Useful information for the Covid-19 testing labs at the airports

Covid-19 laboratory tests can be undertaken at Larnaka or Pafos Airports


Arrivals

  Larnaka Airport Pafos Airport
Method PCR PCR
Results Approximately 3 hours                 Approximately 6 hours          
Cost €15 €19
Location Arrival Gates External area Arrivals
Opening hours During the operation of arriving flights

Notes:

  • Passengers are not required to wait at the airport, as the test results are sent via mobile text messages or can be downloaded in a PDF format by visiting the following website
  • Children under the age of 10 can have a Covid-19 laboratory test, either from the mouth or tongue.
  • Passengers who perform the laboratory test after 22:00 p.m. (at Larnaka airport) and 19:00 p.m. (at Pafos airport) receive the results the next day until 11:00 a.m.

Departures  

Larnaka and Pafos Airports  
Method PCR PCR PCR Rapid 
Results Within 2 - 3 hours  Within 6 - 8 hours    Within 10 - 20 hours Within 30 - 45 minutes    
Cost €120 €70 €50 €15 
Locations        


Public parking areas:
Larnaka airport - next to Costa Coffee
Pafos airport - behind Kafenio Coffee Shop

 
Opening hours    

Larnaka airport: 08:30 - 19:00 (Monday to Sunday)
Pafos airport: 09:00 - 17:00 (Monday to Sunday)                       

 

Notes:

  • Passengers who wish to undergo a rapid test at either airport, must conduct their test 24 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure of their flight. 
  • Test results are received via mobile text message or email, therefore passengers are not required to wait at the airport.
  • The cost for the tests includes €5 additional charge for the QR code generation on the certificate, which is mandatory for travelling.
  • The rapid tests are approved by the ECDC (European Center of Disease Prevention and Control).
  • The rapid tests performed at the airports are not part of the governmental rapid test stations.
  • Children under the age of 10 can have a Covid-19 laboratory test, either from mouth or tongue. 
  • Passengers departing from Larnaka airport, who wish to undertake a Covid-19 test prior to their flight may pre-register online.  

For further information you may contact the lab at +357 22 263030 (Bioanalysis Clinical Lab) or at +357 96186306 (Tymvios Labs from 08:00 until 18:00)