Travel to La Palma

Santa Cruz de La Palma has airport code SPC. Take care not to confuse this with either Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (on another of the Canary Islands, or Palma de Mallorca (in the Balearic Islands, also Spanish but in the Mediterranean) or even any of the other towns called Santa Cruz which are scattered round the Americas, or even Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Flights from continental Europe

Iberia: Operates whole week the connection Madrid-La Palma-Madrid on THE EXCEPTION OF SATURDAY.

Spanair operates three times at week the connection Madrid-SPC-Madrid: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Binter and Islas Airways: The connection Tenerife-La Palma-Tenerife with BINTER and Islas Airways operates every day. THESE RESERVATIONS BETWEEN ISLANDS CAN ONLY BE MADE IN SITU (Canary Islands). If you should have any doubt or query, please send an e-mail to Eva Bejarano (travel support)

Useful flight company links Q:

Iberia KLM Air-Berlin Binter
British Airways EasyJet Transavia Islas Airways

Inter-island flights

There are frequent inter-island flights from Tenerife (north airport, TFN) to Santa Cruz de La Palma, and twice a day from Gran Canaria (LPA). The air-line Binter operates these flights.  Flights to La Palma should be booked in advance with the main ticket as seats are not always available in these small planes unless booked early. Flights take about 30 minutes from Tenerife and 50 minutes from Gran Canaria.


Los Cancajos is located between La Palma airport and the capital Santa Cruz de La Palma and the distance from Los Cancajos to either of these two is about 4 km. Bus and taxi to/from the airport take 5-10 minutes.

Bus: There is a half-hourly bus service all day Santa Cruz-Los Cancajos-Airport and back.

Car hire: If you wish to hire a car, at a very good rate, we recommend you to use the services of CICAR ( / You may find the CICAR desk at the airport hall. The rate is 30 euros/day, full insurance included.

Taxi: Taxi fares are around 7 Euros from/to Santa Cruz or the airport.