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BUS

BUS – the city of Santa Cruz de la Palma is small enough to get around by foot or short taxi ride. There is a bus (guagua) that runs down one of the town’s major avenues (Av. Marítima) (fares start at €1.50 – depending on the distance). One other bus line that runs through this […]

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TAXI

TAXI – there are numerous private taxi outfits that provide service on the island of La Palma. Fares vary, so it’s best to negotiate with the driver before going anywhere (especially if one is going from La Palma to other parts of the island. Typical fares are: La Palma – Los Cancajos: between €7 and […]

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BUS

BUS — for travel between the major resorts and towns on the coast, there is a very efficient, and reasonably priced bus service, with journeys costing just 1-2 euros. That said, service is not very frequent and the journey times are pretty slow. Arrecife Bus (www.arrecifebus.com) is the company that serves the whole island, with […]

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TAXI

TAXI – Taxis are a relatively cheap way of getting round your resort as short hops usually cost little more than a few euros (one should negotiate with the driver if traveling longer distances). A taxi is available for hire when displaying a green light and can be flagged down in the street. Alternatively, there […]

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BUS

BUS – the island of El Hierro offers 12 different bus routes (provided by the TransHierro transport service) that cover all the towns and villages on the island. The standard fare is € 1.16 per trip, and also has available the “Bono Traveler” that will allow you 15 trips for just €13.00 These are the […]

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TAXI

TAXI – along with the local bus service, taxis are another way to getting around in El Hierro (especially in areas that the bus service doesn’t cover). Fares vary, so verify the fare with the driver before boarding a taxi. Typical fares from the airport to Frontera are €28-30, while fares from the airport to […]

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Ferry

Ferry – Naviera Armas provides the main ferry connection between Tenerife (port of Los Cristianos) and El Hierro (Valverde), which takes 2 ½ hours. The Naviera website offers updated fares and schedules: www.navieraarmas.com

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Sightseeing Buses

Sightseeing Buses – along with these buses, there’s a third kind of bus that runs throughout Gran Canaria. There’s a fleet of red double-decker open-top buses for tourists visiting the capital of Gran Canaria, and allow you to hop on and hop off during a 24 or 48 hour period once you buy a ticket. […]

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BUS

BUS – at Gran Canaria’s main city (Las Palmas), a fleet of yellow buses operated by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria functions strictly within its area. A regular ride costs €1.40 (regardless of the distance you’re traveling). For those planning to take multiple bus rides within Las Palmas, there’s the ten-ride card (€8.50) which can […]

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TAXI

TAXI – on the island of Gran Canaria, the initial taxi fare (within Las Palmas) is €1.73, and €0.64 per km afterwards. For those going to other towns within Gran Canaria, the initial fare is €3.15. The following taxi services cover Gran Canaria.   Parada de Taxis: +34 928 62 51 05 Radio Taxi Santa […]