How long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria?     

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You are trying to make an important decision, because you want to travel somewhere but you feel like you never have time enough. You just have a weekend and you don’t want to spend it inside of an airport and a plane. Do you know how long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria? Today at Villa Gran Canaria, we want to tell you everything you need to know to enjoy your time in the island instead of flying.

Of course, if you want to answer the question how long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria, it will depend on your point of departure. Therefore, we will talk about the different flights to Gran Canaria and other spots of the Canary Islands depending on your departure point. Off we go!

Flights to the Canary Islands from the main cities of Spain

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There is no doubt that airplanes are the fastest means of transport to get to Gran Canaria and the other islands of the Canaries from the rest of Spain. Every island has its own airports, and the ones in Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Palma connect to various cities in the rest of Spain.

  • It takes 2 hours and 50 minutes to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote or La Palma from Madrid.
  • It takes 3 hours and 15 minutes to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote or La Palma from Barcelona.
  • It takes 3 hours to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote or La Palma from Bilbao.
  • It takes 2 hours to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura or Lanzarote from Seville.
  • It takes 2 hours and 45 minutes to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura or Lanzarote from Santiago de Compostela.
  • It takes 2 hours to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura or Lanzarote from Malaga.
  • It takes 2 hours and 45 minutes to get to Gran Canaria, Tenerife or Lanzarote from Valencia.

How long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria from any other island of the Canaries?

Furthermore, if you want to fly to Gran Canaria and you are in any of the other islands of the Canaries, you should know that the Canary Islands also have quick inter-island connections by plane or by boat. Down below you will find a list with the main flight connections and the approximate time that takes each travel.

  • It takes 40 minutes to get to Gran Canaria from Lanzarote.
  • It takes 45 minutes to get to Gran Canaria from Fuerteventura.
  • It takes 30 minutes to get to Gran Canaria from Tenerife.
  • It takes 1 hour to get to Gran Canaria from La Gomera.
  • It takes 50 minutes to get to Gran Canaria from La Palma.
  • It takes 55 minutes to get to Gran Canaria from El Hierro.

All you need to know about LPA – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport

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If you want to fly to Gran Canaria, you have to know that Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) is located at the East side of the island. On the one hand, it is situated 25 kilometres from the south of Gran Canaria, which is one of the main tourist destinations on the Canary Islands. On the other hand, it is situated 18 kilometres from its capital city — Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

This airport offers services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — 365 days a year.

Services

  • Banking services
  • Car rental
  • Conference rooms
  • Information on accommodation near the airport
  • Information points and passenger assistance
  • Restaurant/cafe
  • Shops
  • Tour operators / Travel agencies
  • VIP lounges
  • Children’s play area, chapel, police office, post box, etc.

How to get to LPA

Taxi 

If you decide to take a taxi, bear in mind that the airport surcharge is € 1, 70. There are many taxi stops in three different areas — A, B and C. The fares to the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are approximately € 32 by day and approximately € 37 after dark.

taxi-stops

Bus

  • Line 1: From the Airport to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Puerto de Mogan
  • Line 5: From the Airport to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Faro de Maspalomas
  • Line 11: From the Airport to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Agüimes
  • Line 36: From the Airport to Faro de Maspalomas and Telde
  • Line 60: From Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Gran Canaria Airport
  • Line 66: From Faro de Maspalomas to Gran Canaria Airport
  • Line 90: From Faro de Maspalomas to Telde and Gran Canaria Airport
  • Line 91: From Palmas de Gran Canaria to Playa del Cura and Gran Canaria Airport

Road

You can also go by car taking the access is on the GC-1 road that runs across the east of Gran Canaria, from the north to the south of the island.

Practical information

We strongly recommend you to plan and check out everything before starting your trip. On AENA website (Spanish Airports and Air Navigation) you can also get more information on airlines that operate out of Spain, types of flights, security regulations, baggage limits and billing.

If you are interested in how long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria, it is probably that you are interested in some other information about the island that you can find in our blog:

We hope that this post has been useful to solve your doubts about how long does it take to fly to Gran Canaria. If you have any queries or you are interested in getting more information about our services, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are waiting for you!