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

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Fly to Las Palmas  •  5h 26m

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

52€ - 158€

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Fly to Tenerife  •  4h 55m

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

57€ - 167€

Fly to Arrecife  •  8h 12m

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

103€ - 428€

Fly to Tenerife Sur Apt  •  6h 29m

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

54€ - 122€

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 16m

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

1747€ - 4368€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  40h 53m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro Ic
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva 785
  3. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

1731€ - 4349€

Bus, train, car ferry via Seville  •  46h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Prado
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Cadiz
  3. Take the car ferry from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

153€ - 373€

Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Jerez De La Frontera
  2. Take the train from Jerez De La Frontera to Cádiz C1 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

196€ - 417€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canary Islands is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Canary Islands is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Canary Islands is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands is to fly which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands is to fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 55m.

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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 via Seville which takes 46h 33m and costs 150€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Las Palmas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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TAP Portugal, Iberia, Air Europa and Binter Canarias offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Las Palmas Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Canary Islands. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 6€.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Canary Islands.
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  • Distance: 1329.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

TAP Portugal, Binter Canarias and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Telde twice daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Binter Canarias
Website
bintercanarias.com
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Arrecife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Lisbon to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
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
4 times a day
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-San Bernardo to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Jerez De La Frontera to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Prado
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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