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Lanzarote Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Lanzarote Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

At midnight they told is to go sleep outside because they did not want us to stay in the airport!! It was awful. – ana

Sleeping inside the airport overnight is not permitted.

ACE Airport Overview

lanzarote airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Lanzarote Airport.

What to Expect

Lanzarote Airport (code: ACE) is divided into two terminals: Terminal 1 handles domestic and international flights and Terminal 2 handles inter-island flights. In T1, you’ll find a number of eateries and shops, all open in accordance with the day’s flight schedule. T2 has one cafe. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge.  See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

It seems that overnight stays are not permitted at this airport. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Lanzarote Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Lanzarote Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Nautilus Lanzarote – (4 minutes from the airport) No Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Beatriz Playa & Spa – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are not available. A taxi costs approx. 12,00€.  » Check Rates
  • Costa Sal Villas and Suites – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle available. A taxi costs approx. 12,00€.  » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Lanzarote Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Sala Guacimeta – Location: Terminal 1, Airside, 2nd Floor, near Gates 1-2. Schengen and non-Schengen flights. Hours: 6:00AM – last scheduled flight. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Lanzarote Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free, unlimited WiFi is available at the airport. Register (Email, Facebook, Aena Club, etc.) and connect to the “Airport free Wifi Aena” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Boarding area (1st floor) and the Arrivals Hall (ground floor).

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: Terminal 1, 1st Floor, boarding area.

Duty Free & Shopping – 2 Duty Free shops are available: Lanzarote Duty Free (Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM) • Buh Bye Duty Free (Hours: 8:30AM – 9:00PM). A small variety of other shops is available. 2 Hudson News stores are available, both Landside and Airside, open 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Exhibition – Visit the Leisure and Culture Hall, Terminal 2, Departures Area.

Food & Drinks – There are restaurants and coffee shops available both landside and airside. All food service providers seem to operate with the flight schedules.

Information Desk – Two locations: T1, landside, Check-In, 1st floor. • T2, landside, Arrivals Hall, ground floor. A Tourist Information Center (Office of Cabildo de Lanzarote) is also available in Terminal 1, Arrivals.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Rate: Unknown. Location: Ground Floor.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available at the First Aid station. Location: T1, Arrivals Hall, ground floor.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: unknown. Hours: unknown.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Permitted in the Observation Deck area.

Airport Hours

During the summer season (March – October) the airport is open 6:00AM – 12:00AM and during the winter season (Nov – February) the airport is open 7:00AM – 1:00AM.


Lanzarote airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Air Europa • Air Nostrum • AlbaStar • ASL Airlines France • Austrian Airlines • Binter • Blue Panorama • British AirwaysBrussels Airlines • Canaryfly • Condor • Corendon • Danish Air Transport • Easy Jet • Edelweiss • Enter Air • Eurowings • Evelop • Finnair • Helvetic Airways • IberiaIberia Express • Jet Time • Jet2 • Laudamotion • Luxair • Meridiana • Mistral Air • Neos • Norwegian Air • Novair • Orbest • Privilege Style • Ryanair • SAS • Small Planet • Smartlynx • Sundair • SunExpress • Transavia • Travel Service • TUIfly • Volotea • Vueling • White Airways • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Lanzarote Airport is served by city bus routes 22, 23, 161 and 261, linking the airport to Arrecife, Playa Honda, Playa Blanca and Puerto del Carmen. Buses stop on the Arrivals level of both T1 and T2. As of this update, fares start at €1.40 one-way.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available in T1 and T2: Auto Reisen • Avis/Budget • Cabrera Medina • Cicar • Europcar • Goldcar • Hertz • Payless • Topcar.


Metered taxis are available at taxi ranks located on the Arrivals level of T1 and T2.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.