults and 0.75€ for students in the day, and 2.50€ for adults and 1.25€ for students at night.
From Larnaca city centre to Ayia Napa on the Intercity Bus it will cost you 3€. On the 711 bus it costs 1€.
For all bus services children under the age of 6 travel free.
Where do I get it from?
It is an extremely time consuming and confusing process to get from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa, as there are no direct buses. Also, the buses stop running at night and have skeleton services on the weekends.
If you are carrying a lot of luggage, or are in a bit of a hurry, I would suggest choosing a different form of transportation. Although the public buses are very reliable and cheap, the journey times are very long.
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Frequently asked questions
How much is a taxi from Larnaca to Ayia Napa?
Taxis at Larnaca Airport don’t have a flat fee, instead they are charged by a taximeter. The average cost of the journey from Larnaca Airport to Ayia Napa will be 40€.
How long does it take from Larnaca airport to Ayia Napa?
Ayia Napa is around 50 km away from Larnaca Airport, so the journey is a fairly long one. Assuming light traffic, you can expect to reach Ayia Napa in around 45 minutes.
What is the closest airport to Ayia Napa?
The closest airport to Ayia Napa is Larnaca Airport. From there is takes around 45 minutes to reach Ayia Napa. The next closest is Paphos, located 2 hours away from Ayia Napa.