Paphos travel guide

Paphos Tourism | Paphos Guide

You're Going to Love Paphos

With a population of 35,961, Paphos is the largest city in Paphos, Cyprus by the number of inhabitants. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Paphos has to offer.

When to visit Paphos

Paphos in March
Estimated flight+hotel price
£158
2 travellers
Flight to Paphos
3 nights at hotel
Paphos in March
Estimated flight+hotel price
£158
2 travellers
Flight to Paphos
3 nights at hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Paphos in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 28 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Paphos, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Paphos

Plane

When flying to Paphos, you’ll arrive at Paphos (PFO), which is located 5 miles from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Paphos include British Airways, easyJet and Jet2. The shortest flight to Paphos from the United Kingdom departs from Manchester and takes around 4h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Paphos is to pick up a car hire from Larnaca, which is about 70 miles from Paphos. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Right Cars, among others, in Larnaca.

Plane

When flying to Paphos, you’ll arrive at Paphos (PFO), which is located 5 miles from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Paphos include British Airways, easyJet and Jet2. The shortest flight to Paphos from the United Kingdom departs from Manchester and takes around 4h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Paphos is to pick up a car hire from Larnaca, which is about 70 miles from Paphos. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Right Cars, among others, in Larnaca.

Airports near Paphos

Airlines serving Paphos

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
LOT
Good (663 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
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Where to stay in Paphos

From 5-star hotels such as the Venus Beach Hotel to great affordable options like the Dionysos Central, Paphos offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £74 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £138 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include King's Hotel and Axiothea Hotel. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Paphos, with prices from £12 to £632 per night. Kato Paphos is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Paphos are about 39% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Paphos

Most booked hotels in Paphos

Elysium
5 stars
Excellent (9.5, Excellent reviews)
£242+
Ivi Mare - Designed for Adults by Louis Hotels
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£191+
Aphrodite Sands Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£69+
Rantzo Holiday Apartments
0 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£31+
Amphora Hotel & Suites
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£112+
King Evelthon Beach Hotel & Resort
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£115+

Hiring a car in Paphos

Hiring a car in Paphos costs £25 per day, on average, or £152 if you want to hire it for 6 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Paphos.

Expect to pay £1.26 per litre in Paphos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £15.05 and £20.06. The most frequently booked car type in Paphos is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Suzuki Alto or similar) is, on average, 70% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Paphos costs £25 per day, on average, or £152 if you want to hire it for 6 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Paphos.

Expect to pay £1.26 per litre in Paphos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £15.05 and £20.06. The most frequently booked car type in Paphos is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Suzuki Alto or similar) is, on average, 70% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.