Public Transportation


Buses are  the main mode of public transportation connecting Ayia Napa and Protaras to other parts of Cyprus, including Larnaca and other towns. The main bus operator in Cyprus is the Cyprus Public Transport OSEA, which provides scheduled routes and services. Buses are generally safe and affordable, making them a popular choice for both tourists and locals.

The primary mode of public transportation in these areas are typically buses, taxis, and private shuttle services.

Bus Routes:

The bus routes serving Ayia Napa and Protaras often connect¬† to nearby towns and attractions. Some routes may have limited frequency, especially during the off-peak season, so it’s a good idea to check the schedules in advance.

Tickets and Payment:

Bus tickets can typically be purchased on the bus itself or at designated ticket kiosks. Remember to have cash ready as some buses might not accept credit cards. You may also consider purchasing a bus pass or card for multiple journeys if you plan to use the bus frequently.


Taxis are readily available in Ayia Napa and Protaras. They provide a convenient and flexible mode of transportation for short trips within the local area. Taxi stands can be found in key areas, including near popular beaches and hotels.

Private Shuttles and Tours:

Many hotels and tour operators in Ayia Napa and Protaras offer private shuttle services and guided tours to nearby attractions. These can be a convenient option for getting around and exploring the region.

Car Rentals:

Renting a car is a popular choice for tourists who want the flexibility to explore the region at their own pace. Car rental agencies have a presence in Ayia Napa and Protaras, and driving in Cyprus is generally straightforward.