Cruise Canary Islands
Maritime Links from Tenerife

Cruise Canary Islands via one of the ports of Tenerife. There are several daily connections and some great companies with modern and comfortable ferries. That´s a good option in case you choose to travel to the other islands from Tenerife by sea, with or without your car. On top of being the most inexpensive transport, cruising Canary Islands with ferries is a good way to have a peaceful and entertaining journey, where you will enjoy the wonderful views of the islands.

The inter-island ferries depart from Tenerife very often and you have the opportunity to bring along you car. Tickets are available via Internet through the official websites of the transport companies, via travel agencies, on the same port or on the Tenerife ferry chosen.


Companies that Cruise Canary Islands

Below we mention the best options for you to choose when making a trip from Tenerife to the other Canary Islands:

Fred Olsen

In 1974 began the journey of "Ferry Gomera, SA " from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Throughout the years, the Canaries always wanted to develop this modal, to have better connected ports more quickly and offering comfort to its users. Currently, and reached the goals of speed, comfort and efficiency, Fred Olsen works with 6 shipping lines connecting the inter-market of nearly 3 million passengers and more than half a million private vehicles.

Fred Olsen ferries connects Santa Cruz de Tenerife with several seaports of Canary Islands:

  • Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma), 6 trips a week, in a 2-hour trip;
  • San Sebastian de La Gomera (La Gomera - direct), 35-minute trip, every day of the week;
  • La Estaca (El Hierro), 2 hours and 30 minutes, 4 weekly crossings;
  • Agaete (Gran Canaria - direct), 1-hour journey, every day of the week;

  • To reach the islands of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote using the services of Fred Olsen, it is necessary to change ferries on the island of Gran Canaria, changing from the Port of Agaete to the Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

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Acciona Transmediterranea

Acciona Transmediterranea makes connections with Cadiz and is one of the youngest fleets and best equipped in Europe. Their ferries are equipped with total comfort for the passengers to have a peaceful journey and make the most out of their trip.

In addition, Acciona Transmediterranea ferries have connections departing from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to several seaports of the other islands:

  • Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma), a weekly journey of 8 hours and 30 minutes;
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria) 7 times a week in 3 hours 50 minutes;
  • Arrecife (Lanzarote) a weekly trip of 24 hours.

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Naviera Armas

Naviera Armas has 9 ferries carrying goods and passengers, and currently is considered the number one company in Canary Islands and one of the best linking the mainland.

Naviera Armas connects Santa Cruz de Tenerife to several seaports in the Canary Islands:

  • Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma), two weekly journeys of 7 hours each;
  • Valverde (El Hierro), 4 trips per week, running the course in 4 hours;
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria) four crossings daily, with total journey time of about 2 hours and 30 minutes;
  • Morro Jable (Fuerteventura), a weekly journey, carrying out the trip in about 6 hours and 30 minutes;

  • Arrecife (Lanzarote), 5 trips per week, done in 9 hours each way.

Naviera Armas also connects the Port of Los Cristianos with several seaports in the Canary Islands:

  • San Sebastian de La Gomera (La Gomera), 3 daily crossings, of about 1 hour each way;
  • Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma), 7 weekly crossings done in about 3 hours.

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