Flights from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas

Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas

  • 4 airlines fly direct from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas
  • £74 was the cheapest return price from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas last month
  • The average flight time from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas is 4h 30min
  • Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas is 1,994 miles
  • There are 8 flights a week from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas
  • The most popular airline flying from Glasgow to Gran Canaria Las Palmas last month was Jet2

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This information is correct as of May 2016

Airlines that fly from Glasgow to Gran Canaria

Jet2, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways all offer direct flights from Glasgow International Airport (GLA) to Gran Canaria. Ryanair also offer flights from Glasgow Prestwick (PIK).

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

From Glasgow International: Flights to Gran Canaria usually depart from terminal 2. The airport has a good selection of duty free shops, and as Gran Canaria is outwith the EU you can really make the most of them. The UpperDeck VIP lounge is available for passengers who want to add a bit of luxury to their trip. The entry price includes free Wi-Fi, complimentary soft drinks and four free alcoholic beverages. There's a soft play area near WH Smith, so your kids can run off a bit of energy before the flight. There are designated smoking areas outside the terminal: e-cigarettes are banned inside.

From Glasgow Prestwick: Prestwick Airport only has one terminal. The facilities are a little more basic. There are two shops: Nuance Duty Free and WH Smith. The Elvis Presley Bar and The Food Village are the only food options after security.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport is served by eight public buses. These routes run to the island's major towns and resorts including Maspalomas, Puerto de Mogan and Las Palmas. We recommend checking the bus timetables before flying so you know exactly where you're going once you arrive. Public transport in the islands can be quite infrequent, so if you want to do a lot of exploring we recommend hiring a car at Gran Canaria Airport. This is also the best option if you're staying off the beaten path. Some companies offer private transfers on the island, or this can be organised by your hotel.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from Glasgow to Gran Canaria. We recommend arriving at the airport around two hours before flight departure, and certainly no later than 90 minutes. Give yourself extra time to get through security during school holidays.

What to expect in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is in the same time zone as Glasgow. The local currency is the Euro (€). Both Spanish and English are spoken widely. The island is known for its warm year-round climate. You can expect highs of 21°C during January and February: warmer than a Glasgow summer. August and September are the hottest months on the island, with temperatures soaring as high as 27-28°C. Don't miss out on our top 10 things to do in Gran Canaria. Foodies should take time to check out our top 10 restaurants in Gran Canaria too.

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