Travel around Spain by cruise ship or ferry

Spain's main sea connections.

Spain has major cruise ports. The most relevant ones in terms of tourist traffic are those in Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Málaga, Cádiz, Valencia and Bilbao. In addition, boats are used primarily to reach the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Ceuta and Melilla. Then, you will find a guide chart with the available routes, the companies that operate the routes and their approximate duration.  

Sea connections with the Canary Islands

ROUTE COMPANY APPROXIMATE TIME
Cadiz - Gran Canaria Trasmediterránea 40 hours
Cadiz - Tenerife Trasmediterránea 49 hours
Cadiz - Lanzarote Trasmediterránea 31 hours
Cadiz - La Palma Trasmediterránea 64 hours
Huelva - Lanzarote Armas 27h 30 min
 

Sea connections with the Balearic Islands

ROUTE COMPANY APPROXIMATE TIME
Barcelona - Ibiza Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 8h 10 min
Barcelona - Majorca Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 7h 30 min
Barcelona - Minorca Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 9 hours
Denia (Alicante) - Ibiza Balearia From 3h 30 min
Denia (Alicante) - Majorca Balearia From 7h 30 min
Denia (Alicante) - Formentera Balearia From 2h 30 min
Valencia - Ibiza Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 5 hours
Valencia - Majorca Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 7h 15 min
Valencia - Minorca Trasmediterránea 15 hours

Sea connections with Ceuta and Melilla

ROUTE COMPANY APPROXIMATE TIME
Algeciras (Cadiz) - Ceuta Balearia and Trasmediterránea From 1h 10 min
Almería - Melilla Trasmediterránea From 8 hours
Malaga - Melilla Trasmediterránea From 6h 15 min
Motril (Granada) - Melilla Armas From 4h 15 min
You can find more information on the Armas, Balearia and Trasmediterránea websites.

Inter-island connections in the Canary and Balearic Islands

Ferries are a common way to travel between the Canary and Balearic islands. You will find a range of frequent connections, offering you the possibility to bring your vehicle aboard. Here you can see a table of the main inter-island connections. Inter-island connections in the Canary Islands

ROUTE COMPANY APPROXIMATE TIME
Gran Canaria - Tenerife Armas, Fred Olsen, Trasmediterránea From 1h 20 min
Gran Canaria - Lanzarote Armas and Trasmediterránea From 7 hours
Gran Canaria - Fuerteventura Armas, Fred Olsen, Trasmediterránea From 2 hours
Gran Canaria - La Palma Trasmediterránea From 19 hours
Tenerife - La Gomera Armas, Fred Olsen From 50 minutes
Tenerife - La Palma Armas, Fred Olsen, Trasmediterránea From 3 hours
Tenerife - El Hierro Armas From 2h 45 min
Lanzarote - Fuerteventura Armas, Fred Olsen From 25 minutes
Lanzarote - Tenerife Trasmediterránea From 17 hours
Lanzarote - La Palma Trasmediterránea From 32 hours
La Palma - La Gomera Armas, Fred Olsen From 1h 50 min
For more information, check the Armas, Fred Olsen and Trasmediterránea websites. Inter-island connections in the Balearic Islands
ROUTE COMPANY APPROXIMATE TIME
Mallorca - Menorca Balearia, Trasmediterránea From 1h 30 min
Mallorca - Ibiza Balearia From 2 hours
Ibiza - Formentera Balearia, Mediterránea Pitiusa, Trasmapi From 30 minutes
For more information, check the Balearia, Trasmediterránea , Mediterránea Pitiusa and Trasmapi websites.

We recommend that you check out our practical information before starting your trip through Spain.






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