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There are 7 ways to get from Greece to Northern 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 Heraklion to Larnaca  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Larnaca (LCA) HER - LCA

$57 - $242

Cheapest option

Fly Thessaloniki to Paphos  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Paphos (PFO) SKG - PFO

$33 - $314

5 alternative options

Fly Athens to Larnaca  •  4 h 56 min

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

$46 - $171

Fly Thessaloniki to Larnaca  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Larnaca (LCA) SKG - LCA

$38 - $163

Fly Athens to Ercan  •  6 h 32 min

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

$107 - $345

Fly Athens to Paphos  •  5 h 23 min

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

$71 - $1,112

Train, bus, car ferry  •  38 h 45 min

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

$72 - $116

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greece to Northern Cyprus is to fly which costs 28€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Northern Cyprus is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Greece and Northern Cyprus is 1113 km.

The best way to get from Greece to Northern Cyprus without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 38 h 45 min and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Greece to Northern Cyprus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Heraklion Airport to Larnaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Cobaltair and Olympic Air offer flights from Heraklion Airport to Larnaca Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Northern Cyprus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Greece to Heraklion Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Greece to Northern Cyprus.
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  • Distance: 695.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Greece and Northern Cyprus?

Cobaltair and Olympic Air fly from Heraklion to Larnaca 3 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Heraklion to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Thessaloniki to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Thessaloniki to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Cobaltair
Website
cobalt.aero
Flights from Heraklion to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $750
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Thessaloniki to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Athens to Paphos
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Thessaloniki to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Sabiha Gokcen, Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Athens to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Charlie Airlines Limited
Website
cyprusairways.com
Flights from Athens to Larnaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Paphos
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $600
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Katerini
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$23 - $35
First Class
$29 - $40
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
14 h 33 min
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com

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