Transportation from Gran Canaria Airport comprises of Car Hire, Taxi Transfers, or Bus Services. There is no train network on the island. There are a number of transport links from the airport to the major resorts. However, the best way to travel around the island is to hire a car from the airport. This will give you freedom and access to parts of Gran Canaria public transport cannot reach. Car hire is cheap and fuel is a good price compared to many countries in Europe. For further information on competitive car rental visit the car hire page.
The cheapest way to get around the island from Gran Canaria Airport is to use the bus. There are more than seven routes from the airport to various destinations and these are all numbers and easily located in the airport’s bus park.
Taxi Transfers are readily available at Gran Canaria Airport. It is usually best to book a taxi prior to arriving at the airport. This will prove to be a cheaper taxi option and will save waiting at the airport. To pre-book your taxi transfer use Solhop that offers “Pay on Arrival”.
Collecting a car rental from Gran Canaria Airport is a good option if you desire the independence that driving yourself offers. The roads are usually very good and the main GC-1 motorway from the airport is excellent. This road extends from North to South to East. As you drive inland within the mountains the roads become narrow and full of bends. Take it slow and admire the stunning mountain landscapes that make driving a pleasure.
In summary, transport from Gran Canaria Airport is excellent and caters to most budgets. Just remember to plan ahead.