Traveling from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura by ferry
There are several weekly ferry crossings from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura, with journey duration being around 3.5 hr on average. Find the latest information about this route in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura*
Is there a ferry from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
There are usually at least 3 daily ferry crossings from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura. Most ferries arrive at the port of Morro Jable, but there are also ferry connections to Puerto del Rosario. The ferry companies that normally operate on this route are Fred. Olsen Express, Naviera Armas and Trasmediterránea.
Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time information about the Gran Canaria - Fuerteventura connection and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
Ferry duration from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura usually ranges from approximately 2 hr to 3 hr, but there are also crossings that take 6 hr or 7 hr. Travel time depends on the company, type of ferry and port of arrival.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura. The fastest ferry to Fuerteventura arrives at the port of Morro Jable in 2 hr.
How much is the ferry from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
Ferry prices from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura start at around €32. Ticket cost can be lower or higher depending on discounts, seat or cabin type and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
There are normally several weekly ferry crossings from the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura, with frequency usually increasing during the summer. The ferry route to the port of Morro Jable in the south of Furteventura is normally served 2-3 times per day, while there are also weekly ferry crossings to Puerto del Rosario.
The earliest ferry usually departs at 07:00 and reaches Fuerteventura at around 10:00. The latest departure is at 21:00, with the ferry arriving in Fuerteventura at 23:00.
What’s the distance between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura?
The distance between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura is approximately 76 nautical miles (about 140km). The closest port to Gran Canaria is Morro Jable.
Am I allowed to travel from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
Yes, you can travel from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura at the moment, as movement between the Canary Islands is allowed. Βear in mind, however, 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 Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura on Ferryhopper with just 4 clicks. See all available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules, companies and prices, and book ferry tickets from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura online at no extra cost.
The impressive crater of the Calderón Hondo volcano in Fuerteventura
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura:
- The port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria can get quite busy, especially during the summer, so we recommend arriving at least 1.5 hr before departure.
- If you are arriving at the port of Morro Jable in Fuerteventura, you can reach the island's capital, Puerto del Rosario, by car, taxi or bus. Bus route 1 runs regularly from Morro Jable on the southern coast of Fuerteventura to Puerto del Rosario in the northeast.
- In Fuerteventura’s 3 ports (Corralejo, Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable), you will find several options for your accommodation, from charming B&Bs to luxury resorts.
- From Fuerteventura, you can easily travel to Lobos, a beautiful little island of the Canaries. The ferry ride from the port of Corralejo takes only 15 min.
- Check our Fuerteventura travel guide for more tips and useful information about the island.
Where to take the ferry from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura
You can travel by ferry to Morro Jable or Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura from the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The city is located on the northeast coast of the island, approximately 25km from Gran Canaria Airport. To get to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from the airport, you can take bus 60, 1 or 11.
Can I travel on the ferry from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura can carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Naviera Armas allows maximum 60kg or 4 items of luggage per person, Trasmediterránea up to 30kg (or 40kg in cabins), while Fred. Olsen Express allows up to 20kg per person.
Naviera Armas and Fred. Olsen Express offer trolleys to transport your baggage if you don't want to carry it on board the ferry. You can pick up the luggage upon arrival to your destination. Fred. Olsen Express allows you to have 1 piece of luggage in the lounge in addition to your handbags, provided that it doesn't obstruct passageways or occupy a seat. The company also offers lockers for €1.
Most ferries traveling from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura do not have cabins, as trip duration is quite short. Ferries serving crossings that last longer (usually arriving in Puerto del Rosario) do have cabins. All companies offer numbered seats.