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Cheap flights to Lanzarote

A flight to Lanzarote will take you to a dramatic landscape, where orange volcanic vistas clash brilliantly against the deep blue of the sea. It's a Spanish-ruled treasure-trove dropped into the ocean, complete with a UNESCO biosphere reserve, a dozen protected areas, a national park, and a marine reserve.

A cheap flight to Lanzarote allow you to experience stunning natural beauty and the joy of the Canary Islands for less, in a holiday that promises awe and relaxation.

Flight Information for Lanzarote

We offer low cost flights from the UK to Lanzarote, which you can find using the selectors above. You can fly direct from Manchester, Birmingham, London Gatwick, or London Luton to Lanzarote Airport to experience the vibrant culture and rich history of this one-of-a-kind destination.

You can choose between return, one-way, and multi city flights. Select your departing airport and the dates you'd like to travel to Lanzarote, and find the best cheap flight for you. You can book tickets for small and large groups, as well as families with children (2-15 years) and infants (under 2 years).

How long is the flight to Lanzarote?

Flight times can vary, but it typically takes about 4 hours 15 minutes to fly from Manchester, Birmingham, London Gatwick, or London Luton to Lanzarote. And with no time difference to adjust to, it means you can hit the ground running.

Flight time to Lanzarote
Manchester Airport 4 hours 15 minutes
Birmingham Airport 4 hours 15 minutes
London Gatwick 4 hours 15 minutes
London Luton 4 hours 15 minutes

Why choose Lanzarote?

The most eastern of all the Canaries, Lanzarote is the closest island to Europe and home to some of the most bizarre, striking, and downright beautiful scenery across the archipelago.

Although you can reach the other islands with relative ease, the main reason to visit Lanzarote is to mix trekking with lazing on the beach. For the latter, look no further than Playa Blanca for a real beach holiday and then make your way inwards to the spectacular Timanfaya National Park.

As well as its impeccable beaches and dramatic interior landscape, the island is full of other attractions, including the largest aquarium in the Canaries, a theme park, a water park, and brilliant nightlife.

How to travel from Lanzarote airport

Lanzarote Airport is also known as Arrecife Airport, and it's located only four miles west of Arrecife city centre. You can easily travel from the airport to the city, and to hotels, resorts, and other destinations:

  • Taxi

    There is a taxi rank near the arrivals exit in terminal 1 and terminal 2. Prices vary depending on the time of day, and include a service charge and luggage fee:

    • Weekdays 6am-10pm: About £0.50/km plus £1.50 service charge

    • Weeknights 10pm-6am, Sundays, holidays: About £0.55/km plus £1.50 service charge

    • Waiting fee: About £13.20

  • Bus

    A regular bus service links the airport to Arrecife city centre and surrounding areas. Bus stops are located near the arrivals exit at terminals 1 and 2. Fares vary depending on your destination, but prices start at around £1.25 for a single ticket.

  • Car rental

    It's easy to rent a car for pickup from Lanzarote Airport, whether you just need it for a day or want to use it to explore the island during your trip. Explore our car hire options to find the best match for you.

What is the weather like in Lanzarote?

Lanzarote is one of those special places that's great to visit all year round, with lovely weather from January through to December. The mild winter climate is great for visitors who want to explore the island's natural landscapes, while hot summers are ideal for beach-loving holidaymakers.

Lanzarote in winter

Winters are warm in Lanzarote from December to February, providing a sunny retreat where it's still mild enough to venture out and hike, cycle, or walk through the stunning parks.

  • Average temperature: Ranges between 17-19°C, with highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C

  • Average rainfall: 3 days in an average month

  • Average sea temperature: Between 18-20°C

Lanzarote in the spring

The weather warms up gradually through March, April, and May, but it's still cool enough for those who like to get active outdoors and enjoy long days on the beach.

  • Average temperature: Ranges between 19-21°C, with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C

  • Average rainfall: 1 day in an average month

  • Average sea temperature: Between 18-19°C

Lanzarote in summer

June to September is when temperatures peak in Lanzarote, the ideal time to plan a lazy beach holiday. A cooling sea breeze still makes exploring possible, but at a slower pace than in the wintertime.

  • Average temperature: Ranges between 23-25°C, with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C

  • Average rainfall: Typically, there's a very low chance of rain during summer.

  • Average sea temperature: Between 21-22°C

Lanzarote in autumn

Things begin to cool down slightly throughout October, but it's still warm enough for beach days in Lanzarote's autumn.

  • Average temperature: Ranges between 21-23°C, with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C

  • Average rainfall: 2 days in an average month

  • Average sea temperature: Between 21-22°C

Our Top Tip For Lanzarote

“Take a trip to El Diablo restaurant where the food is cooked by the heat from Timanfaya volcano.”Lewis, Cabin Crew

Want more recommendations? Find out all you need to know with our top tips.

Lanzarote highlights

Touch down on Timanfaya National Park

The terrain in the Timanfaya National Park is so unique, you may feel as if you’ve just stepped onto some distant planet as opposed to an island in the Atlantic.

Full of incredible hikes, the pick of the bunch has to be a trek to the sensational Fire Mountains. These martian-like landforms have remained unchanged for thousands of years and are a must-see for anyone visiting Lanzarote.

Other features of this park include the mean steaming boreholes, lava gorges, and deep-cut craters. All based around the Islote de Hilario volcano, the park is a wonder of Mother Nature.

Life’s a beach in Lanzarote

The coast of Lanzarote is lined with beaches of the highest quality. And with there being so many, you are sure to find the perfect patch of sand for you. Papagayo has the prestigious title of being the most beautiful beach on the whole island.

Located in the lively Playa Blanca on the southern tip of Lanzarote, here you can bask in the sun with all the other holiday goers before sampling one of the many beachside cafes and bars.

Fancy a more bohemian beach affair? Head back up to the island’s surf mecca, Famara. Surrounded by craggy, pink cliffs, this bay is much quieter and a world away from the resort beaches.

For somewhere in between, try Las Conchas on La Graciosa. Used by both tourists and locals, this beach is very relaxed, with bars and restaurants nearby at Caleta del Sabo.

The gateway to the Canaries

Being the closest island to the UK, Lanzarote really is the gateway to the rest of the Canaries. All the islands are now interconnected via flights, ferries, and speedily named fast-ferries, making island hopping is much easier than it used to be.

Fuerteventura, with its rich sea life and clear waters, is the closest island and can be easily accessed by ferry from Playa Blanca. While Gran Canaria, an island of sumptuous seafood and vast sand dunes, is one over again.

The quieter, less-touristy islands of La Palma and El Hierro are the furthest away from Lanzarote and although getting there is not impossible, it could take up to three hours by boat and is unlikely to be cheap.

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