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Travel to Lanzarote

Flying to Lanzarote

The national airline is Iberia (, which flies to Lanzarote from mainland Spain and much of Europe. Budget airlines including Easyjet ( and Ryanair ( also fly to Lanzarote from the UK.

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Lanzarote Airport




Lanzarote Airport is located about 5km (3 miles) west of Arrecife, Lanzarote's capital.


+34 91 321 1000

Apartado de Correos 86
35500 Arrecife de Lanzarote

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Flight times

From London to Lanzarote is 4 hours 20 minutes.

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Travelling to Lanzarote by Rail

Lanzarote cannot be reached by rail.

Driving to Lanzarote

Lanzarote cannot be reached by road.

Getting to Lanzarote by boat

Ferries from mainland Spain serve Lanzarote and other Canary Islands. Cruise ships also call at the island. Marmoles, a 30-minute walk from the centre of Arrecife, is the main port on the island.

Cruise ships

Most cruise passengers dock at Puerto Naos, just outside Arrecife. A shuttle bus takes passengers into the city. The other port is Muelle de los Mármoles, 7km (14 miles) from Lanzarote.

Ferry operators

There are weekly departures from Cadiz and Huelva to Lanzarote. Trasmediterranea (tel: +34 902 454 645; operates a weekly service from Cadiz to Arrecife (journey time: 31 hours) and Armas (tel: +34 902 456 500; operates a weekly service from Huelva (journey time: 25 hours).

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