Flights from Shannon to Fuerteventura
Flight information Shannon to Fuerteventura
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Average flight time, total distance 2729 kilometres
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This information is correct as of May 2016
Airlines that fly from Shannon to Fuerteventura
Currently Iberia, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Shannon to Fuerteventura
Terminal Information – Departing
ShannonAirport is situated 15 miles from Limerick 56 miles from Galway. Both can be reached by car and public transport. Buses by J. J. Kavanagh and operate a regular service from Shannon Airport to Limerick which takes 45 minutes and costs €5* for a single fare. The journey time to Dublin is 3 hours and 30 minutes and tickets cost €10* for a single. Taxis and car hire are also available.
Shannon Airport has a good range of facilities for a small airport including a cafe serving hot and cold snacks, a gift shop, book shop and a small duty free shopping area in which to buy chocolates, sweets, alcohol, tobacco and fragrances. Other facilities include cash machines, currency exchange desk, car hire, car parking, baby changing and free Wi-Fi internet.
Terminal Information – Arriving
Fuerteventura Airport is located 3 miles from the centre of the island’s capital, Puerto del Rosario. Local bus company Tiadhe serves the airport, with bus 3 running between Puerto del Rosario and Caleta de Fuste (El Castillo), and bus 10 operating between Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable. Buses depart from outside the terminal every 30 minutes from early morning until late in the evening from Monday to Saturday, and less frequently on Sundays. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes and the fare from Fuerteventura Airport to Puerto del Rosario is less than €2* for a single ticket. Taxis and car hire are also available.
Inside Fuerteventura Airport there are cash machines, free Wi-Fi internet access, two cafés – one on each floor, selling sandwiches, beer, coffee and snacks. There is also an ice cream shop. There are two shops selling gifts and fashions, a duty-free shop and a shop selling local handcrafts. There is a play area for children, currency exchange desks, car parking and car hire.
You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of Shannon Airport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.
We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.
What to expect in Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura is a quirky Canary Island with moon crater-like landscapes of desert, spiky aloe vera plants and sun drenched sand dunes. It also boasts beach resorts, beautiful swathes of golden sandy beaches and seemingly endless sunshine. Water sports in Fuerteventura are some of the best in the region. Families can enjoy holidays with the little ones in safety while single travellers or groups can enjoy a hedonistic holiday in the local bars and clubs; one spent lounging on the soft sands and enjoying the local cafe culture, outdoor markets, historic sites or one spent hiking through the other-worldly landscapes.
Summer sunshine is guaranteed on Fuerteventura. Winters are a degree or two cooler but still mostly dry. June to August are the busiest times for tourists, May and September are still lovely and warm but much quieter. The cost of food and drink in Fuerteventura is very reasonable with breakfast from €2.95*, main courses from €7.50*, a beer from €1.50* and a coffee from €1*.
*Prices subject to change
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.