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    Car hire from Gran Canaria Airport at the best prices

    A car hire at Gran Canaria Airport through Auto Europe enables you to create your itinerary across this adorable island. Gran Canaria, also known as a miniature continent for its vast natural diversity, is worth exploring by car. With more than 60 years of experience in the car rental industry, Auto Europe boasts proven customer service skills and the ability to provide its clients with the most affordable car hire prices. Why not rent a convertible at the airport and travel throughout the sunny island in style? Some of the attractions nearby are an aeroclub in Tarajalillo, where tourist flights can be taken over the island, village Puerto de Mogán is also known as "Little Venice" for its many canals, as well as the beach Las Canteras, which was Columbus' first stop on his way back from the Americas.

    The top holiday destinations of Fuerteventura and Tenerife are situated on the neighbouring islands. For peace of mind, spend a few minutes reading the comments posted by other satisfied Auto Europe customers in our Gran Canaria car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Gran Canaria Aiport is the fifth biggest airport in Spain, and a very important hub for passengers travelling to West Africa (Morocco, Western Sahara, Cape Verde, etc), and the Portuguese Islands of the Azores and Madeira. The airport opened in 1930 with authorization from King Alfonso XIII, in 1946 the original terminal was opened although the runway was built only two years after that and fully tarmacked in 1957. Nowadays the terminal has been renewed and expanded, and a new runway has been built. Some of the biggest airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Gran Canaria include British Airways, KLM, Vueling, Ryanair and Air Berlin.

    Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
    Address: Ctra. General del Sur, 35071, Gran Canaria (Las Palmas)
    Telephone: +34 928 57 91 30
    Airlines operating at Gran Canaria Airport: Airlines operating at Gran Canaria Airport: Over 45 airlines operate non-stop flights to more than 115 cities worldwide. Tel: +34 91 321 10 00

    Where to pick up my car hire at Gran Canaria Airport

    Renting a car is one of the most convenient ways of travelling across the island. With a car hire from Gran Canaria Airport, you will be ready to set off on a tour and make most of your holiday. Use our online booking engine to make your journey even more pleasant and to avoid long queues. Having landed, you will find the car rental desks on the ground floor of the Terminal in the passageway connecting international and EU flights.

    Car hire operating hours

    Avis Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport Avis Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport
    Aeropuerto De Gran Canaria, Ctra. de Gando,
    Las Palmas, Spain 35230

    +34 928 09 23 30
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 7am-1am
    Europcar Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport Europcar Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport
    Aeropuerto De Gran Canaria, GC-1, Km 16,5 Salida 16,
    Las Palmas, Spain 35230

    +34 911 50 50 00
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 7am-12am
    Hertz Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport Hertz Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport
    Terminal de Llegadas Internacionales, Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria,
    Las Palmas, Spain 35230

    +34 928 57 95 77
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 7am-11pm
    Interrent Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport Interrent Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport
    GC-1, Km 16,5,
    Las Palmas, Spain 35230

    +34 912 10 67 69
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 7am-11pm
    Sixt Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport Sixt Car Hire at Gran Canaria Airport
    Autopista General del Sur GC-1,
    Las Palmas, Spain 35230

    +34 871 180 192
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Sun 7am-12am


    At the Gran Canaria Airport, there is currently only one terminal with three zones named Terminal A and Terminal BC within the same building. The first one operates flights from the EU and Spain while the second one operates local (island) and non-EU flights. Zones A, B and C are in the same building and are within a short walking distance of each other.

    Airport Facilities

    Gran Canaria Airport is equipped with several facilities which will make your waiting time more enjoyable. At the airport you will find a conference room with the capacity of up to 74 delegates, a VIP lounge for business class ticket and club cardholders, as well as numerous cafés and restaurants, to freshen up in. To meet the needs of families with babies and young children, the airport Gran Canaria has a family zone - a children's play area.

    A great number of shops are at passengers' disposal, where you can find almost anything - from toys and gifts to fashion items and accessories. Passengers with reduced mobility should request the support service directly on the website of the airport at least 48 hours in advance. There is also an information and customer service line for passengers with a hearing and/or speech impairment. After downloading and installing free software available on the website, users can contact the service line from their mobile phone in text mode in real-time. Please dial +34 91 321 10 00 for any queries. Passengers who need first aid can find medical services on the ground floor in the baggage reclaim zone, while defibrillators are to be found in several places at the airport.

    How to get to and from Gran Canaria Airport

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria can be easily reached by car in less than 20 minutes by taking the motorway Autopista GC-1 when you rent a car at Gran Canaria Airport. The island's capital city is connected with the airport by bus route 60 and other frequent bus services operated by Global. The journey time is 30 minutes. Route 5 connects Gran Canaria Airport directly to the main beach resort in the south. Buses depart from outside the arrival areas of Zones A and C. It is also worth noting that entrances, exits and significant zones are well marked. For more information on driving in Spain please see our guide with useful information.

    Parking Tips

    At Gran Canaria Airport, there are several parking facilities that is able to accommodate a large number of vehicles arriving at the airport. Two parking spaces are available ; the General Car Park (P1) is located just next to the terminal and passengers can access it by foot . It consists of a three-story car park. There is also the Long Stay Car Park (P2), a low-price long-term parking facility. It needs to be pre-booked and is located 4-5 minutes from the terminal with pedestrian access. The building has a two-story car park level 0 with covered parking spots and level 1 with uncovered parking spots. Travelers must validate the ticket in the manual booth in car park P1.

    Parking spaces in Las Palmas are fairly easy to come by with your car rental from Gran Canaria Airport. Free parking is possible near Alfredo Kraus Auditorium concert hall, close to the southern part of Las Canteras Beach. If you park your car hire in one of the big car parks in the Triana area, the main museums, shops and bodega restaurants will be within easy reach. The car park nearest to the museums and Plaza de Santa Ann is located between Av. Alcalde Diaz Saavedra Navarro and Canarias. However, due to its superb location, it will often be full. Just a little further there is a parking area on Av. Rafael Cabrera or at Parque San Telmo.

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