El Hierro travel advice

Explore our complete guide to El Hierro with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for El Hierro.

Rugged coastline, El Hierro, Canary Islands © Karol Kozlowski - Fotolia.com
Rugged coastline, El Hierro, Canary Islands © Karol Kozlowski - Fotolia.com

El Hierro travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to El Hierro with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

El Hierro - quick facts
Flight time 10 hours
Time difference UK +0 hours
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Euro
Electricity C plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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El Hierro weather

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Maximum daytime temperature °C
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Sea temperature °C

The El Hierro weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Frontera.

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El Hierro travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting El Hierro from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around El Hierro.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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El Hierro travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to El Hierro with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in El Hierro, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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El Hierro covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in El Hierro with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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El Hierro FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to El Hierro including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Spain?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Spain. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to El Hierro from the UK?

The flight time to El Hierro from the UK is typically 10 hours.

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What is the time difference between El Hierro and the UK?

The time difference between El Hierro and the UK is UK time+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in El Hierro?

The main language spoken in El Hierro is Spanish.

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What is the currency in El Hierro?

The currency in El Hierro is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in El Hierro?

El Hierro uses electrical plug type C (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in El Hierro?

They drive on the right side of the road in El Hierro.

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