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How to get from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a resort town found on the sunny coastline of Gran Canaria. Its modern feel, golden-sand beaches, tonnes of shops and buzzing nightlife make Puerto Rico the perfect holiday destination for anyone.

You have two different transfer options when it comes to travelling from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico; taxi or bus. Taking a Gran Canaria airport taxi is the quickest option as it takes just 40 minutes to reach Puerto Rico, but it’s the most expensive at around €45. Taking the number 91 or 1 Global bus is a much cheaper option as it costs €6.40 one-way, but takes 60 minutes to reach Puerto Rico.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €45 40min 24/7
Bus €12.80 60min 05:00–23:30

How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico by taxi

Taking a taxi from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico is the quickest and only direct transfer option. You can reach your hotel in just 40 minutes and the cost is around €45. To make things even easier, Gran Canaria airport taxis are available 24/7 at Las Palmas airport.

Taxi fare from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico

The local drivers use a taximeter to calculate your fare based on the distance you travel. There are no set rates for the journey from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico, but the average price is around €45.

Cost

€45

Trip Duration

40 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Gran Canara airport.

Where do I find a transfer from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico?

The taxis can easily be found just outside of the arrivals hall at Gran Canaria airport. Simply look for the long line of cars at the taxi rank and walk to the front of the line.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico can cut your transfer time by almost half. You won’t need to wait in the hot sun for public transport or carry your luggage through bus stations, instead, you can make your way directly to your hotel in Puerto Rico in just 40 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Not all drivers in Gran Canaria speak English. So, if you're having trouble communicating with your driver, I suggest using Google Maps to track your journey or writing down your hotel's address and showing it to your driver for them to look up.

Useful Tips

Ensure your taxi driver resets the taximeter to the official base fare before you begin your journey.
You can fit up to 4 people in a Gran Canaria Airport taxi.
Tipping isn't expected, but you can round your fare up to the nearest Euro if your journey was enjoyable.

How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico by bus

There are two different Global bus lines that run from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico; 91 and 1. The 91 is the quickest route as it makes fewer stops, but the average journey time is 60 minutes. The cost of a one-way ticket is just €6.40, making this a great transfer option for those on a budget.

How much is the bus from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico?

The cost of a one-way bus ticket from Grand Canaria airport to Puerto Rico is just €6.40, making this a great transfer option for those on a budget. . You must purchase your tickets from inside the airport at the Global kiosk and then present your ticket to the driver.

Cost

€6.40

Trip Duration

60 Min.

*There's a waiting time of up to 30 minutes for the Global buses.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The number 91 bus is available from 06:00 to 21:00 and the number 1 bus is available from 05:00 to 23:30.

Where do I find a transfer from Las Palmas airport to Puerto Rico?

The buses can be found just outside of the departure hall at Gran Canaria airport. Simply look for the bus with the correct number on the front.

Convenience

Although taking a Global bus is a cheap transfer option, it can be slightly inconvenient. Not only will you have to wait up to 30 minutes for a bus and drag your luggage through the town once you arrive, but if you land after 23:30, you will need to find another form of transportation altogether.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling in a group of 3 to 4 people, taking a taxi and splitting the cost will be a much more convenient transfer option, while still being affordable.

Useful Tips

Make sure you purchase your ticket in the airport before getting on the bus.
Try to arrive at least 10 minutes before your bus departs to ensure you get a seat.
Theres some luggage storage below the bus for larger items.

Frequently asked questions

How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Puerto Rico?

There are two different ways to make the journey from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico; taxi or bus. Taking a Gran Canaria airport taxi costs around €45 and takes just 40 minutes. On the other hand, the Global bus number 1 or 91 takes at least 60 minutes to reach Puerto Rico and costs €6.40.

What airport do you use for Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria?

Gran Canaria Airport is located 50 km away from Puerto Rico. The total journey time in a Gran Canaria airport taxi or private car is around 40 minutes. Whereas, the journey from Gran Canaria Airport to Puerto Rico takes at least 60 minutes on the public number 1 or 91 bus.

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