Travel Information

Sponsoring Airlines - Airports - Airport Transfers - Public Transportation - Visas - General Info - Distances

Potential conference participants should apply for a visa in good time, in case of any delays during processing.

If you require an invitation letter or accommodation confirmation letter, please email us at .

Important note: Invitation letters (for visa application purposes) can only be sent out, once the conference registration is paid. In addition to this letter, a supplementary confirmation of accommodation letter may be required for visa application. In case that accommodation has been booked and paid for through the conference registration system, please contact us directly at  instead of the hotel.

Cyprus is served by two International Airports; Larnaca International Airport (LCA), about 67 km (41.7 miles) from Limassol. and Paphos International Airport (PFO), about 62 km (38.7 miles) from Limassol. More than 50 International Airlines connect Cyprus to the whole world; for more details regarding flights to/from Cyprus, please visit the official website of both airports at Furthermore, domestic communication between both airports and all the major cities on the island is very quick and easy via an extensive highway system.

Sponsoring Airlines

Austrian Airlines

Book your flights to the "ICT 2017" conference online at and save 15% on all applicable fares! To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher field on the Austrian homepage booking-engine, or click here to have it prefilled:

Code: ICT17


  • Booking period: now until May 5th, 2017
  • Valid for flights to Larnaca via Vienna and return as of April 26th, 2017 until May 12th, 2017 (final date for return flight) on OS operated flights.

Qatar Airways

Fly with Qatar Airways to attend ICT2017 in Limassol, Cyprus. Enjoy up to 25% discount. Please use promo code ICT2017 to book the exclusive offer. Click here to visit the dedicated offer page.

Code: ICT2017


  • Valid for flights: From 2nd April 2017 till 5th May 2017.
  • Travel validity: Offer valid to fly to Larnaca, Cyprus, between 23rd April 2017 to 5th May 2017(Outbound) and inbound must be completed on or before 15th May 2017.



Cyprus has two International Airports:

Airport Transfers

Please note that participants have the following options for their transfers from / to the airport:

Private Taxi Transfers

Arrange for transfers by taxi through the conference coordinator, EasyConferences. These transfers are bookable online through These transfers can be private (max 3 persons) or shared, are inclusive of meet and assist, and the service is quaranteed.

Note: There will be a person waiting for you after Customs Formalities with a sign stating the conference name. You simply need to tell your name to the taxi driver, so that he can escort you to your taxi for you trip to your hotel.

Airport Taxis

Participants may get an airport taxi on arrival at the airport. Service is generally very good, but at times one may have to wait and prices may vary depending on the time of arrival.

Car rentals

Important: Driving in Cyprus is on the left-hand side of the road, and signs are in kilometers.

Participants may opt to hire a car during their stay, and thus use it for their airport transfers. Cars may be reserved through the conference coordinator, EasyConferences at special conference rates and are bookable online through

Note: On arrival please proceed to the booth of ‘Astra Car Rental’ company and the staff there (present 24/7) will be able to assist you. You do not need a voucher. Simply mention your name and provide them with your driving license.

The booth of ‘Astra Car Rental’ Company is located at:
i. Larnaca Airport: after the exit Custom Formalities, opposite you, slightly to the left.
ii. Paphos Airport: opposite you as soon as you exit Custom Formalities

Please note that the Car Hire Daily Rates are valid for 24 hours. Each daily rental period starts from the moment that the car is picked up and is valid for 24 hours after that. In case that a car is kept for a period exceeding 24 hours then the renter will be charged for an additional day.

Cars picked up from either Larnaca or Paphos airports in Cyprus are subject to an Airport Charge of 20 Euro to be paid locally.

Public Transportation

Please note that Cyprus has a comprehensive public bus network, with extensive inner-city routes and also major city and airport connections. You can find more information at If you require specific information, please click here and select your desired city.

Larnaca Airport to Limassol

Step 1: From Larnaca Airport use the Limassol Airport Express coaches (50 minutes shuttle service) in order to reach Limassol city (last bus stop “Saint George Havouzas” – shuttle bus stop). Please visit their webpage for more information and timetable:
Step 2: Afterwards, you can use Limassol public buses ‘EMEL’ to find a route to your accommodation hotel. Please visit their webpage for routes and timetables. Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here and download the Urban Routes PDF.

Paphos Airport to Limassol

Option 1:
Step 1: Once you arrive at Paphos Airport, you can take the direct service to Limassol (Ag. Georgios Havouzas bus stop); handled by Limassol Airport Express coaches (45 minutes shuttle service). You may visit to check the timetable that matches your flight.
Step 2: Afterwards, you can use Limassol public buses ‘EMEL’ to find a route to your accommodation hotel. Please visit their webpage for routes and timetables. Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here and download the Urban Routes PDF.

Option 2:
Step 1: Once you arrive at Paphos Airport, you can use the public bus route 613 to reach Pervola-Karavela Station. Please visit ‘OSYPA Buses’ website to find map and timetable.
Step 2: From Pervola-Karavela Station use the Public Bus Company ‘Intercity Buses': to get to Limassol City (New Port Station).
Step 3: At the New Port Station in Limassol you can hop on ‘EMEL Buses’ to reach your hotel. Please visit ‘EMEL Buses’ routes and timetable at: Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here and download the Urban Routes PDF.


Public transportation within Limassol

The Bus 30 connects Amathus (Conference Hotel Venue area) with the city centre, via the Limassol seafront avenue. Bus line circulate from Monday to Sunday, from 06:00 until after midnight, at an average frequency of 15 minutes, depending on each route's departure time. The price for a single route is €1.50 (day bus) and €2.50 (night fare, after 21:00). A daily ticket for unlimited journeys costs €5.

Bus 30 (route: MY MALL - PARKLANE ΗOTEL - MY MALL).  A Bus 30 schedule, ready to download for your perusal can be found at the following address:

Also, a detailed map of all Limassol Buses routes, ready to download for your perusal, can be found at the following address:


Visa Requirements

Reminder: You should apply for a visa in good time, in case of any delays during processing.

If you require a visa invitation or confirmation letter, please email us at .

Important note for travelers

As Cyprus is a candidate country bound to join the Schengen Area, Residents of non-EU countries who hold valid multiple-entry Schengen visas must first pass through a full Schengen member territory in order to utilize the visa in Cyprus. The Schengen Visa holder is allowed to travel to Cyprus directly from a Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.

The above arrangements do not apply for persons holding a Turkish or Azerbaijani passport. If you are affected, please visit the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on how to apply for a Cyprus Visa.

For further information, please check the European Commission website regarding Schengen Visas.

Schengen zone

Schengen Area as of 1/7/2013

Where Visas are being issued

Visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Republic of Cyprus, and by all the Honorary Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad in their respective countries. Additionally visas can also be issued by the British High Commissions / Embassies in the following countries:


For the latest information please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.


General Info

  • The voltage on the island is 240 volts, socket outlets are of flat 3 pin-type (UK).
  • English is the second language and is understood by almost everyone on the island. French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian are also widely spoken.
  • The currency of the Republic is the Euro.
  • US residents can borrow online from our partners here or here to cover some part of travelling and accomodation costs.
  • Banks in Cyprus open for the public from 08:30 to 13:30 midday, Monday to Friday. Certain banks in tourist areas open during the afternoon.
  • All types of medication are available in well stocked pharmacies all over Cyprus.
  • Telephone: Country code is +357. Cyprus automatic telephone dialing system reaches 206 countries. Telecards can be purchased from Post Offices, kiosks and souvenir shops.
  • There are two international airports in Cyprus, at Larnaca and Pafos.
  • The two main ports are in Limassol (Lemesos) and Larnaca.
  • Cyprus is a full member of the European Union.





Distance in km/miles

Distance in minutes

Larnaca Airport (LCA)

Nicosia City

52 km (32.4mi)

35 min


Limassol City

67 km (41.7mi)

45 min


Larnaca City

6.5 km (4mi)

10 min


Paphos City

133 km (82.5mi)

1h 20min


Protaras Town

67 km (41.9mi)

45 min


Agia Napa Town

58 km (36.1mi)

40 min


Coral Bay Area

142km (88.1mi)

1h 35min


Troodos Square

110km (68.6mi)

1h 25min



Distance in km/miles

Distance in minutes

Paphos Airport (PFO)

Nicosia City

145 km (90.3mi)

1h 40 min


Limassol City

62 km (38.7mi)

45 min


Larnaca City

131 km (81.7mi)

1h 30min


Paphos City

10 km (6 mi)

20 min


Protaras Town

182 km (113.5mi)



Agia Napa Town

173 km (139 mi)

1h 50min


Coral Bay Area

24 km (14.6 mi)

30 min


Troodos Square

61 km (37.4 mi)

1h 15min