Famagusta (Gazimağusa) in detail

Flights & getting there


Ercan Airport is 50km northwest of Famagusta.

Transport Options

Kibhas runs airport shuttle buses between Famagusta and the airport (50 minutes) every two hours.


Famagusta is well connected with both North Nicosia and Kyrenia (Girne) by bus.

From the İtimat bus station, buses to North Nicosia (Lefkoşa; 11TL, one hour) leave every 15 minutes between 6am and 7pm Monday to Saturday, and between 7am and 7pm on Sundays. There are also hourly buses to Kyrenia (12TL, 1¼ hours) between 6.20am and 6.20pm from here.

If you’re coming from Kyrenia, the buses usually terminate at the Goçmen Transport office rather than at the bus station.


Akgünler Denizcilik run three services weekly at 11pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Famagusta's ferry terminal to Mersin, in Turkey.

Coming from Mersin the ferry sails at 11pm on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Its ticket office is next to the Port View Hotel.


There are dolmușes (minibuses) to İskele (Trikomo; 5TL, 20 minutes) at 8.30am, 11am, 1pm, 4pm and 5pm. To Yenierenköy (Yiallousa; 5TL, one hour) there are three buses on weekdays at 1pm, 3.30pm and 5pm. All these services leave from the minibus station.

Shared Taxi

Kombos (shared taxis) leave for Kyrenia (13TL, one hour) hourly between 7am and 5pm from the Kontor Office.