Getting to Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport

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by Romina Simonetti, Jeremias Padilla
updated 4 months ago

Spains summer destination of Fuerteventura awaits all with open arms. Local bus services from $1.63, taxis from $3.68. Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Transfers start from $20.

Getting to Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport

By Bus

The bus company on Fuerteventura is Tiadhe. There are three public bus lines connecting the airport and Puerto del Rosario, Line 3, 10 and 16. All three buses continue from the capital of the island to different tourist areas. The bus station at the airport is on the ground floor, by departures (Salidas). Single fare start at $1.63 (€1,40).

By Taxi

Licensed taxis are available at the rank outside the terminal to any location on the island. There are two types of fare: Weekdays rate from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., minimum $3.68 (€3,15) and $0.64 (€0,55)/km. Each hour of waiting costs $17.57 (€15,05) and Weekdays rate from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., weekends and holidays, minimum $4.03 (€3,45) and $0.74 (€0,63)/km. Waiting hour is $17.57 (€15,05). For journeys from or to Fuerteventura Airport there is an additional charge of $1.99 (€1,70).

By Car

Puerto del Rosario is 5,8 km from the airport. FV-2 is the fastest route.

The Comfort Option, A Professional Chauffeur

Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Transfers start from $20. Booked through Mozio with their local partner My Transfers, a private all inclusive sedan to Puerto del Rosario for up to four passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $23, on a private van for up to six passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $33 and for larger groups up to twelve passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $50. This service offers comfort and convenience at the same time since professional drivers wait for you with your name on a sign making the process of locating your driver easier.

The Speedy Option

With a short 5 minutes ride (approximately) to Puerto del Rosario, a sedan booked through Mozio for $23 is the best option when time is of the essence. A professional driver waits for you with a sign with your name on it for 60 minutes after your plane lands. Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Transfers start from $20.

Tiadhe

If you want to keep costs down , public bus is the best option. The bus company on Fuerteventura is Tiadhe. There are three public bus lines connecting the airport and Puerto del Rosario, Route 3, 10 and 16. Buses run every 15 minutes and single fare start at $1.63 (€1,40). Bus tickets at Fuerteventura Airport can be purchased from the bus driver, cash notes to be used for payment cannot exceed five times the amount of the fare to be paid and for security reasons drivers will not accept notes greater than € 50.

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Common Destinations From This Airport

Caleta del Fuste and Las Salinas

Caleta de Fuste, also known as El Castillo, is one of the main tourist enclaves of Fuerteventura. Its beaches and its active nightlife attract those who seek relaxation and fun.

The Salinas de Torrevieja are the largest in Europe in terms of production. An average of 600,000 tons are extracted from these lagoons per year.

Thiade bus line 3 (Puerto del Rosario-Caleta de Fuste-Las Salinas) runs between the airport and the capital of the island (Puerto del Rosario) and the tourist areas of Caleta del Fuste and Las Salinas. Bus stop is located on the ground floor, departures (Salidas). Single fare start at $1.63 (€1,40).

Find a Ride with Mozio. Our local partner My Transfers, offer services starting at $23 for a private sedan with all inclusive service for up to four passengers with one piece of luggage each, a private van with all inclusive service for up to eight passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $42 and for larger groups up to twelve passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $50 . Your professional chauffeur will wait for an hour after the flight arrival with a sign with your name on it.

Morro Jable

This town with fishing traditions, preserves most of its historical monuments and stands out for its popular beaches and natural landscapes. Escultura 'Fobos', Saladar de Jandía, Playa de la Solana and Playa de Esquinzo can not be missed while visiting Morro Jable.

Thiade bus line 10 (Puerto del Rosario-Morro Jable) runs between the airport and the capital of the island (Puerto del Rosario) and the tourist area of Morro Jable. Bus stop is located on the ground floor, departures. Single fare start at $10.86 (€9,30).

Find a Ride with Mozio. Our local partner My Transfers, offer services starting at $151 for a private sedan with all inclusive service for up to four passengers with one piece of luggage each, a private van with all inclusive service for up to eight passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $167 and for larger groups up to twelve passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $217 . Your professional chauffeur will wait for an hour after the flight arrival with a sign with your name on it.

Town of Gran Tarajal

Of the entire island of Fuerteventura, Gran Tarajal, it is the closest place to the African coast. This small seaside town has an important marina, and it is the third Commercial Port that connects Fuerteventura with Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

Thiade bus line 16 (Puerto del Rosario-Gran Tarajal) runs between the airport and the capital of the island (Puerto del Rosario) and the town of Gran Tarajal. Bus stop is located on the ground floor, departures. Single fare start at $6.25 (€5,35).

Find a Ride with Mozio. Our local partner My Transfers, offer services starting at $84 for a private sedan with all inclusive service for up to four passengers with one piece of luggage each, a private van with all inclusive service for up to eight passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $100 and for larger groups up to twelve passengers with one piece of luggage each costs $117 . Your professional chauffeur will wait for an hour after the flight arrival with a sign with your name on it.

No On Demand Service is Available at FUE

Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Key Information

The Airport is located in the town of El Matorral, just five kilometres from the island capital of Puerto del Rosario and is Spain's tenth busiest airport. Most of the traffic handled from this airport is International coming from the UK and Germany which account for more than half of their traffic. The airport handles around 6 million passengers per year and is a major gateway for the island.

Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Information

Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Website

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Terminals & Airlines @ Each Terminal

Fuerteventura Airport has a single terminal with 24 boarding gates. The Terminal operates with domestic and international flights. The expansion of the terminal, doubled the airport capacity and allowed it to handle eight million passengers per year.

Fuerteventura El Matorral Airport Services

Stores and Restaurants

On top of Fuerteventura Duty Free shop offering a selection of local and international products at a discounted rate, Fuerteventura Airport has a curated list of shops offering local products such as personal care (Finca Aloe Vera), fashion and accessories (Desigual, Lava, Victoria's Secret, No Work Team), foodstuffs (Dolcemania, Tutti Frutti), and press and convenience (Relay).

When it comes to taking a break or grabbing a bite, Fuerteventura airport offers different options of fast food (Be Zumm, Burger King), coffee shops and takeaway food (Coffee Republic, Food & Goods, Market Square Bertiz, Costa Coffee, Super Wild Coffee), beer, wine and tapas (Cervecería La Tropical, Dehesa de Santa María, Ibérico Experience, Paradise), and Market Square restaurant.

Car Parking

P1 car park

Conveniently located a few metres from the terminal, which can easily be reached in 2 minutes.

Rates

60 minutes $0.89 (€0,76)

1 Day $11.68 (€10)

2 Days $23.35 (€20)

3 Days $35.03 (€30)

1 Week $78.24 (€67)

2 Weeks $151.81 (€130)

3 Weeks $225.38 (€193)

Lounges

Jable Lounge, located on the second floor boarding area (P1), is available to Schengen and non-Schengen flights. The lounge opens daily from 6:00am to 9:00pm.

Holders of airline business class tickets and associated club cards may use the lounge as well as other passengers after payment of the corresponding fee in cash or by card. This lounge offers Refreshments, Office space, TV, Wi-Fi, press and magazines, and more. Access is restricted to 4 hours and starts at $36.04 (€30,86) and children from 6 to 10 years at $16.57 (€14,19).

For more information call +34 928 862 975 or email salavipfue@aena.es.

Baggage Storage

As many airports after 9/11, Fuerteventura Airport does not have a luggage storage facility.

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