There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between La Palma and Lanzarote operated by 1 ferry company – Trasmediterranea. The Santa Cruz de La Palma to Arrecife ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 30 hours.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this La Palma Lanzarote crossing between Santa Cruz de La Palma and Arrecife.
La Palma is the most north-westerly and fifth largest of the Canary Islands off the northwest African coast.
It’s an island particularly well suited for walking holidays, offering hundreds of kilometres of footpaths through unspoilt areas of nature. You’ll be able to admire the mountains, volcanoes, beaches, rainforests and tiny villages along the way, too, which have all been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
What La Palma lacks in sandy beaches, it more than makes up for in breathtaking views of forested valleys and fascinating rock formations, earning it the nickname ‘the jewel of the Canary Islands’.
La Palma’s main port is in Santa Cruz de la Palma on the east coast, where you can sail to most of the Canary Islands and mainland Spain, so there’s plenty of options when it comes to travelling by ferry.
The fourth largest of the Canary Islands of Spain, Lanzarote is the northernmost and easternmost of the archipelago.
Located just seventy miles from North Africa, Lanzarote has a mild climate making it the perfect destination for a holiday, any time of year.
If you are travelling to Lanzarote by ferry from mainland Spain then there’s a choice of ports and ferry companies available. The Canaries are quite a long way from the Spanish mainland which results in a lengthy crossing duration and relatively high fares however the ships are generally modern with plenty to do on board, so the crossing is pleasant.
Getting to Lanzarote from within the Canary Islands is relatively easy with neighbouring Fuerteventura providing the shortest and most regular option. From other islands such as Gran Canaria, La Palma and Tenerife there are a number of companies operating scheduled ferry crossings to Lanzarote.