BridgeToAfrica – Useful Information

BRIDGE to AFRICA - Información de Interés

20-25 MAY. 2024

In the following sections we provide useful information for your trip to Gran Canaria.

Gran Canaria is a destination that brings together all the guarantees of any European capital and whose health system has everything necessary to make your trip a completely safe trip.

In Gran Canaria you will find all the health guarantees that any European capital can offer you together with a wide network of medical assistance ready to respond to any type of inconvenience.

In case of an emergency, you can contact directly the toll-free number 112, operative 24 hours a day and that answers calls in 5 languages: Spanish, English, German, French and Italian.

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If you wish to contact the Police Complaint Service directly, you can call 902 102 112, which answers calls in Spanish, German, English, French and Italian, between 9 am and 9 pm.

Bridge to Africa will be held in the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Rectorate.

Our address

C/ Juan de Quesada Nº 30, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Flights to the island of Gran Canaria, airport code LPA

Some of the airlines that fly to Gran Canaria:

There are 54 Airlines that operate in Gran Canaria airport

Gran Canaria Airport:  Tourist information telephone number: (+34) 928 579 095,

Check out the transport options from Gran Canaria Airport

Bus from Gran Canaria Airport:

Bus number 60: Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


Price 2,60 €

Timetable from 6:15 to 23:15, every half an hour

It takes 20 minutes

To get around the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria:
Tourist bus:    Guaguas municipales:


Official Taxi Service from Gran Canaria Airport

(+34) 928 154 777
The company offers these services by reservation: Wheelchair adapted taxis and taxis for the disabled, vehicles available for up to seven people, car seats for babies, and payment by credit card.

Radio Taxi San Juan (Telde)
(+34) 928 683 713

In the interest of passengers:
The official taxi services of the island of Gran Canaria are always equipped with a taximeter that shows the amount during the journey. The prices shown are per taxi and per route, using official prices that are approved by the Government of the Canary Islands. The Gran Canaria Tourist Board accepts no responsibility for any changes or modifications to them.

The city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a tourist city. You can find accomodation of all levels.

Some of them;


Boutique hotels near to our Institutional Headquarters

We have created the promotional code “BRIDGETOAFRICA” that can be applied for bookings on our website to obtain a 10% discount. The code is valid for our Boutique Cordial Plaza Mayor de Santa Ana, Cordial La Niña de Vegueta, Cordial La Peregrina, and Cordial Malteses hotels. It is applicable for stays during the month of May 2024.

Hotel Madrid

Hotel The Cathedral

Sercotel Hotel Parque

Los Canaritos



Design Plus BEX hotel

Lemon and Soul Hotels 

Hotel Catalina Plaza

Hotel Aloe Canteras

Hotel NH

Maresía Canteras

Apartamentos Brisamar

Valentina Beach

Apartamentos Tinoca