Driving in Cyprus


Before heading out onto the road, please take the time to read the following important information.


We drive on the left side of the road, as Britain and Malta.

Petrol stations are found usually in urban areas.
Average price of Gasoline(Octane 95) and Diesel in 2021 are 1.17 EUR/L and 1.240 EUR/L respectively.
The maximum speed permissible on the island’s major highways is 100 km/h and the minimum is 65km/h.
The maximum speed limit on ordinary inter-urban and rural roads is 80km/h. In built up areas, the maximum limit is 50km/h.
Seatbelts are obligatory both in the front and back seats of motor vehicles. Children less than 1.5m in height must wear a suitable safety belt or be restrained with a suitable restraint system.
  Driving under the influence of alcohol is prohibited. The admissible limit in the blood is 50 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood (BAC 0.5 mg/ml). The admissible limit in breath is up to 22 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of exhaled air.
Headlights must be used a half and hour before sunset and a half an hour before sunrise.
Parking meters are found in town centres and are valid for 1 to 3 hour. If you see a double yellow line painted on the curb, parking is prohibited at all times. A single yellow line on the curb is a loading and unloading zone but no parking.
The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.
Drivers are to carry a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents at all times while driving.


Here are the distances from Cyprus‘s airports to main cities:


• From Larnaca Airport to Limassol is approximately 66km
• From Larnaca Airport to Nicosia is approximately 52km
• From Lanraca Airport to Paphos is approximately 132km
• From Larnaca Airport to Ayia Napa/Protaras is approximately 58Km
• From Paphos Airport to Limassol is approximately 173Km
• From Paphos Airport to Nicosia is approximately 144Km
• From Paphos Aiport to Larnaca is approximately 130km
• From Paphos Aiport to Ayia Napa/Protaras is approximately 172km 


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