Travel to North Cyprus, Flying To North Cyprus, Driving To North Cyprus, Ferry to North Cyprus, How to get to North Cyprus.
How to get to North Cyprus
Flying to North Cyprus? Then you have two options.
The first is to Ercan Airport via Turkey
As North Cyprus is not recognised as an Independent state, all the airlines flying to North Cyprus must first land in Turkey and then continue to Ercan Airport. These stops take no longer than 45min; usually the plane refuels and takes on further passengers while you remain on the plane before setting off again to travel to North Cyprus.
There are daily scheduled flights from major European capitals and from major cities of Turkey to Ercan Airport in Northern Cyprus. Regular scheduled and charter flights to North Cyprus are provided by:
The second is via Larnaca International Airport situated in the South part of the Cyprus Island.
European Union citizens can choose from a number of flights arriving directly to Larnaca airport in the South part of the Island.
There are about 20 airlines serving Larnaca airport from all over the World. If you are an EU citizen you do not required a visa for Cyprus, including North Cyprus.
Once you arrive in Larnaca you are a short drive from one of boarder crossings between the South and North in 30-40 minutes.
Driving to North Cyprus
If you are the adventurous type and want to experience driving across Europe and Turkey then the driving to North Cyprus option is for you. There are many Sat Nav systems that can direct you making the trip easy and hassle free not worrying about getting lost. A typical journey say from the UK to North Cyprus takes about 4/5 days. Once you have reached the south coast of Turkey (Mersin) it’s time for the ferry To North Cyprus. Entering the island with a car is simple as long as all your documentation is up to date and you acquire a valid insurance upon entry to the island you will be granted a 90 visa for both yourself and you car.
Ferry to North Cyprus.
Once you have reached the shores of Turkey then the Ferry to North Cyprus is the next step, Ferry boats travel to North Cyprus all year round but have limited schedules during the winter months so please make sure you time your journey well.
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 ferry to North Cyprus taking approximately 2 hours.
If you require any assistance in booking a flight or require further information on driving to North Cyprus please contact us at Platinum Properties.