Paphos, Cyprus

Golden beaches lining its coastline, mountains further inland, protected by UNESCO and the birth place of the Greek goddess Aphrodite. This is Paphos!

The second largest island of the Mediterranean Sea: Cyprus. At the west of this fantastic island lies the city of Paphos. For many sun worshippers, a ticket to this beach town means golden sandy beaches and clear blue water. But the reason for a visit to Paphos could also be the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite. The Baths of Aphrodite lie just outside the town. There is plenty of good hiking opportunities in the mountains inland.

Fly to Roman Paphos

During the Roman period, Paphos was the capital city of Cyprus. This rich history has placed the city under UNESCO protection. Visit the ruins or one of the museums, such as the Byzantine Museum, in the old part of Paphos. Have you worked up an appetite after a day of sightseeing? Try the delicious fish dishes in one of the lively restaurants in the harbour. Book an affordable flight to Paphos!

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Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Paphos Airport is located about 15 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    The centre of Paphos is not far from the airport. Hence, it is relatively cheap to travel to the centre by taxi. You will find the taxi ranks outside, in front of the arrival hall.
  • Bus

    There are several buses that run to the major cities on the island. These buses depart from the arrival hall. Bus 612 runs to the harbour of Paphos and bus 613 runs to the city centre.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Paphos:
  • Bus

    Take the bus to explore different places in Paphos. You can also hail a service taxi and simply the driver of this 7-seat minibus where you would like to go.
  • Taxi

    You can hail a taxi on the street in Paphos. All taxis in Paphos have meters.

Important information

  • The plugs used in Paphos 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 Paphos, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands.


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

Duration of flight

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