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Transportation Options from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen is the best known and longest established resort on the Lanzarote island. It is a popular destination for most travellers because it has everything, including casinos, beachside arcades, and other beautiful luxury private villas. Puerto del Carmen is a place worth visiting.

When visiting this island resort, you’ll be landing at Lanzarote airport and have three different transport options to reach your final destination; private taxi, shared shuttle and public bus.
Taking a private taxi from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen is the most convenient and fastest option available, even though it may be quite expensive. A cheaper way of getting to Puerto del Carmen from Lanzarote Airport is by using a shared shuttle. Finally, you could take the 61 public bus, which takes around 30 minutes and costs just €1.50.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Shared Shuttle €10 25min 24/7
Taxi €25 25min 24/7
Bus €3 30min 24/7

How to get from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen by shared shuttle

If you are looking for a more affordable on-demand means of transport, the shared shuttle is an option you should consider. Shuttle buses are available at the Lanzarote Airport, and a trip using this transport means will take approximately 25 minutes. The fare depends on the number of passengers, and it’s usually around €5 per passenger.

How much is the shared shuttle from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen

Taking a shared shuttle from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen usually costs €5 per person. Different kinds of shuttles are available, depending on the number of passengers. This includes shuttles for 4 passengers, 6 passengers, 8 passengers, and 12 passengers.

Cost

€5

Trip Duration

25 MIN

*There may be a one hour wait for the vehicle.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Airport shuttles are available daily 24/7.

Where do I get the shared shuttle from?

The shared shuttles are located directly outside the arrivals hall at Terminal 1.

Convenience

Shared shuttles are not as convenient and fast as private taxis, and if you want to avoid stress, it may not be an ideal transfer option for you. Also, you may need to wait for up to an hour for other passengers to get to the shuttle. However, it is not as expensive as using taxis.

Editor’s Note

Shared shuttles work well if you're travelling in a big group, as you can book the entire shuttle for your party.

Useful Tips

By booking a shared shuttle, you can avoid paying high fees for a taxi
Once you get onto the shuttle, you may have to wait for up to an hour for the vehicle to fill up with other passengers

How to get from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen by taxi

The fastest way to get to Puerto del Carmen is by taking a Lanzarote Airport taxi. The trip will take approximately 25 minutes and it’s the only door-to-door service for the route.

Taxi fare from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen

Taxis from Lanzarote airport are metered, and transport fares are calculated based on time and distance covered. Also, the fares are different for a weekend, day, night and on public holidays. On a normal day, a transfer from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen costs between €25 and €30 for the 25 minutes journey.

Cost

€25

Trip Duration

25 MIN

*Rates vary on weekends and public holidays

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Lanzarote airport.

Where do I get a taxi from?

The taxis are located directly outside the arrivals hall at Terminal 1.

Convenience

Private taxis are the most convenient transfer option when travelling from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen. They are comfortable, reliable, and the fastest way to get to Puerto del Carmen. In addition, taking a taxi is the best way to avoid stress, especially after a long and tiring flight to Lanzarote airport.

Editor’s Note

You can negotiate a fixed rate with your driver before you begin the journey, but you'll need to ensure that the driver understands English. The drivers will be happy to set a cost, but you also need to know the approximate cost to your destination.

Useful Tips

Your price may be higher if you decided to take a taxi directly from the street
Consider using a bigger vehicle, such as a pre-booked minivan, if you have a lot of luggage

How to get from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen by bus

Another way to get from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen by public means of transport is to take a bus to Puerto del Carmen. Buses that take Line 61 from the airport to Playa Blanca are regular. The buses depart every hour, and the fare is €1.50 per passenger, and the trip is for 30 minutes.

How much is the bus from Lanzarote Airport to Puerto del Carmen

A bus from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen costs €1.50 per passenger, but the prices may differ on weekends and public holidays.

Cost

€1.50

Trip Duration

30 MIN

*There may be a one hour wait for the vehicle.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Buses are available daily 24/7.

Where do I get the bus from?

The buses are located directly outside the arrivals hall at Terminal 1.

Convenience

Taking a bus from Lanzarote airport is not the convenient and fast way to get to Puerto del Carmen. You’ll have to wait for other passengers to get to the bus, and there may be stops at different bus stops, which can cause further delay. Also, the buses won’t take you to your hotel at Puerto del Carmen, and you may need to find a way to get there.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

Traveling with other passengers is a great experience, but be aware that you’ll take a longer time to get from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen by bus.

Useful Tips

Always check timetables when planning your trip to avoid waiting long for the next bus to arrive.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen

Lanzarote airport and Puerto del Carmen are 9.5 km by road. You can get there by taxi or by taking a shared shuttle.

How to get from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen

There are two ways to get from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen – taxi and shared shuttle. Taxi is the fastest and most convenient option available, while the shared shuttle is a more economical option as you’ll be sharing the ride with other passengers.

How much is taxi from Lanzarote airport to Puerto del Carmen

Lanzarote airport and Puerto del Carmen are not far apart, and taxi fares are low. A taxi to Puerto del Carmen cost €20

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