The largest catamaran in the Canary Islands
The ferry Betancuria Express is the largest catamaran in the Canary Islands. This fast ferry connects Gran Canaria (Las Palmas de GC) with Fuerteventura (Morro Jable) in just 120 minutes.
38 knots

It carries 1598 foot passengers and 357 cars or alternatively 121 cars and 450 lm of load. The fast ferry Betancuria Express travels at a speed of 38 knots (over 70 km/hour).

It is a mixed freight-passenger high speed ship, 115 metres long, 26.2 metrer wide and 3.9 metre draught at the centre of the boat.

Its addition to the fleet in October 2018, represented a significant improvement on the Gran Canaria – Fuerteventura route. Wide lounges, bars/cafeterias, shops, exclusive VIP lounge, children´s area…a range of services designed to ensure the comfort of our passengers.

Specifications Betancuria Express

Vessel Type Fast Ferry Catamarán
IMO number 9557848
Class Society DNV GL
Length Overall 115 m
Max. Beam 26,2 m
Max. Deadweight 1.141,05 t
Gross Tonnage 10.369 GT
Crew 22
Passengers on board 1.598

38 nudos

Cargo capacity 450 m + 121 coches / 357 coches
Total power 36.400 KW / 49.140 CV
Main engines 4 x MAN B&W 20V 28/33D 9.1MW
Waterjets 4x KaMeWa 125 SIIINP