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Aeropuerto César Manrique–Lanzarote

The Aeropuerto César Manrique–Lanzarote is 6km west of Arrecife, with an array of flights to/from Europe. Binter Canarias flies to/from Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Palma; Canary Fly goes to Gran Canaria. Other islands are accessible with stopovers in Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

Transport Options

Bus

Buses 22 and 23 run between the airport and Arrecife (€1.40, 15 minutes, at least every 25 minutes). Bus 161 runs between the airport and Playa Blanca (€3.30, one hour, eight to 22 daily) via Puerto del Carmen (€1.70, 15 minutes).

Car & Motorcycle

Many car-hire firms have handy desks at the airport, so you can collect your vehicle on arrival.

Taxi

Taxis charge €15 to Arrecife, €20 to Puerto del Carmen and €45 to Playa Blanca.

Boat

From Arrecife's Puerto de los Mármoles, 4km northeast of town, ferries connect with Gran Canaria and on to Tenerife and La Palma. From Playa Blanca there are regular ferries to Corralejo on Fuerteventura.

Trasmediterránea Ferries between Arrecife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (€33, eight hours, one weekly), plus Santa Cruz de Tenerife (via Las Palmas de Gran Canaria; €35, 17 hours, one weekly).

Fred Olsen Ferries link Playa Blanca with Corralejo on Fuerteventura (€28, 25 minutes, four to seven daily), and Arrecife with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (€54, 3¾ hours, one to two daily).

Naviera Armas Ferries between Arrecife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (€63, 5½ hours, one daily), as well as between Playa Blanca and Corralejo on Fuerteventura (€27, 35 minutes, seven daily).