Ferry from La Palma to Tenerife
Tickets, Prices, Schedules
Is there a ferry from La Palma to Tenerife?
There are usually up to 4 daily ferry crossings from La Palma to Tenerife, operated by Fred. Olsen Express and Naviera Armas.
Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time information about the La Palma - Tenerife route online on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from La Palma to Tenerife?
Yes, traveling from La Palma to Tenerife by ferry is allowed. Take a look at 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 Tenerife
You can find daily ferries traveling to Tenerife from the port of Santa Cruz de la Palma all year round, with increased ferry frequency in the summer.
The earliest ferry normally departs from La Palma at 05:30 in the morning and arrives at the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife at 08:45. The latest La Palma - Tenerife ferry usually departs at 17:00 and docks at 19:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from La Palma to Tenerife?
The La Palma - Tenerife ferry prices start at around €58. The final cost may vary depending on available offers and discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
Discover the best available offers for ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the same price with the ferry companies.
Select the discount that suits you best on Ferryhopper and book tickets to Tenerife at the best prices! If you are living in the Canaries, you can use the Canary Islands resident discount and save up to 75%.
Here are some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets:
- Young people under 26
- Large families
- Senior travelers (over 60 years)
- 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 La Palma to Tenerife?
The duration of the ferry trip from La Palma to Tenerife ranges from 2.5 hr to 6 hr, depending on the crossing. The total duration depends on the type of vessel and port of arrival.
Is there a high-speed ferry from La Palma to Tenerife?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries from La Palma to Tenerife. The fastest ferry reaches the island in 2.5 hr.
What’s the distance between La Palma and Tenerife?
The distance between the port of Santa Cruz de la Palma and that of Los Cristianos in Tenerife is approximately 68 nautical miles (125 km). On the other hand, the port of La Palma is about 116 nautical miles (215 km) from Santa Cruz in Tenerife.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Tenerife from La Palma
Here are some travel tips for your trip from La Palma to Tenerife:
- The port of Santa Cruz de La Palma can get quite busy during peak season. We recommend arriving 1.5 hr before boarding, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- Check our Tenerife travel guide for more information about your holidays on the island.
- From Tenerife, you can get to other neighboring islands of the Canaries, such as Gran Canaria and La Gomera. Find all ferries from Tenerife on our Map of ferries and plan your island hopping in the Canaries hassle-free.
Where to take the ferry from La Palma to Tenerife
You can travel by ferry to Tenerife from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma, the capital of La Palma. The city is located on the east coast of the island, about 9 km from La Palma Airport.
Bus route 500 regularly runs from the airport to the capital and the ride to the city center 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 Tenerife with a car?
Yes, you can bring along your car on the ferry to Tenerife. Remember that the garage spaces for vehicles may run out fast, so we suggest you plan your trip well in advance!
Each ferry company serving this route has a different baggage allowance policy:
- 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.
- With Fred. Olsen Express, 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, provided that it doesn't obstruct passageways or occupy any seats.
Ferries traveling from La Palma to the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife normally don't have cabins, as the trip duration is quite short. However, you can book a cabin on ferries that travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, for a more comfortable journey.
There are numbered seats available on all ferries.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry from La Palma to Tenerife. Pet policies may vary depending on the company you're traveling with. Make sure to carry along all necessary certificates, tickets and pet supplies for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from La Palma to Tenerife?
Find all information about the La Palma - Tenerife ferries on Ferryhopper. Browse all available ferry connections, compare schedules, companies and prices, and book ferry tickets to the Canaries easily and quickly.