How to Get to Las Palmas? – By Air, Ferry + Local Advice

Last Updated on March 29, 2021

Travelling to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is easy. Holidaymakers should get to Gran Canaria and than transfer to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from Gran Canaria Airport. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is located about 23 km. from the Gran Canaria Airport.


by Air (Plane)

There are many direct flights to Gran Canaria from many major cities of Europe and the world. Flights between all islands except La Gomera is regular and flights from Spain to Gran Canaria is made by the companies Binter and Iberian Airways.

The International Airport in Gran Canaria is the Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)  (Phone: 902 404 704) situated in Telde, on the east coast of Gran Canaria and about 25 km. from the main holiday resorts of the southern region of Gran Canaria and 18 km. from the capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Taxis cost about 24 Euros to the popular holiday resots. Car hire is also another option for getting around the island.


Many of those car hire agencies have offices at the airport offering cheap car hire in Gran Canaria.

by Sea (Ferries) from Spain

It is possible to get to Gran Canaria by sea from the city of Cadiz in Spain.

Trasmediterranea (www.trasmediterranea.es; Phone: 902 454 645) is the ferry company for travelling via Cadiz.

There are regular ferries once a week from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

There are also regular ferries between the other islands of the Canaries.