How to get to Fuerteventura

How to get to Fuerteventura

If you come to the island by air from Spain or from other parts of Europe, you’d be glad to know that most places have daily transfers to any of the Canary Islands. All you have to do is get to the nearest island and then take a ferry to reach the destination.

Fuerteventura by Ferry

For getting into the island of Fuerteventura you get numerous ferries from Tenerife, Grand Canaria, Lanzarote and Puerto del Rosario. There are several companies offering ferry services to Fuerteventura. The most significant services are provided by the following companies:

  • Fred Olsen (leaves from Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Tenerife)
  • Naviera Armas (leaves from Gran Canaria, Lanzarote Playa Blanca, and Tenerife)
  • Lineas Romero (Only leaves from Lanzarote Playa Blanca)

From Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura the travel time by ferry is approximately 2 hours. If you are leaving from Tenerife to Fuerteventura with Fred Olsen, you would first make a stop at Gran Canaria, so it would take you an extra 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to Fuerteventura.  The shortest distance would be from Lanzarote which only takes 25 minutes to Fuerteventura by ferry.

Fuerteventura by Air

There are numerous flights scheduled from different national operations, the major ones that should be mentioned are Iberia, Vueling, and British Airways. There is just one runway with five boarding bridges. There are about 45,000 flights running every year with an average of 5 million travels!

Fuerteventura has domestic connection flights within Spain with Asturias, Barcelona, Bilbao, Malaga, Madrid, Seville, Santiago, Valencia and the different Canary islands (Tenerife, Grand Canaria, and Lanzarote).

There are direct flights from many European cities such as Amsterdam, Berlin. Birmingham, Brussels, Burdeox, Bolonia, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Hannover, Leeds, Lisbon, Liverpool, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Marseille, Milan, Munich, Newcastle, Oporto, Paris, Prague, Rome, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Vienna, Wrocław, Zurich and others.

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