North Cyprus travel advice

Explore our complete guide to North Cyprus with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for North Cyprus.

Turkish delights of Northern Cyprus © Nick Leonard - Flickr Creative Commons
Turkish delights of Northern Cyprus © Nick Leonard - Flickr Creative Commons

North Cyprus travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to North Cyprus with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

North Cyprus - quick facts
Flight time 6.5 hours
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Turkish
Currency Turkish Lira, Pound Sterling
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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North Cyprus weather

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North Cyprus travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting North Cyprus from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

No travel advice for North Cyprus is currently available.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around North Cyprus.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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North Cyprus travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to North Cyprus with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

No travel health information for North Cyprus is currently available.

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North Cyprus covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in North Cyprus with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

No Covid-19 updates for North Cyprus are currently available.

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North Cyprus FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to North Cyprus including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Cyprus?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Cyprus. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to North Cyprus from the UK?

The flight time to North Cyprus from the UK is typically 6.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between North Cyprus and the UK?

The time difference between North Cyprus and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in North Cyprus?

The main language spoken in North Cyprus is Turkish.

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What is the currency in North Cyprus?

The currency in North Cyprus is the Turkish Lira (TRY) and the Pound Sterling (GBP).

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Which plugs are used in North Cyprus?

North Cyprus uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in North Cyprus?

They drive on the left side of the road in North Cyprus.

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