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How to get from Paphos to Limassol

Updated: 3 months ago

Both Paphos and Limassol are popular resorts in Cyprus. Therefore, many tourists, not wanting to stay in one place, want to visit the sights of the other city while staying in one. Let's talk about the options.

How to get from Paphos to Limassol?


The easiest and fastest option, as often happens, is a taxi. The trip will cost around 70-80 euros if there are 4 people, a minivan will be more expensive - about 100 euros. The journey time will take about an hour.


If you have a personal car or if you have rented one, you need to travel on the A6 highway - it connects Paphos and Limassol. When leaving Paphos, to get there faster, it is better to stay more to the north to immediately get on the highway. You can go further south, through the village of Yeroskipou, and then get on the highway, in this case, the road will be more picturesque but slower due to heavier traffic.

Inter-city bus

Intercity Buses operate daily between Paphos and Limassol. The journey time is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

In Paphos, boarding takes place at the terminal near the market in the old town (location shown on the map below), then near the city police station, near the Stelios Kyriakides Stadium, near the Blue Cross Medical Center, and then the bus leaves for the highway.

In Limassol, the terminal is located at the New Port (see map below), then the bus follows through Omirou Avenue, stopping at the Primetel office, continues along Roosevelt Avenue with a stop at the Social Insurance office, also stops at St. Anthony's Church, the old hospital, and St. George's Church.

Frequently Asked Questions about Traveling between Paphos and Limassol

What is the distance from Paphos to Limassol?

The distance from the center of Paphos to the center of Limassol via the most optimal route is 66 kilometers, but it is faster to travel on the highway, although it is two kilometers longer.

How much does the bus ticket from Paphos to Limassol cost?

The cost of a one-way ticket is 4 euros, and a day ticket is 7 euros. So, if you need to go there and back on the same day, it makes sense to purchase a day ticket and save 1 euro per person. Weekly (33 euros), monthly (70 euros), and yearly (700 euros) passes are also available. Children up to 6 years old travel for free.

When do the buses from Paphos to Limassol start and finish their service?

On weekdays, the first bus departs from Paphos at 5:55 am, please note that it will be labeled as going to Larnaca, but it goes through Limassol. The same applies to the last bus at 8:00 pm. The schedule between them is as follows: 06:20, 07:30, 08:00, 09:15, 09:45, 10:45, 12:00, 13:05, 14:20, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:00.

On weekends and holidays: 08:00, 08:15, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:00, 19:30.

From Limassol to Paphos on weekdays, the first bus departs at 6:00 am and the last one at 8:00 pm. Throughout the day, the buses have the following schedule: 06:10, 06:55, 07:30, 09:00, 10:00, 11:15, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 17:30, 18:45.

On weekends and holidays, from Limassol to Paphos: 08:00, 10:00, 11:30, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 18:00, 19:30.

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Конечная автобусов в Пафосе (Bus terminal in Paphos)
Конечная автобусов в Лимассоле (Bus terminal in Limassol)
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