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Moving around within the island

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Moving around within the island
LA GRACIOSA LANZAROTE FUERTEVENTURA GRAN CANARIA TENERIFE LA GOMERA LA PALMA EL HIERRO
El Hierro Isla
El Hierro
Titular El Hierro
ransport on the island
Descripción El Hierro

El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary Islands with a distance of around 50 km from north to south. Public transport is adequate and you will be able to travel around the island by taxi or bus or in a rental car.

Titular distancias El Hierro
Main distances:
Principales distancias El Hierro
Airport
La Restinga
41 km
52 min
Airport
Frontera
26 km
30 min
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Descripción - Taxi El Hierro

The island has a 24 hour taxi service with a fleet of cars that are capable of transporting any type of luggage, as well as vehicles adapted for passengers with limited movement. Approximate fares from the airport:

  • To Frontera: between €28 and €30
  • To Restinga: between €48 and €52
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Titular - Bus El Hierro
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Descripción - Bus El Hierro

The island of El Hierro offers 9 different bus routes that cover all the towns and villages on the island. There are scheduled timetables and fares for each route, as well as cheaper tickets for several trips.

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Descripción - Coche El Hierro

El Hierro invites you to enjoy the island without timetables or routines and to disconnect without having to keep an eye on the clock. If this is what you like doing, the best option is to rent a vehicle and discover all the attractions of the island at your own pace.

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La Palma Isla
La Palma
Titular La Palma
Transport on the island
Descripción La Palma

La Palma is the greenest island and has the most luxuriant forests of the Canary archipelago. You will be able to observe a multitude of star constellations in the clear, protected sky. It is also known as the “Isla Bonita”. La Palma invites you to visit the towns most popular with tourists as well as its remotest areas using the different transport services.

Titular distancias La Palma
Main distances:
Principales distancias La Palma
Airport
Puerto Naos
40 km
60 min
Airport
Los Cancajos
5 km
10 min
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Descripción - Taxi La Palma

La Palma has over 30 taxi companies that cover the whole island. Some approximate fares:

  • To Los Cancajos: between €7 and €9
  • To Puerto Naos: between €45 and €48
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Titular - Bus La Palma
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Descripción - Bus La Palma

If you want to move around within the island like the locals, you can use the interurban bus network. You can also choose from a wide range of excursions and guided tours to explore the exotic nature of the island.

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Descripción - Coche La Palma

You will find numerous car rental companies on La Palma that offer jeeps, convertibles and classic cars.

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Titular - Bici La Palma
Bike
Descripción - Bici La Palma

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La Gomera Isla
La Gomera
Titular La Gomera
Transport on the island
Descripción La Gomera

Known as the “Colombine Island”, La Gomera is the second smallest island of the archipelago. The transport network runs along its entire length from north to south offering several options.

Titular distancias La Gomera
Main distances:
Principales distancias La Gomera
Airport
Valle Gran Rey
45 km
60 min
Airport
Playa Santiago
5 km
5 min
Airport
San Sebastián de La Gomera
35 km
50 min
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Descripción - Taxi La Gomera

The different taxi companies on La Gomera cover nearly all of the island and are available almost everywhere. Approximate fares from the airport::

  • To Valle Gran Rey: between €60 and €65
  • To Playa Santiago: between €8 and €10
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Titular - Bus La Gomera
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Descripción - Bus La Gomera

There are 7 bus routes on La Gomera to take you from town to town and to visit different spots on the island…

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Descripción - Coche La Gomera

Renting a car offers you more comfort and freedom. There are different alternatives on the islands.

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Titular - Bici La Gomera
Bike
Descripción - Bici La Gomera

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Tenerife isla
Tenerife
Titular Tenerife
Transport on the island
Descripción Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of the islands in the archipelago and is divided into 31 municipalities. The public transport network is very comprehensive and includes buses, taxis, trams and different rental car and motorbike companies which will allow you to get to any part of the island.

Titular distancias Tenerife
Main distances:
Principales distancias Tenerife
Tenerife North Airport
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
13 km
15 min
Tenerife North Airport
Puerto de la Cruz
27 km
30 min
Tenerife South Airport
Las Américas / Los Cristianos / Costa Adeje
20 km
20 min
Tenerife South Airport
Los Gigantes
44 km
40 min
Tenerife South Airport
Puerto de la Cruz
90 km
70 min
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Descripción - Taxi Tenerife

There is a taxi company in each of the municipalities on the island. The taxis on Tenerife are white and have a taximeter and regulated fares, although it is also possible to agree on a price for an excursion in advance. Approximate fares from the airport:

  • Tenerife South Airport:
    • To Los Cristianos: between €30 and €33
    • To Los Gigantes: between €60 and €62
  • Tenerife North Airport:
    • To Santa Cruz de Tenerife: between €15 and €17
    • To Puerto de la Cruz: between €40 and €42
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Titular - Bus Tenerife
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Descripción - Bus Tenerife

The whole of Tenerife is interconnected thanks to over 140 bus routes. If you don’t have your own vehicle, buses are a cheap way to move around on the island.

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Titular - Coche Tenerife
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Descripción - Coche Tenerife

If you want to explore Tenerife at your own pace, you can rent a car from any of the 15 car rental companies. This is the best way to discover any part of the island without having to stick to a timetable.

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Titular - Bici Tenerife
Bike
Descripción - Bici Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife also has a bicycle lane that runs right along the coast, perfect for a ride enjoying the views. El Guincho, on the north of the island, has a lane for bicycles that goes through banana plantations. There are many places on the island where you can rent a bicycle.

Titular - Tranvía Tenerife
Tram
Descripción - Tranvía Tenerife

The Tenerife tram between Santa Cruz and La Laguna runs along two routes that connect the main points of interest such as administrative, cultural, educational, health care and commercial centres.

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Other ways to travel around
Descripción - Otras formas Tenerife

There are also less common options to choose from in order to move around the island, from transfers in limousines, luxury cars or minibuses for special events, to motorbikes, horses, quads, bogies and Segways to enjoy a unique experience.

Gran Canaria Isla
Gran Canaria
Titular Gran Canaria
Transport on the island
Descripción Gran Canaria

Covering 1,560 km2, Gran Canaria is the third largest of the islands in extension. It has a modern transport infrastructure that includes a comprehensive network of buses, different taxi companies, rental car and motorbike companies to get you to any place on the island.

Titular distancias Gran Canaria
Main distances :
Principales distancias Gran Canaria
Airport
Playa del Inglés
32 km
30 min
Airport
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
26 km
20 min
Aeropuerto
Puerto de Mogán
54 km
37 min
Airport
Puerto Rico
50 km
33 min
Icono - Taxi Gran Canaria
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Titular - Taxi Gran Canaria
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Descripción - Taxi Gran Canaria

There are different taxi companies you can use for short distances within the island. All taxis have meters and regulated fares. Approximate fares from the airport:

  • To Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: between €27 and €30
  • To Maspalomas: between €40 and €50
  • To Mogán: between €60 and €7
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Titular - Bus Gran Canaria
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Descripción - Bus Gran Canaria

The interurban bus network on Gran Canaria is extensive. It has over 100 routes that connect almost every main point on the island and this is often the best option for those who don’t have their own vehicle..

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria also has its own city bus network which is very comprehensive.

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Descripción - Coche Gran Canaria

Travelling by car always allows you to discover the island at your own pace. You can decide when and where you want to go. There are many rental car companies all over Gran Canaria with large fleets of vehicles that are suited to all needs

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Titular - Bici Gran Canaria
Bike
Descripción - Bici Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a city that invites you to ride around on a bicycle as it’s completely flat. There are 11 km of bicycle lanes, many of them beside the sea, and there are bicycle parking areas all over the city.

In Maspalomas and San Agustín, the bicycle lane is 2.5 meters wide and is separated from the roads. These bicycle lanes that cross open spaces and nature areas are part of an 8.8 km circuit ideal for bike rides as it is virtually flat and the landscapes are really beautiful.

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Titular - Otras formas Gran Canaria
Other ways to trave around
Descripción - Otras formas Gran Canaria

There are many ways to travel around on Gran Canaria. If none of the traditional ways convince you, you can always opt for riding a motorbike, a bogie or even a horse or a Segway..

Fuerteventura Isla
Fuerteventura
Titular Fuerteventura
Transport on the island
Descripción Fuerteventura

The island of Fuerteventura is the second largest and flattest island of the Canary archipelago. This makes it easy and simple to get around. There are buses, taxis, rental cars and other types of transport to help you travel around the island however you choose.

Titular distancias Fuerteventura
Principales distancias
Principales distancias Fuerteventura
Airport
Corralejo
39 km
40 min
Airport
Morro Jable
84 km
1h 15 min
Airport
Costa Calma
65 km
60 min
Airport
Caleta de Fuste
8 km
10 min
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Titular - Taxi Fuerteventura
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Descripción - Taxi Fuerteventura

You can use one of the many taxi companies that operate on the island for a more comfortable way of travelling. Approximate fares from the airport:

  • To Corralejo: between €40 and €50
  • To Morro Jable: between €85 and €95
  • To Costa Calma: between €55 and €65
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Titular - Bus Fuerteventura
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Descripción - Bus Fuerteventura

There are 17 bus routes that cover the island connecting the north to the south and all the municipalities. Discover Fuerteventura by travelling along the inland routes that cross the heart of the island or go along the coast roads.

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Titular - Coche Fuerteventura
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Descripción - Coche Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is an island to discover at your own pace. The roads cross flat, deserted areas that invite you to wind the window down and feel the gentle Trade Winds on your skin. There are many companies to choose from.

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Titular - Bici Fuerteventura
Bike
Descripción - Bici Fuerteventura

If there’s a perfect place to ride a bicycle, it’s Fuerteventura. A bicycle lane almost 9 km long on a completely flat surface makes it the ideal spot to go for a bicycle ride.

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Other ways to travel around
Descripción - Otras formas Fuerteventura

On the other hand, if what you want is to try out unique experiences, you can rent a quad or a jet ski, or even go down into the depths in a submarine.

Lanzarote Isla
Lanzarote
Titular Lanzarote
Transport on the island
Descripción Lanzarote

Lanzarote is the easternmost island of the Canaries. You can get to anywhere on the island using the different transport systems available such as the network of buses, taxi services and car and motorbike rental companies.

Titular distancias Lanzarote
Main distances:
Principales distancias Lanzarote
Airport
Puerto del Carmen
10 km
15 min
Airport
Playa Blanca
33 km
30 min
Airport
Costa Teguise
15 km
20 min
Airport
Puerto Calero
15 km
10 min
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Titular - Taxi Lanzarote
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Descripción - Taxi Lanzarote

On Lanzarote you can call a taxi from anywhere on the island at any hour of the day or night. Here are some approximate fares so you can get an idea of what the trip from the airport may cost:

  • To Puerto del Carmen: about €18
  • To Costa Teguise: about €25
  • To Playa Blanca: about €45
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Titular - Bus Lanzarote
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Descripción - Bus Lanzarote

A good choice to be able to enjoy the island without having to drive is using the bus. Lanzarote has 35 bus lines with connections to get to every corner of the island..

Besides local buses are without doubt the cheapest means of transport to get around the island’s tourist resorts.

 

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Descripción - Coche Lanzarote

Go wherever you like travelling on your own around the island thanks to the different companies that offer car or motorbike rental.

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Titular - Bici Lanzarote
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Descripción - Bici Lanzarote

Lanzarote boasts plenty of bicycle lanes used frequently by sports people. The lane runs close to the sea and joins Arrecife with Puerto del Carmen, as far as the avenue of beaches.

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Other ways to travel around
Descripción - Otras formas Lanzarote

If you have ruled out the other ways to travel, Lanzarote offers the possibility of going by boat, riding a camel or even tours in 4X4 taxis..

La Graciosa Isla
La Graciosa
Titular La Graciosa
Transport on the island
Descripción La Graciosa

Getting around the little island of La Graciosa, with its unpaved streets, is moving around in the midst of nature. Although there is no public transport and only limited private vehicles, you can hire bikes and 4x4 taxis for getting around the island.

Titular distancias La Graciosa
Main Distances:
Principales distancias La Graciosa
Airport
Caleta de Sebo
32 km
2h 30 min
Puerto de Órzola (Lanzarote)
Caleta de Sebo
7 km
30 min
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Titular - Taxi La Graciosa
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Descripción - Taxi La Graciosa

On La Graciosa, you can hire a 4x4 taxi service for getting around the island and to take you to whatever beach you like.

 

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Titular - Bus La Graciosa
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Titular - Bici La Graciosa
Bike
Descripción - Bici La Graciosa

The best way to get around La Graciosa is to hire a bike. As it is such a small island, with a surface area of under 30 km², it is easy to cycle around it.

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Titular - Barco La Graciosa
Boat
Descripción - Barco La Graciosa

In Caleta de Sebo Harbour, you can also arrange boat excursions and there is a water-taxi service for going around the coast of the island.

 

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