Below are some useful links for planning your stay on La Gomera:
Ferry 1: Naviera Armas
Ferry 2: Fred. Olsen
Los Cristianos port phone: 0034-790827
San Sebastian de La Gomera port phone: 0034-870357
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. A return trip from Tenerife South airport to Valle Gran Rey will cost 88 Euros and includes your ferry tickets. The 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 is the best connection from/to TFS airport and Los Cristianos bus station : 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 20 mins for the bus journey and from Los Cristianos bus station it's about a 15-20 minute walk to the ferry port - or take a taxi. Taxis on Tenerife are readily available 24hrs a day.
Car hire companies - some links:
Note: Several more care hire companies operate on La Gomera, including some multinationals.
La Gomera's small airport (GMZ) offers regular flights to Tenerife and Gran Canaria.
See: Binter Canarias
Charter of private helicopter, jet, plane:
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.
Coach or mini-bus tours and hire:
Autobuses Mesa (also have limos)
see: Marina La Gomera
|La Gomera's capital San Sebastian de La Gomera (pop. about 9.000)|