Paphos Airport, Cyprus

There are two main airports in south Cyprus, Larnaca airport and Paphos airport. If you've decided to rent a holiday villa in Paphos, it makes sense to fly to Paphos airport, which is just 15 minutes drive from Paphos town.

Paphos Airport Cyprus

Paphos Airport: New Terminal, More Space

In 2008, Paphos International Airport opened its spacious new passenger terminal building, and it's been a great success; passengers with Thomson Airways voted Paphos as the Best Resort Airport in Europe for summer 2009, the first time a Cypriot airport has won this prestigious title.

Over 1.5 million passengers pass through Paphos International Airport each year, many heading for rental villas in the Paphos area. You can fly to Paphos Airport from Heathrow, Gatwick and several UK regional airports, including Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford, Birmingham International, Luton and Stansted.

Flights to Paphos Interational Airport (Pafos Airport)

Scheduled flights to Paphos Cyprus are available from British Airways, Cyprus Airways, BMI and KLM. Most holiday flights arrive on Wednesdays and Saturdays. With cheap flights to Paphos available every day from budget airline Easyjet and Jet2, it's easy to avoid the rush. You can also fly to Paphos with a charter airline such as Monarch, Thomas Cook or Thomsonfly.

The busiest times for flights to Paphos are, inevitably, the school holiday periods, so if you can take a villa holiday in Paphos outside these times, you'll enjoy better flight availability at lower prices.

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Transfers to and From Paphos Airport

Self Drive Transfers
With so many passengers arriving at Paphos Airport on the main transfer days or Wednesday and Saturday, you'll need to arrange and book your transfers in advance. Often, for a family, the best value option is to drive yourself in a Cyprus hire car; if you book a hire car from Paphos Villas at the time of booking your villas (it only takes one click!). We'll meet you at the airport and do the paperwork at the car, so you don't have to queue at a car rental desk. Remember to bring driving licences (both parts) for every driver, who must be at least 25 years old.

It is a very easy drive from the airport to the outskirts of Paphos, taking just 15 minutes along a superb section of motorway, the junction of which is just a mile or so from the airport exit.

Taxis from Paphos Airport
Alternatively, you can pre-book a private taxi transfer through Paphos Vilals from Paphos Airport to any of our holiday villas in Paphos or the surrounding area. Just click and reserve your airport taxi transfer when you book your Paphos Villa online, and you can relax, knowing our driver will be waiting for you at the Arrivals gate.

Bus Transfers from Paphos Airport
Alepa, the Paphos City Buses company, run a scheduled service from Paphos Airport to Coral Bay, stopping at various points along the way. At Paphos Villas, most of our customers prefer to spend a little more for one of our comfortable private taxi transfer or drive their Paphos Villas hire car with the help of our detailed maps, so they arrive relaxed, not frazzled!