Transportation in Lanzarote

Flying to Lanzarote
The airport of Lanzarote is located near Arrecife, in the eastern part of the island. This small airport has connections with many European destinations and especially with airports in the UK and Ireland.

You can find information about the airport in the official website.

Travelling by car in Lanzarote

Car hire is indeed a popular choice in Lanzarote and is really a good way to move in the island. Hiring a car in the Canaries is not expensive and petrol is cheap thanks to the tax free status of the islands.

It may be a good idea to rent your car before arriving in Lanzarote, although there are car rental offices in the airport sometimes you can have a better price booking in advance. Find more information in our section rent a car in Lanzarote.

Due to the size of the island driving through it is easy and probably the best option to make the most of your stay.

Taxis are not expensive either and can be found in most towns of Lanzarote. You will recognize the taxis by the letters SP in the bumpers.

Travelling by bus in Lanzarote

Buses are called "guaguas" in Lanzarote, you can find bus stops in the main cities. If you plan to move in public transport in the island the best is to get information and advice in the local tourist information office.

Travelling by boat

It is possible to reach other Canary islands from Lanzarote by ferry and even to get to Morocco.

There are different options for travelling by sea, have a look at our section where to go to find more details about the ferry companies operating from Lanzarote.