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Car Hire Guide: Limassol 

Overview of Limassol: Limassol is Cyprus's second-largest city, and it's often hailed as one of the Mediterranean's key maritime and commercial hubs. The city offers an intriguing blend of ancient history and modern lifestyle. From its bustling marina and contemporary architecture to historical sites like the Limassol Castle, the city is a mosaic of experiences. The coastline is adorned with pristine beaches, while the city's heart beats with vibrant nightlife, cultural events, and culinary delights.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Limassol:

  1. Freedom and Flexibility: A rental car allows you to explore Limassol and its surroundings at your own pace. You're not restricted by bus or tour schedules.

  2. Economical for Group Travel: If you're traveling with family or a group of friends, renting a car can be cost-effective compared to multiple public transport tickets.

  3. Comfort: Especially during the summer months, having a personal vehicle with air-conditioning can make your trips much more comfortable.

  4. Reach Remote Locations: Some of the island's most enchanting spots aren't easily accessible by public transport. A car offers you the opportunity to explore off-the-beaten-path destinations.

Key Information for Car Rentals in Limassol:

  • Driving Side: In Limassol, like the rest of Cyprus, you'll drive on the left side of the road.

  • License Requirements: Holders of EU driving licenses can drive in Cyprus without any additional documentation. However, if you're from outside the EU, it's recommended to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) along with your regular driving license.

  • Age Restrictions: Generally, the minimum age for car hire is 25. However, some companies may charge an additional fee for drivers under 25.

  • Insurance:  All of our car hire packages come with basic insurance read the terms and conditions thoroughly and if you prefer upgrade to Premium Insurance for more cover.

Travel Information:

  • Nearest Airport: Larnaca International Airport is the closest major airport to Limassol, located roughly 67 kilometers away. With a rental car, the drive takes about 50 minutes via the A1 motorway.

  • Tolls: There are no toll roads in Cyprus, which makes car travel more straightforward.

  • Traffic: Limassol can get busy during rush hours, especially in the mornings and late afternoons. Plan your travel accordingly.

Recommended Attractions & Routes:

  1. Limassol Marina: Just a short drive from the city center, this is a modern, bustling area with shops, restaurants, and stunning sea views.

  2. Kolossi Castle: Located about 14 kilometers west of Limassol, this medieval castle is steeped in history and offers picturesque surroundings.

  3. Kourion Archaeological Site: Only 19 kilometers west of Limassol, Kourion boasts ancient ruins including a well-preserved theatre.

  4. Troodos Mountains: Approximately 48 kilometers from Limassol, these mountains offer scenic views, hiking trails, and charming villages. The route offers panoramic views and the opportunity to visit local wineries.

Renting a car in Limassol provides you with the flexibility to discover both its urban charm and the natural beauty surrounding it. Whether you're in the city for its beaches, history, or culture, a car rental ensures a richer, more personalized Cypriot experience. Always remember to drive safely and enjoy your journey!

If you wish to collect a hire car before your arrival in Limassol you can choose collection from either Paphos or Larnaca International Airport , which are both nearly equidistant from the city, about an hour’s drive away. It is a straightforward drive on one highway irrespective if leaving Paphos or Larnaca and Limassol is often sign posted as Lemesos.   

Since 2023 a Ferry service operates between Limassol and Greece which accommodates cars.

Current Rental Rates in Limassol

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.03 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 126.21 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Suzuki Alto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.65 EUR/day
Suzuki Alto

7 Days rental at 130.58 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.06 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 133.46 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Limassol: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Limassol Old Town: Explore the charming streets and historic buildings of Limassol Old Town, easily accessible by rental car, offering a glimpse into Cyprus's rich cultural heritage.

  • Limassol Marina: Drive to Limassol Marina, a modern waterfront development boasting luxury yachts, trendy cafes, and restaurants, perfect for a leisurely stroll or waterfront dining with your rental car.

  • Kourion Archaeological Site: Venture to the ancient city of Kourion, just a short drive from Limassol, to explore its impressive archaeological site featuring a Greco-Roman theater and mosaics, easily reachable with your rental car.

  • Troodos Mountains: Take a scenic drive to the Troodos Mountains, offering breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages, and hiking trails, ideal for a day trip exploring Cyprus's natural beauty with your rental car.

  • Kolossi Castle: Visit Kolossi Castle, a medieval fortress located just outside Limassol, offering panoramic views and a fascinating glimpse into Cyprus's history, easily accessible by rental car for a cultural excursion.


Limassol - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Limassol

based on 37 reviews
17 min (average wait time)
No.1: AVIS,
based on 123 reviews
18 min (average wait time)
based on 881 reviews
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Limassol car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis Europe Franchise
  • € 126.21
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 18.03
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 52
    Most Popular Type:
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus
  • 160
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Limassol

January€ 46
February€ 45
March€ 45
April€ 52
May€ 46
June€ 56
July€ 66
August€ 71
September€ 69
October€ 73
November€ 48
December€ 49
January€ 30
February€ 29
March€ 28
April€ 34
May€ 29
June€ 37
July€ 43
August€ 44
September€ 43
October€ 49
November€ 32
December€ 33
January€ 72
February€ 72
March€ 67
April€ 87
May€ 80
June€ 100
July€ 120
August€ 118
September€ 112
October€ 110
November€ 72
December€ 78
January€ 62
February€ 61
March€ 59
April€ 71
May€ 67
June€ 77
July€ 94
August€ 94
September€ 94
October€ 107
November€ 68
December€ 70
January€ 203
February€ 230
March€ 238
April€ 236
May€ 242
June€ 268
July€ 272
August€ 291
September€ 290
October€ 293
November€ 231
December€ 230
January€ 23
February€ 22
March€ 22
April€ 28
May€ 26
June€ 30
July€ 35
August€ 38
September€ 38
October€ 42
November€ 25
December€ 26
January€ 136
February€ 144
March€ 147
April€ 164
May€ 162
June€ 171
July€ 192
August€ 217
September€ 212
October€ 207
November€ 153
December€ 168
January€ 59
February€ 60
March€ 68
April€ 68
May€ 67
June€ 94
July€ 103
August€ 112
September€ 109
October€ 102
November€ 64
December€ 66

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