Palm tree scenery in the Canary Islands

Canary Islands ferries 2021

The ultimate ferry travel guide for the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are worth a visit year-round, due to their warm climate. Even if traveling to the Canaries may seem complicated at first, Ferryhopper is here to give you all information on how to travel by ferry around the group.

Check our guide and find all winter 2021 ferries to the Canary Islands. Compare real-time data and prices, and book ferry tickets with just a few clicks!

Ferries between the Canary Islands 2021

See up-to-date info about Canary Islands ferries for winter 2021 below:

Tip: Check the latest Covid-19 measures for Spain to plan a smooth trip by ferry to the Canary Islands.

Urban garden in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the beautiful island capital

Tenerife ferry schedules 2021

Tenerife has 2 ports that are connected by ferry to all other Canaries: Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the north and Los Cristianos in the south.

Here are all 2021 ferry schedules from Tenerife:

  • Ferry between Tenerife and El Hierro: You can travel from the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife to Valverde in El Hierro up to 7 days per week. The ferry route Tenerife to El Hierro is mainly served by Trasmediterránea and the trip duration is approximately 2.5 hours. The cost for a standard ferry ticket is around €54.
  • Ferry between Tenerife and Fuerteventura: You can only travel indirectly from Tenerife to Fuerteventura for the time being. Gran Canaria acts as an intermediate stop that connects the two islands. The total duration of the ferry trip Tenerife - Fuerteventura is 10 to 16 hours, depending on how long the ferry stops in Gran Canaria. Tickets for the itinerary start at €83.
  • Ferry between Tenerife and Gran Canaria: It is the most popular ferry route in the Canaries as it connects the two capitals. There are over 12 daily ferry crossings from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to both ports of Gran Canaria (Las Palmas and Agaete). The route is served by Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express highspeed ferries. The duration of the ferry ride to Las Palmas is around 2 hours, while the trip to Agaete lasts approximately 1.5 hours. The cost for a standard ticket for the Tenerife - Gran Canaria ferry is €30 to €50, depending on the ferry operator and route. 
  • Ferry between Tenerife and La Gomera: There are 42 weekly ferry departures from the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife to the port of San Sebastián in La Gomera. Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express operate on this crossing with high-speed vessels that make the trip in 1 hour. The cost of a Tenerife - La Gomera ferry ticket is approximately €35.
  • Ferry between Tenerife and La Graciosa: Reaching La Graciosa from Tenerife by ferry can take some time as you need to travel to Gran Canaria and Lanzarote first. The total duration of the Tenerife - La Graciosa ferry trip can be up to 13.5 hours and the total ferry ticket cost is around €140.
  • Ferry between Tenerife and La Palma: The two ports of Tenerife (Santa Cruz and Los Cristianos) are connected to the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma. There are multiple ferry crossings from both ports served by Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express. The duration of the ferry trip is 2.5 to 8 hours. Ferry tickets for a standard economy seat cost €29 to €55, depending on the company and the Tenerife - La Palma route you choose.
  • Ferry between Tenerife and Lanzarote: Currently, there isn’t a direct ferry route that connects Tenerife with Lanzarote. You need to use Gran Canaria and/or Fuerteventura as an intermediate stop. Usually, the total duration of the trip by ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote is 14 to 20 hours, and the total ticket price ranges from €38 to €140.

Las Teresitas beach in Tenerife

The magnificent Las Teresitas beach in Tenerife

Fuerteventura ferry schedules 2021

Fuerteventura has 3 ports: Corralejo in the north, Puerto del Rosario on the east coast and Morro Jable in the south.

Here are all 2021 ferry schedules from Fuerteventura:

  • Ferry between Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria: Ferries to Gran Canaria depart both from Morro Jable and Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura. Ferry companies Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express operate on this route with 4-5 daily ferry crossings. It takes 3-5 hours to go from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria. Specifically, the ferry trip from Morro Jable lasts around 3 hours and from Puerto del Rosario it's around 5 hours. The cost of a simple ferry ticket starts at €37, depending on the port of arrival and the ferry route.
  • Ferry between Fuerteventura and Lanzarote: Fuerteventura is connected by ferry to Lanzarote via the port of Corralejo. There are over 17 daily ferry crossings to the port of Playa Blanca in Lanzarote, served by Naviera Armas, Líneas Marítimas Romero and Fred. Olsen Express. The trip by ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote is only 25-35 minutes. A single ferry ticket costs from €20 to €27.
  • Ferry between Fuerteventura and Tenerife: At the moment, there are only indirect ferry routes from Fuerteventura to Tenerife, with Gran Canaria as an intermediate stop. The total duration of the trip by ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife is 10 to 17 hours, depending on how long the ferry stops in Gran Canaria. The combined cost of ferry tickets starts at €74.

Caleta de Fuste in Fuerteventura

The community of Caleta de Fuste in Fuerteventura

Gran Canaria ferry schedules 2021

The port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is connected to most of the islands of the Canary archipelago. There is also a smaller port on the island: Agaete.

Here are all 2021 ferry schedules from Gran Canaria:

  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura: You can travel by ferry from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the ports of Morro Jable and Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura. Ferry companies Naviera Armas, Trasmediterránea and Fred. Olsen Express serve this itinerary with daily crossings all year long. The ferry ride from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura lasts from 2 to 6 hours and ferry tickets start at €35, depending on the port of arrival and ferry operator.
  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and La Gomera: There are only indirect ferry routes from Gran Canaria to La Gomera, with Tenerife as an intermediate stop. The total duration of the trip by ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera is 4 to 6 hours and the total cost of ferry tickets starts at €74.
  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and La Graciosa: There isn’t a direct ferry route from Gran Canaria to La Graciosa. You can take a ferry from the port of Las Palmas and travel to Lanzarote first. Then, you can reach La Graciosa from the port of Órzola. The total trip duration is 5-10 hours and the total cost of ferry tickets is around €100.
  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and La Palma: There are weekly ferry crossings from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de La Palma, served by Naviera Armas. The duration of the ferry trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma is around 8.5 hours and ferry tickets cost €107.
  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and Lanzarote: You can find at least 6 weekly ferry routes from Gran Canaria to Lanzarote operated by Naviera Armas and Trasmediterránea. The duration of the ferry ride from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the port of Arrecife is usually around 6.5 hours. Ferry tickets cost around €80.
  • Ferry between Gran Canaria and Tenerife: This is one of the most popular ferry routes in the Canaries. You can find at least 6 daily ferry departures from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and 5 from the port of Agaete to Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The ferry companies Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express operate on the Gran Canaria - Tenerife ferry route with high-speed and conventional vessels that make the crossing in 1.5 to 3 hours. The ferry ticket for a standard economy seat costs around €40, depending on the company and itinerary.  

Las Salinas natural pools in Gran Canaria

The natural pools Las Salinas near Agaete, Gran Canaria

La Gomera ferry schedules 2021

La Gomera has 3 ports: San Sebastián, Valle Gran Rey and Playa Santiago. Here are the ferry connections from the island of La Gomera for winter 2021/2022:

  • Ferry between La Gomera and Gran Canaria: At the moment, there are only indirect ferry routes from La Gomera to Gran Canaria, with Tenerife as an intermediate stop. The average duration of the trip by ferry from La Gomera to Gran Canaria is 5 hours and the cost of ferry tickets for both scales of the trip starts at €74.
  • Ferry between La Gomera and La Palma: There are usually 9 weekly ferry routes from La Gomera to La Palma served by Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express. The ferry trip from the port of San Sebastián to Santa Cruz de La Palma lasts from 2.5 to 4.5 hours. Standard ferry tickets cost from €29 to €50.
  • Ferry between La Gomera and Tenerife: There are multiple ferry departures from the port of San Sebastián to the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife per week. Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express are the ferry companies operating on this crossing. The ferry ride lasts around 1 hour. The cost of a La Gomera - Tenerife ferry ticket is approximately €35.

Note: The 3 ports of La Gomera are connected with each other by ferry. Tour around the island and admire its beauty coast to coast!

The national park Garajonay in La Gomera

The virgin National Park of Garajonay in La Gomera

El Hierro ferry schedules 2021

The port of El Hierro is located near its capital, Valverde. From there, you can take a ferry to the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife. 

Here are more details about the ferry route in 2021:

  • Ferry between El Hierro and Tenerife: There are 6 weekly crossings from the port of Valverde in El Hierro to Los Cristianos in Tenerife. The ferry route El Hierro - Tenerife is mainly served by Trasmediterránea and the duration of the trip is approximately 2.5 hours. The cost for a standard ferry ticket is around €54.

Rocky coast in El Hierro

The wild beauty of El Hierro

La Palma ferry schedules 2021

The island of La Palma is located in the west part of the group. The island port, Santa Cruz de la Palma, is connected by ferry to its 3 neighboring islands in 2021.

See all ferry schedules from La Palma in 2021 below:

  • Ferry between La Palma and Gran Canaria: There is 1 weekly ferry crossing from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, served by Naviera Armas. The duration of the trip by ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria is around 7.5 hours and the cost for a simple ferry ticket is €80.
  • Ferry between La Palma and La Gomera: You can find 2-3 daily sailings between the islands operated by Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express. The ferry ride from La Palma to La Gomera lasts from approximately 2.5 to 5 hours. The price for a single ferry ticket ranges from €29 to €50.
  • Ferry between La Palma and Tenerife: Ferry companies Naviera Armas, Trasmediterránea and Fred. Olsen Express operate on the ferry route from La Palma to Tenerife with daily crossings. The duration of the ferry ride from Santa Cruz de La Palma to Tenerife is 2.5 to 5.5 hours, depending on the port of arrival. Single ferry tickets for this sailing cost from €27 to €50.

Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma

The famous Roque de los Muchachos Observatory of La Palma

Lanzarote ferry schedules 2021

Lanzarote has 3 ports: Playa Blanca in the south, Arrecife on the east coast and Órzola, facing La Graciosa.

Here are all 2021 ferry routes from Lanzarote: 

  • Ferry between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura: There are at least 17 daily crossings from the port of Playa Blanca in Lanzarote to the port of Corralejo in Fuerteventura. Ferry operators Naviera Armas, Fred. Olsen Express and Líneas Marítimas Romero serve this route with high-speed ferries. The ferry ride from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura lasts 30 minutes and ferry tickets cost €20 to €27.
  • Ferry between Lanzarote and Gran Canaria: You can find 1 daily ferry route from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria operated by Naviera Armas or Trasmediterránea. The duration of the ferry ride from the port of Arrecife to the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is around 5.5 hours. The cheapest ferry tickets start at €33, but they're usually around €80
  • Ferry between Lanzarote and La Graciosa: You can travel by ferry from the port of Órzola to the small island of La Graciosa with multiple daily crossings. Ferry companies Líneas Marítimas Romero and Biosfera Express serve this crossing with over 15 daily crossings all year long. The ferry trip from Lanzarote to Graciosa lasts 25 minutes and ferry tickets cost €16.
  • Ferry between Lanzarote and Tenerife: There are only indirect ferry routes from Lanzarote to Tenerife with Gran Canaria/Fuerteventura as intermediate stops. The total duration of the ferry ride from Lanzarote to Tenerife is 17 hours on average and the total price of ferry tickets ranges from €38 to €140.

The Golfo Bay in Lanzarote

Red rocks and black sand at the bay of Golfo in Lanzarote

La Graciosa ferry schedules 2021

La Graciosa is the small jewel of the Canaries. Its port is near Caleta del Sebo. Have a look at the latest ferry schedules from La Graciosa:

  • Ferry between La Graciosa and Gran Canaria: You can only travel by ferry from the small island of La Graciosa to Gran Canaria by using Lanzarote as an intermediate stop. There are multiple crossings connecting the 3 islands and the total duration of the sailing can be from 5 to 10 hours. The average cost for the La Graciosa - Gran Canaria ferry tickets is around €100
  • Ferry between La Graciosa and Lanzarote: The crossing between La Graciosa and Lanzarote is operated by Líneas Marítimas Romero and Biosfera Express with over 15 daily ferry departures. The ride from Caleta del Sebo to the port of Órzola in Lanzarote lasts only 25 minutes and the price for a standard ferry ticket is €16.

Important: Keep in mind that all 2021 ferry schedules from/to the Canary Islands are subject to change. Ticket prices can be higher or lower depending on discounts, as well as cabin and vehicle selection. For example, Canary Islands residents are entitled to significant discounts for their inter-Canarian ferry trips. 

Las Conchas beach in La Graciosa

The emerald Playa de las Conchas in La Graciosa

Which ferry companies have Canary Islands ferries?

Here are the ferry companies operating in the Canary island group:

Where to book ferry tickets to the Canary islands?

You can easily book Canary Islands ferry tickets on Ferryhopper! Find all ferry routes and 2021 timetables, compare ferry companies and prices, and book your Canary Island ferry tickets online!

Are you still feeling a little…at sea? Well, worry not! On our interactive Map of ferries, you can find all ferries to the Canary Islands along with indicative prices. Choose your favorite destinations, plan your island-hopping itinerary and travel by ferry between the Canary Islands!