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    Car hire at Paphos Airport - Exploring Cyprus

    For those flying into Paphos International Airport, the best to way to properly discover this beautiful island is with an Auto Europe car hire. Located on the south-west tip of the island of Cyprus, Paphos is one of the most popular seaside resorts for UK travellers. There’s much to see and do in this romantic harbour city, such as the UNESCO-classified Roman mosaics in the House of Dionysus located close to the port and the Hellenistic 3rd-century BC Tombs of the Kings less than 2 miles from centre of the town. A short drive from Paphos brings you to the monastery of Ayios Neofytos and many other popular attractions, including the Baths of Aphrodite, the Adonis Falls near Kamares and Paphos Castle which is also steeped in history. The local area offers unforgettable memories for everyone who visits, with many of the most important sites easily reachable by car. Make sure you don't miss the Tombs of the Kings just north of Paphos, a fascinating set of tombs carved into the sea cliffs.

    Founded in 1954, Auto Europe is one of the world's leading car hire companies with more than 24,000 pick-up and drop-off locations in over 180 different destinations. We work with all the top car rental suppliers which means we can offer you the offer the cheapest deals and most extensive range of vehicles on the market. For help with your car rental in Paphos, please feel free to call our rental specialists on +44 123 3225 114 and they will be more than happy to find you best rates for your trip. You might also want to consult our guide to driving in Cyprus for advice on local speed limits and driving distances, etc. For more peace of mind, why not visit our our Paphos car hire reviews page to see what other Auto Europe customers thought of their recent car hire experience in the city.

    Airport Information

    Paphos Airport is the second-largest airport in Cyprus after Larnaca International Airport. Also known as Pafos Airport, it located a few miles from the city centre, representing a short journey time of around 20-25 minutes. A joint civil and military facility, the airport is very popular with tourists heading to the holiday resorts of Coral Bay and Limassol on the island's west coast. In 2006, the airport was taken over by Hermes Airports Limited and its current annual air passenger movements total around 2 million each year.

    Paphos International Airport (PFO)
    Address: Paphos 8320, Cyprus
    Telephone: +357 2680 1800
    Airlines operating at Paphos Airport: The growing list of airlines operating at Paphos International Airport currently includes British Airways, easyJet, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, TUI Airways and Transvia.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Paphos Airport

    There are several high-quality car hire suppliers operating at Paphos International Airport, each of which conveniently has a desk located right inside the terminal building. You’ll be able to find your supplier situated in the Arrivals Hall which is a short walk through from the baggage-reclaim area, just to your left as you enter the hall. When you come to collect your car hire in Paphos, please make sure that you have the necessary documents with you, as well as a credit card in the name of the main driver.

    Car hire operating hours

    Avis Car Hire at Paphos Airport Avis at Paphos Airport
    Arrivals Hall
    Paphos, Cyprus 8061

    +357 26 007318
    Opening Hours:
    8am-2.30am Sun, Mon, Fri & Sat (closes 1.30am Tues and 12.30am Thu)
    Europcar Car Hire at Paphos Airport Europcar at Paphos Airport
    Arrivals Hall,
    Paphos, Cyprus 8061

    +357 26 822633
    Opening Hours:
    24 hours daily
    Hertz Car Hire at Paphos Airport Hertz at Paphos Airport
    Arrivals Hall,
    Paphos, Cyprus 8061

    +357 26 007313
    Opening Hours:
    24 hours daily
    Sixt Car Hire at Paphos Airport Sixt at Paphos Airport
    Terminal Building
    Paphos, Cyprus 8061

    +357 25 257727
    Opening Hours:


    Paphos Airport has one main single-level terminal building covering a total area of 20,000 square-metres. Its flight specifications currently comprise 22 aircraft stands, 6 boarding gates and 24 check-in desks. Along with more than 1,500 square-metres of retail space, there are 3 baggage-reclaim carousels, 6 security-screening areas and dedicated assistance for people of reduced mobility.

    Airport Facilities

    Being a relatively new terminal, the on-site facilties and amenities at Paphos Airport are modern and wide-ranging. Passengers can expect all the necessary conveniences they would find at international airports all over Europe, such as a selection of banks and bureaux de change, restaurants, cafeterias, Duty-free and souvenir shops, baggage-wrapping services and free Internet access throughout the entire terminal building. Passengers who like to dine and relax before flying are very well catered for, with several options avaiable including Costa Coffee, Factory Kitchen & Bar, Food for Flight, Food Village, Caffe Ritazza, Camden Food Co, Beer Garden and Central Bar. There's also a good selection of boutiques where travellers can shop for beauty products, spirits, confectionery, fashion goods and electronics. Other passenger facilities at Paphos Airport include baby-changing areas, first-aid room and tourist information booth.

    How to get to and from Paphos Airport

    Public transportation to and from Paphos International Airport is either by bus or by taxi (Cyprus has no trains). The taxi rank is located right outside the terminal building and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The bus stop is situated on the opposite sitde of the road and regular services run to the busy Harbour Station in the centre of Paphos plus Paphos Town (Karavella) and Polis, with other direct routes available to Larnaca, Nicossia and Limassol. Travelling to and from the airport with your car hire in Paphos couldn't be easier as there's direct access to the motorway. The longest stretch of motorway on the island is the A1 connecting the capital Nicosia with Paphos.

    Parking Tips

    Paphos is a very well established tourist destination which means that there are plenty of affordable parking options available. Many of them are located in the city centre and for most tourists, the possibility of parking their car hire in Paphos close to the Old Town allows them to visit the market and main shopping areas quickly and easily. It's perfectly possible to find spaces available on main roads and side streets, but be aware that there's a charge on weekdays during office hours. In the historic Kato district of downtown Paphos, there's a large council-run car park close to the port which is erfect for visiting some of the main points of tourist interest in the centre of town. When you rent a car in Paphos, there's no need to worry about driving to the Tombs of the Kings, one of the top tourist attractions in Paphos, because there are plenty of affordable car parks in close proximity. Be warned that parking is forbidden on streets market with both a single and double yellow line and like most places in Europe, fines are payable for unpaid parking tickets.

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    Additional Information About Paphos Airport

    Paphos Airport
    Paphos, Cyprus 8320

    IATA Code: PFO
    IACO Code: LCPH
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 34.71833
    Longitude: 32.485

    General Information: Situated a few miles from the city centre, Paphos Airport is the second-largest airport in Cyprus and one of the most popular tourist hubs in the Mediterranean region.