How to get from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria by ferry
There are several weekly ferry crossings from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria, with ticket prices starting at around €33. Compare ferries from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria and find the latest updates in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria*
Is there a ferry from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
There are usually several weekly ferry crossings from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria throughout the year. The main companies operating on this route are Naviera Armas, Trasmediterránea and Fred. Olsen Express.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change from season to season. You can find real-time schedules for the ferry Lanzarote - Gran Canaria and book your tickets online on Ferryhopper, with no extra fees.
How long is the ferry ride from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
Ferry duration from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria is usually around 5.5 hr. There are also indirect ferries that stop at Fuerteventura and take about 10.5 hr to reach Gran Canaria.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
All direct routes from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria are served by standard ferries. The fastest direct ferry takes about 5 hr 15 min. Even though there are indirect routes that are served by high-speed ferries, the duration of the trip is longer due to the layover in Fuerteventura.
How much is the ferry from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
Ferry prices from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria start at approximately €33. The final ticket price can be higher or lower depending on the vehicle and seat selection, as well as the available discounts, such as the resident discount.
What’s the ferry schedule from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
There is usually at least 1 daily ferry crossing from the port of Arrecife in Lanzarote to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The earliest ferry normally departs from Lanzarote at around 10:00 and arrives in Gran Canaria at 15:45. The latest ferry departure is usually at 19:30, reaching the port of Las Palmas at 01:00 the next day.
Fred. Olsen Express also offers daily indirect ferry connections from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria. Ferries depart from the port of Playa Blanca and stop in Fuerteventura on the way to Gran Canaria.
What’s the distance between Lanzarote and Gran Canaria?
The distance between Lanzarote and Gran Canaria is approximately 110 nautical miles (about 205km).
Am I allowed to travel from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
Yes, traveling by ferry 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 Lanzarote to Gran Canaria?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees. See the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare ferry times, prices and plan your trip to Gran Canaria online with just a few clicks.
Cycling in Gran Canaria on a bright summer day
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria
Here are some travel tips for your trip:
- We recommend arriving at the port of Arrecife in Lanzarote at least 1.5 hr before departure, as it can get very busy, especially during peak season.
- Check out our Gran Canaria travel guide for more tips and useful information about the island.
- From Gran Canaria, you can easily travel to other popular islands of the Canaries, such as Tenerife. Find all available ferry routes on Ferryhopper and plan your island hopping hassle-free.
- For more information about your ferry trip from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria, please contact our customer support team.
Where to take the ferry from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria
You can take the ferry to the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote. Arrecife is located on the east coast of the island, approximately 7km from Lanzarote Airport, and it can be reached by car, taxi or bus. Bus services that connect the capital with other cities in Lanzarote and the airport run regularly.
There are also indirect ferry connections from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria from the port of Playa Blanca in the south of the island. Playa Blanca is located approximately 36km from Arrecife and 30km from the airport, and it can be reached by car, taxi or bus. The bus ride from Arrecife takes about 1 hr, while the journey lasts approximately 40 min by car.
Can I travel on the ferry from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria with a car?
Yes, the ferries from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria can transport vehicles. Bear in mind that the garage seats for vehicles may run out fast, so we suggest that you book your car or motorbike ticket well in advance! The average price of a car ticket is around €40, while motorcycle fares cost approximately €30.
Follow Ferryhopper to find all available ferry ticket discounts and offers for vehicles and easily travel from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria by ferry.
Each company has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically for the ferry from Lanzarote to Las Palmas:
- Fred. Olsen Express: The company allows 20kg of luggage per person. It also offers trolleys to transport your bags and lockers for €1. Keep in mind that you can only have 1 piece of luggage in the lounge in addition to your handbags, provided that it doesn't obstruct passageways or occupy a seat.
- Naveria Armas: The company allows 60kg or 4 items of luggage per person. It also offers trolleys to transport them.
- Trasmediterránea: The company allows up to 30kg per person or 40kg in the cabins.
Most ferries traveling from Lanzarote to Gran Canaria have cabins. Ferryhopper suggests that you book your cabin the soonest and enjoy a smoother and more comfortable crossing.