There are 9 ways to get from Málaga to Canary Islands by plane, car, car ferry, train or 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  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Tenerife (TFN) AGP - TFN

$64 - $276

Cheapest option

Fly to Las Palmas  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Las Palmas (LPA) AGP - LPA

$50 - $187

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Fly to Arrecife  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Arrecife (ACE) AGP - ACE

$84 - $434

Fly to Tenerife Sur Apt  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) AGP - TFS

$62 - $381

Drive, car ferry  •  38 h 1 min

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

$148 - $206

Train, car ferry  •  40 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

$160 - $226

Bus, car ferry Naviera Armas  •  42 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from El Palo to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Huelva 83
  3. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

$155 - $245

Bus, car ferry Acciona Trasmediterranea  •  44 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Cadiz 903
  2. Take the car ferry from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

$224 - $414

Bus, car ferry, carferry  •  46 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Cadiz 903
  2. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  3. Take the carferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria

$261 - $781

Questions & Answers

The distance between Málaga and Canary Islands is 1420 km.

The best way to get from Málaga to Canary Islands without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 44 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Málaga to Canary Islands, including transfers.

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

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Canary Islands is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 7:44 PM in Málaga and 6:44 PM in Canary Islands.

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

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There are 1939+ hotels available in Canary Islands. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Canary Islands.
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  • Distance: 887.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Canary Islands, Spain?

Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Málaga to San Cristóbal de La Laguna every 4 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Oviedo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Arrecife
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Arrecife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Arrecife via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas via Fuerteventura
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Arrecife
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Arrecife
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malaga to Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 El Palo to Seville
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Cadiz to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Lobby
$191
Cabin
$362
Car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$191
Cabin
$700
Fred Olsen Express
Phone
+34 902 10 01 07
Email
reservas@fredolsen.es
Website
fredolsen.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
fredolsen.es

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