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TRANSPORTATION

Cyprus is covered by a bus and taxi services domestically. There are no trains in Cyprus. Internationally it can be reached by sea and air.

Buses:

There are several Bus companies on the island that offer intercity, suburban and nationwide bus services, as well as services to and from Larnaka airport to all the major cities of the island. Ticket prices are reasonable.

Cyprus enjoys an advanced and highly maintained road network, that makes travel easy and comfortable.

For more information and route availability, you may wish to visit several websites: www.intercity-buses.com; www.osel.com.cy; www.Kapnosairportshuttle.com; www.airportshuttlebus.eu; www.limassolbuses.com; www.zinonasbuses.com.cy; www.pafosbuses.com.cy; www.oseabuses.com.cy.

Taxi Service:

There are several Taxi Services that are offered in Cyprus:

  1. Transurban Service (shared) Taxis:

This service offers the opportunity to share a taxi with 4-8 other passengers. It provides connection between all major towns of Cyprus (Lefkosia, Lemesos, Larnaka, Pafos) every half hour, Monday-Friday 06:00-18:00, Saturday and Sunday 07:00-17:00. Seats can be booked by phone and passengers can be collected from and dropped to, at any place they wish, within the municipal boundaries. Service taxis do not operate between:

  1. a) the airports and the towns
  2. b) towns and villages.
  3. Rural Taxis:

Rural taxis are allowed to be hired from their base station only.

An exception is permitted, when hiring is made at the airport or seaport, where the taxi driver must present such document proving the collection of certain customers.

  1. Urban Taxis:

This is a 24 hours service provided in all towns. Taxis can be booked by phone or be hired from the street. Urban taxis are equipped with taximeters, the use of which is obligatory.

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