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Gibraltar airport car hire

Airport Code: GIB

Gibraltar Airport, airport code GIB, is perhaps one of the few airports in the world to have a main road intersect its runway. Gibraltar´s Winston Churchill Avenue must be closed every time a plane lands or departs.

Situated only a mere 500 meters from Gibraltar´s city center, it is convenient to book a discount car hire online to explore the sites and make your way into the city. Having your own means of transportation waiting for you, at the airport, upon arrival, means you can avoid the hassle of public transportation.

Airlines that service this airport include EasyJet which is the largest scheduled international carrier with 14 – 18 weekly flights between Gibraltar and London. Others include Monarch Airlines, flying to London and Manchester; British Airways also flying into London and Andalus Lineas Aerias which fly to Madrid on Sundays. The airport is also used by people who will be visiting the neighboring Spanish regions of Costa del Sol and Campo de Gibraltar.

In a car rental vehicle from Gibraltar Airport everything is closer and easier. Tour Gibraltar and get to see all of it in a car hire vehicle from your arrival to Gibraltar Airport.

Most car rental companies will either be waiting for you in the airport terminal with a sign, or alternatively they will be waiting on the Spanish side of the border in the town of La Linea de la Concepcion.

To collect your car on the spanish side of the border you need to exit the airport and turn to the right. Walk for about 100 meters to the Spanish border and continue through the passport control. Your car will be waiting for you directly when you exit the passport control on the Spanish side of the border.

Usually the rental company will be waiting for you in the layby outside of the small Tourist Information building. Total distance from the airport to the car on the Spanish side of the border is no more than 200 meters.

Car rental companies in Gibraltar Airport include:

  • Atesa
  • Avis
  • Alamo
  • Hertz
  • Europcar

Hire a car in Gibraltar Airport and move around the location in freedom and comfort. Find the cheapest deals on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car or any type of rental car ypu may need for your stay in Gibraltar.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Gibraltar Airport

Airport Code: GIB

Telephone: Tel: +350 2007 3026

Distance: Less than 1 mile / 1 km from Downtown Gibraltar

Address: Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar, Winston Churchill Avenue, Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 29,286 (2008


The Rock Apes on the Rock of Gibraltar

The Barbary Macaque population of tail-less, cinnamon colored apes that inhabits the rock of Gibraltar is the last of it kind to inhabit the European continent. At present around 230 of these quirky animals occupy the area known as the Upper rock. The best place to see them is at Queen´s Gate but They are free to roam around where ever they like. Visitors are warned not to touch them for they may bite is startles or scared.

Barbary Ape on the Rock of Gibraltar

Tour around Gibraltar, enjoy its views and take advantage of every picture moment by travelling in your personal car hire vehicle in Gibraltar, collected from Gibraltar Airport.

The Botanical Gardens

Combining the beauty of nature with an interest for conservation, this tranquil area is a masterpiece of landscaped design with an evident Italian Influence. The area known as the Dell displays the coat-of-arms of Gibraltar and has a series of fountains, ponds and waterfalls.

The Great Siege Tunnels

Started in 1783 these tunnels are now the most famous labyrinth inside the Rock of Gibraltar. The tunnel slopes downward connecting a series of cavers where reenactments of historic events may be evidence in each one. There tunnels are inarguably amongst the most impressive defense system devised by humans. The Botanical Gardens

Day Trips

Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

Internationally famous for its sherry wine, horses and flamenco it is a must visit location. Home of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and birthplace of flamenco singing, there are two top museum there that showcase this towns history, the Jerez Archaeological Museum and the Atalaya Watch Museum.

How to get there in a hire car from Gibraltar:

Located at the southwestern region of occidental Andalusia and the northwestern region of the province of Cadiz in Spain. Driving Time: About 1 Hour in a Rental Car from Gibraltar.


One of the Analucian Pueblos Blancos or white villages, it is a stunning little town where one may appreciate its cathedral, Old quarter and the oldest bullring in Spain.

How to Get There in a hire car in Gibraltar:

It is located 60 km up a winding road in the mountain range of Serrania de Ronda. Driving Time: About 2 Hours in a rental car in Gibraltar


Caleta Hotel Gibraltar

The Caleta Hotel, Catalan Bay, Gibraltar.

Tel: + 350 200 76501


The Caleta Hotel is the largest hotel in Gibraltar, w

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel, Governor’s Parade, Gibraltar

Tel: +350 20070500

Fax: +350 20070243


The Elliot Hotel is the closest hotel to the Main Street shops and restaurants of Casemates Square.

The Rock Hotel Gibraltar

Europa Road, Gibraltar

Tel: + 350 20073000

Fax: + 350 20073513  


109 rooms with the best hotel views in Gibraltar. Looking out over mainland Spain, the Bay of Gibraltar, and the Rif Mountains of Morocco.

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Gibraltar Airport

  • Air Malta
  • Andalus Líneas Aéreas
  • British Airways
  • EasyJet
  • Monarch Airlines
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