Ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
There are normally up to 2 daily ferry crossings from Gran Canaria to La Palma. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Naviera Armas.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules for your trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel to La Palma from Gran Canaria?
Yes, you can travel from Gran Canaria to La Palma by ferry at the moment. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Spain and prepare for your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
The ferry connection between Gran Canaria and the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma is normally served once or twice a day.
The earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria at 11:00 and arrives at the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma at 22:45. The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria at 16:30 and reaches La Palma at 23:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
The Gran Canaria - La Palma ferry ticket costs around €133. The final ticket price depends on vehicle transportation, seat type, and available discounts and offers.
Occasionally, Naviera Armas promotes special offers to book ferry tickets at better prices. On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to La Palma from Gran Canaria. Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
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For your trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma, you can take advantage of special discounts. For example, if you're living in the Canaries, you can use the Canary Islands resident discount on Ferryhopper.
Naviera Armas offers discounts to certain passenger categories such as:
- Young people under 26
- Passengers over 60
- Large families
- Residents of the Canary Islands
Note: infants and children up to 3 years old travel free of charge.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
The Gran Canaria to La Palma ferry time ranges from 7 hr to 11 hr 45 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
Yes, high-speed ferries serve the route from Gran Canaria to La Palma. The fastest ferry takes around 7 hr to reach La Palma.
What's the distance between Gran Canaria and La Palma?
The distance between the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria and the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma is 147 nautical miles (273 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma:
- Gran Canaria has 2 ports: the port at the capital of Las Palmas (or Puerto de La Luz) and the port of Agaete (or Puerto de las Nieves). For your Gran Canaria - La Palma ferry trip, your departure port will be Las Palmas.
- The port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is one of the busiest in the region. We suggest arriving at the port at least 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you’re traveling with a vehicle.
- For more information about ferry trips from mainland Spain to the Canaries and island hopping in the area, have a look at our relevant blog and find about the mainland to the Canaries ferry schedules in 2023.
- In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Las Palmas may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Where to take the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma
You can take the ferry to La Palma from the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.
The port of Las Palmas is about 5 km from the center of the city of Las Palmas. There are several bus routes that connect the port to different city areas.
Can I travel on the ferry from Gran Canaria to La Palma with a car?
Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on ferries that operate the Gran Canaria - La Palma connection.
Naviera Armas allows passengers a maximum of 60 kg or 4 items of luggage.
There are cabins available on ferries that operate the Gran Canaria - La Palma route, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip.
You can travel with your pet on Gran Canaria - La Palma 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 carry your pet’s health certificates and necessary supplies.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Gran Canaria to La Palma?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Gran Canaria to La Palma online on Ferryhopper. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your ferry trip from Gran Canaria to La Palma. Compare schedules and fares, and book your ferry trip with no hidden fees.