Ferry from El Hierro to Tenerife

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are usually 6 weekly ferry crossings from El Hierro to Tenerife. The journey lasts 2.5 hr and the ticket cost is around €54. Find real-time information for the El Hierro - Tenerife route on Ferryhopper and book your tickets easily and quickly.

Ferry schedules

El Hierro Tenerife Schedules frequency: 6 days per week Earliest ferry: 07:00 Latest ferry: 15:30 Average duration: 2h 30m Price range: 54.54 € - 54.54 €
Tenerife El Hierro Schedules frequency: 6 days per week Earliest ferry: 17:30 Latest ferry: 19:30 Average duration: 2h 30m Price range: 54.54 € - 54.54 €
Ferry companies NAVIERA ARMAS

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.

Am I allowed to travel from El Hierro to Tenerife?

Yes, traveling from El Hierro to Tenerife by ferry is allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Spain and get ready for your trip.

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 15:30, reaching the port of Los Cristianos at 18:00.

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 is around €54. The final cost depends on available offers and discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.

Offers

Discover the best available offers for ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your tickets on Ferryhopper at the best price.

Discounts

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:

  • Toddlers
  • Children
  • 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 (125km).

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 8.5km from El Hierro's capital, Villa de Valverde, and about 8km 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.

Ferry luggage

The company of Naveria Armas allows a maximum of 60kg in luggage or 4 items per person. It also offers trolleys to transport them.

Cabins

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.

Pet travel

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.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from El Hierro to Tenerife?

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