Flights to La Palma

Alternative flights and ways to get  to La Palma!

In many cases, the search for affordable flights Search to La Palma poses difficulties. There might not be suitable alternatives for all travellers (e.g., families with little children).
However, for single travellers, couples, families or  groups of adults we recommend having a look at the alternatives listed below!

Here are our propositions:

 

Option 1 – Flights to Gran Canaria (airport code LPA):

One sensible option is to fly via Gran Canaria (these tickets are often significantly cheaper than flying directly to La Palma).
From there you can take a small island airplane to La Palma!
Pay attention to the time of arrival and plan generously to make sure you have enough time to check in to your next flight and go to security once again . The airline cannot be held responsible, if you miss your connecting flight. Here the links to the airlines flying from Gran Canaria to La Palma: http://www.bintercanarias.com (on the top right you can change the language, if necessary) or https://www.canaryfly.es.

Advantages of flying via Gran Canaria:
Tickets from Binter or CanaryFly can be booked at a special price on the Internet if you book in advance!
Unlike Tenerife South you do not have to change airports.
Stadely (hourly or more) air traffic to Tenerife and at follow to La Palma
Direct flights to La Palma are possible (two or three times daily)
Gran Canaria is easy to reach from many international airports at reduced prices.

Option 2 – Flights to Tenerife North (airport code: TFN)

Technically a good alternative, but very few international airlines fly to Tenerife North airport.
Flights to La Palma take of at an almost hourly basis from Tenerife – North: Have a look at: http://www.bintercanarias.com (on the top right you can change the language, if necessary) or  https://www.canaryfly.es.

Advantages of the flying about Tenerife North:
Tickets from Binter or CanaryFly can be booked at a special price on the Internet if you book in advance!

Unlike Tenerife South you do not have to change airports.

The last flight to la Palma leaves around 9pm.

Option 3 – Flights to Tenerife South (airport code: TFS)

definely one of the busiest airports with plenty of flights arriving from everywhere. Tickets tend to be considerably cheaper tan tickets to La Palma.

How do get to La Palma from Tenerife South airport?

For example, by ferry.
First you take the bus 111, (ticket price per person around  €2.00) or you take a taxi, (approximately €30.00) to the harbour of Los Cristianos.
The bus stop is located direct in front of the airport (Titsa = Bus Company). http://titsa.com/
Especially for later arrival times a ferry could be interesting. The crossing takes about 2 hours and the current timetable can be found here: http://www.fredolsen.es (this page is also available in English) and here : http://www.navieraarmas.es/en/home.
The disadvantage of the ferry is that it only cross once every day and timetables are announced only 4 to 8 weeks before. So this is for last minute fliers and the courageous!
The crossing is easy, and then in the habour of La Palma, your car is already waiting for you (http://canarycompany.com/services/car-hire/).
A further possibility is to taking the bus or a cab from Tenerife South to Tenerife North airport.
Taxi is fastest and will cost you around €100.00.

Several times a day, there is a direct bus (line 343) which connects nonstop the two airports.
The costs per person are approximately €10.00.
Alternatively you can take the Bus (line 111) from the South Santa Cruz and then change to line 102 to the north airport.
From Tenerife North, it continues with the island aeroplane (almosthourly):
http://www.bintercanarias.com (on the top right you can change the language, if necessary) or https://www.canaryfly.es.

Tickets from Binter or CanaryFly can be booked at a special price on the Internet if you book in advance!

A connection flight between Tenerife South and La Palma does not exist.

Option 4 – Flights to Madrid

With Iberia you may be able to book a ticket  directly to La Palma changing in Madrid. This option is oftentimes much cheaper tan a direct flight.
Furthermore, as you book the entire journey with Iberia, the airline is responsible should you not make your connecting flight.

If you fly with a different airline to Madrid, the airline is not responsible for you making your connecting flight!
In addition, you start and land on the island of La Palma, which means that even if the weather gets slightly worse, the larger planes going to Madrid usually can still take off.