La Palma

La Palma: When to Go

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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

Getting There

By air

The following international airlines serve La Palma:

Thomson from LGW, Manchester and Birmingham
Air Berlin from various German airports
Condor from various German airports
Germania from various German airports
Transavia from Amsterdam
JetAirFly from Brussels

The following domestic airlines serve La Palma:

Iberia Express from Madrid
Binter from Tenerife North, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote - this can be the easiest way to reach La Palma for some, preferably via Gran Canaria as Tenerife changeovers involve a 2-hour drive between airports (international flights land at Tenerife South).

By sea

Fred Olsen sails from Tenerife (Los Cristianos) to La Palma (Santa Cruz de la Palma) in about 2.5 hours
Naviera Armas does the same route in about 3.5 hours
Both routes operate near-daily.
It is also possible to catch a ferry from Cadiz in mainland Spain, taking about 2.5 days.

Getting Around

You'll want to hire a car, as there are no shops within walking distance of the house - see our car rental recommendations.