As there are no trains and only an infrequent bus service in Larnaca, taking a taxi is by far the most convenient and reliable option. Taking a Larnaca taxi will not only save you waiting time, but it’s the most comfortable and safe way to explore the city and popular nearby areas like Ayia Napa. Cyprus taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter, so don’t expect to find many journeys with set-rate fees.
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Cost of a Larnaca Taxi
Taxis in Larnaca don’t have set rate fees for their taxis. Instead, your journey will be calculated using a taximeter based on distance. Fares for Cyprus taxis are regulated, so you can expect to pay a base fare and then a set fee for each km you travel.
Base fare – €3
Price per km – €1
Bear in mind that there will be extra fees for travelling late at night (20:30 to 06:30), on the weekend, during major holidays, excess luggage over 10kg and having a driver wait for 1 hour (€20).
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How to get a Taxi in Larnaca
Finding a taxi in Ayia Napa or Larnaca is very easy. You have three options; call a local radio taxi company, walk to a taxi stand or hail down a cab in the street. To hail down a Larnaca taxi in the street, you simply stick out your arm when you see a taxi without passengers inside.
If you’d prefer to walk to a stand to pick up your taxi, you can find them at the airport, at the major tourist spots in the city, Vasileos Pavlou Square, at the Larnaca Main Harbour, Ioanni Dynan, on the corner of Kleovoulou Papakyriakou and Marcellou and Piale Passia.
Finally, you can call a local radio taxi company. A well-known option is Larnaca Taxis who you can call on +357 9936 8804. This is a great option for late-night drives as you can wait inside for your taxi. If you choose to call for a Cyprus taxi, keep in mind that there will be an extra charge for this service.
Booking your Larnaca Transfers in advance
Booking your Ayia Napa taxi or Larnaca transfers in advance not only means you won’t have to queue at a taxi rank or wait for your taxi to arrive, but it also means you have a guaranteed price with no nasty surprises. Take your mind off of transport by booking your Larnaca taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups.
Larnaca Taxi Tips
- Some taxi drivers in Cyprus don't speak English, so it’s worth writing down your hotel’s address or your destination’s address to avoid confusion.
- Make sure your driver resets the taximeter to €3 before you begin your journey.
- Taxis in Larnaca don’t have the POS system needed to take credit card payments so be sure to carry cash.
- Make sure you have change smaller than €20 with you as Ayia Napa taxi drivers don’t often have change for larger notes.
- If you feel your driver is taking the wrong route, be sure to check on GoogleMaps and make your driver aware.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Larnaca
Unfortunately, standard Larnaca taxis aren’t wheelchair accessible. They lack the lift or ramp needed to allow a passenger to remain in their wheelchair for the journey. However, if you do need a fully wheelchair accessible taxi in Ayia Napa or Larnaca, you can contact Cyprus Handicap Taxi on +357 9940 5604.
Larnaca transfer complaints and safety
Taking a taxi in Ayia Napa or Larnaca is usually very safe and regulated. However, sometimes you may encounter a problem or a rude driver during your Larnaca transfers. If this does happen, be sure to take note of your driver’s ID number, the taxi number, the time and date of your journey and where you were travelling. You can then take this information to the local police. If you can, also ask for your receipt as all of this information will be found there.