Car Rental Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)

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Gran Canaria Airport, Gran Canaria, Spain - Canary Islands
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Interrent
$5.51 / per day
Mini
Opel Adam or similar
Opel Adam
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Goldcar
$6.09 / per day
Compact
Nissan Pulsar or similar
Nissan Pulsar
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Rhodium
$9.99 / per day
Economy Elite
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Orlando
$14.27 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Intermediate
Fiat 500X or similar
Fiat 500X
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Hertz
$18.94 / per day
Standard
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer or similar
BMW Serie 2 Active Tourer
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$33.34 / per day
Minivan
Mercedes Benz Vito or similar
Mercedes Benz Vito
  • 9x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Isla Car Rental
$55.04 / per day
Compact Elite
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Orlando
$15.56 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Country code
34
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$11.67 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Gran Canaria Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Gran Canaria Airport! Then head to nearby Las Palmas; in particular, the central Triana district, which is home to many of the city’s attractions and performance venues. Drive to the historic Vegueta area to see its beautiful buildings and check out the great bars and restaurants. Make sure you see the unique architecture and parks in the Barrio San Jose neighborhood, too.

One of the biggest attractions in the Canary Islands is, of course, the beach. Playa del Canteras is Gran Canaria’s iconic beach and is located right in Las Palmas, but with a rental car you can reach less crowded beaches outside the city, too. There are lots of opportunities to snorkel, surf, and kayak. And make sure you drive inland to the Tejeda Mountains to check out the spectacular views.

The island of Gran Canaria might be small, but there’s so much to see. Why not get a longer term car rental deal, extend your vacation, and explore more? You may even be able to pick up your rental car at Gran Canaria Airport and take it on a ferry to another island. Start planning your adventure now!

Gran Canaria Airport is also known as Gando Airport, Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, and Gran Canaria–Las Palmas.

Top international routes

  • Düsseldorf
  • Oslo
  • London
  • Amsterdam
  • Stockholm
  • Manchester

Main airlines

Ryanair, Binter Canarias, Germania, TUI Airways, Vueling, and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Terminals

The single passenger terminal, made up of Zones A, B, and C, serves all flights. The terminal building was opened in 2014, replacing the old terminal that had been in use since 1973.

Location

Gran Canaria Airport is 19 km (12 mi) south of Las Palmas, the largest city on the island of Gran Canaria, and north of many popular beaches. Motorways GC-1, GC-3, and GC-23 are the main roads leading from the airport to Las Palmas.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

ACE Rent a Car, Enterprise, Keddy, Europcar, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

Most are located inside the airport terminal and are easy to locate.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a good amount of snack bars, fast food stands, a grocery store, and a 24/7 deli. Some of the airport shops sell local delicacies. Others are duty-free outlets that are available to all international travelers. You’ll also find several ATMs, two currency exchanges, a children’s play area, a first aid station, post office, pharmacy, and a chapel. The airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and it offers additional help, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Estación de servicio Cepsa, which has the same address as Gran Canaria Airport, can be reached in about one minute and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby and on the island of Gran Canaria.

Airport info

Rating
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 8.1
  • Departure and check-in 7.8
  • Terminal facilities 7.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.0
  • Lounge 5.7

Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)

  • IATA: LPA
  • ICAO: GCLP
  • Airport name: Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
  • Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 24 m / 78 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 118,554
  • Passengers (per year): 13,092,117
  • Distance from City: 11.8 miles / 19 km S of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day

Top 8 Locations near Gran Canaria Airport

  1. 111.4 km / 69.2 miles away
  2. 116.7 km / 72.5 miles away
  3. 160.4 km / 99.6 miles away
  4. 179.4 km / 111.5 miles away
  5. 207.7 km / 129.0 miles away
  6. 243.8 km / 151.5 miles away
  7. 245.7 km / 152.7 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Gran Canaria Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Gran Canaria Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Gran Canaria Airport
$34.50
January
$24.25
February
$35.28
March
$43.29
April
$22.54
May
$8.63
June
$28.41
July
$34.08
August
$38.95
September
$30.54
October
$16.69
November
$34.72
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Gran Canaria Airport is June when prices for an Economy class start from $8.63. You can see that this is 71% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 80% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $43.29 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Gran Canaria Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in July the average rental period is 8 days, while in December, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average Rental Length at Gran Canaria Airport
7
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
8
July
7
August
6
September
6
October
3
November
2
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Gran Canaria Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Gran Canaria Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in November.
Gran Canaria Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
168%
January
141%
February
119%
March
107%
April
130%
May
118%
June
151%
July
153%
August
30%
September
31%
October
25%
November
27%
December

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Mercedes-Benz SLC Cabrio
June 17, 2019
Excellent servuce. From booking and handling back the car.
United Kingdom
Renault Megane
March 21, 2019
Having a car to explore the island was a highlight of our trip. Decide before you travel what approach you would like to take towards the deposit/excess waiver insurance. We saw our options were: Independent Excess Insurance purchased pre-trip, which will be cheaper but likely involve more stress/paper work if a claim is required Purchase cover directly from the car hire firm (which we noticed was cheaper to do at collection, rather than ahead of time) which will be more expensive but possibly easier Accept that a deposit is at risk We went with option 1, but a lack of trust in the car hire industry still made the hand over of the hire car a constant worry.

Top 16 Suppliers for Gran Canaria Airport in 2019

Orlando
Exceptional 9.5
0034 928 189 650 / 0034 610 582 487
71 Calle de la Fragua Polígono Industrial De Arinaga, 35118, Las Palmas
Interrent
Interrent
Exceptional 9.5
0034 911 501 183
Autopista Gc-1 Km 16,5 Auerpuerto De Gran Canaria, Salida 16, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
Offer Car Hire
Offer Car Hire
Exceptional 9.5
0034 928 189 650
71 Calle de la Fragua Polígono Industrial De Arinaga, 35118, Las Palmas
Cicar
Cicar
Exceptional 9.2
0034 928 579 378
In terminal
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+34 928579378
AEROPUERTO DE LAS PALMAS,
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
0034 911 505 000
Gran Canaria Airport, Autopista GC-1, 35230 Telde, Las Palmas
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
0034 928 092 330
Aeropuerto De Gran Canaria Gando
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
0034 928 092 330
Aeropuerto De Las Palmas Gran CanariaGando
Keddy
Excellent 8.1
0034 902 105 055
Gran Canaria Airport, Autopista GC-1, 35230 Telde, Las Palmas
Goldcar
Excellent 8
0034 965 233 425; +34 918 341 400
On-Airport. Arrivals terminal office
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
0034 965 233 183 / 0034 965 233 425
On-Airport. Arrivals terminal office
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
0034 965 343 186 / 001 877 822 3872
Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, GC-1, s/n, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.1
911501183
Autopista GC-1 Km 16,5 Salida 16 Calle Telde
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 7
0034 871 180 192
Aeropuerto de Canarias Autopista General del sur C-1, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
Rhodium
Very good 7
0034 965 233 425; +34 918 341 400
On-Airport. Arrivals terminal office
Surprice
Surprice
Very good 7
0034 928 141 012 / 0034 607 927 427 / 0034 670 967 214
Gran Canaria Airport, Autopista GC-1, s/n, 35230, Las Palmas

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