Ferry to Tenerife
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Ferry to Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, located roughly 215 miles from the northwest coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. This luxurious metropolis is largely taken up by Mount Teide, a dormant volcano whose summit marks the highest point in Spain. However, the island is best known for its golden beaches and its lively resorts, attracting millions of visitors every year from across Europe.

There are 2 ports in Tenerife. Santa Cruz de Tenerife port is located on the north of the island and Los Cristianos port is located on the south of the island. Santa Cruz de Tenerife port is the most popular located in Tenerife, with up to 18 daily sailings and ferry connections from Gran Canaria, La Palma, Spain, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

Day Trips to Tenerife

  • Agaete to Tenerife ferry - 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Las Palmas to Tenerife ferry - 1 hour and 40 minutes
  • San Sebastian de La Gomera to Los Cristianos - 50 minutes

Ferry from Spain to Tenerife

Although the vast majority of ferry routes are inter-island, you can reach Tenerife from mainland Spain via Cadiz port and Huelva port. The Cadiz to Tenerife ferry is available with Trasmediterranea and Naviera Armas. While the Huelva to Tenerife ferry is available with FRS VI and Fred Olsen Express.

Ferry to Tenerife from UK

Unfortunately, there is no direct ferry route from the UK to Tenerife. The best alternative is to catch a ferry from Portsmouth to Santander and drive across Spain to either Cadiz or Huelva port.

Top 5 Ferry Routes to Tenerife

Las Palmas to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de la Palma to Los Cristianos

Arrecife to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Agaete to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

San Sebastian de la Gomera to Los Cristianos

Cheap ferry to Tenerife

Prices for the Tenerife ferry might change depending on the season you want to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to find all the latest ferry discounts.

How long is the ferry to Tenerife?

Ferries to Tenerife can take between 1 and 10 hours when travelling between Canary Islands depending on the route. Ferries from Spain to the Canary Islands take approximately 40 hours. The quickest ferry crossing to Tenerife is from La Gomera. This route takes approximately 1 hour with 3 daily sailings. Ferries from Tenerife to Gran Canaria and El Hierro are the next fastest routes with crossing times of 2-3 hours.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Tenerife?

Ferries to Tenerife:
  • Las Palmas
  • Santa Cruz de La Palma
  • Arrecife
  • Valverde
  • Puerto del Rosario
  • San Sebastian de la Gomera
  • Cadiz
  • Morro Jable
  • Huelva
  • Agaete

What is the fastest ferry to Tenerife?

The fastest ferry crossing to Tenerife is via the San Sebastian de la Gomera to Los Cristianos route, with a crossing time of approximately 50m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Tenerife?

The cheapest ferry to Tenerife is £90 from San Sebastian de la Gomera to Los Cristianos. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Tenerife?

Tenerife Ferry Ports:
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Los Cristianos

Can you take pets on the ferry to Tenerife?

Yes, you can bring your pets onboard the ferries. Where pets are allowed on the ferries depends on the ferry company. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Naviera Armas
  • Fred Olsen Express

Tenerife reviews

  • "Relaxed"

    I arrive at the lockers where I can store my suitcase so that I don't have to drag it on board. It requires a 1 Euro coin, but I only have 50 cent coins. So I ask a member of staff if he can change. He walks with me all the way and stows my case in a locker and puts a euro in it for me, but my case is just too big so it needs to go in a different locker. But that also wouldn't fit, so he searched for another locker, which finally fit my suitcase. I express my gratitude to the man and want to give him my 50 cent coins... but he would not have any of it. So, with a friendly smile on his face he paid for my luggage locker ... how is that for a nice start of a journey?

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  • "good service "

    good service at the port office, because we have our rental car later still taken

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  • "On time for once!"

    Ah dear Fred, you were on time for once. The only time in three crossings. Otherwise, the trimaran is clean and fast. Before booking with Fred, check the competition, it might be interesting (pricewise) and from what I have heard they are always on time.

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  • "Crossing from Gran Canaria to Tenerife "

    Everything went well and to our complete satisfaction

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