How to get from Paros Airport to City Centre (Parikia)
Unfortunately, the public transportation network has been stagnant over the past years in the island, thus, the transportation options from Paros airport are quite limited and most people rely on taxis to get to their destination. The total Paros airport taxi trip duration to Parikia is around 10 minutes and the overall cost is usually at 15€. On the other hand, a bus transfer to Parikia is available only 4 times a day. A one way bus ticket to Parikia costs 3€ and it will take the bus 20 minutes to reach the centre of the town. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Paros at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
- Prepaid flat price - no hidden fees.
- Meet & Greet at the gate.
- Free cancellation.
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Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €15|| 10min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €25|| 10min|| 24/7|
| Bus || €6|| 20min|| 09:45–19:30|
How to get from Paros airport to city centre by taxi
Due to the amount of tourists on the island of Paros, there are multiple taxis waiting at the airport to drive you anywhere around Paros. All licensed vehicles at the ranks of Paros Airport are either grey or black and carry a yellow taxi rooftop sign. The average price from the airport to the city centre, which is called Parikia, is around 15€ and the duration of this trip should last approximately 10 minutes.
Taxi fare from Paros Airport to Paros city centre
The average taxi fare for a regular 4 passenger taxi vehicle from the airport to the city centre of Paros is around 15€. This fare can be affected by the time of the day, the amount of luggage, as well as the type of vehicle you choose.
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Most people who wish to make their way to the city centre of Paros from the airport take a taxi since it is the most comfortable, reliable and easiest mean of transportation. Once you exit the airport, a taxi driver will immediately greet you and in just 10 minutes you will have arrived to your desired destination.
When traveling as a group of 3 or more the taxi option becomes as cheap as the bus. In other words, taxis are the most viable and efficient transportation method from the airport to Parikia.
The city centre (Parikia) from the airport is only 10 Km away, thus make sure to never agree on fixed prices of more than 15€ during the day.
While staying in Parikia it might be challenging to find available taxis during the day, therefore, is is advise to hire private taxi operators since they work 24/7 with door to door services.
How to get from Paros airport to city centre by bus
Surprisingly, Paros airport offers bus connections to Parikia town only 4 times a day. The KTEL bus takes 20 minutes to reach the Parikia KTEL station and a one way ticket costs 3€. Buses are available from 9:00 am until 7:30 pm.
How much is the bus from Paros Airport to Paros city centre?
One way tickets from the Airport to Parikia bus station cost 3€. Other tickets, such as a daily ticket for 9€ might also be an option for people that will be traveling throughout the day. Tickets can be purchased from the airport's ticket counter.
Waiting time for the Airport - Parikia bus is 2 hours.
The KTEL bus from the Airport to Parikia is available from 9:00 am to 7:30 pm.
Where do I get it from?
The bus station to Parikia is available right in front of the airport, clear signs along with staff members can help you get to the station.
The main inconvenience traveling with a KTEL bus from Paros airport is the limited departure times during a day. The airport offers only 4 connections per day, thus arriving at the wrong moment could result in a 2 to 3 hour waiting time. Moreover, traveling with a bus after a long flight can be very exhausting especially on a hot summer day.
You can have as many luggage items as you want at the bus luggage space, however, nor the driver or the company claim responsibly for any lost or broken items.
The bus schedule is subject to constant alterations throughout the year, thus it is suggested to always check their website before planing on a trip.
Students, passengers with disabilities and large families get special ticket prices; you just need to show the appropriate corresponding documentation.
Welcome Pickups transfer
Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line
If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Paros. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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