How to Reach Gran Canaria - The Easiest Way to Reach Gran Canaria


  • By Air: Flights to Gran Canaria land at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria airport. From here, one can hop onto a bus and reach the city centre. Alternatively, taxis are available at the airport.
  • By Boat: The Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria receives ships and cruises from all over the world, especially from Europe, Africa and America.


  • By Bus: Busses connect the many resorts of the island to one another. Intra city busses are also regular and run in loops.
  • By Car: Renting a car is advised. This way, you can explore the island at your own pace.
  • By Taxi: Taxi’s are available on the island and are relatively cheap.

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Modes of Transportation in Gran Canaria

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Gran Canaria. The most preferred mode of transport in Gran Canaria is Walking.

Average distance: 5.5 km Average time: 7.5 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 5 min Overall average time for 1 kms 5 min
  • Car 50%
    Driving 10 min Overall average time for 10 kms 10 min

How to Reach Gran Canaria from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Teror to Gran Canaria 12.46 km 12 mins
Puerto rico to Gran Canaria 22.17 km 22 mins
Las palmas de gran canaria to Gran Canaria 25.14 km 25 mins
Puerto del rosario to Gran Canaria 201.31 km 3 hours 21 mins
Seville to Gran Canaria 1482.78 km 24 hours 42 mins
Madrid to Gran Canaria 1898.01 km 31 hours 38 mins
Santander to Gran Canaria 2142.55 km 35 hours 42 mins
Palma de mallorca to Gran Canaria 2396.12 km 39 hours 56 mins
Barcelona to Gran Canaria 2465.32 km 41 hours 5 mins
Dublin to Gran Canaria 2954.65 km 49 hours 14 mins
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