Ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife?
There are normally 6 weekly departures from El Hierro to Tenerife, with ferries arriving at the port of Los Cristianos. The route is usually operated by Naviera Armas.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules for the El Hierro - Tenerife route and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
What’s the ferry schedule from El Hierro to Tenerife
You can travel to Tenerife from El Hierro by ferry year-round, with around 6 weekly ferry connections.
The earliest ferry normally departs from El Hierro at 07:00 and arrives in Tenerife at 09:30. The last ferry departure is usually at 14:00, reaching the port of Los Cristianos at 16:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife?
The cost of a standard ferry ticket from El Hierro to Tenerife starts at around €54. The final cost depends on available offers and discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
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For your trip from El Hierro to Tenerife, you can take advantage of special discounts. For instance, if you're an inhabitant of the Canaries, you can use the Canary Islands resident discount and save up to 75% with Ferryhopper.
Naveria Armas offers discounts to certain passenger categories such as:
- Senior travelers
- Residents of the Canary Islands
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from El Hierro to Tenerife?
The ferry duration from El Hierro to Tenerife is around 2 hr 30 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife?
Yes, the El Hierro - Tenerife route is operated by a fast ferry, which takes 2.5 hr to reach the island.
What’s the distance between El Hierro and Tenerife?
The distance between El Hierro and the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife is approximately 67 nautical miles (125 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Tenerife from El Hierro
Here, you can find our top travel tips for your trip from El Hierro to Tenerife:
- If you are traveling from El Hierro with a vehicle, we recommend arriving at the port 1.5 hr before your departure.
- In Tenerife, you can find plenty of options for your accommodation in Los Cristianos, Puerto de la Cruz and Playa de las Américas.
- Check out our Tenerife travel guide for more information about your holidays on the island.
- You can also get from Tenerife to other neighboring islands of the Canaries, such as La Palma, Gran Canaria and La Gomera. On our Map of ferries, you can find all available ferry itineraries for island hopping in the Canary Islands and plan your trip hassle-free.
Where to take the ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife
You can travel by ferry to Los Cristianos in Tenerife from El Hierro's only ferry port, Puerto de La Estaca (or port of Valverde), located on the northeast coast of the island.
The port is located in the municipality of Valverde, approximately 8.5 km from El Hierro's capital, Villa de Valverde, and about 8 km from El Hierro Airport. To get to the port from the capital, take bus 11 or bus 7. The ride takes only 15 min.
Can I travel on the ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from El Hierro to Tenerife allow the transport of vehicles. Make sure to book your vehicle tickets as early as possible, since availability may be limited for last-minute bookings.
The company of Naviera Armas allows a maximum of 60 kg in luggage or 4 items per person. It also offers trolleys to transport them.
As the trip duration from El Hierro to Tenerife is quite short, there are no cabins on the ferry serving this route, but there are numbered seats.
You can travel with your pet on all El Hierro - Tenerife ferries, as long as you book a special ticket for your pet. Pets are allowed in seating lounges and on the passenger decks, but not in dining areas. When outside their carriers, pets must wear a leash.
Make sure you bring along your pet’s valid health certificates and any necessary supplies for the trip.
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