Ferries to El Hierro
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El Hierro

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Ferries to El Hierro

El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary Islands, lying south west of its more well-known neighbors. It has been nicknamed 'Meridian Island' and it is situated in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. There is 1 port in El Hierro. Valverde port is located on the north coast of the island, with 6 weekly sailings from Los Cristianos.

El Hierro's remote location and cliff-lined shores once earned it the reputation of being the 'island at the end of the world', until Christopher Columbus' famous voyage of 1492 put paid to such claims.

The delight of arriving at El Hierro by ferry is not to be missed. Ferry crossings operate most days sailing from Los Cristianos port on the neighboring island of Tenerife to Valverde on El Hierro. Tenerife itself is well connected to the rest of the Canary Islands and mainland Spain as well as featuring two airports so should be used as a base for onward travel to El Hierro.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to El Hierro?

    Ferries to El Hierro:
    • Los Cristianos
  • What is the fastest ferry to El Hierro?

    The fastest ferry crossing to El Hierro is via the Los Cristianos to Valverde ferry, in approximately 2h 30m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to El Hierro?

    The cheapest ferry to El Hierro is $168 on average via the Los Cristianos to Valverde route. Ferry prices for El Hierro can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • What are the ferry ports in El Hierro?

    El Hierro Ferry Ports:
    • Valverde
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to El Hierro?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

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