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La Palma Airport is an international airport of Spain, in the Canary Islands. It's 8 km south of Santa Cruz de La Palma’s city centre. By the end of 2018, La Palma Airport had more than 1.4 million air passengers.


Camino la Bajita, s/n, 38739 Villa de Mazo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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La Palma Airport connections: MCT

The most important factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It is recommended to always check this before booking tickets. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in La Palma Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 45 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 45 min.

La Palma Airport terminal

Terminals are the sections or different buildings in airports through which passengers can travel between ground transportation and the places for boarding or disembarking from the airplane. It's crucial to confirm which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, due to the fact that terminals in bigger airports may be a long distance from each other and travellers might need additional time to get to the right one. La Palma Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Binter Canarias, Canaryfly, EasyJet, Eurowings and others

La Palma Airport transportation

It can be a challenge when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the best way to get to the centre of the city. Public transportation is not always accessible immediately at the airport and taxis can be expensive. We suggest checking all transport alternatives before the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip.

The latest information and connections of public transport can be found here.

La Palma Airport bus

  • Line 500
    Direction: Santa Cruz de La Palma
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 06:30 AM - 10:40 PM, Sat-Sun: 07:10 AM - 10:40 PM

La Palma Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside Arrivals area
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 15 EUR

Where to have a rest in La Palma Airport

On occasion you may have a prolonged wait between flights, for example an overnight layover or a flight delay until the next day. In such situations, it’s essential to know the potential places where you can pass time and have a decent rest between flights.

Hotels near the airport on La Palma

In the event that your flight departs the next day, you can opt for staying in a hotel nearby. A number of airports have hotels within the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach the closest hotel. We have provided a selection of hotel alternatives in case you opt to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Las Olas Hotel
    Price: from 70 EUR per night
    Address: Travesía de los Cancajos, 2, 38712 Breña Baja, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Contact: +34 922 433 015
    Website: click
  • H10 Taburiente Playa Hotel
    Price: from 82 EUR per night
    Address: Travesía de los Cancajos, 36, 38712 Breña Baja, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Contact: +34 922 181 277
    Website: click
  • La Caleta Apartments Hotel
    Price: from 50 EUR per night
    Address: Calle La Corvina, 2, 38712 Breña Baja, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Contact: +34 922 433 170
    Website: click

La Palma Airport cafes and restaurants

The last thing you need during your journey is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whatever you are in need of, whether it is a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or somewhere to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of choices to suit your needs.

You can see the comprehensive overview of dining places in La Palma Airport here.

  • Caffriccio
    Location: Departures, Level 0
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Meal O'Clock
    Description: pastries, sandwiches, filled rolls, snacks, and coffee
    Location: Departures, Level 1
  • La Pausa
    Description: regional cuisine, grilled meat and fish, hot and cold starters
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM, daily
  • Ars
    Description: meat and fish, salad bar, pasta, rice
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:30 PM, daily

La Palma Airport shops

If you are that type of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir buying to the very last minute, or just need to spend some time before the flight, then it’s worth visiting the airport shops. To find the top shops for your needs, take a look at the guide below.

Click here for a complete list of shops in the airport.

  • Canariensis
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Jerónimo
    Description: exotic clothing, accessories, and decorations
    Location: Departures, Level 0
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:30 PM, daily
  • Stop & Shop La Palma
    Description: newspapers, magazines, books, souvenirs, postcards, sweets
    Location: Departures, Level 0
  • Hecho en La Palma
    Description: traditional and Artisan products
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily

La Palma Airport car rental

Sometimes you must travel by car, or it may be the most pleasurable transport for your trip. To make it easier for you to pick the right car hire company for your trip, we have provided a list below.

  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 871 180 192
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 922 428 594
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 922 426 192
  • Cicar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 922 428 048
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 928 092 330

Other services in La Palma Airport, Canary Islands

Below are some other useful amenities in the airport that you might want to visit while travelling.

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