Gran Canaria Airport - LPA

Gran Canaria Island, Spain (ES)

Getting around the airport

Single terminal

Gran Canaria Airport is located on the east of the island, 19km south of the capital, Las Palmas. It has The one passenger terminal with three levels.

Level 0 (ground): Arrivals level with two arrivals halls.

  • Hall 1 serves flights from in Spain and the other Canary Islands 
  • Hall 2 is used for international flights and hosts passport control and customs

Level 1: Departures level, divided into Zones A-D.

  • Zone A for flights to the other Canary Islands
  • Zones B and C for European Union and Scandinavian Flights
  • Zone D for international flights, with added security screening

Level 2: Hosting a bar, VIP Lounge, Conference Hall

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Getting into Las Palmas

Public bus and taxi options

As the travel hub for many holiday resorts, you could be going to a variety of places from Gran Canaria airport. The most popular destination is the island's capital, Las Palmas. Buses are cheap and efficient, however, for more comfort (and expense), take a taxi straight to your door.


There are eight buses leaving the airport, leaving from Departures, Level 1. The most commonly used routes are:

  • Route 60 to Parque de San Telmo station in Las Palmas. Buses leave twice an hour from 06:00-21:00 and then every hour until 23:15. Cost: EUR 2.30.
  • Route 66 to Faro de Maspalomas. Buses leave every hour from 07:20-20:20. Cost: EUR 4.05.
  • Route 5 to Las Palmas and Faro de Maspalomas. Runs every hour from 21:00-03:00, and at 05:20. Cost: Up to EUR 4.05.
  • Route 1 to Puerto de Mogan. Buses leave every 20 minutes from 05:25 to 23:20. Cost: EUR 6.80.


There are ranks outside Arrivals. The fare to Las Palmas is around EUR 30 and about EUR 50 to resorts in the south.

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Sala Galdos VIP Lounge

Food and drinks, press and books, TV,  Wi-Fi and other services including a play area for children.

Entrance fee at the door is EUR 25, while early booking online costs GBP 25 for a maximum stay of 3 hours.

Airside, departures, level 2, next to the shopping centre.

Opening hours: 06:00-22:00 daily

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Children’s Play Areas

Up to age 5

There are two children’s play areas in the departures area. The play areas are suitable for children up to age 5.

Main Terminal, after security, departures, floor 1, in front of Gates C1-3
Main Terminal, after security, departures, floor 1, at Gates C28-30

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