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Getting from Cyprus Paphos Airport to Limassol

There are two options to get to Limassol from Paphos Airport, either by taxi or by public bus. The cheapest option is to take the Limassol Airport Express bus, which €9 per person, and runs 24/7. Your second option is to take a Paphos airport taxi. The taxis at Paphos airport use a taximeter, so the actual cost will depend on the exact distance to your final destination, the estimated cost is around €45.

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Getting from Paphos airport to Limassol by taxi

A Paphos airport taxi ride will take around 40 minutes, depending on the level of traffic, to get to Limassol. The airport taxis are easily found outside of the arrivals terminal, and are charged by a taximeter. The transfer cost will will be around €45 depending on your final destination.

Taxi fare from Paphos airport to Limassol

Taxis at Paphos airport don’t have a set fee, instead they charge by a taximeter. Your final fee will depend on the exact distance between Paphos airport and your destination in Limassol, however, the fee will be around €45. Gratuity is never included in the final price and is usually paid at around 10%.



Trip Duration

40 minutes

*Rates may vary unless you prebook your taxi.


Taxis are available 24/7 from Paphos airport

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are located just outside of the arrivals terminal at Paphos airport. They will be lined up in a taxi rank, so you may need to wait in line for your turn.


No matter what time of day or night you arrive to Paphos airport, you’ll be able to grab a taxi with ease. The airport taxi will drop you off directly at the door of your accommodation, and will have room for all your luggage.

Editor’s Note

Taking a taxi from Paphos airport is the fastest and most convenient option, however, it's not the cheapest. If you are on a budget, then the Limassol Airport Express bus is a better option.

Useful Tips

It's the law in Cyprus that standard sized taxis can’t carry more than 4 passengers.
Don't get scammed. Make sure the taxi driver resets his meter when you enter the taxi.
Most taxis can’t access payment in the form of cards, so be sure to carry some cash with you.
Gratuity is never included in the taxi prices and is usually paid at 10%.

How to get from Paphos airport to Limassol by bus

Taking the public bus to Limassol from Paphos airport is definitely your cheapest transportation option. The Limassol Airport Express bus, which takes around 45 minutes depending on traffic, costs only €9 for a one-way ticket to Limassol.

How much are the buses from Paphos airport to Limassol?

The price for a one-way ticket from Paphos airport to Limassol is €9 for adults, €4 for children up to 12 years old, and free for children under the age of 3. Tickets can be purchased on the bus, from the driver.



Trip Duration

45 minutes

There is an average waiting time of 5 hours between buses.


The Limassol Airport Express bus is available from 12:00 to 23:30.

Where do I get it from?

The public bus terminal in Larnaca airport is located outside the arrivals terminal. Simply head to the exit on the Upper Departure Level and follow the clearly marked green signs.


The Limassol Airport Express runs directly from the airport to Limassol city centre, making the journey fairly quick. However, the buses don’t leave before 12:00 or after 23:30, and there is an extremely long waiting time between buses.

Editor’s Note

If you are arriving before 12:00, then it is recommended that you take taxi to your accommodation. Be sure to check the timetable for the exact day of your arrival, as they are subject to change.

Useful Tips

Tickets are purchased from the driver once you are on the bus.
Children under the age of 12 travel half price, and children under the age of 3 travel free.
The Airport Express Bus usually takes 50 minutes to reach Limassol, but at peak traffic times can take much longer.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Paphos airport to Limassol?

Taxis at Paphos airport aren’t charged at a flat rate fee, instead they are charged according to distance by a taximeter. The final cost will depend on your desired location in Limassol, but it will be around 45€.

How long does it take from Paphos airport to Limassol?

At 60km, Paphos airport is a fair distance away from Limassol. However, in good traffic conditions, you will be able to reach Limassol in around 40 minutes.

How many transfer options are there from Paphos Airport to Limassol?

There are two transport options, either by taxi or by public transportation by shuttle bus from the airport. If you wish to take a taxi, the journey will be quicker and probably more comfortable, but the price a lot higher.

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