There are 8 ways to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands by plane, car, car ferry, bus, train or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tenerife  •  5h

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Tenerife (TFN) LIS - TFN

60€ - 658€

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Fly to Las Palmas  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Las Palmas (LPA) LIS - LPA

72€ - 562€

Fly to Tenerife Sur Apt  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) LIS - TFS

106€ - 410€

Fly to Arrecife  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Arrecife (ACE) LIS - ACE

276€ - 609€

Drive, car ferry  •  38h 32m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Huelva
  2. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

147€ - 4375€

Bus, car ferry  •  40h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Huelva A3637
  2. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

115€ - 4375€

Train, night bus, car ferry  •  41h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Faro, Faro to Huelva
  3. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

126€ - 4345€

Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Jerez De La Frontera
  2. Take the train from Jerez De La Frontera to Cadiz Alv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

198€ - 413€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands is to fly which costs 60€ - 700€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands is to fly which costs 60€ - 700€ and takes 5h.

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The distance between Lisbon and Canary Islands is 1329 km.

The best way to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 2 days 1h and costs 190€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Tenerife Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Vueling Airlines, Binter Canarias and Air Europa offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Tenerife Airport.

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There are 2292+ hotels available in Canary Islands. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands.
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  • Distance: 1329.4 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Canary Islands, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Binter Canarias and Air Europa fly from Lisbon to San Cristóbal de La Laguna 3 times a day.

Airlines
Binter Canarias
Website
bintercanarias.com
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Tenerife, Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Madrid, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 430€
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Jerez De La Frontera to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Jerez De La Frontera to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Huelva
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 70€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Huelva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Faro, Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
36h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1700€ - 4300€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
1699€
Standard Car
4296€

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