How can I get to Gran Canaria?

Por el 12 September, 2012

Port of La Luz (in the capital), the Puerto de Las Nieves (in the town of Agaete) and Gran Canaria Airport are the major infraestructures linking Gran Canaria with the world.

The airport is situated at 18 kilometers from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the island’s capital, and at 25 kilometers from the tourist centers. Currently, it is the fourth airport of Spain and the main airport in the Canary Islands. Gran Canaria Airport houses two terminals, one for flights from the European Union and Spain (International Terminal – A) and one for non-EU and island flights (BC Terminal). Most of the flights come from the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Italy and France.

The island also has a good highway system. The GC-1 motorway connects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with the tourist area of the south through southeastern coast, the GC-2 connects the capital with Agaete and the Ring of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria runs through the metropolitan area.

The best way to reach the islands is by plane: thousands of passengers arrive daily from around the world. The airports of Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza represent the main routes of communication. The most important one is Palma de Mallorca, an important international airport that hosts companies from all over Europe. Then, three highways connect the rest of the island with the capital.

The main ports of the Balearic Islands are in Alcudia (Mallorca), Mahón (Menorca), Ciutadella de Menorca (Ibiza), and La Savina (Formentera). Arriving by sea is quite a sight, especially if the arrival is via the port of Mahón, which is considered ‘The Pearl of the Mediterranean‘! Moreover, the Balearic Islands have a developed network of moorings for those who want to live the experience of coming with their own boat.

It is also possible to travel to Mallorca with a car by taking a ferry from Valencia, Denia or Barcelona. In addition, there are daily ferries liners connecting the islands together.

How can I get to Málaga?

Por el 31 August, 2012

The international Málaga Costa del Sol Airport is the oldest airport of Spain and the fourth busiest after Madrid and Barcelona. Located at about 8km from the center, it welcomes 85% of the international traffic of Andalusia and hosts about 80 foreign companies whose most of them are European. In 2011, it handled 12,823,117 passengers and 107,397 flight operations. The main European countries connected with Málaga are France, Germany, United Kingdom and Norway.

A suburban train line connects Terminal T4 with several locations on the Costa del Sol: Fuengirola, Benalmádena, Torremolinos and Málaga centre. It takes only about 10 minutes to reach the Málaga-María Zambrano train station in the center of Málaga.

The new terminal of the Bilbao airport, the international airport of Loiu, has been inaugurated in 2000, in the north of the city. Designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, it allowed increasing the air traffic capacities thanks to the arrival of low cost companies. Bilbao Airport is the busiest airport of the Basque Country.

Thus the city is well serves by the main European capitals and the Top international destinations includes Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich and London. It also offers some national flights mainly to Madrid and Málaga.

Established on the seaside, Alicante is easily accessible by plane, by train and by boat. Its international airport, El Altet – Alicante, is situated only 10 minutes away from the city center and served by many national and international flights from 42 airline companies.

So, the city is well served by most of the European countries especially by United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, France, Ireland, Switzerland and Denmark that have at least one daily flight to Alicante.

Check our Alicante Airport flight schedule to keep up to date with Alicante (ALC) departures and arrivals.

Spain is well connected with all the European capitals and main cities, you will easily find one reachable destinations among the cities we propose. In order to help you, we put online and at your disposal the seasonal flight schedule of each airport.

If you can not find any direct flight to your Spanish dreamed destination, our team will be pleased to advise you about the best way to get there.

Most of the main cities in Spain have a very-well connected airport. The two airports which propose the largest choice of destinations are Barcelona, which links up cities in all Europe and Madrid, the main Spanish platform for long-haul.

Málaga and Mallorca also propose a lot of connections. Mallorca, the most important island of the Baleares also gives to the visitors an easy access to Ibiza. As for the airport of Málaga, it represents the open door to the south of Spain with a fast way in to Granada, Cordoba or Sevilla.