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Coral Bay is a Cyprus tourist stronghold that attracts millions of visitors with its stunning blue flag beaches and sparkling waters. This resort is a part of the Peyia municipality which is a 7-8 minute drive north of Páfos. The distance from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay is 28 km.
The approximate trip time from PFO to Coral Bay is 35-40 min if taking a cab and up to an hour and a half if catching the bus.
The most budget transportation option to reach the coastal resort is the bus. One single ticket will cost you €3, while a taxi trip from the airport is around €35 (depending on day/night fare). If you would like to get maximum comfort and freedom of movement at an affordable price, or if travelling in a large company or with children, you can consider hiring a car or getting a private transfer that can be cheaper than a cab.
If looking for the cheapest way to get from Páfos Airport to sunny Coral Bay, the bus could be an affordable option. There is no direct shuttle to the resort, so to reach it you need to catch two buses — line 612 from PFO to the Harbour bus station (Kato Paphos Station) and line 615 to Coral Bay (Pégeia). The estimated ticket cost of buses from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay is €6 (for two routes). On average, such a journey takes 1h 35m, given a layover time of around 18 min. Route 615 from Paphos Harbour bus station is really frequent, so you will have to wait just 10-15 min for your connecting transfer to Coral Bay.
Bus 612 is the most budget way to get from PFO to Kato Paphos Station. A day one-way ticket cost is €1.50 (or €0.75 for students if presenting a student ID card). At night the ticket will cost you €2.50 (or €1.25 for students). The ‘Pay As You Go’ option, which means paying for every single trip, is not cost-effective if you plan to make several journeys a day. In this case, you can purchase a day pass for €5 (or €2.5 for students), or even a week pass if you have long weekends which is €10 (or €5 for students). Children under 12 are allowed to travel for free. A shuttle bus from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay departs every hour, from 7:35 am to 1:05 am. Please keep in mind if you are on a tight schedule or arrive after 23:55, look for more convenient means to reach the desired destination.
Line 615 will take you from Paphos Harbour Bus Station to Coral Bay spending around 30 min on the road. A day one-way single ticket costs €1.50 (or €0.75 for students), while a night trip will cost you €1 more. You also have the opportunity to buy a day pass which could be a cost-efficient option if taking several buses a day. The day pass is €5 (€2.5 for students). A pass for 7 days will cost you twice as much. Children under 6 are let to travel for free on the 615 line, while youngsters under 12 years receive a 50% discount.
PFO bus 615 departs from the station every 10-15 min starting at 6:25 am until 11:50 pm.
Those travellers who want to reach Coral Bay in the most convenient and fastest way 24/7, can use the taxi service. The travel time from PFO by taxi is around 35-40 min. The taxi fare from Páfos Airport to the sunny resort in Peyia is around €35. Please note that the rates and travel time aren’t fixed as they depend on traffic, time of a trip (day/night, weekdays/holidays), as well as the exact final destination.
Upon arrival, you will quickly find the rank outside the Arrivals Terminal to take taxis from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay. The clear signs “Taxi” will help you to navigate. You can save money by booking a cab in advance, thus you are guaranteed to get a car at the indicated time, without the need to wait and fuss on the spot.
If you prefer to travel at your own pace, getting maximum comfort and enjoying driving, you have the option of hiring a vehicle directly from the airport.
Even though the Uber ride-sharing network does not serve customers in Cyprus, the Bolt app is available to travellers. Open the app to request a ride by indicating your location and the desired destination, look at pickup points shown in the app (you may also see ride-hailing pickup signs at PFO), and follow the instructions in the app to find your car.
Upon arrival at PFO, you can also use the CABSY app or the nTaxt app which are high-rated ride-hailing services. On average, a normal taxi fare from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay is €6.7. A ride is priced at €1.03 per km, and 60 min of waiting will be charged €21.67. Sharing the route with other passengers could be a perfect alternative to make budget cuts.
As a rule, private transfers at PFO are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. It is one of the most expensive means of transportation to Coral Bay and suits those travellers who want to get the ultimate comfort after the air voyage to Paphos. A family or small group of friends of up to 4 persons can benefit from the private shuttle service at PFO. The Paphos Airport transfers to Coral Bay supply clients with a broad fleet of vehicles to select from including luxurious Mercedes E Class and Audi A6. Moreover, companies offer specialist carriages with wheelchairs available, as well as a door-to-door service. The price for such a service starts from €35.
Another way to get to the coastal paradise of Cyprus Coral Bay is to take a shared shuttle. Travellers are able to reserve transportation at PFO online in advance so that the agent will pick them up at the meeting point in the terminal building. Please note that the service does not apply any fees for waiting in traffic or travelling with baggage.
The transfer time from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay is around 50-60 min. The price varies from €12 to €15 per person.
Car rental is the preferred choice of those travellers who would like to see the most stunning and hidden corners of the island. After exploring the unique historical heritage of Pafos and relaxing at the gold sandy Coral Bay beach, seize the moment to drive to the magnificent wilderness areas of Tylliria and Akamas Peninsula. For about €20-30 a day, you will be able to rent an Economy or Compact car from reliable vendors at PFO.
The price for the fuel consumed to get from the airport to Coral Bay — €4 — the same as the bus ticket. However, you will have a high level of comfort and a car at your disposal 24/7 if you need to get anywhere else.
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Paphos Airport is situated 20 km away (30 minutes drive) from the sunny coast resort of Coral Bay. If you want to find the shortest Paphos Airport to Coral Bay directions, take the road E701 (the distance is 29.6 km) or A6 (the total distance is 31 km).
The most budget way to transfer from PFO to Coral Bay is taking a public bus — routes 612 and 615 for €3. The travel time is an hour and a half. However, if renting a car, the price for the fuel will be the same, but your rented vehicle will be always at your disposal without the need to sacrifice comfort.
If you are looking for the fastest means to reach Coral Bay, consider driving a car which will cost you €4 - €7 and such a trip will take around half an hour.
The cost of taxi transfer from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay is approximately €35. Please note that the rates and travel time aren’t fixed as they depend on traffic, the time of your ride (day/night, weekdays/holidays, etc.), as well as your final destination.
Yes, Coral Bay is worth visiting, at least for a few days. You can relax at one of the stunning blue flags beaches and visit ancient heritage sites situated just minutes away from the resort. If you want to discover more, rent a car and drive for a day's journey to stay at Exmouth and come back to Coral Bay to get a full village experience. Coral Bay is a great spot to see the Ningaloo Reef and the incredible marine wildlife.
Local travels are not restricted in Páfos, but you will be required to use a face mask in healthcare facilities, pharmacies, and on all public transport, including transfer from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay. This limitation does not apply to children under 12.
On average, the price for octane-95 gasoline in Paphos is €1.2 per gallon.