Paphos is a vacation favourite place for tourists who are looking for some sun and lovely beaches but also seeking culture. The town has two parts: Kato Paphos and Ktima. In Kato Paphos, you will find important archaeological sites, while the best museums are in Ktima.
Historical sites in Paphos
Paphos is also known as the home of the goddess Aphrodite, and you will find many monuments dedicated to her. The House of Dionysus, famous for its mosaic pavements, is the top attraction in Paphos. The Agora and the Odeon date back to the Roman period, while the Tombs of the Kings are dating back from ancient times and today are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also, you should visit the Aphrodite Sanctuary, Chrysopolitissa Basilica & St. Paul's Pillar and Agia Paraskevi.
Bus and car transportation
Paphos has an extensive bus network which covers the main tourist areas. The most frequently used are the bus lines to Coral Bay, Paphos Seafront, Polis and Paphos Airport. There are intercity bus connections from Paphos to Limassol, Larnaca and Nicosia, as well.
Car rental in Paphos is an excellent choice for tourists who wish to visit as many places as possible during their stay. The road network is well developed, and it's easy to get around by car. Please note that in Paphos the driving is on the left side.
The Cyprus taxi service is a very efficient and fast way to reach the popular tourist sites in Paphos. The taxi fare in Paphos is not standardised, so it's best to negotiate the price before you enter the taxi.
Public transport from and to the airport
Paphos International Airport is the second largest in Cyprus and mostly used by tourists for arriving in western Cyprus. It is just 6.5 km from Paphos, and you can reach the city by bus, airport taxi or private airport transfer.
Public transport is the cheapest option to travel from Paphos International, especially for solo travellers. There is a direct bus line from Paphos International to the city centre, as well as, to Larnaca, Nicosia and Limassol.
The airport taxi service is available at Paphos International 24 hours a day. It's especially useful if you arrive in the late hours when public transport is not available. You can take a Paphos airport taxi at the taxi stands, and it's recommended to negotiate the price before the start of the journey.
Booking a private airport transfer
For a stress-free start of your holiday, it's best to have your transfer arranged in advance. By booking a private Paphos airport transfer with us, you will avoid crowds at the airport and arrive safely to your hotel in a short time. Our extensive fleet of vehicles includes sedan cars, minibuses and buses, minivans, and luxury vehicles upon request.
The driver will meet you at the airport with a sign showing your name and take you to the vehicle. To make sure you're always picked up on time, the flight is monitored for possible delays. We include these services in the price, and there are no hidden charges. The price for the private Paphos airport taxi is fixed and will depend on your destination, as well as the chosen vehicle.
Please select a destination from the list to set it as pick up point. We will ask you to choose a drop-off point at the next step. This booking method is an alternative way to make a booking if you prefer selecting destinations instead of searching.