A short hop in the clouds
La Palma airport, situated between the municipalities of Breña Baja and Villa de Mazo, offers daily connections with the rest of the Canary Islands, the rest of Spain and the main european destinations.
- Flights to other islands : There are several daily connections to the islands of Tenerife (to Los Rodeos airport in the North) and Gran Canaria. At some times of year, you can connect with non-stop flights to the other Canary Islands (El Hierro, La Gomera , Fuerteventura and Lanzarote) . La Palma is just 35 minutes away from Tenerife and 50 minutes from Gran Canaria.
- Flights to the rest of Spain : Iberia operates several non-stop flights to Madrid on certain days of the week (it takes about 2.5 hours to get there). Depending on the season, you can also fly non-stop to other cities on the mainland, such as Barcelona.
- International flights : Many German, Dutch and British tour-operators offer charter flights from their countries of origin (winter being the high season). Frankfurt, Munich , Stuttgart , Hamburg , Hannover, London , Manchester and Amsterdam are some of the usual destinations. The duration of these flights is between 4 and 5 hours.
FLIGHTS WITHIN SPAIN
Full speed ahead to paradise
The ports of Santa Cruz de La Palma and Tazacorte are often the first port of call for those who come by boat. From here, there are regular passenger services to the rest of the Canary Islands and Mainland Spain.
The port of Santa Cruz de la Palma offers connections to many other of the Canary islands: Santa Cruz de Tenerife , Los Cristianos (in the South of Tenerife), San Sebastian de la Gomera ( La Gomera ), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria), Puerto del Rosario ( Fuerteventura ) and Arrecife (Lanzarote). Some services to Tenerife offer the possibility of boarding or leaving the ship at Tazacorte, while Trasmediterranea operates a weekly service between the island and Cadiz (in the South of Spain).
All these ships and ferries admit both passengers and general cargo. The duration of the trip varies from 3 hours to Tenerife by fast ferry up to 2 and half days from Cadiz.