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How to get to La Graciosa from Lanzarote

If you are going to spend several days in Lanzarote, I highly recommend visiting La Graciosa Island. It is the least inhabited and quietest island out of all the Canary Islands. However, it is full of spectacular places. Here you will find out how to get to La Graciosa from Lanzarote.

You just have to take a ferry in Órzola, north of Lanzarote, to Caleta de Sebo, the main town of La Graciosa. You can also book a day trip to La Graciosa Island. Later I will explain both options in detail to help you decide which one suits you the most.

If you are going to visit La Graciosa without a tour, you may be wondering if you should spend at least one night there or if a one-day visit is enough.

My advice is that, if you are visiting Lanzarote for several days, book at least one night in La Graciosa Island. I recommend it for two reasons. The first reason is because you will be able to get to know the island better, since you will have time to visit more places. The second reason is because you will be able to enjoy the island with more peace and tranquility.

Once the ferries from La Graciosa to Lanzarote leave with tourists, you will be there with the locals and a few other tourists who have made the same wise decision.

Ready to find out how to get to La Graciosa from Lanzarote? As I mentioned before you can take the ferry to La Graciosa from Órzola (Lanzarote) or book an organized day trip to La Graciosa.

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1. How to get to La Graciosa with a ferry

If you want to visit this island on your own, you must take the ferry to La Graciosa.

The ferry from Lanzarote to La Graciosa departs from Port of Órzola and arrives at Caleta de Sebo, in La Graciosa. The Port of Órzola is located in the town of the same name, in the extreme north of Lanzarote.

There are two boat companies that offer the ferry route from Lanzarote to La Graciosa Island: Lineas Romero and Biosfera Express.

When you buy a ferry ticket to La Graciosa from either company, they usually sell you the outward journey and the return journey. The return schedule is flexible, which means that you can return from La Graciosa any time you want. Even on another day.

🛏️ You haven’t booked your hotel in Lanzarote yet? I recommend you the place we stayed at: Conylanza Golf and Mar Suites, an apartment located in a very quiet neighborhood in Costa Teguise. The place was spacious, clean and had a shared garden with a pool. We loved it! Find out other areas to stay in Lanzarote.

How much is the ferry to La Graciosa

Boat price Lanzarote – La Graciosa Island: One-way ticket costs €14. The roundtrip ticket costs €26.

It is recommended to be there at least 10 minutes before departure. The journey lasts about 25 minutes. The boats are very nice. They are very spacious and have tables and chairs. You can sit inside or outside. The views of the Famara cliffs are incredible. You can check it in the photo below:

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La Graciosa from Lanzarote

Where to buy ferry tickets to La Graciosa

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Ferry to La Graciosa

You can buy ferry tickets in Órzola port.

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance because you are going in high season or for any other reason, it is also possible. I recommend buying the ferry ticket to La Graciosa in Civitatis. I have used this company several times and it works great. In addition, it also costs €26, the same price as if you buy it at the port in person.

When you purchase the ferry ticket through this website, you must mark the day and time of the outward journey. You have the following times to choose from: 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

You can return any time you want, on the same day, the next day or another day. The return schedule is the following: 8:00 am, 8:40 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

Once you buy your ticket to La Graciosa, you will receive the confirmation by email automatically. You will not need to print anything. It can be purchased up to 4 hours before the ship’s departure. It also allows you to cancel it up to 6 hours before the scheduled departure, just in case you change your plans!

Ferry timetable

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How to get to La Graciosa

There are two companies that offer this trip: Líneas Romero and Biosfera Express.

  • Lanzarote – La Graciosa with Líneas Romero: 08:30h, 10:00h, 11:00h, 12:00h, 13:30h, 16:00h, 17:00h, 18:00h, 19:00h (only from 19/03 to 29/10) and 20:00h (only from 01/07 to 29/10).
  • La Graciosa – Lanzarote with Líneas Romero: 08:00h, 08:40h, 10:00h, 11:00h, 12:30h, 15:00h, 16:00h, 17:00h, 18:00h (only from 19/03 to 29/10), 19:00h (only from 01/07 to 29/10).
  • Lanzarote – La Graciosa with Biosfera Express: 8:00h, 9:00h, 10:30h, 11:30h, 13:00h, 16:30h, 17:30h, 18:30h and 19:30h.
  • La Graciosa – Lanzarote with Biosfera Express: 7:00h, 8:30h, 9:30h, 10:30h, 12:00h, 15:30h, 16:30h, 17:30h and 18:30h.

How to get to Órzola port form the airport

To get to Órzola from Lanzarote airport, you first have to take a bus, line 22 or line 23, to go to Arrecife. It takes 10 minutes and costs €1.40.

I recommend taking a look at the schedule for lines 22 and 23.

Once you are at the Arrecife bus station, you have to take another bus (line 9) to Órzola. It takes less than 60 minutes and it costs €3.60. Check the schedule for line 9 here.

Another option is to take a taxi from the airport to Órzola. It costs approximately €45 and takes just under 40 minutes.

Places to visit in La Graciosa

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La Graciosa Island

There are different ways to visit La Graciosa. You can do it on foot, renting a bike or renting a 4×4 vehicle with a driver. If you are not going to spend the night on the island, I recommend visiting it with a 4×4 to give you time to see more places. If you are going to spend at least 2 days on the island, you can easily explore it by bike. The distances between places are not very long.

Here are some of the best places to visit in La Graciosa Island:

  • Playa Francesa.
  • Playa de la Cocina.
  • Montaña amarilla.
  • Caleta del Sebo.
  • Las Conchas Beach
  • Bermeja Mountain.

If you decide to spend at least one night on the island, I recommend looking for hotels in La Graciosa well in advance. We stayed at the Enriqueta pension.

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2. Organized day trip to La Graciosa from Lanzarote

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Day trip to La Graciosa

Another way to visit La Graciosa (Canary Islands) is by hiring an organized tour. It is a good option if you do not feel like organizing the day on the island on your own.

If you are interested in booking a tour, I recommend taking a look at this organized trip to La Graciosa Island.

They will pick you up at your hotel in Lanzarote to take you to the port of Órzola. Then you will take the ferry to La Graciosa. Once there, you will take a walk through Caleta de Sebo, capital of La Graciosa. By the way, did you know that La Graciosa only has around 700 inhabitants? Then you will board a catamaran sailboat to tour the south coast of the island. All this after enjoying a welcome mojito.

You will have the opportunity to get off the boat at Playa Francesa, where you will have free time to sunbathe, snorkel, ride a kayak or simply cool off. Then comes the food: paella and fresh fruit! You will also have at your disposal all the beers, sangrias, water and soft drinks that you want.

In the afternoon, you will return to Caleta de Sebo on the catamaran to catch the ferry back to Órzola (Lanzarote). You will then return to your hotel.

La Graciosa day trip: Price and what it’s included

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Playa Francesa

The organized trip costs €69 and lasts 6 hours. Children from 3 to 11 years old only pay €40. For children under 3 years old it is free.

This trip to La Graciosa Island is very good considering that it includes the following:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel (if it is located in Playa Blanca, Puerto Calero, Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise or Órzola).
  • Guide in English.
  • Round trip ferry Lanzarote – La Graciosa.
  • Catamaran sailboat ride.
  • Welcome mojito.
  • Lunch.
  • Open bar on the sailboat.
  • Kayaks.

Are you going to visit other parts of the Canary Islands? Do not miss these 30 places to see in Fuerteventura.

You can check this Spain guide if you are traveling to other areas of the country.

I hope that this post on how to get to La Graciosa from Lanzarote has been very useful to you in planning your visit to this charming Canary Island. If you have more questions or want to tell me how your trip to the Canary Islands was, you can leave a comment or email me. Until next time, travelers!

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