The wonderful city of Paphos is the perfect holiday destination for both beach and culture lovers alike. There’s so much to see and do, and the best way to explore it all is by taking a Paphos taxi. Not only will you save yourself time and energy waiting in the hot sun for public transport, but you will also get to travel in comfort. Taxis in Paphos are available 24/7 can be hailed from the street, found at a taxi stand or called from a local company.
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Paphos Taxi prices
The method of charging and Paphos taxi prices will depend on which type of taxi you take; rural or urban. Urban taxis run 24/7 and operate within the main city ring. These taxis charge using a taximeter. Rural taxis, on the other hand, work outside of the city ring and have set-rate fees based on your starting point and destination.
Base fare day (06:00 to 20:30) – €3.42
Price per km day – €0.73
Base fare night (20:30 to 06:00) – €4.36
Price per km night – €0.85
There will be additional Paphos taxi prices for things such as excess luggage over 12kg (€1.20), waiting for one hour (€13.66 in the day and €15.71 at night), public holiday surcharge (€1.96) and carrying pets (€0.55 per pet).
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How to get a Taxi in Paphos
Taxis in Paphos don’t have a uniform colour, but they do all have that telltale ‘TAXI’ sign on top, so you can easily spot them. You can choose to hail a taxi in the street, head to one of the many taxi stands around the city or call a local company to book your taxi.
If you want to stay out of the hot sun or are travelling late at night, it’s a good idea to call a taxi company while you wait inside. Be sure to tell the phone operator where you are, where you need to go and let them know how many passengers will be travelling and if you have any luggage. Also, be aware that there is an extra charge for this service. Some reliable Paphos taxi companies are:
Andreas Taxi Services +357 99 423372
Paphos Taxi Service +357 99 880408
Paphos Union Taxis +357 26 923000
Your final option is to walk to a taxi stand. You can find these dotted all over the city, at the major tourist spots, the airport, Karavella Square, Poseidonos Ave, Platonos, at the Tombs of the King, near Paphos Harbour, outside the King Jason Paphos hotel and next to the Municipal Baths.
Booking your Paphos Taxi Service in Advance
There’s nothing better when you’re on vacation than knowing that your transport is taken care of and already paid for. Then, all you need to worry about it seeing all your favourite sites and enjoying your time. For a reliable, affordable and world-class Paphos taxi service, we recommend booking your Paphos taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups.
Paphos Taxi Tips
- Taxi drivers in Paphos don’t always speak English, so it’s a good idea to write down your destination’s address to show to your driver.
- When taking an urban taxi in Paphos, make sure the taximeter is reset to the base fare of €3.42 before you begin your journey.
- Most Paphos taxis don't accept payments with bills over €20 as they don't carry enough change. So, be sure to have smaller bills or coins with you.
- To make sure your driver follows the correct or fastest route, you can check your journey on Google Maps.
- If you want to transport a pet, you must keep them in a small pet carrier or box at all times.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Paphos
Standard taxis in Paphos don’t have wheelchair accessibility features. You can be seated in the back seat and store your wheelchair in the trunk, but you can’t remain in your chair during the journey. If you need a fully wheelchair-accessible taxi in Paphos with a ramp or lift, you can contact C&A Taxis by sending an email to [email protected].
Paphos Taxi Service Complaints and Safety
All taxis in Cyprus are monitored and regulated. However, in Paphos, there are many different companies with different management styles. So, if you do experience any issues during your journey, you leave your belongings in the taxi or if you feel you have been scammed or overcharged, you can make a complaint to the individual taxi company or the local Tourist Police. Make sure to ask for your receipt at the end of your journey as this will have your driver’s ID number, the taxi number and the time and date of your journey.