Flights to Cyprus
Cyprus is very easy to reach from the UK and Ireland with an average flight time of around four and a half hours.
In this section:
Airports in Cyprus
When booking or looking for a flight to Cyprus, you can fly in to two airports. The first is Paphos International which is approximately 15 minutes drive from Paphos itself and Larnaca International which is around 90 minutes away by car. The drive from Larnaca is very easy along a scenic and quiet highway.
Easyjet fly direct to Paphos from
London Gatwick, Luton, Edinburgh, Manchester & Bristol.
See location of Cyprus Airports on our map: Map of Cyprus Airports.
(Photo courtesy Easyjet)
You can fly to Cyprus from many UK airports
The main airports you will be offered when booking a flight to Cyprus from the UK will be London Gatwick and Manchester though many charter flights operate from other major UK airports such as Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford, East Midlands, Birmingham, Bristol, Luton, Stansted and a few others especially from 1st April onwards.
Flights to Cyprus have never been easier to book, especially with the introduction of budget airlines such as EasyJet who fly into Paphos several times a day in the Summer from Manchester and Gatwick (flights direct to Paphos also from Edinburgh, Luton & Bristol), Jet2.com who fly from.
Good news for Scottish Customers is that EasyJet are now flying directly from Edinburgh to Paphos as are Thomson. Jet2 have recently announced they will fly directly twice a week from Glasgow to Paphos.
Ryanair now flying direct to Paphos. Check their website for up to date routes which change each year.
You can book a flight to Cyprus every day in the Summer but you will find that Wednesdays and Sundays have the most availability.
If booking late, try TUI who sometimes greatly reduce their prices. We do however recommend booking flights to Cyprus and Paphos 6-12 months in advance to get the best prices. Thomson Airways Cyprus offer cheap flights and late deals and no payment for luggage when you mention our website
Probably the best thing to do when looking for a flight to Cyprus is to search the large travel portals such as www.skyscanner.net or www.travelsupermarket.com. They will quickly narrow down all the best prices from both charter and scheduled airlines for the dates you request.
Please bear in mind school holiday times when booking a flight to Cyprus. Demand and prices are likely to be higher at Easter, Summer Holidays and October week. If you have children and wish a flight to Cyprus it is best to book early, sometimes almost a year in advance if you can.
Rent Villas Paphos can arrange transfers to meet your flight
Don’t worry about the arrival times when booking your flight to Cyprus as Rent Villas Paphos can arrange luxury and competitively priced taxi transfers at any time (24 hours) and either have a representative meet you or allow access by keysafe which is arranged prior to arrival. If collecting a car from the airport, most car hire companies will either have a 24 hour desk, charge a small fee for someone to meet you (if ouwith normal hours)or let you know where the car will be and keys hidden.
All in all a flight to Cyprus is easy to book, doesn’t take too long and transfers at the other end are in the main short and straightforward.
Airlines flying from the UK to Paphos International
Easyjet (Also Gatwick to Larnaca)
Jet 2 (Also Manchester & Leeds/Bradford to Larnaca)
KLM Royal Dutch
BMI (British Midland)
Airlines flying from Dublin
Ryanair (for first time in 2018)
KLM Royal Dutch
Please note that the best and most cost effective way to fly from Ireland may be to fly EasyJet or Ryan Air from Cork, Belfast or Dublin to Gatwick, then from London Gatwick to Paphos.
Wizz Air to Make Permanent Base in Cyprus expanding the locations that can fly direct: https://rent-villas-paphos.co.uk/wizz-air/