El Hierro is the smallest island in the Canary archipelago, with only 278km2 of surface.
El Hierro Airport is a very small airport and is only served by one airline Binter Canarias. Binter operate a daily flight from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and also a daily flight from Tenerife North Airport. The flight time from either of these destinations is between 30-45 minutes.
Fred Olsen operate a passenger ferry route from Los Cristianos in Tenerife which stops at La Gomera before continuing to a port in the south of El Hierro. The total journey time from Tenerife is advertised as being 2 hours and 35 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes from La Gomera)
A hire car is the best option for discovering the remote regions.
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