Travelling to Northern Cyprus

Traveling to Northern Cyprus

As you probably know, Cyprus is an island located in Mediterranean Sea. If you are thinking of traveling to Northern Cyprus, it is a trip that can be made only by sea or by air. The trip by sea is particularly favourable for travellers who wish to bring their cars with them on the trip. Northern Cyprus has an area of 3,355 square kilometres (1,295 sq. mi), which amounts to around a third of the island. 75 kilometres (47 mi) to the north of Northern Cyprus lies Turkey with Syria lying 97 kilometres (60.3 mi) to the east. It lies between latitudes 34° and 36° N, and longitudes 32° and 35° E.

Traveling to Northern Cyprus

The trip to Northern Cyprus by air can be made in one of two ways:

Via Turkey:

Several companies carry out flights to Northern Cyprus via Turkey. Turkish Airlines, a star alliance airline, is probably one of the best known airlines that fly this route. As part of its services, it also carries out pets’ transportation to Northern Cyprus. If you do not have any pet with you, you can fly with one of the other budget airlines:

Pegasus Airlines

Atlas Global

Traveling to Northern Cyprus by air

Via Southern Cyprus:

This second entry point is particularly appropriate for individuals or families who either have Schengen visas or live in the Euro zone. If you are flying to Northern Cyprus via Southern Cyprus, you will land at Larnaca Airport. It is the main airport of Southern Cyprus. After you arrival, you can order a taxi from the airport to your hotel. However, please ensure that you inform the driver that you are going to a hotel on the Northern side to avoid being dropped off at the border checkpoint.

Traveling to Northern Cyprus by air

There is another airport located at Paphos. Paphos is particularly famous for its archaeological sites and wonders. We would suggest that you spend a day in Paphos to enjoy the sights and wonders of that town. Afterwards, you can arrange a taxi to bring you to Northern Cyprus. The trip to Nicosia is about an hour and thirty minutes. It just long enough for you to have a short nap.

Traveling to Northern Cyprus by Sea

You can travel to Northern Cyprus from Turkey by sea. The trip is made via ferryboats. In essence, if you have a car, you just drive on, sit back and enjoy the trip to Northern Cyprus. You can find the relevant ferryboat information b