Touching down in the Canary Islands and are wondering how to get from Gran Canaria airport to Las Palmas? Discover hassle-free transport options and helpful tips to get from the airport to either Las Palmas or the south.
How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Las Palmas and Playa del Inglés
The bus, the cheapest way to get from Gran Canaria airport to las Palmas
Local company Guaguas Global offer two lines connecting the airport with the city. The cost of the journey is 2,95€ and it takes half an hour to get to the city.
The bus stop is located outside the departures floor, just follow the signs. You will see there are different areas within the bus stop depending if you are heading south or north of the island. To go to Las Palmas they stop in the far right. You can purchase your ticket in the bus.
Bus 60 operates every half an hour from 6:15 in the morning until 23:15. It’s main stop in the city are the main bus station, San Telmo, and Parque Santa Catalina, near the port.
Bus 91 also connects the airport with Las Palmas but please note the airport is not the first stop, the bus begins in Mogan, make sure you are getting it on the right direction to get to Las Palmas.
You can check the schedule here.
How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Playa del Inglés and the south beaches
The same company also has buses heading south of the island. You can get them from the same bus stop.
Bus 66 goes to San Agustín, Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas.
Bus 91 goes to Puerto Rico, Amadores and Mogán among others.
You can check all the lines, stops and schedules in their website here.
Night bus to the airport
If you need to get to the airport in the middle of the night you can also take a bus. The 05 goes from Maspalomas to Las Palmas stopping in the airport.
There is a bus per hour and times vary depending on the day of the week but you can check them here.
Taxi from the airport to Las Palmas
There is a taxi line just outside the airport. A journey to the capital costs around 35€ – 40€ depending on where you are going. Final cost might vary depending on traffic, time etc.
If you do not want surprises in the final cost or you want to book in advance or at a time outside the bus schedules you can book your transfer via Civitatis.
A private pick up service to Las Palmas or Playa del Inglés from the airport in a car for four passengers cost under 40€.
If you are part of a larger group you can get mini buses or even a bus for up to 55 people.
Save money on your trip once you know how to get from the Gran Canaria airport to Las Palmas
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