There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Cyprus by plane, train, bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Larnaca  •  5h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Larnaca (LCA) ATH - LCA

46€ - 163€

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Fly to Ercan  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ercan (ECN) ATH - ECN

97€ - 164€

Fly to Paphos  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Paphos (PFO) ATH - PFO

56€ - 192€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  36h 56m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  4. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia

66€ - 93€

Bus, car ferry  •  37h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Esenler Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  3. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia

56€ - 74€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cyprus

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Cyprus. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Cyprus.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Cyprus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Cyprus from 6/1/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/5/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Cyprus from 6/1/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/5/2020

Limited international flights leaving Greece will begin to resume from 7/1/2020.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 5/26/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Cyprus is to bus and car ferry which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 37h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Cyprus is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 5h.

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The distance between Athens and Cyprus is 906 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Cyprus without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 36h 56m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Athens to Cyprus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Larnaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Blue Air, Charlie Airlines Limited and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Larnaca Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Cyprus. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Cyprus.
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  • Distance: 905.9 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Cyprus?

Charlie Airlines Limited, Olympic Air and Blue Air fly from Athens to Larnaca every 2 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Flights from Athens to Paphos
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Charlie Airlines Limited
Website
cyprusairways.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Athens to Paphos
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 440€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 27€
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com

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