Traveling from Tenerife to Lanzarote by ferry
The ferry route from Tenerife to Lanzarote is usually served more than 10 times per week and trip duration ranges from around 11 hr to 20.5 hr. Find the latest information about this crossing in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Tenerife to Lanzarote*
Is there a ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
There are several weekly ferry crossings from Tenerife to Lanzarote throughout the year. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are Naviera Armas and Trasmediterránea.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. On Ferryhopper, you can find real-time schedules for the Tenerife - Lanzarote route, compare ferry ticket prices and book your trip online at no extra cost.
How long is the ferry ride from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
Ferry duration from Tenerife to Lanzarote usually ranges from around 11 hr to 17 hr. Travel time mainly depends on how long the ferry stops in Gran Canaria on the way to Lanzarote. There is also 1 weekly crossing by Trasmediterránea that takes about 20.5 hr, as the ferry makes a stop in Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Tenerife to Lanzarote. The fastest ferry reaches the island in about 11 hr.
How much is the ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
Ferry prices from Tenerife to Lanzarote usually start at around €112, but there is also 1 weekly ferry crossing with a minimum ticket cost of approximately €35. Prices can be higher or lower depending on discounts and seat type as well as cabin and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
There are normally more than 10 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to the port of Arrecife in Lanzarote, with frequency usually increasing during the summer.
The earliest ferry departs from Tenerife at 13:30 and arrives in Lanzarote at around 06:30. The latest departure is usually at 19:30, with the ferry reaching Lanzarote at about 06:30. There is also 1 weekly ferry by Trasmediterránea that leaves at 01:30 and arrives in Arrecife at around 22:00.
What’s the distance between Tenerife and Lanzarote?
The distance between Tenerife and Lanzarote is approximately 148 nautical miles (274km).
Am I allowed to travel from Tenerife to Lanzarote?
Yes, you can travel from Tenerife to Lanzarote 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 Tenerife to Lanzarote?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Tenerife to Lanzarote on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees. See the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets to Lanzarote online with just a few clicks.
Swimming in crystal-clear waters at the amazing Papagayo beach in the south of Lanzarote
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Tenerife to Lanzarote
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Tenerife to Lanzarote:
- The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is one of the busiest in the Canary Islands. We recommend arriving 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- The port of Arrecife in Lanzarote is close to many of the island's popular resorts. For example, the distance between Arrecife and Puerto del Carmen is only 14km.
- You can find plenty of options for your accommodation in Lanzarote. Some of the best places to stay are Arrecife, Playa Blanca, Costa Teguise and Puerto Calero.
- Check out our Lanzarote travel guide for tips and useful information about the island.
- From Lanzarote, you can easily travel to other neighboring islands of the Canaries, such as La Graciosa and Fuerteventura. Find all available ferry routes on Ferryhopper and plan your island hopping hassle-free.
Where to take the ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote
You can travel by ferry to Lanzarote from the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island. The city is located in the northeast of Tenerife, about 15km from Tenerife North Airport and approximately 60km from Tenerife South Airport. Bus route 20 takes you from Tenerife North Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 25 min. To get to the capital from Tenerife South Airport, you can catch bus 111 or 711. The ride takes around 1.5 hr.
Can I travel on the ferry from Tenerife to Lanzarote with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Tenerife to Lanzarote carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Naviera Armas allows maximum 60kg or 4 items of luggage per person, while Trasmediterránea allows up to 30kg per person or 40kg in the cabins. Naviera Armas offers 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 Lanzarote.
Most ferries traveling from Tenerife to Lanzarote do not have cabins, but companies offer numbered seats.