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Flights to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Airport is twelve miles from Las Palmas, and is located on the eastern side of the island when looking at a Gran Canaria map – the airport’s location means that none of the popular holiday areas are too far way.

Flights to Gran Canaria take around two hours from the UK, and it’s not just the major British airports that have carriers for the island – a lot of the regional airports have Spanish and British airlines who fly direct, making the island even more accessible for those thinking of having holidays in Gran Canaria

The increase in the number of Gran Canaria flights in recent years for holidaymakers to choose from not only means many can cut down the overall time they spend getting to the island before they can start enjoying the Gran Canaria weather but also means there are some good deals for cheap Gran Canaria flights available through leading travel companies.

What about getting where you need to get to once you arrive on the island?

Car hire often comes with a Gran Canaria villa holiday but they can also be booked on-line to be ready for your arrival. Gran Canaria has driving on the right, as in mainland Europe and Northern America.

There’s plenty of cabs available at the airport to take you to your destination, but if you’re booked into a hotel many of the hotels organise shuttle buses either themselves or through an independent company that will take you and your luggage direct to the hotel you’re staying at, and at the end of your holiday will take you back to the airport in plenty of time for your flight home. When booking on-line for flights to Gran Canaria or for a hotel this option is often given during the booking process – if not check direct with the hotels in Gran Canaria to see if they do offer this facility.

What price should I be paying?

Cheap flights Gran Canaria are available via different travel sites like expedia, while Thomas Cook, First Choice and Thomson Holidays have their own airlines with flights to the island.

The time of year you are visiting plays a factor in whether you will be able to get a cheap flight to Gran Canaria – the peak months of July and August are less likely than October and November for example.

But with the number of airlines flying from different airports greater than ever getting cheap flights to Gran Canaria is quite possible most of the time.

How long does it take to fly from the UK?

Flights to Gran Canaria are generally four hours or so, but below are details of the times from different airports in the UK and also the European mainland. This is a guide only for Gran Canaria flights:

Location: Travel Time: Distance:
Stockholm 5 hours 20 minutes 2339 miles
Bournemouth 3 hours 31 minutes 1502 miles
Bristol 3 hour 33 minutes 1518 miles
Dublin 3 hours 41 minutes 1581 miles
Glasgow 4 hours 2 minutes 1741 miles
London Gatwick 3 hour 38 minutes 1554 miles
Manchester 3 hours 48 minutes 1632 miles
Berlin 4 hours 30 minutes 1951 miles

Airport Codes

Some internet sites allow the user to input airport codes to speed up the process of locating cheap flights to Gran Canaria – it’s LPA.

If you’re visiting the island we hope you enjoy your visit, and that this travel resource for cheap Gran Canaria flights has been helpful.