Ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
There are usually 4 weekly ferry crossings from La Palma to Gran Canaria. 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 La Palma to Gran Canaria on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel to Gran Canaria from La Palma?
Yes, you can travel from La Palma to Gran Canaria by ferry at the moment. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Spain and get ready for your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
The ferry connection between La Palma and the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is operated around 4 times a week (usually on Sundays, Mondays and Fridays) by Naviera Armas.
The earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma at 04:00 and arrives at the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria at 12:40. The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma at 16:00 and reaches Las Palmas at 07:30, the next day.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
The La Palma - Gran Canaria ferry ticket cost ranges from around €114 to €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 Gran Canaria from La Palma. Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
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On Ferryhopper, you can take advantage of special discounts for your trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria. For instance, if you are living in the Canaries, you can use the Canary Islands resident discount and save up to 75%.
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 toddlers up to 3 years old travel free of charge.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from La Palma to Gran Canaria?
The La Palma to Gran Canaria ferry time can range from 8.5 hr to 12 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?
There is no high-speed ferry serving the route from La Palma to Gran Canaria. The route is operated only by standard ferries.
What's the distance between La Palma and Gran Canaria?
The distance between the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma and the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is 132 nautical miles (245 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
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:
- Gran Canaria has 2 ports: the port of the capital of Las Palmas (or Puerto de La Luz) and the port of Agaete (or Puerto de las Nieves). For your La Palma - Gran Canaria ferry trip, your destination port will be Las Palmas.
- The port of Santa Cruz de La Palma can get quite busy during peak season. We recommend arriving at the port at least 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you’re traveling with a vehicle.
- The La Palma - Gran Canaria ferry route is ideal if you want to explore the east side of the Canary Islands archipelago. You can get to the eastern islands of the Canaries, such as Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Find the available ferry routes on Ferryhopper and plan your island-hopping adventure.
- In a few cases, the schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry anytime in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Where to take the ferry from La Palma to Gran Canaria
You can take the ferry to Gran Canaria from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma. The city is located on the east coast of La Palma, about 9 km 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, you can embark your vehicle on ferries that operate the La Palma - Gran Canaria connection.
Naviera Armas allows you to carry a piece of luggage with a maximum of 60 kg or 4 items of luggage.
There are cabins available on ferries that operate the La Palma - Gran Canaria route, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip.
You can travel with your pet on La Palma - Gran Canaria 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 La Palma to Gran Canaria?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from La Palma to Gran Canaria online on Ferryhopper. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your ferry trip from La Palma to Gran Canaria. Compare schedules and fares, and book your ferry trip easily and quickly!