Ferry from Tenerife to La Palma
Tickets, Prices, Schedules
Is there a ferry from Tenerife to La Palma?
The ferry route from Tenerife to La Palma is served at least 2-3 times per day throughout the year, operated by Fred. Olsen Express and Naviera Armas.
Please note that ferry schedules can change depending on the season. You can find real-time information, compare fares and book tickets for the Tenerife - La Palma ferry on Ferryhopper easily and quickly.
What’s the ferry schedule from Tenerife to La Palma
There are at least 2-4 daily ferry crossings from Tenerife to the port of Santa Cruz de la Palma all year round. There is usually increased ferry frequency in the summer.
The first ferry normally departs from Tenerife at 08:30 in the morning and arrives in La Palma at around 11:00. The last ferry usually departs from Tenerife at 21:30 and arrives at Santa Cruz de la Palma at 00:45.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Tenerife to La Palma?
The price of the ferry tickets from Tenerife to La Palma starts at €53.
The final cost may vary depending on available offers and discounts, seat type, and vehicle selection.
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Here are some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets:
- Children (4-11 years old)
- Young travelers (<26 years old)
- Senior travelers (60+ years old)
- Residents of the Canary Islands
Note: infants and toddlers up to 3 years old normally travel free of charge.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Tenerife to La Palma?
The duration of the ferry trip from Tenerife to La Palma ranges from 2 hr 30 min to 3 hr 45 min, depending on the type of vessel, the company, and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Tenerife to La Palma?
Yes, there are high-speed vessels operating on this route. The fastest ferry to La Palma from Tenerife takes about 2.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Tenerife and La Palma?
The distance between the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife and Santa Cruz de la Palma is approximately 68 nautical miles (125 km). The distance between Santa Cruz in Tenerife and the port of La Palma is about 116 nautical miles (215 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to La Palma from Tenerife
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Tenerife to La Palma:
- The ports of Los Cristianos and Santa Cruz de Tenerife can get busy, so we recommend arriving at least 1 hr before boarding.
- In our La Palma travel guide, you can find useful information and vacation tips about the island.
- La Palma is also great for planning exciting island hopping! Find all available ferry routes on our Map of ferries and plan your island hopping in the Canaries hassle-free.
- Don't forget to also book your return tickets from La Palma to Tenerife ferry route on Ferryhopper.
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Where to take the ferry from Tenerife to La Palma
You can take a ferry to Santa Cruz de la Palma from both ports of Tenerife: the port of Los Cristianos in the southern part of the island and the port of Santa Cruz in the northwest.
Usually, the majority of high-speed ferries to La Palma depart from the port of Los Cristianos, while the standard ferries to La Palma depart from the port of Santa Cruz.
Can I travel on the ferry from Tenerife to La Palma with a car?
Yes, ferries from Tenerife to La Palma can transport vehicles, as they have car decks.
Keep in mind that car-deck spaces may be limited in availability, especially in high season, so we suggest planning your trip well in advance.
Each ferry company serving this route has a different baggage allowance policy. Specifically:
- With Naviera Armas, each passenger can carry a maximum of 60 kg in luggage or 4 items in total. The company also offers trolleys to transport them.
- On Fred. Olsen Express ferries, you can carry up to 20 kg of luggage. There are also 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.
Ferries traveling from the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife to La Palma do not have cabins, as the trip duration is quite short. However, note that onboard seating is included in the ticket price.
The ferries serving the route from Santa Cruz in Tenerife to La Palma offer bed cabins, as the trip duration is longer.
You can travel with your pet on all Tenerife - La Palma ferries, as long as you include the pet in the booking.
Pets are normally allowed in seating areas, as long as they weigh up to 10 kg and stay in a carrier. They are also allowed on the outside decks. When outside their carriers, pets should wear a leash.
Tip: make sure you carry your pet’s updated health certificates and any necessary supplies you might need during the trip.
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