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Flights from London to Gran Canaria

Thinking of booking London to Gran Canaria flights with Ryanair? Find out everything you need to know before booking your cheap flights to Gran Canaria from London here.

 

London Stansted Airport Overview

When you fly London to Gran Canaria you’ll be departing from London Stansted Airport. Stansted airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK and handles over 28 million passengers on an annual basis. As it is such a busy airport and close to central London, there are plenty of public transport services available.

To get to Stansted Airport you can take a National Express coach which runs 24 hours a day and has 15 pick-up points around central London. There is also the more direct route by train via the Stansted Express which runs every 15 minutes and takes only 47 minutes from London Liverpool Street. If travelling by car, Stansted Airport is around 68km outside of central London and is just off the M11 motorway.

Stansted Airport has a good selection of shops, cafes and bars located after security where you can pick up last minute essentials or unwind and relax before your flights to Gran Canaria from London. 

 

Gran Canaria Airport Overview

Gran Canaria Airport, sometimes known as Gando Airport is the sixth busiest airport in Spain and the busiest airport in the Canary Islands. The airport is located in the eastern part of Gran Canaria on the Bay of Gando (Bahía de Gando), 19 km (12 mi) south of the city of Las Palmas. A number of bus routes connect Gran Canaria Airport with several key points of the island, including its capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. 

Travelling from the airport to Las Palmas? The average trip time to get to downtown Las Palmas is 20 minutes. Prefer the independence of your own set of wheels? Search Ryanair Car for some great deals.

 

What to Expect on arrival at Gran Canaria?

As soon as you arrive from your London to Gran Canaria flights, you can look forward to spectacular natural scenery including Roque Nublo, the second highest peak of Gran Canaria. At almost 6,000 ft. above sea level, it provides spectacular views. Don’t miss Maspalomas, where you’ll find natural sand dunes that reach the seaside, and one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Along with the rest of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria has some great beaches for surfing. Gran Canarias’s most popular surfing area is Las Canteras, where you’ll find a variety of beach and reefbreaks, from El Confital to El Lloret. Gran Canaria also enjoys very pleasant summers, with temperatures reaching heights of 25°C. 

 

Five fun facts about Gran Canaria

  • It is estimated that the island of Gran Canaria started to form after a volcanic eruption between 9 and 14 million years ago and is the third oldest island of the Canary Islands. 
  • Gran Canaria is known as a "Miniature Continent" due to the different climates and variety of landscapes found, with long beaches and dunes of white sand, contrasting with green ravines and picturesque villages. A third of the island is under protection as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
  • The Carnival of Las Palmas is one of the most famous Carnivals in Spain. The event is held each February and hosted by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Events include the Queen Gala and Drag Queen Gala. The main parade, or "Cabalgata", is viewed by 200,000 people every year along with its six kilometre route across the city.
  • There are 146 protected sites across the Canary Islands and 33 of these are located on Gran Canaria. These are made up of six nature reserves, two integral nature reserves, two natural parks, ten natural monuments, seven protected landscapes and four sites of scientific interest. 
  • The 1956 film 'Moby Dick', starring Gregory Peck, was shot on the beach of Las Canteras, Gran Canaria.

 

From London to Gran Canaria: Practical Information

Here’s some practical information for you before your cheap flights to Gran Canaria from London. You’ll want to be sure to bring sun cream with you for when you hit the beaches of Gran Canaria as it can get very hot during the summer with temperatures rising as high as 25°C. Don’t forget to exchange your pounds into euros – also, you’ll want to bring a travel adaptor for your electrical devices. 

Need a place to stay? Once you’ve booked your flights to Gran Canaria, search Ryanair Rooms for an excellent choice of hotels, apartments and accommodation and to save you money on your next Ryanair flight. 

 

Plan ahead to get the lowest fares on flights from London to Gran Canaria

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