There are a few different ways to reach Gibraltar. As an overseas territory of the United Kingdom located on the southern coast of Spain at the Mediterranean sea, you can expect border checks when traveling between Spain and Gibraltar. Citizens of the European Union are required to have a photo ID, while all others are required to have a passport to enter, and the entry requirements for Gibraltar are the same as the United Kingdom.
Gibraltar Airport has daily scheduled flights to and from London-Gatwick Airport, but does not run regular flights to many major cities. A popular alternative airport for Gibraltar is Malaga Airport in Spain, around 120 km to the east of Gibraltar, which offers a wide range of destinations. Flights are also available from the african side of the Mediterranean. There are 20 minute short haul flights available from Agdir in Morocco. Plan for your ground transportation by reserving a car hire for Gibraltar to await your arrival at either airport.
You can also reach Gibraltar by boat. There's a passenger service running from Morocco to Gibraltar about once per week on the weekend. Transcoma operates a daily service between Gibraltar and Algeciras in Spain. In addition, cruise ships often include Gibraltar as part of their itinerary. The strait of Gibraltar is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
Save time and money during your visit the island by booking a cheap Gibraltar car rental online before your stay. You can arrange for your car to meet you at your arrival destination in Gibraltar.