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Below are some useful links for planning your stay on La Gomera:

FERRIES:
Ferry 1: Naviera Armas 
Ferry 2: Fred. Olsen

Los Cristianos port office phone: 0034-790827
San Sebastian de La Gomera port office phone: 0034-870357

TRANSFER:
NEW: Complete transfer package from TFS and TFN airports by MESA
This company will pick you up at the airport and bring to your accommodation on La Gomera. For example a return trip from Tenerife South airport to Valle Gran Rey will cost 88 Euros and includes your ferry tickets. This service can be booked online (click MESA link above).

Public buses:
See Timetables La Gomera

Note: A bus is called  'GUAGUA' (pronounced 'gwa-gwa') in the Canary Islands and not 'autobus' as in Spain.

For public buses on Tenerife see TITSA
The bus Nr. 111 which connects Sta. Cruz and Las Americas stops at Tenerife South airport and Los Cristianos bus station and is the best connection from/to TFS airport :                                                                 TFS airport to Los Cristianos bus station : From 06:20 to 22:20 it leaves  every 30 mins. and additionally at 23:20, 00:20, 01:05, 03:20, 04:55         
Los Cristianos bus station to TFS airport: From 06:10 to 22:10 it leaves every 30 mins., plus at 23:10, 00:30, 02:15, 04:05, 05:40
N.B.: Allow at least 20 mins for the bus journey and from Los Cristianos bus station it is about a 20 minute walk to the ferry port - or take a taxi. Taxis on Tenerife are readily available 24hrs a day.

Car hire companies - some links:

Cicar
Garajonay
Oasis
Pinero/Europcar
La Rueda
Aviacar
Gomerarentacar
Plus Car

Note: Several more care hire companies operate on La Gomera, including some multinationals.

Accommodation:
There is a huge selection of self-catering apartments of all categories from very basic and cheap to more upmarket very nice and artistically done. A lot of apartments are let through agencies, but a good few can only be booked directly.
Most hotels, apartments and holiday homes, can be booked through the usual booking sites on the web, and Airbnb also shows a good selection of accommodation here. 
Below are some links to other agencies and websites. The first two are agencies and do have offices here with staff speaking reasonable English and usually do have additional private properties on their books that are not shown on the web pages, so it might be worth talking to them:
1) gomera-info
2) gomera-service
3) gomeralive 
4) La Gomera Tourism (official list of wide selection of accommodation)
5) gomera-individual


Airport:

La Gomera's small airport (GMZ) offers regular flights to Tenerife north airport (TFN).
See: Binter Canarias

Charter of private helicopter, jet, plane
charter-a
private-fly

Taxis on La Gomera, pooled: 
(Phone is at the taxi rank and may not be answered directly at times - keep ringing):
Valle Gran Rey - Phone: 922805058
San Sebastian  - Phone: 922890524
Hermigua        - Phone:  922880047
Playa Santiago- Phone:  922895022
+For all other taxi services please enquire locally.
Taxis will also taylor individual tours of the island to suit your needs at special rates. Larger taxis for up to 8 persons and for transporting bikes, bulky luggagge, etc. also available.
Note: It is almost impossible to get a taxi after 10:30pm on La Gomera. However, taxis are always awaiting ferries on pier, even if delayed. For early morning departures taxis should be pre-booked.

Coach or mini-bus tours and hire:
Autobuses Mesa (also have limos)
Gomeratours

Marina:
see: Marina La Gomera

La Gomera's capital San Sebastian de La Gomera (pop. about 9.000)

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