Car Hire at Larnaca International Airport
This information is correct as of July 2015.
Larnaca in the country of Cyprus is home to tourist destinations like the Larnaca Salt Lake, Church of Saint Lazarus, Hala Sultan Tekke, MS Zenobia, and more. Visit these stops by flying in through Larnaca International Airport then start your trip through the many car rental companies that operate from the airport.
Where to hire a car at Larnaca International Airport
Operated by Hermes Airports Ltd, Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus works with car rental companies like Europcar, Budget, Sixt, and Astra & Petsas Rent A Car. The car rental facility is located at the airport carpark on the ground floor level. Browse through Skyscanner to choose the car rental provider that suits best to your needs and preferences. Booking online can help you get discounts.
For more car rental options, there are also other car rental companies all around Larnaca that also offer pick-up services to the airport. These providers include Prime Cyprus Car Hire, Cyprus Car Rental, and Avis.
What to expect when hiring a car from Larnaca International Airport
Larnaca International Airport is located approximately four kilometres or 2.5 miles southwest of Larnaca. Getting to the city proper from the airport will only take about 12 minutes, via B4 to Ερμού. Larnaca is a city located towards the southern coast of Cyprus and has been described as a small town that can easily be explored on foot. However, driving around still offers a great experience and convenience to get to your desired location within and beyond the city in no time.
Some car rental providers require you to return the car at the same fuel level as when you have received it – full tank, most of the time. When needed, there are petrol stations like Petrolina Gas Station, Esso Gas Station, and EKO Gas Station located nearby Larnaca International Airport.
Driving around Larnaca International Airport
Driving in Larnaca and the rest of Cyprus is on the left hand side of the road, while the driver’s seat is on the right. In order to be able to drive around legally in Larnaca, you must at least be 17.5 years old. The speed limits include 50 km/h in towns, 80 km/h in highways, and 100 km/h on motorways, unless otherwise indicated. Seat belt is also mandatory and a child safety seat is required if you are travelling with a child under 12 years old.
Getting to your destination
When going on a road trip throughout Cyprus starting from Larnaca International Airport, do not miss out on destinations like Limassol, Strovolos, and Famagusta, to name a few. Please be minded that the driving directions provided below have been simplified to work as a quick reference when driving to these destinations with Larnaca International Airport as the point of origin. It can be beneficial to drive around with a sat-nav or a navigational device to help with the exact locations and directions.
Drop by Limassol and visit its sites like the city’s medieval castle, the Archaeological Museum, Folk Art Museum, and the Public Garden, among others.
From Larnaca International Airport to Limassol, drive for 900 metres then continue to Limassol for 65.3 kilometres until you reach the exit via A1. Drive to Λεωφ. Ευαγόρα Λανιτή (Av. Evagoras Lanitis) for 850 metres to reach your destination. Total travel time is around 43 minutes for 67.1 kilometres.
The Municipal Theatre, the Music Hall of the Municipality of Strovolos, green parks, among others can be found within Strovolos. The municipality also offers various clubs for both the elderly and the young.
Drive to Strovolos from Larnaca International Airport by going 900 metres to reach Στρόβολος (Strovolos). From there drive for another 43.9 kilometres or 26 minutes to Σπύρου Κυπριανού (Spyrou Kyprianou), then to Περδίου (Perdiou) for seven kilometres or 11 minutes. To get to Strovolos from Larnaca International Airport, total travel time is around 39 minutes or 51.8 kilometres.
Located towards the eastern coast of Cyprus, Famagusta is a city known for its Palazzo del Provveditore, and Sinan Pasha Mosque also referred to as Church of St Peter and Paul, to name a few.
In approximately an hour, drive to Famagusta from the airport via Λεωφ. Αρχιεπισκόπου Μακαρίου ΙΙΙ or via Gazimağusa-Lefkoşa Anayolu/Λευκωσίας-.