Fuerteventura Airport car rental – move around Fuerteventura in a hire car
Take advantage of the affordable rates of Fuerteventura car hire to move around the island independently. The cost of car rental in Fuerteventura is often very competitive compared to prices of public transportation on the island, giving you incomparably more flexibility and comfort of travelling.
Cheap car rental Fuerteventura - VW Polo
Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) location
The second largest of the Canary Islands is served by an busy international airport, handling routes to a variety of European destinations, as well as to the domestic airports of the archipelago and in mainland Spain.
The airport is situated in El Matorral, on the eastern coast of Fuerteventura, approx. 3.5 miles south of Puerto del Rosario, the island’s capital - see map. The name ‘El Matorral Airport’ is commonly used on the island, when referring to Fuerteventura Airport.
Public transportation at Fuerteventura Airport – buses and taxi
Fuerteventura Airport is served by three public bus services running between the airport, the island’s capital and the popular tourist areas of Fuerteventura:
Line 3 - connects the airport to Puerto del Rosario, Las Salinas and Caleta de Fuste. Prices of tickets start form EUR 1.40.
- Line 10 – connects the airport to Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable. Tickets from EUR 9.50. .
- Line 16 – connects the airport to Puerto del Rosario and Gran Tarajal. Tickets from EUR 5.80.
Official taxis in Fuerteventura Airport are available from the taxi rank in front of the terminal. The approximate, taximeter-based fares between the airport and the most popular tourist destinations on the island are:
- taxi from Fuerteventura Airport to Puerto del Rosario: EUR 13
- taxi from Fuerteventura Airport to Corralejos: EUR 45
- taxi from Fuerteventura Airport to Caleta del Fuste: EUR 15
- taxi from Fuerteventura Airport to Jandia: EUR 95
The above fares applied in early 2015, for rides during daytime. During night time (from 22h to 06, as well as on Sundays and bank holidays) there was a 10% increase on the price. Please note that in Fuerteventura, as in any other popular holiday destination, there are also unofficial taxi providers, who apply not always transparent fares. Always confirm before getting into a taxi, whether there is taximeter and what is the rate. At the airport, choose the taxis lined in the taxi rank over the free-lance operators circling the airport.
Car rental Fuerteventura Airport
For tourists who prefer car hire over public transportation or taxis during their Canary Island holidays, Fuerteventura Airport offers a number of car rental solutions available directly at the terminal. Avis Rent A Car, Budget, Hertz, Payless, Cicar Canary Islands and Top Car Autoreisen are the on-site car rental providers at Fuerteventura Airport.
Competitive rates on Fuerteventura car hire are often available from off-site car rental companies, for example Goldcar or Orlando Rent A Car, which offer free shuttle bus transportation form the terminal to their rental stations in a short distance from the airport.
Fuerteventura car hire - cheaper at the airport
Because of the competition between car hire companies operating at Fuerteventura Airport, the prices of rental cars here are usually more appealing than in the city locations across the islands or in the popular tourist resorts of Fuerteventura.
Car hire in Fuerteventura is generally cheap. A VW Polo, a Ford Fiesta, a Fiat Punto, or a similar economy class hire car can often be rented from around £65 for a week, during high-season. Outside July, August and September, the busiest months for tourism in Fuerteventura, prices of car hire are even more inviting. In April, for example, when the weather in Fuerteventura is already very pleasant, with plenty of sunshine and stable temperatures, cars in economy class can often be rented from Fuerteventura Airport from around £40 for a week.
See Fuerteventura weather throughout the year.
Low prices on Fuerteventura Airport car hire are found in a wide range of rental classes, including compact and standard size cars, as well as “special” vehicles, SUV’s, convertibles and minivans.
Rent a SUV at Fuerteventura Airport - Hertz offers for Hyundai ix35 or similar
Please note that people carriers to rent from Fuerteventura Airport may come in a short supply in the peak-season. Book in advance to guarantee availability and best prices.
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UK flights to Fuerteventura
Direct flights to Fuerteventura Airport are available from a variety of carriers, including regular, low-cost and charter airlines, amongst them: British Airways, Easyjet, Jet2, Monarch, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways.