When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Paphos?
The best time to book Paphos flights is during the shoulder seasons in spring and autumn. The weather is pleasant, crowds are low and return flights are cheap. Keep in mind that prices rise around Easter. April to October is peak season which means more crowds and higher rates. Winter has mild weather and is cheap but it is also the wettest season. 60
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Paphos?
To find cheap flights to Paphos, book as far in advance as possible, from at least three months before if you’re travelling during the peak season. Book return flights around two months in advance for the shoulder and low seasons. Last-minute flights, especially for the summer, can be bargains. Summer is the time when Papho’s major festivities in Paphos take place. 59
Flying to Paphos International Airport (PFO)
Paphos international Airport (PFO) is located six and a half kilometres southeast of the city centre. It is the second largest airport in Cyprus and it is commonly used by tourists visiting the western part of the country.
Search for Paphos flights on Netflights by entering your departing city/airport and ‘PFO’ as your destination. Book a flight with airlines like British Airways, Iberia Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and Swiss Airlines. Direct flights are serviced both by British Airways and Thomas Cook, Airlines departing from London’s Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. Indirect flights from Manchester Airport and Edinburgh Airport stopover in Zurich and London. Flights to Paphos are also only available on certain days of the week, although this may vary depending on the month and season.
On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
Paphos International Airport is a single terminal, modern airport. Because of its small size, it is easy to get around. It was inaugurated in 2008 and has a number of facilities and amenities. These include 18 check-in desks, seven gates, a bank, restaurants, bars, duty-free shop and a gift shop. Baggage storage is also available. ATMs are located just before and after customs in the departure area and in the arrivals hall before security control points. Wi-Fi is available throughout. 104
Getting to the City from Paphos International Airport (PFO)
To travel from Paphos International Airport to Paphos, you can either choose from the the bus, airport transfer, shuttle, taxi or car hire. The public bus stop is located outside the terminal along the airport loop. Taxis services can be found in the forecourt, just outside the arrivals hall. If you prefer to travel independently, several car hire companies are situated around the terminal. Reserv tickets if you are using the shuttle and consider booking a taxi or car hire in advance to save on costs.
Why visit Paphos?
Sun, sand and sea are merely the tip of the iceberg. Considered the birthplace of the Greek goddess of Love, Aphrodite, this ancient city is steeped in Greek history. Travel back in time to archaeological sites of the old world with places like the Houses of Dionysus, the ruins of Agora and Odeon, the Tombs of the Kings and the Sanctuary of Aphrodite.
Bask in the sun and enjoy over 50 kilometres of beach and dive sites. Inland, the harbour and Old Town come to life with busy markets and vendors offering plenty of food, goods and local products.
Don't Forget Before you Fly
Before travelling to Paphos, make sure to exchange your money. Because Cyprus is part of the EU, the country’s currency is the euro. There are ATMs and currency exchange services available in PFO if you decide to obtain the currency on arrival. These are found in the departure and area and arrival areas. 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.