Information & Facts
There are metered taxis available outside the arrivals area.
Fares into town vary according to destination, but are
approximately EUR25 to Parque Holandes, EUR45 to Carralejo, and to
EUR81 to Jandia Playa.
Parking outside the terminal is free up to 30 minutes, and then
charged at roughly EUR0.01 per minute. There is a maximum charge of
EUR8.15 per day for the first four days, and EUR6.50 per day after
There are several car hire companies at Fuerteventura, including
Hertz, Avis, Payless, Cicar, and Top Car Auto Reisen.
There are two public buses running between Fuerteventura Airport
and downtown. Bus No. 3 leaves twice and hour on weekdays (slightly
less frequently on weekends) and costs EUR1.80, while Bus No. 10
departs eight times a day on weekdays, six times on Saturdays, and
four times on Sundays. Both buses stop in front of the terminal
Airport facilities include ATMs, baggage trolleys, photocopying,
children's play areas, a tourist information booth, pharmacy, and
first aid station, as well as a number of shops and cafes. There is
also wi-fi access in the terminal.
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely
understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and
Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided
into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and
major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards
and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels,
restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the
cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
The airport has only one terminal.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary
Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).