Traveling from La Palma to Gran Canaria by ferry
There is at least 1 daily ferry crossing from La Palma to Gran Canaria, with journey duration ranging from around 7.5 hr to 15.5 hr. Find the latest information for this route in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from La Palma to Gran Canaria*
Is there a ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
There are daily ferry crossings from La Palma to Gran Canaria, with all itineraries including a stop in Tenerife. The La Palma - Gran Canaria route is normally served by 3 ferry companies: Naviera Armas, Fred. Olsen Express and Trasmediterránea.
Please note that ferry timetables can change from season to season. You can find real-time schedules, compare ferry ticket prices and book your trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
Ferry duration from La Palma to Gran Canaria usually ranges from around 7.5 hr to 15.5 hr. Travel time mainly depends on how long the ferry stops in Tenerife on the way to Gran Canaria.
Is there a high-speed ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from La Palma to Gran Canaria. However, travel time does not depend on the type of ferry but on the duration of the layover in Tenerife. The fastest ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria takes about 7.5 hr to reach the island.
How much is the ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
The standard ticket cost from La Palma to Gran Canaria ranges from approximately €35-€106. Ferry prices can be higher or lower depending on discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
There is normally at least 1 daily ferry crossing from Santa Cruz de La Palma to Gran Canaria. Ferries arrive either in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or at the port of Agaete, a little town on the northwest coast of the island.
The earliest ferry usually departs from La Palma at around 05:15 and arrives in Agaete at about 15:20. The latest weekly departure is usually at 16:00, with the ferry reaching Las Palmas de Gran Canaria at 07:30 the next day.
What's the distance between La Palma and Gran Canaria?
The distance between La Palma and Gran Canaria is about 130 nautical miles (approximately 256km).
Am I allowed to travel from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
Yes, you can travel from La Palma to Gran Canaria at the moment, as movement between the Canary Islands is allowed. Bear 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 La Palma to Gran Canaria?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from La Palma to Gran Canaria on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees. See the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare prices and book ferry tickets to Gran Canaria online with just a few clicks.
Beautiful landscape with mountains in Gran Canaria
Useful tips for your ferry trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria
Here are some travel tips for your trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria:
- The port of Santa Cruz de La Palma can get quite busy during peak season. We recommend arriving 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- In Gran Canaria, you can find plenty of options for your accommodation in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as well as in the popular resort of Maspalomas.
- Check out our Gran Canaria travel guide for more tips and useful information about the island.
- From Gran Canaria, you can get to other neighboring islands of the Canaries, such as Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Find the available ferry itineraries on Ferryhopper and plan your island hopping hassle-free.
- For more information about your ferry trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria, please contact our customer support team.
Where to take the ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria
You can travel by ferry to Gran Canaria from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma, the capital of the island. The city is located on the east coast of La Palma, about 9km from La Palma Airport. Bus route 500 runs regularly from the airport to the capital and the ride to the center of the city takes about 30 min. There are also bus services connecting Santa Cruz de La Palma with the island's main towns.
Can I travel on the ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from La Palma to Gran Canaria carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Naviera Armas allows maximum 60kg or 4 items of luggage per person, Fred. Olsen Express allows up to 20kg per person and Trasmediterránea allows up to 30kg per person or 40kg in the cabins.
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 that serve the route from La Palma to Gran Canaria do not have cabins. You can only book a cabin on the Trasmediterránea ferry that travels at night.