How to get from Paphos airport to the city centre
There are 2 different modes of transportation from Paphos airport to the city centre, taxi or bus. The first, and most reliable are the airport TAXIS. Paphos taxis don’t charge on a flat rate system, they use a meter based on distance. The average cost to the city centre is 35€, and takes around 20 minutes. Your second option is the public BUS. There are two bus lines that collectively run 24/7, however, one line only runs four times a day. It will cost you 1.50-2.50€ to use the public bus, and the total journey time is 50 minutes.
You can pre-book a taxi with English-speaking driver with Welcome Pickups.
Taxis are easily found outside the arrivals terminal at Paphos airport. Although the taxis have no uniform colour, they are usually white.
There are two cheap public bus options to get from Paphos airport to the city centre.
1.50€ - 2.50€
1:05 - 23:55
How to get from Paphos airport to the city centre by taxi
Although it’s the most expensive option, around 35€, taking a taxi from Paphos airport to the city centre is definitely the most convenient. As you exit the terminal you will see clear signs pointing the way to the taxi rank.
The journey from Paphos airport to the city is around 20km, and shouldn’t take you more than 20 minutes with no traffic.
*Rates may vary unless you prebook your taxi.
Taxi fare from Paphos airport to the city centre
The taxis in Paphos have no set rates, they charge you by the meter based on distance. Fees will change depending on the amount of luggage or the time of year, but the average price is around 35€. Remember that the meter price will always have an additional starting tariff added, which is around 5€ in the Paphos airport taxis.
Where do I get it from?
No matter what time of day you arrive at Paphos airport, you can jump in a taxi without a problem. Sometimes the taxi drivers don't speak any English, so miscommunication issues can arise.
If you are short on time or have had a very long flight, taking a taxi from Paphos airport is definitely the best option. However, if you are on a tight budget, you can opt for public transport instead.
How to get from Paphos airport to the city centre by bus
There are two, well priced bus options to get you from Paphos airport to the city centre.
Buses from Paphos airport run every day, including holidays and weekends, and take around 30 minutes to reach the city centre. The bus timetable may change, especially during the winter months, so be sure to check the schedule prior to your arrival.
1.50€ daytime, 2.50€ nighttime
The average waiting time is around 1 hour.
How much are the buses from Paphos airport to the city centre?
During the day a one-way ticket costs 1.50€, at night it costs 2.50€. Children under the age of 12 alway travel free.
Where do I get it from?
Although the buses run almost 24/7 collectively, the 613 bus line only has 4 departures per day, and the 612 only leaves once an hour.
The public buses from Paphos airport are extremely affordable. However, If you are in a rush, or if you arrive after 23:55, you will need to seek out another transportation option.
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Frequently asked questions
How much is a taxi from Paphos airport to city centre?
Taxis at Paphos airport are charged using a taximeter, not on a flat rate basis. So, the journey from Paphos Airport to the city centre will cost around 35€ depending on your exact final destination.
How long does it take from Paphos airport to city centre?
The city centre is around 20 km away from Paphos airport, o the journey is a quick one. It will take approximately 20 minutes assuming that there is little to no traffic on the roads.