Larnaca International Airport is located 4kms from the city of Larnaca on the island of Cyprus. It is one of two airports servicing Cyprus, the other being Paphos airport which can be found on the south west of the island. Larnaca is a very popular airport for tourists and holiday makers to fly into, it handles more than 5 million passengers a year with many people there to see Larnaca or to holiday in Ayia Napa. One great thing about flying into Larnaca for a holiday in Larnaca itself, is that when you travel the 4kms from the airport, then you are already on the beach which is great. Or if you fancy seeing a bit more of the island, then jump into your hire car and explore some of Cyprus’s gems such as Kato Drys village or other resorts or beaches along the coast such as Nicosia, Limassol, Toodos or Protaras.
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Cyprus has countless miles of beautiful coastline dotted with small fishing villages, towns and beaches, perfect for a swim, a spot of lunch for just simply exploring them. The best way to see more of Cyprus is in a hire car. Car Booker compares the prices of all the car hire providers in Larnaca airport, saving you up to 30% on all car hire bookings. We can do this for you because we get the latest prices and car hire discounts and offers from the top brands, we then select the best deals, so you can choose the hire car that works best for your needs. In Larnaca airport you have a choice of hire cars from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Drive Cyprus, Hertz, Oasis and Sixt car hire brands, and you will save up to 30% on your book by letting Car Booker compare them for you. Book six weeks before for the very best prices, but don’t worry if you are later than six weeks before pick up, we will still find you a great deal.
In the summer months, there is an increase in the number of charter flights coming into Larnaca airport, many people on these flights have pre-booked package holidays which include transport to their hotel or resort. Many other people who organize their holiday themselves, choose a hire car as the best way to get to their accommodation and to see all the delights of Cyprus. If you want to get public transport from Larnaca airport, then there are buses, taxis or shuttles available. There is a regular bus from Larnaca airport to Nicosia and Limassol. Private shuttles such as Resort Hoppa run from the airport to Larnaca, Limassol etc., it is advisable to check these out their site for correct information. Taxi should be booked in advance and cost about €17 to Aiya Napa.
Driving is the best way to explore Cyprus and you are never very far some great attractions and towns, so you can choose to do day trips. You can get an airport hire car in Larnaca airport or in Paphos airport when you land or you can get a hire car in your resort, but try to pre-book to avoid queues and disappointment. From Larnaca town you can drive to the super clear waters and white sandy beaches of Aiya Napa (40 minutes) or head to the city of love, Paphos (1 hour and a half), where you can visit museums, eat in lovely cafes or restaurants. The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and it is only 35 minutes from Larnaca towards the center of the island. Or for a bit of fun head to Limassol which is a 45 minute drive away and you can do watersports, laze on the beach or party the night away. Or check out Protaras, which has perfect golden beaches and is a little quieter, ideal for a family holiday.