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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Nicosia by plane, bus or car ferry

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Fly to Larnaca  •  5h 29m

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

$48 - $175

2 alternative options

Fly to Ercan  •  6h 25m

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

$107 - $345

Bus, car ferry  •  38h 11m

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

$53 - $82

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Nicosia is to fly which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Nicosia is to fly which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5h 29m.

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The distance between Athens and Nicosia is 916 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Nicosia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 38h 11m and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Athens to Nicosia, 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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Charlie Airlines Limited, Blue Air and Olympic Air offer flights from Athens Airport to Larnaca Airport.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Nicosia. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Nicosia.
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  • Distance: 572.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Nicosia, Cyprus?

Charlie Airlines Limited, Olympic Air and Blue Air fly from Athens to Nicosia every 3 hours.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Athens to Larnaca via Heraklion
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Charlie Airlines Limited
Website
cyprusairways.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com

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