How to visit Northern Cyprus


There are flights to Northern Cyprus from over 30 UK airports. Most airline companies flies into either Larnaca Airport or Paphos Airport on the South side of the island. In this case we can arrange transfers for you from South part of the island to the north part. Some airline companies flies to Ercan airport North cyprus such as Pegasus airlines, Onur Airlines and Cyprus Turkish airlines.


Flights to Larnaca take approximately 5 hours from the UK and will fly on most days of the week, although the winter schedule you will only find flights from a limited amount of airports and flying just one or two days a week. Airport transfers are easily arranged by our web site and will take about 2 hours from the airport to Kyrenia region or Famagusta region. Transfers are made by Mercedes vito with our professional driver. The driver will asist you with the necessary documents at the check point before you arrive.

You can fly to Larnaca from the following UK airports:

• Aberdeen Leeds Bradford

• Belfast Liverpool

• Birmingham London Heathrow

• Blackpool London Gatwick

• Bournemouth London Stansted

• Bristol London Luton

• Cardiff London City

• Coventry Manchester

• Doncaster Newcastle

• Dublin Newquay

• East Midlands Norwich

• Edinburgh Plymouth

• Exeter Prestwick

• Glasgow Shannon

• Humberside Southampton

• Inverness Teeside


• British Airways

• Monarch Airlines

• Cyprus Airways

• Thomas Cook Airlines

• Easyjet

• Thomson Airlines


Flights to Paphos Airport will take approximately 5 hours from the UK airports and will fly a few times a week. Again the winter schedule is limited. We also have transfer service from Paphos Airport to Northern Cyprus with our taxi. Transfers from Paphos to Kyrenia take approximately 3 hours.

You can fly to Paphos from the following UK airports:

• Belfast Leeds

• Birmingham London Gatwick

• Bristol London Heathrow

• Bournemouth London Stansted

• Cardiff London Luton

• East Midlands Manchester

• Edinburgh Newcastle

• Glasgow


• British Airways

• Monarch Airlines

• Cyprus Airways

• Thomas Cook Airlines

• Easyjet

• Thomson Airlines

• First Choice


Flights to Ercan airport will take approximately 6 hours. The flight will go from the UK to an airport in Turkey, stops here about 45 minutes (because North Cyprus is not recognized as an indepenedent state) and then continue to fly to Ercan airport in North Cyprus. There is no change of aircraft. The airline company will let you stay on the plane for this waiting time. Most airlines will just have a ‘touchdown' in Turkey, where some people get off, and others get on for the onward flight to North Cyprus. We can bring your rental car to North Cyprus Ercan Airport free of charge. We can also arrange a transfer from Ercan airport to your destination place. Airport transfers from Ercan to Kyrenia or Famagusta take around 45 minutes.

You can fly to Ercan from the following UK airports:

• Birmingham

• London Heathrow

• London Stansted

• Manchester

Travelling by the sea from Turkey to North Cyprus.

All year round, there are 3 schduled ferry boat and sea busses trips from Mersin (Turkey) to Famagusta port North Cyprus and Taşucu (Turkey) to Kyrenia Northern Cyprus. Sea busses are much faster than the ferries, which takes about 2 hours. Also in high season there are extra trips from Alanya, Antalya and Anamur to Kyrenia. It is advised to reserve your seat before departure date.

Duty Free Allowances

Up to 400 cigarettes per adult,or 500 gram of tobacco or 50 cigars. 1 litre of spirits or 1 litre of wine. Up to 100cl. Perfume. NB: It is strictly prohibited to export antiques or archaeological materials.

Passports and Visas

All valid foreign country passports are recognized at the entrance of ports and airports of  Northern Cyprus. Citizens of Armenia, Greece and South Cyprus have to obtain visas, but if those people come to TRNC as tourists and if they come as groups they do not need any visas. Visa applications can be made at TRNC foreign representatives for the nations mentioned above.