Travel and Accommodation

Travelling arrangements from airport

The Larnaca International Airport (Airport code: LCA) is the closest to the venue area (49 km), and is the main airport in Cyprus.

Ways to travel from Larnaca Airport to Nicosia:

Airport shuttle service

At the Arrival’s Level (lower) you can find the Kapnos Airport Shuttle counter at the Left Hand side of the terminal (when inside looking out). The Kapnos Airport Shuttle stops in Nicosia at Kyrenia Avenue. From this bus stop, you can take a taxi (always waiting outside the bus stop) to your hotel.

One way ticket: € 8.00. Tickets are purchased from the shuttle counter. 

By taxi

Cost: ~ € 50.00 per taxi; Costs can be shared amongst people with matching arrival times. You can take a taxi right outside the Arrival Hall.

City Transportation:

Within the city of Nicosia (also known as Lefkosia in greek) there is bus service – OSEL ( and private taxis that you can use to get to your hotel and to the University of Cyprus. 

Bus line 150 ( and Bus line  259 (, best serve the University Campus. 

City maps:

Map of Cyprus :

A Visitor’s Map of Cyprus :

Major Nicosia :

Nicosia City Centre:

Regarding your stay in Nicosia, there is a wide variation of accommodation in several central spots, both at the old and the modern areas of the city. 


Near Campus Accommodation

The UCHall studios are located directly opposite the main entrance of the University. They are fully equipped and furnished.


UCHall costs are: € 50.00 per night

Below you will find an indicative and optional selection list of hotels, with which the University of Cyprus cooperates under a special agreement.

You can also find accommodation via Airbnb.

Participants are responsible for the necessary booking arrangements.


1Altius Hotel
2Asty Hotel
3Averof Hotel
4Castelli Hotel
5Centrum Hotel
6Classic Hotel
7Cleopatra Hotel
8Crown Inn Hotel
9Europa Plaza Hotel
10Rimi Hotel
11Royiatiko Hotel
12Semeli Hotel


Participants are expected to obtain meals from local food establishments at their own expense. On campus dining facilities are available. 


The Electricity and plug (outlet) system in Cyprus is the same as in the UK. The Voltage in Cyprus is 240V / 50 Hz. Electricity plugs used in Cyprus are: Type “G” 3-large-flat prongs, and Type “C”  2-round-parallel-prongs.