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There are different ways to travel to El Hierro: you can journey by plane and by ferry.

»journey by plane
»journey by ferry

El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary Islands. Those of you who don't want to hike only, hire a rental car to discover the island.

Find useful links and phone numbers that help you with planning your journey to El Hierro at the end of this page.

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Journey to El Hierro by plane...


to the Canaries by plane
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If you are planning to travel by plane, book a flight to Tenerife-South or -North: Transfer to a smaller plane there and get to El Hierro via island hopping.

»via Tenerife-South
»via Tenerife-North


...via Tenerife-South (TFS)

Teneriffa-South/"Reina Sofia" is the biggest airport of the Canaries, airplanes from all over Europe and Central America are landing at two minutes intervals. According to this there is a chance of booking a flight to Tenerife-South on good terms. The shuttle bus "TITSA line 343" takes you to the airport Tenerife-North (about 10 Euros, one-hour drive) where you continue your journey to El Hierro by plane with Binter Canarias (up to four times a day).

Alternatively you go on by ferry from Tenerife-South: Take a taxi to the port of Los Cristianos (15 km, about 20 Euros). Six times a week the ferry of "Naviera Armas" leaves there for El Hierro.


...via Tenerife-North (TFN)

Often the exceptionally well-priced flights are heading to Tenerife-North/"Los Rodeos". Take one of the planes of "Binter Canarias" there. The airline travels from TFN to VDE and back up to four times a day. The duration of the flight is about 40 minutes and includes spectacular views of Tenerife's famous vulcano "Pico del Teide" (3814 m).


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Journey to El Hierro by ferry...


El Hierro: La Restinga (Canaries)
»fishing boats in La Restinga
The "Volcán de Tirajana" of the ferry company Naviera Armas leaves six times a week from Los Cristianos to Puerto De la Estaca (port of Valverde/ El Hierro). There is no ferry on saturdays. The trip takes about 2:30 hours.

»Naviera Armas: ferry from Tenerife


Naviera Armas: ferry from Tenerife

 
special timetable 3rd - 30th October 2016
»Naviera Armas - http://www.navieraarmas.com/
 
3 - 9 Oct 2016 MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Los Cristianos
-> Valverde
18:30¹
-> 22:30
08:45¹
-> AN 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:30
08:45¹
-> 12:45
              21:00¹
-> 00:30
Valverde
-> Los Cristianos
07:00²
-> 09:30
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
15:30¹
-> 20:30
  23:59³
-> 08:00
           
¹via San Sebastián de la Gomera
²direct
³via La Palma -> La Gomera
10 - 16 Oct 2016 MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Los Cristianos
-> Valverde
18:30¹
-> 22:30
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:30
08:45¹
-> 12:45
Valverde
-> Los Cristianos
04:00¹
-> 08:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 17:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:00¹
-> 18:00
15:30¹
-> 20:30
¹via San Sebastián de la Gomera
17 - 23 Oct 2016 MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Los Cristianos
-> Valverde
18:30¹
-> 22:30
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
08:45¹
-> 12:45
17:30²
-> 20:15
  19:30²
-> 22:15
Valverde
-> Los Cristianos
04:00¹
-> 08:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:05¹
-> 18:00
14:00²
-> 16:45
  16:00²
-> 18:30
¹via San Sebastián de la Gomera
²direct
24 - 30 Oct 2016 MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Los Cristianos
-> Valverde
17:30²
-> 20:15
17:30²
-> 20:15
07:55²
-> 10:30
17:30²
-> 20:15
17:30²
-> 20:15
  19:30²
-> 22:15
      20:15²
-> 22:30
       
Valverde
-> Los Cristianos
07:00²
-> 09:30
14:00²
-> 16:30
04:30²
-> 07:00
14:00²
-> 16:30
14:00²
-> 16:45
  16:00²
-> 18:30
      16:30²
-> 19:00
       
²direct

 
regular timetable 31st October 2016 - 21st May 2017
fast ferry "Volcán de Tirajana", direct

»Naviera Armas - http://www.navieraarmas.com/
 
  MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Los Cristianos
-> Valverde
17:30
-> 20:15
17:30
-> 20:15
17:30
-> 20:15
17:30
-> 20:15
17:30
-> 20:15
  19:30
-> 22:15
Valverde
-> Los Cristianos
14:00
-> 16:45
07:00
-> 09:45
14:00
-> 16:45
07:00
-> 09:45
14:00
-> 16:45
  14:00
-> 16:45
No tickets available for the ferries on:
- SUN 25th Dec 2016 and
- SUN 1st Jan 2017

no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the timetables


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Useful links and telephone numbers


El Hierro: Mirador de Golfo with view of Pozo de la Salud
»Mirador de Golfo with view of Pozo de la Salud

»Líneas Fred.Olsen - http://www.fredolsen.es/
telephone: +34 902 100 107

»Naviera Armas - http://www.navieraarmas.com/
telephone: +34 928 300 600

»Skyscanner - http://www.skyscanner.net/
»ebookers.com - http://www.ebookers.com/
international flight search engines

»Binter Canarias - http://www.bintercanarias.com/
telephone: +34 902 391 392

»airport Tenerife-South/Reina Sofia (TFS) - http://www.aena.es/
telephone: +34 91 321 10 00

»airport Tenerife-North/Los Rodeos (TFN) - http://www.aena.es/
telephone: +34 91 321 10 00

»airport El Hierro (VDE) - http://www.aena.es/
telephone: +34 91 321 10 00


Last update: 29th September 2016
no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the timetables





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