ECPR Joint Sessions
University of Nicosia, Nicosia
10 - 14 April 2018

Travelling to Nicosia

To Nicosia by air

Airports: There are two international airports in the Republic of Cyprus: Larnaca and Paphos International airports.  The Larnaca international airport is 50 km (31 miles) from Nicosia, while the airport in Paphos is 142 km (88 miles) from Nicosia.

Transportation from and to the airport to Nicosia

a. Taxis with taximeter rates: Taxis are available at the Taxi waiting area outside the Arrivals Hall at Level 0. The Taxi Service is available on a 24-hour basis.

See more information on Taxi fares and regulations. The Taxi Service at Larnaca airport is available on a 24 hour basis.

b. Kapnos Airport Shuttle: Guests can also come to Nicosia with the dedicated (airport-Nicosia) bus service “Kapnos Airport Shuttle”. The company offers 38 scheduled routes between Nicosia and Larnaca International Airport. The cost is €8 per person. For more timetables and online booking click here. Once you arrive at the shuttle station in Nicosia there are taxis available to take you to your final destination.

c. Travel Express: Travel Express is a licensed intercity taxi transport provider. Service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For fares and online booking click here.

d. Car Rental: There are several options for car rental such as Europcar, Budget and Sixt. For more information and online booking click here.

Visa Information

A valid passport is required to enter the territory of the Republic of Cyprus.

Citizens of the European Union countries, as well as of Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway may enter Cyprus with their valid national identity card provided there is a photograph.

The Republic of Cyprus is not a member state of the Schengen Area.

For visas and other traveling-related information please click here or contact:

Consular Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus
Presidential Palace Avenue, 1447, Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: +357 22651000, +357 22651113 / Email:



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