The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Cadiz to Tenerife by ferry

There is 1 ferry crossing per week from Cadiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife and ferry prices start at around €113. Find updated information about this route on our ferry guide.

Ferry schedules from Cadiz to Tenerife*

Is there a ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife?

There is normally 1 ferry crossing per week from Cadiz to Tenerife. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Trasmediterránea.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules for your trip from Cadiz to Tenerife and buy your ferry ticket for the Canary islands on Ferryhopper.

How long is the ferry ride from Cadiz to Tenerife?

Ferry duration from Cadiz to the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is usually about 40 hr

Is there a high-speed ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife?

There are no high-speed ferries traveling from Cadiz to Tenerife as the trip is long. The fastest ferry from southwest Spain takes about 40 hr to reach the island. 

How much is the ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife?

Ferry prices from Cadiz to Tenerife start at around €113. The final ticket cost can be lower or higher depending on discounts, vehicle selection as well as seat type. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Cadiz to Tenerife?

The ferry route from Cadiz to the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife normally runs once per week (usually on Tuesdays).

The usual departure time is around 16:00 on Tuesday, with the ferry reaching the port of Santa Cruz at around 08:30 on Thursday. 

What’s the distance between Cadiz and Tenerife?

The distance between Cadiz and Tenerife is approximately 696 nautical miles (1290km).

Am I allowed to travel from Cadiz to Tenerife?

Yes, movement between Cadiz and Tenerife is currently allowed, but bear in mind that travel guidelines may change. For more detailed and up-to-date information, please visit the official Canary Islands tourism website.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Cadiz to Tenerife?

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Cadiz to Tenerife online on Ferryhopper. Compare the available ferry connections and schedules and book ferry tickets from mainland Spain to Tenerife with just 4 clicks.

The coast of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The impressive coastline of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Cadiz to Tenerife

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Cadiz to Tenerife: 

  • Ιf you are traveling with a vehicle, we recommend arriving at the port of Cadiz 1.5 hr before departure.
  • Tenerife's landscape is dominated by the Mount Teide volcano. Hiking to Spain’s highest peak is a must experience in the Canary Islands.
  • Tenerife is called ‘the island of eternal spring’ due to its mild climate and great temperatures all year long. 
  • Check our Tenerife travel guide for more information about your vacation on the island.
  • From Tenerife, you can easily travel to other islands of the Canaries, such as Gran Canaria and La Gomera. See all available ferry routes on our Map of ferries and plan your island hopping hassle-free.

Where to take the ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife

From the port of the Bay of Cadiz in Andalusia, you can take a ferry to Santa Cruz de Tenerife and the Canary Islands all year round. The port is easily accessible by train or via the Cadiz - Seville highway. 

The port of Cadiz is about 40 km south of the airport of Jerez de la Frontera, which is a 30 min drive and 1 hr by public transport. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Cadiz to Tenerife with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Cadiz to Tenerife carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

Trasmediterránea allows passengers a maximum of 40 kg of luggage for cabins and 30 kg for numbered seats, while ferries often have closed luggage storage rooms.

Cabins

All ferries traveling from Cadiz to Tenerife have cabins as well as numbered seats. As the trip is long and mostly overnight booking a bed cabin can be the most comfortable option. 

Daily ferries from Cadiz to Tenerife