Gran Canaria International Airport is located 20 km from the heart of the city and offers daily flights to the main cities of Europe, Africa and America. International air companies and tour-operators hold direct flights which connect Gran Canaria with Madrid in 2,30 hours; Barcelona in 3 hours or Great Britain and France in only 4 hours.
More information: www.aena.es.
By ship or cruise
Port of La Luz and Las Palmas is the most important one of the Atlantic coast of Europe. It is connected with 180 ports worldwide through 30 shipping lines. It has a quay for cruise lines only, the Santa Catalina. It is a port with heavy traffic of goods and passengers, with a massive volume of more than a million passengers between domestic traffic and cruise tourists all year round. On the other hand, this capital port is complemented with the port of Agaete (on the northwest of Gran Canaria) with connections to the island of Tenerife.
More information: www.palmasport.es.
The Airport of Gran Canaria has an intercity bus service ("guaguas") which connect the passenger terminal with the city in just 20 minutes. The service from the airport starts at 06:15am and finishes at 02:30am daily.
The two main bus stations of the city, departure and arrival stops of the airport service are located at Parque de San Telmo and Parque de Santa Catalina. The ticket can be bought directly at the bus for 2,95€.
More information: www.globalsu.net