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To get from Paphos Airport to the city centre, you can use buses since they are a part of the public transportation system of Cyprus. The other ways to travel from place to place include shuttles, taxis, and one of the best options to try on any trip - vehicle hire. Read further to find out more about these types of transport.
The road from the PFO to the city reaches approximately 15 km and takes 27-35 minutes if you travel by the Paphos Airport bus.
Use it to travel between the centre of the city and the airport while spending roughly half an hour getting from one place to another.
Paphos Airport bus price depends on the time of day and age of a passenger:
The bus starts its route at the station near the airport and ends at Griva Digeni 5 Avenue. Passengers can catch up to 6 buses per day, which operate between 8 a.m. till 7 p.m.
It operates between the Paphos Harbor and the PFO every day (1 hour to get from one place to another). Paphos Airport bus service timetable states that the working hours are from 7:35 a.m. to 1:05 a.m.
Here are the rates for bus 612:
When the bus timetable does not suit your journey, and you carry plenty of luggage, try using the Paphos Airport taxi. The cost of one private ride usually reaches €35 and allows you to transfer to the city in less than half an hour.
Leave the Arrivals Terminal at the PFO and search for a taxi rank outside, which you can find by following the appropriate signs. Find a car on the spot, or book online in advance to save money, and do not bother about the transfer later. The road to the city from the airport commonly takes 20 minutes.
While booking or searching for a cab, be aware that the rates for Paphos Airport taxis depend on the time of the day. Two sets apply for these hours:
The daytime rates are as follows:
Night rates are higher in some aspects:
Travellers cannot use Uber services in Cyprus since it does not operate there. Instead, consider using the following services:
In the Play Store, you can download all apps mentioned above, while in the App Store, you can find only Bolt and CABCY. Each service offers you taxis in Cyprus and has a convenient design.
An average price for a fare from the PFO usually reaches €6.7. Per one kilometre, travellers pay €1.03, and the surcharge for waiting is €21.67. Saving money is possible if you share one cab with the other passengers.
Choose a shuttle for a trip if you seek cheap fares and if the schedule of the Paphos Airport bus transfers suits you. Jayride company operates shuttles that carry people from the PFO to the city centre and vice versa, and if you book a vehicle ahead of time, the shuttling agent will meet you at the airport.
Here are the rates and routes of the shuttles:
A small group of travellers (2 or 4) can enjoy private transfers from the airport to the Paphos city centre. The range of available vehicles includes Audi A6 and Mercedes E Class, which usually cost approximately €35. A door-to-door option is available, as well as wheelchairs for people with additional needs.
Those who like to drive at their own pace with a private vehicle can use vehicle rental services at the PFO. Due to a lack of public transport variety (they only have buses) you cannot reach all the famous locations in Cyprus. With a car hire, you will unlock all the destinations like mountains, beaches, and villages.
The average price for a vehicle hire ranges from €20 to €30, so it is a profitable proposition for a group trip. The cost of fuel which you consume on your way from the airport to the city reaches €2.
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The road from the PFO to Paphos reaches 17.4 km in length, while the distance between the airport and the city centre does not exceed 9 km. With a fare from the Paphos Airport to city by bus, the road will take only 27 minutes.
Those who travel in groups can save money by renting a car from the PFO.
If you travel alone, you can use a bus to spend less than half an hour on the road and pay only €2 during the day and €3 at night. Choose the 613th bus from Paphos Airport to Paphos town, and enjoy the most cost-efficient vehicle to travel alone from one place to another.
Travelling by car is the most time-efficient because you spend only 15 minutes on the road.
If you choose the Paphos Airport bus routes, prepare a mask because it might be obligatory for passengers older than 12.
One gallon of fuel usually costs €1.2 in Paphos.