Tag: public transport

  • Guaguas Global – Travel across the island

    Guaguas Global – Travel across the island

    For transport around the island you can use the Guaguas Global. These are the blue/green buses driving around. They will take you anywhere outside of Las Palmas.   You can pay with debit card, credit card or cash. Make sure to pay with a small note or coins, since the busdrivers usually don’t have a lot of […]

  • Bus station Santa Catalina temporarily closed

    Bus station Santa Catalina temporarily closed

    One of the main bus stations in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Catalina (the bus station close to Las Canteras) will be closed for the next two months for renovation. This means you can’t take the bus from the normal bus stop untill approximately mid June (though it’s expected the renovation will take longer). […]

  • Hiking routes using public transport

    Hiking routes using public transport

    Gran Canaria is great for hiking and there are many routes for different levels of fitness. But digital nomads are usually living in the capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where you don’t have many options to hike. Since not everyone drives a car (and in high season it can be even very […]

  • Taking a taxi in Gran Canaria

    Taking a taxi in Gran Canaria

    Taxi’s are pretty cheap in Gran Canaria and for that reason a great form of transportation. If you see a taxi driving with a green light just wave at the taxi and if the driver spots you, he will stop. Orange or red lights means that the taxi is occupied. Between 6AM and 10PM the […]

  • The yellow city buses in Las Palmas – Guaguas Municipales

    The yellow city buses in Las Palmas – Guaguas Municipales

    For public transport within Las Palmas, you need to get on the yellow buses, the Guaguas Municipales. Paying for a trip in cash costs €1,40. Paying with a buscard is a lot cheaper, only €0,85. Make sure to pay in coins or a small note (€10) since the busdriver usually doesn’t have a lot of […]

  • Electrical bike sharing in Las Palmas

    Electrical bike sharing in Las Palmas

    In this article I explained the yellow shared bikes from Sitycleta. But now there are also green bikes available! The green bikes are electric shared bikes and work the same as the normal yellow bikes. Except that they are a bit more expensive to rent, ofcourse. Renting a bike with Sitycleta is easy: Register via […]

  • Bike sharing in Las Palmas: Sitycleta

    Bike sharing in Las Palmas: Sitycleta

    Las Palmas is a very walkable city, but sometimes a bicycle is just more convenient. Most digital nomads don’t travel with their own bicycle and buying one is usually not worth it. So it’s good to know that the city has a solution for this! You probably have seen the yellow bicycles on the street. […]

  • How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Las Palmas?

    How to get from Gran Canaria airport to Las Palmas?

    Gran Canaria is a small island and public transport is working very well. The guaguas, as they are called here, are fast and cheap and the bus is the recommended transport to go between Las Palmas and the airport. Outside of the operating hours of the buses and for extra convenience you can take a […]