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.

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.

How can I get to Sevilla?

Por el 17 August, 2012

The Andalusian capital is connected with the rest of the region by a wide communication network that makes it very close from Cadiz, Cordoba and Málaga. Sevilla also has its own airport “Sevilla San Pablo” at 10 km away from the city, which is the second Andalusian airport behind Málaga. Designed by the architect Rafael Moneo, it constitutes one of the most prominent examples in the contemporaneous architecture of the city. It is well-connected to the main Spanish cities and receives about 20% of international passengers. Then, you can take the bus line called “Especial Aeropuerto” that connects the arrivals hall with the city centre.

The airport of Sevilla is mainly served by companies from France, Italy, Holland and England.

Seville is also one of the first high speed line that was built in Spain after Madrid. The train station, Sevilla-Santa Justa, is connected with high-speed lines to Cordoba, Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona and Malaga. The city is also connected by means of regional lines to other Andalusian capital, such as Huelva, Cadiz, Granada or Merida.