Larnaca, Cyprus

Golden sandy beaches, thousands of years of history, and a bustling promenade lined with palm trees. There is something for everyone in Larnaca!

Book your ticket to Larnaca and enjoy a relaxing holiday on the south coast of Cyprus. The golden sandy beaches gradually give way to clear blue sea. With a bit of luck you can swim next to a sea turtle! Exchange the beach for visits to Larnaca’s cultural treasures. Wonder at the Church of Saint Lazarus or the photogenic Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque which lies among the palm trees at the edge of a salt lake. It is a very picturesque scene. You can see flamingos, wild swans and other migratory birds here during winter.

Fly to the action in Larnaca

Larnaca is a true port city and a wander through the harbour or a drink on one of the café terraces in the Cypriot sunshine is a pleasure. Look at the luxury yachts or stroll through the atmospheric streets with their modern chain stores, interspersed by traditional pita bread bakeries and antique shops. Or do you want an active holiday? Climb the winding paths up the Troodos mountains. You will be rewarded with a spectacular view over the city from 2,000 metres!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Cyprus has two airports, of which Larnaca is the largest. Larnaca Airport is located about 5 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    The taxi ranks are outside, in front of the arrival hall. Want to know how much you will be charged for a taxi drive? You will find a board with all taxi fares in the arrival hall.
  • Bus

    There are several buses that run to the major cities on the island. These buses depart from the arrival hall. The Limassol Airport Express bus will take you to Limassol in 50 minutes.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Larnaca:
  • Bus

    Public transport in Larnaca consists of Astika Leoforia Pafou (ALEPA) buses. The company is cheap but offers an extensive network of routes.
  • Taxi

    You can hail taxis anywhere on the street in Larnaca.
    Note: it is relatively expensive to travel by taxi in Larnaca.

Important information

  • The plugs used in Larnaca are different from those used in the Netherlands, so bring an adapter for your electrical equipment!

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3) 
In Larnaca, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands. 


The currency used in Larnaca is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Larnaca lasts approximately 4 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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