Getting to and around La Palma

Buses La Palma has rather good public transport. For example, there’s a bus from Santa Cruz (the capital) to the airport via Los Cancajos every half hour. The buses across the centre of the island between the two main town are half-hourly too, and one goes past the Princess hotel into Los Canarios every two hours. If you want to see glorious scenery, I recommend the bus around the north,…

March 22, 2012
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Getting to and around La Palma

Buses La Palma has rather good public transport. For example, there’s a bus from Santa Cruz (the capital) to the airport via Los Cancajos every half hour. The buses across the centre of the island between the two main town are half-hourly too, and one goes past the Princess hotel into Los Canarios every two hours. If you want to see glorious scenery, I recommend the bus around the north,…

March 22, 2012
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Buses on La Palma

La Palma has rather good public transport. For example, there’s a bus from Santa Cruz (the capital) to the airport via Los Cancajos every half hour. The buses across the centre of the island between the two main town are half-hourly too, and one goes past the Princess hotel into Los Canarios every two hours. If you want to see glorious scenery, I recommend the bus around the north, from…

October 19, 2011
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Travel Between the Canary Islands

Perhaps surprisingly, flights are not necessarily the fastest way to travel between islands. Certainly they are if you want to go to Santa Cruz de Tenerife: there are 17 flights a day, and they take about 30 minutes. But if you want to go from one small island to another, say La Palma to El Hierro, then that means two flights. By the time you’ve checked in, flown to Tenerife,…

January 16, 2010
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Public Transport

La Palma has a rather good bus service. You can get the timetable, plus links to the ferry operators and airlines on my main site at http://sheilacrosby.com/lapalmaisland/buses/transport.php

March 4, 2008
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