When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Larnaca?
The best time for flights to Larnaca is during the off-peak season in winter. Prices are at their lowest and there is a minimal number of tourists. As a seaside destination, temperatures and prices are at their highest during the summer peak season. Both autumn and spring are great alternatives with pleasant weather and low prices on return flights from the UK.
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Larnaca?
To find cheap flights to Larnaca, book as early as possible, especially if you are travelling during the peak season. By choosing flexible travel dates and departure/arrival times you will save even more. Direct flights may vary on costs. If you are short on time, you can always find cheap last-minute flights on Netflights. Travel from April to October to take advantage of the warm weather for scuba diving and beach activities.
Flying to Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Four kilometres southwest of Larnaca is Larnaca International Airport (LAC), the largest airport and main international gateway to Cyprus. Search for return flights on Netflights by entering your departing city and LAC as your destination. Find the lowest prices and compare rates across multiple airlines such as Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Australian Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa and Ukraine Airlines with the ‘best price by airline’ chart. Most Larnaca flights from the UK are indirect and depart from various airports across the country such as Manchester Airport, Edinburgh Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport. Stopovers take place in cities like Athens, Munich and Vienna. Only London’s Heathrow airport operates both indirect and direct flights, with British Airways as the only airline flying directly to Larnaca International Airport.
On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
Larnaca International Airport is a small, modern single-terminal airport. The upper level is for departures and while the ground level is for arrivals. The terminal was opened in 2009 with 67 check-in counters, eight8 self check-in kiosks and 48 departure gates. There are two long rows of check-in desks: the left row for charter flights and the right row for other flights like return flights. Ticket desks are located in the centre. The airport includes several facilities and amenities including such as ATMs, food and drinks restaurants, storage lockers, information desk, Wi-Fi and even a spa and salon service.
Getting to the City from Larnaka International Airport (LCA)
There are four different means of transport that will take you from Larnaca Airport to the city centre: bus, shuttle, taxi and car hire. The cheapest options are bus and shuttle, which are both located on the ground level of the terminal. These include public buses, coach services and airport shuttles. Taxis are found outside the arrival hall, ready to carry travellers to their destination. If you prefer to travel in a more privately way, car hire is available at the arrival hall as well. Book in advance to save on time and costs.
Why visit Larnaca?
Larnaca is an inviting port city that has with plenty to explore under its tall green palm trees, sandy beaches and historical sites. Year-round sunshine makes it an ideal holiday destination. You can begin your adventure just off the road almost as soon as you step off the at Larnaca Salt Lake, where pink flamingos migrate in the winter. Once in the city, walk down the famous Finikoudes – the seafront promenade which features beach activities, restaurants, cafes, shops and beautiful views of the sunset.
At the end of the promenade is Larnaca’s medieval castle, better known as Larnaca Fort, that once defended the city. The South of it is the Old Turkish quarter is located to the south. No trip to this city is complete without scuba diving to the wreck of the cargo ship, MS Zenobia. Flights to Larnaca offer the opportunity to explore this sunny destination. Whether you are looking for last-minute flights or early deals, you can have an affordable holiday with Netflights.
Don't Forget Before you Fly
Before travelling to Larnaca, it is always a good idea to have some of the local currency in hand. The currency in Cyprus is the eEuro. There are ATMs, banks and currency exchange services available in Larnaca International Airport. These are found on the departure level, within and near the check-in area, and arrival level after customs. British passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to any country in the EU – you can stay for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. You just need to make sure that your passport has at least six months validity left, on the day you travel.