Traveling from Gran Canaria to La Gomera by ferry
There are normally several ferry crossings per day from Gran Canaria to La Gomera, with trip duration ranging from around 4 hr to 6 hr. Find the latest information about this route in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Gran Canaria to La Gomera*
Is there a ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
There are usually several daily ferry crossings from Gran Canaria to La Gomera, with all itineraries including a stop in Tenerife. Most ferries depart from the port of Agaete, while there are also departures from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The route is normally operated by 2 ferry companies: Fred. Olsen Express and Naviera Armas.
Please note that ferry schedules may change from season to season. You can find real-time information about the Gran Canaria - La Gomera connection and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
Travel time from Gran Canaria to La Gomera usually ranges from around 4 hr to 6 hr. The duration of the ferry trip mainly depends on the waiting time between crossings in Tenerife.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Gran Canaria to La Gomera. The fastest ferry departs from the port of Agaete and takes about 3 hr 50 min to reach the island.
How much is the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
Ferry prices from Gran Canaria to La Gomera normally start at around €74. Ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
There are usually at least 2 daily crossings from Gran Canaria (port of Agaete or Las Palmas) to San Sebastián de La Gomera. The earliest ferry normally departs at around 06:00 from Agaete and arrives at 09:50. The latest departure is at 16:45 from Las Palmas, with the ferry reaching La Gomera at 21:30.
What’s the distance between Gran Canaria and La Gomera?
The distance between Gran Canaria and La Gomera is approximately 97 nautical miles (about 180km).
Am I allowed to travel from Gran Canaria to La Gomera?
Yes, you can travel from Gran Canaria to La Gomera 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 La Gomera?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Gran Canaria to La Gomera on Ferryhopper with just a few clicks. See the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare companies and prices, and book ferry tickets to La Gomera online at no extra cost.
Lush vegetation at the beautiful Garajonay National Park in La Gomera
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Gran Canaria to La Gomera
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Gran Canaria to La Gomera:
- If you are departing from Las Palmas and have some time to spare before catching the ferry, you can head to one of the beaches near the city. Playa del Confital is one of our favorites.
- The ports of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Agaete can get quite busy in the summer, so we recommend arriving at least 1.5 hr before departure if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- La Gomera is an ideal destination for nature lovers. There are plenty of outdoor sports and activities that you can do on the island, such as hiking, cycling, scuba diving and whale watching.
- Don't miss the chance to visit the Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, a beautiful lush Laurel forest with unique vegetation that is almost always shrouded in mist.
- Check our La Gomera travel guide for more tips and useful information about the island.
Where to take the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera
You can take the ferry to the port of San Sebastián de La Gomera either from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or from the port of Agaete. Las Palmas is the capital of Gran Canaria and is located on the northeastern coast of the island, approximately 25km from Gran Canaria Airport. To get to the city from the airport, you can take bus 60, while bus routes 1 and 11 also stop in the capital.
Agaete is a small town in the northwest of Gran Canaria. It is located about 33km from Las Palmas and 56km from Gran Canaria Airport. Bus route 103 runs regularly from the capital to Agaete.
Can I travel on the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Gran Canaria to La Gomera carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Naviera Armas allows maximum 60kg or 4 items of luggage per person and 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.
You cannot book a cabin on the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Gomera, but you can book a numbered seat.