The city and port of Huelva are located in Andalucia, on the side of the Atlantic in the southwest of the Spanish peninsula. It used to be called ‘Tierra Llana’, which in Spanish means flat land, and it was the first autonomous port in the country. Huelva, due to its strategic location, has been a meeting point for different civilizations and it is said to be the oldest city in the Iberian Peninsula and Western Europe. Huelva has a long history, an important archaeological and cultural heritage and it is also considered to be a significant gateway for Christopher Columbus trip to the new world. Being the eastern port in Spain, Huelva serves regular ferry connections to the Canary Islands. On Ferryhopper you will find all the available ferry schedules and ferry tickets to travel from Andalusia to Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and the rest of the exotic Canary Islands.
Ferry schedules and ferry tickets from the port of Huelva
The port of Huelva is one of the most active Spanish ports and it has six docks that serve many ferry connections every day. The most frequent ferry routes from Huelva are to the ports of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, and Lanzarote, as this is the easiest option to get to the Canary Islands from mainland Spain by ferry. It is also ideal in order to organize your island-hopping around the Canary Islands.
Ferry from Huelva to Lanzarote
The island of Lanzarote is located in the northeast of the Canary island complex, right next to the Moroccan coast and it is, therefore, the closest to the Iberian peninsula. The port of Arrecife in Lanzarote is the best option to travel by ferry from the port of Huelva and there is 1 weekly crossing that serves this ferry route. The approximate duration of the ferry route from the port of Huelva to the port of Arrecife in Lanzarote is 27h 30min.
Getting to the Canary Islands by ferry from Spain is a great option, as you can transfer your own vehicle and discover all the beautiful corners, beaches and coves of the islands! In the Ferryhopper search engine, you will find all the information to organize your trip, choosing the most convenient options for you and in the best prices!
Ferry from Huelva to Gran Canaria
The port of Huelva also serves a ferry connection to the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. There are at least 2 weekly ferry itineraries from Andalusia to the port of the island of Gran Canaria, with the ferry trip lasting around 36 hours. There is also another faster option with a ferry trip duration time of approximately 34 hours, and a travel frequency of 1 day per week.
You can easily find all the relevant information and availability of your ferry trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets for you and your vehicle fast and easy.
Ferry from Huelva to Tenerife
The port of Huelva connects to the island of Tenerife through the port of Santa Cruz in Tenerife. Tenerife is located in the center of the Canary island complex so it’s more distant to mainland Spain and the ferry trip is longer. There is 1 weekly crossing serving the Huelva - Tenerife ferry route while the duration of the ferry trip is a bit more than 37 hours.
Don’t get discouraged by the long trip, traveling by ferry in the Atlantic ocean is a unique experience while the volcanic beauty of Tenerife will charm you straight away.
How to get to the port of Huelva?
The port of Huelva can be accessed by car, bus, and train via the main Spanish transport route. If you travel to Huelva by car the easiest access is from the N-431 or the A-49 motorways.
There is also a direct train that runs regularly from the city of Seville in Andalusia to Huelva, that takes approximately 1,5 hour.
Holidays in Huelva and Andalusia
What to do in Huelva?
The city of Huelva is an attractive tourist destination, not only for its location in the Spanish Atlantic coast but also for its historical and cultural value. You should definitely walk around the historic center of Huelva and visit some of the most important and interesting monuments and sights:
- The promenade of Santa Fe, and walking through its old market
- The ‘Plaza de la Monjas’ where you will find any tourist information that you need for Huelva
- La casa de Millón
- La casa de Colón
- The Pinacoteca de Almonte
Because of the rivers that surround the city and port of Huelva, the area has a unique natural beauty with parks, rivers and hiking paths that are really worthy to explore during your stay in Huelva.
How to book your ferry tickets from Huelva
Do you want to travel from Andalusia to the Canary Islands and explore the southern part of Spain? Are you thinking of organizing an island-hopping trip to the Canary Islands archipelago? On Ferryhopper you will find all the information that you need for the ferry availability, the ferry ticket prices, and the ferry connections from Huelva to Lanzarote, Tenerife and Gran Canaria.
Planning your holidays to the Spanish islands has never been easier!