Flights from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas

London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas

  • £50 was the cheapest return price from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas last month
  • London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas is 1,819 miles
  • The average flight time from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas is 4h
  • 9 airlines fly direct from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas
  • There are 40 flights a week from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Gran Canaria Las Palmas last month was easyJet

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This information is correct as of February 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Gran Canaria

Monarch Airlines, Small Planet Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, SmartLynx Airlines, Thomson Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle and easyJet fly to Gran Canaria from London-Gatwick.

British Airways and Iberia Express fly to Gran Canaria from London-Heathrow.

Ryanair and Thomson Airways fly to Gran Canaria from London-Luton.

Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways fly to Gran Canaria from London-Stansted.

Terminal Information – Departing

From Gatwick: easyJet and Thomson Airways depart from the North Terminal. Monarch Airlines, Norwegian Airlines, Small Planet Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and SmartLynx Airlines all fly from the South Terminal. Gatwick's train station is in the South Terminal. If you're flying with easyJet or Thomson, make sure you take the inter-terminal shuttle to the North terminal before going through security. Both terminals have a wide range of shops and restaurants. As a rule of thumb, shopping is on the lower level of the departure lounge and eateries are on the upper level.

From Heathrow: Iberia Express and British Airways both depart from Terminal 5. This terminal is known for its gourmet restaurants (including Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food) as well as its wide range of designer boutiques. There are some good high-end executive lounges here, too.

From Luton: Luton Airport only has one terminal. The departure lounge has a wide range of high-street shops and snack bars. Cloud Nails is great for a pre-holiday manicure, and there's an Aspire lounge for those who enjoy relaxing in style before they fly.

From Stansted: Stansted has one terminal. Shops include World Duty Free, The Body Shop, Hamley's and WH Smith. Gran Canaria is technically outside the EU so you can enjoy tax free shopping. Restaurants include British favourites like Giraffe and Itsu, as well as a James Martin Kitchen.

Terminal Information – Arriving

The airport only has one terminal. Many people choose to hire a car at Gran Canaria Airport to make getting around the island easier. Public transport is available for those who need it, however, and many hotels on the island offer airport pick-up. Eight public buses serve the airport. One-way tickets to the island capital, Las Palmas, cost €2.30* (about £1.80). Tickets to the resorts are usually more expensive.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly to Gran Canaria from London. For international flights it's best to arrive at the airport around 90 minutes before scheduled departure.

What to expect in Gran Canaria

There's no time difference between London and Gran Canaria. The local currency is the Euro (€). Prices in Gran Canaria are higher than the Spanish mainland, but are very low compared to what you would pay in London. A three course dinner for two in an average restaurant costs less than £30*, while a pint of local beer costs a little over £1.50*. Taxis are cheaper too, at around 50p* per kilometre travelled. The weather in Gran Canaria is pleasant all year round, with an average temperature of 24°C in summer and 18°C during the winter months.

*Prices subject to change

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