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Ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife

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Traveling from El Hierro to Tenerife (Los Cristianos) by ferry

The island of El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary island complex and an ideal destination for a relaxing break in a peaceful landscape. The easiest way to travel to El Hierro is by ferry from the nearby island of Tenerife. On this page, you will find information about ferry routes, frequency, ferry trip duration, and tips in order to plan your transfer to El Hierro and Tenerife in the most convenient way!

Ferry schedules from El Hierro to Tenerife (Los Cristianos)*

How frequent is the ferry connection between El Hierro and Tenerife?  

The island of El Hierro has regular ferry connections with the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife. There are 8 weekly ferry crossings from El Hierro to Tenerife. The ferry company that usually operates this ferry route is Naviera Armas. 

How long is the ferry trip from El Hierro to Tenerife? 

The duration of the El Hierro - Tenerife ferry connection is 2 hours and 20 minutes. 

Ferry ticket price El Hierro - Tenerife

The ticket price for the El Hierro - Tenerife ferry connection starts from 50 euros for an economy seat. The ferry ticket prices are subject to change every year so we recommend that you check Ferryhopper for all the ferry companies’ updates about ferry routes and ticket prices.  

Distance between El Hierro and Tenerife

The distance between the port of Valverde in El Hierro and the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife is approximately 125 km (67 nautical miles). 

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Tips for your ferry trip from El Hierro:

  1. Transferring your vehicle from El Hierro to Tenerife is a great idea! Just make sure that you arrive at the port of El Hierro 90 minutes in advance of your ferry departure. If you travel without a vehicle, 60 minutes in advance is sufficient. 
  2. The island of Tenerife is an ideal point of departure for your island hopping in the Canary islands! From the port of Los Cristianos in the south of Tenerife, you can catch a ferry to other nearby islands of the Canary archipelago, such as La Gomera or La Palma. From the port of Santa Cruz on the northeast side of the island you can take a ferry to Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura as well as to the south coast of Spain and the port of Huelva. On the Ferryhopper pages, you can find useful information to organize your ferry trips to the Canary Islands: all the ferry connections from El Hierro and Tenerife, the available ferry routes and schedules as well as the available ferry ticket prices to choose the itinerary that suits your plans and budget! 
  3. If you need help at any point of your ferry booking process, please contact the Ferryhopper customer support team. We are here to help you plan the perfect ferry trip for you!

Daily ferries from El Hierro to Tenerife (Los Cristianos)