Ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife?
At the moment, there is no direct ferry connection between the islands of Tenerife and Fuerteventura. However, there is an indirect route, including a stopover in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria). This means that you should travel from Fuerteventura (Morro Jable or Puerto del Rosario) to Las Palmas first, and then catch a ferry to Tenerife (Santa Cruz).
There are several indirect Fuerteventura - Tenerife ferry options available daily. The ferry companies serving routes between Fuerteventura and Tenerife are: Naviera Armas, Trasmediterránea and Fred. Olsen Express.
What’s the ferry schedule from Fuerteventura to Tenerife
The first ferry from Fuerteventura (Morro Jable) usually departs at 06:30 (or 07:30) and reaches Gran Canaria (Las Palmas) at around 08:30. From there, you can then catch a ferry to Tenerife at 11:00, 13:00 or even later, depending on your travel plans.
The last ferry crossing from Fuerteventura to Las Palmas is usually scheduled at 19:00 or 20:00, arriving at 21:00-22:00. If you pick one of these evening departures, you should spend the night in Gran Canaria and catch a morning ferry.
Note that there are several departures in the afernoon from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria, with connections to Tenerife.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife?
Ferry prices for the Fuerteventura - Tenerife indirect route start at approximately €126.
The final cost varies depending on the company, available offers and discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
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Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
On Ferryhopper, you can take advantage of all available discounts and book lower-cost ferry tickets to Tenerife from Fuerteventura! For instance, if you live in the Canaries, you can use the Canary Islands resident discount and save up to 75-85%.
Some indicative passenger categories entitled to discount tickets are:
- 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. Note that available discounts may vary from one ferry operator to another.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Fuerteventura to Tenerife?
The shortest ferry trip from Fuerteventura to Tenerife takes around 4 hr 50 min, including a 1-hr stopover in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria).
Ferry time can vary, depending on the ferry crossings you choose, wait time, the type of ferry, the port of departure (Morro Jable or to Puerto del Rosario), and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries operating on the Fuerteventura - Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) and Las Palmas - Tenerife (Santa Cruz) routes.
The fastest ferry to Las Palmas from Fuerteventura takes about 2 hr to reach Gran Canaria, while the quickest Las Palmas - Tenerife ferry takes around 1 hr 40 min.
What’s the distance between Fuerteventura and Tenerife?
The distance between Morro Jable in Fuerteventura and the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is approximately 107 nautical miles (200 km).
On the other hand, the distance between Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura and Santa Cruz is around 177 nautical miles (328 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Tenerife from Fuerteventura
Here, you can find our top travel tips for your ferry to Tenerife:
- The ports of Fuerteventura can get quite busy in the summer months. We recommend arriving at least 1 hr before your departure, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- All Fuerteventura - Tenerife ferries arrive at the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which is the capital of the island.
- Once you arrive in Tenerife, you can plan an island-hopping adventure in the rest of the Canaries! Find out all your need to know about island hopping in the Canary Islands on Ferryhopper.
- Check out our Tenerife travel guide for holiday recommendations, useful information and local tips about the island.
- For even easier and faster bookings, download the Ferryhopper App for free!
Where to take the ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife
There are 2 ports in Fuerteventura that are connected to Gran Canaria: Morro Jable in the south and Puerto del Rosario in the east.
Morro Jable is a settlement on the island and has basic facilities near the port, like supermarkets, restaurants and hotels. On the other hand, the port of Puerto del Rosario is near the capital and has all visitor amenities you might need.
After reaching Gran Canaria from Fuerteventura, you can catch the ferry to Tenerife from the Las Palmas terminal at the port of Las Palmas.
Can I travel on the ferry from Fuerteventura to Tenerife with a car?
Yes, most ferries to Tenerife from Fuerteventura have car decks and transport vehicles.
Bear in mind that car spaces can run out fast, especially in high season, so we recommend booking your car or motorcycle tickets well in advance.
Each ferry company operating on the indirect Fuerteventura - Tenerife route has its own baggage policy:
- Naviera Armas and Trasmediterránea allow each passenger a maximum of 4 luggage pieces, weighing up to 60 kg in total. It also offers trolleys to help passengers transport their luggage.
- On Fred. Olsen Express, you can carry up to 20 kg of luggage free of charge.
There are no cabins available on most fast ferries operating between Tenerife and Fuerteventura, except for the ferries traveling from Puerto del Rosario to Las Palmas as the trip takes over 6 hr.
However, note that onboard seating is included in the ticket price
You can travel with your pet on all Fuerteventura - Tenerife 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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