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How to get from Gran Canaria Airport to Maspalomas

Maspalomas is a beautiful town located on the southern coast of Gran Canaria. Known for its rolling sand dunes and impressive nature reserve that’s filled with palm groves, incredible birdlife and La Charca Lagoon. Any nature or beach lover is going to have the time of their life in Maspalomas.

When it comes to travelling from Gran Canaria airport to Maspalomas, you have two different transfer options; taxi or bus. Taking a Gran Canaria airport taxi is the quickest and most comfortable transfer option as it takes just 25 minutes to reach Maspalomas. The cheapest option is the public Global bus number 66. The bus from Las Palmas airport to Maspalomas costs just €4.05 but takes around 40 minutes.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €40 25min 24/7
Bus €8.10 40min 07:20–20:20

How to get from Las Palmas airport to Maspalomas by taxi

Taxis are available 24/7 at Gran Canaria airport and are the most convenient transfer option. A Gran Canaria airport taxi from Las Palmas airport to Maspalomas costs around €40 and takes just 25 minutes.

Taxi fare from Gran Canaria Airport to Maspalomas

The local drivers at Gran Canaria airport don’t offer a set-rate fare for the journey into sunny Maspalomas. Instead, you will be charged using a taximeter that calculates the cost of your journey based on the distance you travel. The average cost of an airport transfer from Gran Canaria to Maspalomas by taxi is €40.

Cost

€40

Trip Duration

25 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Gran Canaria Airport.

Where do I get an airport transfer from Gran Canaria to Maspalomas?

The taxi rank can be found right outside of the arrivals hall at Gran Canaria airport.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Gran Canaria airport to Maspalomas is the most comfortable and convenient transfer option. You can make your way directly to your hotel in Maspalomas without having to wait in the sun for public transport or waste precious moments of your vacation on the long bus journey.

Editor’s Note

To save money, you can split the cost of your Gran Canaria taxi with your friends and family, or you can book in advance and enjoy a low fare with a trusted company like Welcome Pickups.

Useful Tips

Make sure your driver resets the taximeter to the base fare before you begin your journey.
If you speak Spanish, you can haggle with the driver and try to secure a set-rate fare.
Luggage items that fit in the trunk can be transported for free.

How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Maspalomas by bus

There’s a bus that runs daily from Las Palmas airport to Maspalomas, the Global bus number 66. The total journey time is around 40 minutes and a one-way ticket costs €4.05.

How much is the bus from Gran Canaria Airport to Maspalomas?

A one-way ticket for the Global 66 bus costs €4.05. You must purchase your ticket before getting on the bus from the kiosks in the airport, then present it to your driver when boarding.

Cost

€4.05

Trip Duration

40 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 60 minutes for the number 66 bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Global bus number 66 is available from 07:20 to 20:20.

Where do I get an airport transfer from Gran Canaria to Maspalomas?

The bus stops are located just outside of the departure hall at Gran Canaria airport. Look out for the big blue Global bus with the number 66 on the front in lights.

Convenience

Although taking the number 66 bus is a cheap transfer option, it’s not the most convenient. You will need to wait up to 60 minutes for a bus and then once you reach Maspalomas, you will need to walk with your heavy luggage to your hotel or take a taxi to your final destination.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling with light luggage and either solo or in a couple, taking the bus is a great budget transfer option. However, if you're travelling in a group or with lots of luggage, I recommend taking a taxi or private car instead.

Useful Tips

Most Global buses look the same, so be sure to look for the one with 66 written in lights on the front.
Make sure you purchase your ticket before getting on the bus as you will need to present it to your driver.
Try to arrive at least 15 minutes before you bus departs to ensure you get a seat.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Gran Canaria airport to Maspalomas?

Unfortunately, the local drivers at Gran Canaria airport don’t have set-rate fares for the journey into Maspalomas. They will charge you depending on the distance you travel using a taximeter. The average cost of an airport transfer from Gran Canaria to Maspalomas is €40. However, additional charges for things such as excess baggage, number of passengers or travelling late at night may be added. For a set-rate fare you can rely on, we suggest booking your Gran Canaria Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

How do you get from Gran Canaria airport to Maspalomas?

There are two ways to get from Gran Canaria Airport to Maspalomas; taxi or bus. Taking a Gran Canaria airport taxi is the quickest and easiest transfer option as it takes just 25 minutes to reach Maspalomas, but costs €40. A cheaper option is the number 66 bus, which takes 40 minutes to reach Maspalomas but costs just €4.05.

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