The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Ferry from Cádiz to Tenerife

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Cádiz to Tenerife by ferry

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

Ferry schedules from Cádiz to Tenerife*

Is there a ferry from Cádiz to Tenerife?

There is normally 1 ferry crossing per week from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife and buy your ferry ticket for the Canary islands on Ferryhopper.

How long is the ferry ride from Cádiz to Tenerife?

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

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

There are no high-speed ferries traveling from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife?

Ferry prices from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife?

The ferry route from Cádiz 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 Cádiz and Tenerife?

The distance between Cádiz and Tenerife is approximately 696 nautical miles (1,290km).

Am I allowed to travel from Cádiz to Tenerife?

Yes, movement between Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife?

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife

From the port of the Bay of Cádiz 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 Cádiz - Seville highway. 

The port of Cádiz is about 40km south of the airport of Jerez de la Frontera, which is a 30-minute drive or 1 hr by public transport. 

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

Yes, ferries traveling from Cádiz to Tenerife carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

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

Cabins

All ferries traveling from Cádiz 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 Cádiz to Tenerife