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Larnaca Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Larnaca Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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LCA Airport Overview

larnaca airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Larnaca Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Larnaca Airport (code: LCA) opened in 2009 and primarily handles year-round and seasonal flights across Europe. Facilities include a few eateries and shops, though they are reportedly expensive. From July to October, a few eateries are open 24 hours. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge with showers for freshening up. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Larnaca Airport

Overnight sleepers seem to have no problem sleeping here. Armrest-free metal benches are scattered throughout the landside. Head upstairs for some quiet and bring a sleeping bag to spread out on the floor. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Larnaca Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass, or using a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Aspire Aphrodite Lounge – Location: Airside, 3rd Floor. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller, you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.

  • Aegean Business Lounge – Offers snacks, beverages, mobile charging and computers for passenger use. Location: 3rd Floor. Hours: The lounge is intermittently open throughout the day but usually as early as 1:30 AM.

Related Pages: Larnaca Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

Larnaca Airport has no hotels, but you will find several nearby hotels and B&Bs within a 10-15 minute drive.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Larnaca Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. As of this update, the only two options for 24/7 dining are Food for Flight and Ritazza.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Luggage storage is available for up to 3 days (96 hours). Rates run from € 10.00 per piece of luggage (up to 3 hours) to € 38.00 per piece (up to 96 hours), or € 16.00 – € 54.00 per piece for oversized luggage. Location: “Special Baggage Counter” at the Check-in area, landside, Level 2.

Mobile Charging

A reader (July 2018) tells us that power outlets are available on the lower level, near the washrooms and Costa Coffee.


Showers are available in the lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Larnaca Airport. Connect to the “Larnaka International Airport Wi-Fi” network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations:

  • Landside: Check-in (near the banks) • Baggage Reclaim area • Near Information Desk
  • Airside: near Gate 25 • Retail area, next to Central Bar.

Currency Exchange – Two bank branches offer currency exchange and basic banking services. Locations: Departures, Level 2, Check-In Area, Landside • Arrivals, Level 0, Airside. Hours: unknown.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available. If you will be returning to the airport, you can take advantage of the airport’s free “Shop & Collect” service, which stores your purchases until you return.

Family Services – Travelling with small children?

  • Baby Care Facilities – changing facilities are available in all washrooms throughout the airport.
  • Breastfeeding Facilities – the following airport washroom baby changing facilities are also equipped with a folding stool and charging outlet for breast pumps: Check-in Area, Level 2, near Special Luggage Drop Off • Airside, near Gate 2, Level 2 • Baggage Reclaim Area, near Carousel 1.
  • Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area.  Location: Landside and Airside.
  • Book Express Lane – Get your family through the formalities quicker. See Fast Track Service below.

Fast Track Service – As a premium service, customers with Express Lane security passes will be given priority service to ensure that waiting is kept to a minimum. Cost: €3,50 when booked online.

Information Desk – Need help finding your way? Information desks can be found in both the departures and arrivals areas.

Luggage Wrapping – Safe-Sac luggage wrapping service is available in the Check-in area. Fee: unknown.

Porter Service – Need extra arms to carry your luggage? A porter and trolley are available to assist you for a €10 fee.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Larnaca Airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Aeroflot • Air Baltic • Air Astana • Air Serbia • Air Baltic • Arkia Airlines • Austrian Airlines • Azimuth Airlines • Azur Air • Bees Airline • Belavia • Blue Air • British Airways • Bulgaria Air • Bulgarian Air Charter • Buzz Air • Chair Air • Condor • Cyprus • EasyJet • Edelweiss • Egyptair • El Al Israel Airlines • Emirates • Enter Air • Eurowings • Gulf Air • Helvetic • Israir Airlines • Jet Time • Jet2 • LOT • Lufthansa • Mahan Air • Middle East Airlines • Nordwind Airlines • Norwegian • Olympic Airways • Pegas Fly • Pobeda • Qatar Airways • Rossiya Airlines • Royal Jordanian • Ryanair • SAS • S7 • Sky Express • Sky Up • Smart Wings • Sunclass •Swiss International Airlines • TUI Airways • Transavia • Tus Airways • Ukraine International Airlines • Ural Airlines • Vueling • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Public buses and airport shuttles are available to/from the airport. Check the airport website or inquire at the information desk.

Car Rentals

Several companies offer rental cars: Astra/Petsas • Avis/Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals Hall on Level 0. The airport offers suggested rates; for more information, visit the Larnaca Airport website

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.