Flying from Gran Canaria
airberlin offers flights from Gran Canaria via Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), which is located 27 kilometers away from the island’s capital. This airport receives over eleven million passengers annually.
Gran Canaria Airport Information
Gran Canaria Airport offers a nice collection of shopping options, including book stores and Spanish gift stores where visitors can pick up souvenirs. The passengers’ area is a popular place to buy local handicrafts, jewelry and textiles. There is also a Starbucks for passengers to enjoy a warm beverage while waiting for their flights. Other facilities include a pharmacy, ATMs, several cafés, tour operators, and car rental services.
Getting to the Airport in Gran Canaria
Visitors can travel by bus to Gran Canaria Airport on bus route 60, which runs between the airport and the island’s capital. Buses run every 30 minutes until around 10:30 p.m. every day. A convenient, but pricier option is to travel by taxi to Gran Canaria Airport, with a journey time of less than 30 minutes.
Arriving in Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.