Tenerife North Airport

General information

Tenerife North Airport is located in the northern part of the island of Tenerife. Since the opening of a new terminal in 2002, the number of flights at the airport has grown considerably. Tenerife North Airport is smaller than Tenerife South Airport and is mainly used for flights to the Spanish mainland and the other Canary Islands, mainly operated by Binter Canarias and Canaryfly.

There is a direct bus service between Tenerife North Airport and Tenerife South Airport, travel time between the airports is 50 minutes by bus line 343.

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Where is Tenerife North Airport situated?

The airport is situated west of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and northeast of Puerto de la Cruz. It is easily accessible via exit 11 of the TF-5 motorway (Autopista del Norte).

How many terminals does Tenerife North Airport have?

The airport has one modern terminal.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Tenerife North Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Spain.

Airport Distance
Tenerife South Airport 54km
Gran Canaria Airport 112km
La Palma Airport 139km



The distance from Tenerife North Airport to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

From TFN Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife City centre by Car
13 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Tenerife North Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Tenerife North Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Tenerife North Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Tenerife North Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Tenerife North Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TFN Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife City centre by Taxi
13 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Tenerife North Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Tenerife North Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Tenerife North Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Tenerife North Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Tenerife North Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Tenerife North Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Tenerife North Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Vueling
  • Binter Canarias
  • Air Europa
  • Iberia
  • Norwegian


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Tenerife North Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Laguna Nivaria Hotel & Spa, La Laguna

Housed in a charming 16th-century mansion, Hotel Laguna Nivaria offers an à la carte restaurant and stylish accommodation. It is located in San Cristóbal de la Laguna’s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


La Laguna Gran Hotel, La Laguna

Located in La Laguna and with the famous Leal Theatre within 600 metre. La Laguna Gran Hotel provides express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a garden.


MC San Agustin, La Laguna

MC San Agustin provides a bar, as well as accommodation with free WiFi and a kitchen in La Laguna. All units come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries and bath.

Hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Looking for the best hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Iberostar Heritage Grand Mencey, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This stylish, urban hotel with a spa is located in a colonial-style building. Iberostar Heritage Grand Mencey offers spacious rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV. Free high speed WiFi is available throughout.


Silken Atlántida Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Set in Santa Cruz's financial and commercial centre, Silken Atlántida offers panoramic sea views from its glass lifts. It has a rooftop terrace, and rooms with free Wi-Fi and hydromassage showers.


Hotel Taburiente S.C.Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This chic urban hotel is next to García Sanabria Park, in the centre of Tenerife’s Santa Cruz. It offers a gym, and rooftop pool with park and Atlantic Ocean views. The Taburiente Hotel's stylish, air-conditioned rooms have a TV and a safe.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Tenerife North Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Glaciers Gourmet Experience: Full-Day Cruise with Lunch

Enjoy a full-day boat cruise among Southern Patagonia's stunning glaciers. Relax and have lunch, while you explore the various glaciers that are found in Los Glaciares National Park.


Massage Therapy - Santa Cruz la Laguna

You experience the healing power of touch and maintain good health. Benefits of massage: enhanced circulation, detoxification, stress reduction, rehabilitation of sore muscles. Facials restore optimum skin health and hydration.

Tour & transport

Santa Cruz Guatemala: Los Elementos Community Tour

Learn about the community projects of Amigos de Santa Cruz on a 3-hour tour of a Mayan village, and visit the vocational training center to enjoy a delicious lunch served by the students. Purchase unique, hand made crafts, and much more.


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