June, July and August are the busiest months of the year due to festivals and hot weather, making cheap flights to Larnaca harder to find without careful planning and preparation. The Larnaca Summer Festival takes place in July and is a great celebration. This features a host of indoor and outdoor music, poetry and theatre performances. There is also the festival of Kataklysmos in June, which is an important folklore festival. It’s full of Cypriot Folk dances, fireworks, theatre, traditional crafts more. Tourists from all over Cyprus flock to experience it, as well as crowds from abroad so finding flights to Larnaca during the festival can be difficult, especially for a good price.
Spring and Autumn are usually fantastic times of the year to find cheap flights to Larnaca, the weather is comfortable and warm and there are fewer tourists around. The Classical Music Festival takes place in April and is one of the most important events in Larnaca and you can find great deals on flight tickets if you book early enough.
November to March is the rainy season, which averages at around 8 or 9 days of rain each month. Due to the rainy season being not so rainy, you can find the cheapest flights to Larnaca as well as finding good deals on accommodation.
January and February are the cheapest months of the year to find flights to Larnaca and if you book in advance you can save even more money. From May to October the costs of flights to Larnaca are more expensive, mainly due to the high amount of festivals that take place throughout the summer. If you are able to have flexibility with your dates, you can find some bargains on flights to Larnaca. Whatever time you wish to travel, booking 3 or 4 weeks early is the best way to save money on your flight tickets and if you can, book even earlier than that.
Flights from London (All airports) to Larnaca – 4 hours 40 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Larnaca – 4 hours 50 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Larnaca – 4 hours 45 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Larnaca – 4 hours 40 minutes
Thomas Airways, Air Canada, easyJet and British Airways are just a few of the many airlines that operate flights to Larnaca. Generally they all offer similar prices and are fairly competitive with each other. Budget airlines such as easyJet will normally provide cheap flights to Larnaca compared to others, however the comfort might be slightly lower than the more expensive airlines. Each airline offers different prices for checked-in luggage too, so make sure to research your weight allowance and the costs to find the best deal.
There are a couple of options you can choose to travel from the airport to the city centre. There are buses that operate frequently every day. Depending where you want to go, there are several buses available to help you find your way to your accommodation. You could also rent a car, although the city centre is only about a 15 minute drive away. From there you can walk around most of the city quite easily so a car is rather unnecessary unless you want to explore other towns in Cyprus. Lastly you can take a taxi directly from outside of the airport, they’re more expensive than the buses but generally quite cheap due to the short journey.