When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Fuerteventura?
When you compare flights to Fuerteventura with Netflights, you’re looking at our latest deals. Book your Fuerteventura flights six to eight weeks in advance for travel during the busy peak seasons, December to February and July to August. Pick up bargain last-minute flights during the spring and autumn shoulder seasons to enjoy the warm and sunny weather with less crowded beaches.
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Fuerteventura?
The cheapest return flights to Fuerteventura can usually be found during the off-season, excluding the Easter holidays, but economy last-minute flights can pop up at any time on Netflights. Avoid the peak holiday seasons for cheaper flights and be prepared to be flexible to find the biggest bargains. Because the weather in Fuerteventura can be both hot and occasionally windy, come prepared with protective clothing.
Flying to El Matorral Airport (FUE)
El Matorral Airport, also known as Fuerteventura Airport, is located three miles (five kilometres) southwest of the capital, Puerto del Rosario. There are over seventeen airlines that offer flights to Fuerteventura from the United Kingdom. Direct flights are available from British Airways, Norwegian, Thomas Cook Airlines, Jet2, TUI Airlines, Ryanair and easyJet. With Netflights, you can compare the latest offers from these airlines and more in one place, saving you time and money. Indirect return flights are available from Aer Lingus, SWISS, Lufthansa, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, SAS, Condor and Iberia just to name a few. You can fly to Fuerteventura flights from airports all over the UK, there are extra flights added during peak travel period increasing your options even more. Find cheap flights to Fuerteventura from Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, London-Luton, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Leeds/Bradford and Liverpool.
On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
There is just one terminal building at El Matorral Airport spread across two floors and connected by lifts and escalators. There are 64 check-in desks and 24 boarding gates. Upon arrival travellers will find a number of food and drink outlets, banking facilities and information desks as well as free Wi-Fi. The departure areas contain duty-free facilities, a pharmacy, gift shops, restaurants, clothes stores and newsagents.
Getting to the City from El Matorral Airport
There are three public bus services from the airport that head to the capital Puerto del Rosario. Additionally, Line 3 runs to Caleta del Fuste and Las Salinas; Line 10 connects to Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable; and Line 16 goes to Puerto del Rosario and Gran Tarajal. You can get a licensed taxi or choose from the eight car hire services near the arrivals area of the airport. Private and shared shuttle buses are also available.
Why visit Fuerteventura?
Fuerteventura is a year-round holiday destination known for having the best beaches in the Canary Islands. Beloved by travellers seeking sun, sea, sand and surf, it’s a top destination for water sports, especially surfing, windsurfing and water-skiing. There are luxurious holiday resorts dotted along its breath-taking coastline as well as deserted coves ideal for playing Robinson Crusoe. The Jandía peninsula has some vast stretches of white-sand beaches, while Corralejo in the north is famous for its Sahara-like sand dunes that are surreal, protected and pristine.
Declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2009, the island offers a unique landscape for walkers and is criss-crossed by 158 miles (255 kilometres) of hiking paths. Its volcanic interior is a hundred shades of reds and oranges and has often been compared to a moonscape. Its volcanic peaks and rich birdlife are magnets for nature lovers, while the Turtle Nursery at Morro Jable is a must-see for those interested in marine life.
Don't Forget Before you Fly
British passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to any country in the EU – you can stay for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. You just need to make sure that your passport has at least six months validity left, on the day you travel. There are plenty of ATMs and money exchange facilities located in El Matorral Airport, but it may be helpful to have some euros with you when you arrive.