How to get to Órzola? We show you all the alternatives

The town of Orzola is situated in the north of the island of Lanzarote. This small fishing village is known for restaurants specializing in fish and seafood.

How to get to Orzola by car by road?

If you are in Arrecife (Lanzarote) and you enjoy driving, the road called the LZ-1 is the best way to travel to Orzola. Following this road to the north, it will take you a little over a half an hour to get to Orzola, which is a 36-km trip.

If you are in the southern part of Lanzarote, the LZ-2 road starts at the town of Playa Blanca. If you take this road, you will pass by Yaiza, Tías, and near the airport of Lanzarote, continuing until the detour with the LZ-3 road close to Arrecife, and then you will reach the LZ-1 that ends at the town of Orzola. It will take about 1 hour and 10 minutes for you to travel the 74km journey.

Do you want to go to Orzola by public transport?

In Arrecife, there is a bus line that goes directly to Orzola. The bus leaves every 3 hours from the Estación de Guaguas and arrives at El Callao. The duration of the trip is approximately 1 hour, and it costs 4€ (one way). If you prefer getting there sooner, you can take a taxi that will take you to Orzola from Arrecife in around 30 minutes, and the approximate cost is between 45€ and 55€.

If you are in the southern part of Lanzarote, you can also do the trip by bus. There are three bus lines that will take you to the bus station of Arrecife, where you will transfer to another bus that will take you to your final destination, Orzola, These buses depart every hour from Playa Blanca Station. The duration of the bus ride is about 3 hours, including the layover, and the total cost is 8€ (one way). If you are in a hurry to get there, a taxi will take you to Orzola from the south of Lanzarote in over 1 hour, and it costs between 90 and 110 €.

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How to get to Orzola by bicycle or on foot?

If you are a big fan of cycling or hiking and want to go across Lanzarote from south to north, which is a 71-km route from Playa Blanca to Orzola, you will be delighted to find Camino Natural (GR-131) that connects these two villages. The route is split into 5 segments and you can do the segments in hours or days, depending on your way of travel and your preferences.

Through the trip, the beauty of the landscapes will surprise you. On the way to Orzola, you will go across the Timanfaya National Park, the Volcanoes Natural Park, the protected landscape of La Geria, and the Natural Monument of La Corona among other natural wonders of the island.

If you are in Puerto del Carmen and want to go to Orzola by bicycle, there is a 65-km route connecting these two locations. This route goes along walking paths, crossing beaches and coves, bordering cliffs, and passing through villages. On the way to Arrieta from the village, the trail goes along the coast and you will pass by Jameos del Agua. Finally, the tour ends at Orzola, the last town in the north of Lanzarote.

From the port of Orzola, the ferries depart daily to the island of La Graciosa, and it is another visit that you cannot miss.

How you get to Orzola will totally depend on your spirit of adventure. Once there, you will discover that there are many things to do in Orzola: savouring its cuisine, contemplating wonderful views and strolling along its coastline enjoying the sun and beaches. This experience will make your trip unforgettable.