If you decide to have your holiday in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), you can reach it either by air or by sea. You can arrive by air to North Cyprus or South Cyprus Airports. Below, you will find useful information on ways to travel to North Cyprus.
Northern Cyprus by air
There are two ways you can fly to North Cyprus via Turkey to Ercan International Airport or to Larnaca International Airport situated in the South part of the Cyprus Island.
There are two main airlines in North Cyprus which arrive to Ercan Airport; Pegasus and Turkish Airlines. They provide an important international network to North Cyprus from all over Europe. As North Cyprus is not recognized as an independent state, all the airplanes flying to North Cyprus must first land in Turkey and then continue their flight to Ercan International Airport.
Ercan International Airport You can choose from a number of scheduled flights direct from Turkey. Pegasus and Turkish Airlines provide an important network from international airports all over Europe to Ercan Airport via Turkey. Make an online reservation and choose the most convenient way to reach Northern Cyprus and book your rental car at the same time.. more information...
Larnaca International Airport
You can come to North Cyprus from the South part of the island via Larnaca airport. European Union citizens can choose from a number of flights arriving directly to Larnaca airport in the South. There are about 20 airlines serving Larnaca airport from all over the world and we can provide no hassle transfers from Larnaca to the north. Larnaca Airport Transfers more information...
Northern Cyprus by Sea
You can travel to North Cyprus via a ferryboat from Turkey. Ferryboats travel from Girne (Kyrenia) and GaziMagusa (Famagusta) to Mersin, Alanya, and Tasucu which are ports on Turkey's south coast. There are three routes in which sea buses and car ferries operate together: Girne-Alanya, Girne-Tasucu and Gazimagusa-Mersin. The passenger ferries run much faster than the car ferries and the fast ferry journey takes approximately 2 hours.
Duty Free Allowances
Passengers have a duty free allowance of 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 and perfume. It is strictly prohibited to export antiques or archaeological materials.
Passports and Visas
When you arrive to North Cyprus a valid passport is necessary and a visa is granted on entrance. All passports are accepted on entry to and exit from the Island provided that they confirm dates of arrival and departure.