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How to get to Limassol

Limassol is located on the south coast of Cyprus, facing Akrotiri Bay.

The most convenient route to Limassol is by air to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), the island's main international gateway, located around 66km (41 mi) north-east of the city.

Alternatively, Paphos International Airport (PFO) is also convenient and located around 60km (37 mi) north-west of Limassol.

By sea, Limassol is a major port and a favourite port-of-call for several cruise lines.

Cyprus is located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, around 75km (46mi) south of Turkey and 800km (450mi) east of mainland Greece.


Flight times to Limassol

The following are the most convenient and quickest routes to Limassol by way of Larnaca International Airport – Glafcos Clerides (LCA), Cyprus.

From United Kingdom: British Airways and easyJet offer the most convenient scheduled daily flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

London to Cyprus is 4 hrs 35 min, direct flight
Manchester to Cyprus is 4 hrs 50 min, direct flight


From Greece: Olympic Air offers the most convenient scheduled daily flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Athens to Cyprus is 1 hr 40 min, direct flight


From United Arab Emirates: Emirates offers the most convenient scheduled daily flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Dubai to Cyprus is 4 hrs 15 min, direct flight


From Germany: Eurowings, Condor Flugdienst, Lufthansa, TUIfly and easyJet offer the most convenient flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Dusseldorf to Cyprus is 3 hrs 55 min, direct flight
Frankfurt to Cyprus is 3 hrs 40 min, direct flight
Munich to Cyprus is 3 hrs 20 min, direct flight

Berlin to Cyprus is 5 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Hamburg to Cyprus is 5 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ


From France: Lufthansa offers the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Paris to Cyprus is 5 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ


From Ireland: British Airways, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer the most convenient flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Dublin to Cyprus is 6 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ


From the United States: American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa and British Airways offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport – Glafcos Clerides (LCA), Cyprus.

Atlanta to Cyprus is 15 hrs, connecting flightˆ
Boston to Cyprus is 12 hrs 10 min, connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Cyprus is 13 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Cyprus is 14 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
New York to Cyprus is 12 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Cyprus is 15 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Cyprus is 15 hrs 35 min, connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, Air Transit, Easyjet, Lufthansa and British Airways offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Toronto to Cyprus is 12 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Cyprus is 11 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Cyprus is 14 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ


From Australia: Qantas and Emirates offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Adelaide to Cyprus is 19 hrs 40 min, connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Cyprus is 21 hrs 10 min, connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Cyprus is 21 hrs, connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Cyprus is 20 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
Perth to Cyprus is 17 hrs 35 min, connecting flightˆ


From New Zealand: Qantas and Emirates offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Auckland to Cyprus is 23 hrs 40 min, connecting flightsˆ


From Singapore: Emirates and Qatar Airways offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus.

Singapore to Cyprus is 14 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ

(ˆincludes transfer time.)


Flying in

Larnaca International Airport (LCA) is located about 4km (2.5mi) southwest of Larnaca and 66km (41 mi) north-east of Limassol.

A shuttle bus from the airport to Limassol, takes 50 minutes, leaving hourly.

Metered taxis are available from both terminals and generally wait on incoming flights. Hire cars are also available. At Larnaca, an Intercity bus service is available.


Entry requirements

Visitors must have a passport valid for at least three months after entry. All visitors must hold return/onward tickets and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Note: Visitors may be refused entry to Southern Cyprus if their passports show that they have entered the island via Northern Cyprus.


Getting around

Walking and local buses around Limassol; taxi and hire car if venturing further afield.

Note: Cyprus is a divided island, so while you may take a car hired in the Greek south into the Turkish north, you may not take a northern car into the south. If going north, you will need to buy additional car insurance as your southern policy will not be valid.

Limassol Map


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Latest update: How to get to Limassol: 1 October, 2019


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