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Tenerife South Airport

General information

Tenerife South Airport lies, as you might expect, in the south of the Spanish island of Tenerife. It’s the largest island in the Canary Islands. Tenerife South Airport is larger than Tenerife North Airport and has many more international connections. The airport is mainly used by holidaymakers during the summer and winter months. Popular holiday resorts Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas and Costa Adeje are close to the airport.

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

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Where is Tenerife South Airport situated?

The main airport of Tenerife is southwest of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and easily accessible via the TF-1 (Autopista del Sur).

How many terminals does Tenerife South Airport have?

Tenerife South Airport has one terminal and one runway.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Tenerife South 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 North Airport 54km
Gran Canaria Airport 117km
La Palma Airport 132km



The distance from Tenerife South Airport to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 62 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

From TFS Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife City centre by Car
62 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Tenerife South Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Tenerife South Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Tenerife South 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 South Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is about € 90.-. Book your taxi at Tenerife South Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TFS Airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife City centre by Taxi
62 km
45 min
€ 90.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Tenerife South Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, 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 South 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!

Book your parking space

At the airport

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



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Tenerife South Airport?

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

  • Ryanair
  • Vueling
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • TUI Airways
  • easyJet


Hotels near the airport

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


Alua Atlantico Golf, San Miguel de Abona

Alua Atlantico Golf has a restaurant, fitness centre, a bar and garden in San Miguel de Abona. Boasting a kids' club, this property also provides guests with a children's playground.


Vincci Tenerife Golf, San Miguel de Abona

Located 100 metres from Tenerife’s Golf del Sur Golf Course, this seafront hotel offers an outdoor pool and a spa. Many rooms at Vincci Tenerife Golf include a private balcony, some with sea views.


Hotel Ucanca, Granadilla de Abona

Hotel Ucanca is located in San Isidro (Granadilla de Abona), next to the TF1 highway, in front of the main bus stop and only 3 km from the Tenerife Sur airport. It has spacious single, double and triple rooms with safe, t.v.

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 South 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!


Tenerife: Scandal Dinner Show Entry Ticket and 5-Course Meal

Savor a 5-course meal and burlesque spectacle with this entry ticket to the Scandal Dinner Show at the GF Victoria Hotel in Tenerife. Marvel at a variety of performers along with the local gastronomy.


Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Watching with Drinks and Snacks

Set sail and experience the amazing sea life around Southern Tenerife on a luxury yacht cruise. Sail through clear waters and look for dolphins, whales, and turtles in their natural habitat.

Tour & transport

Tenerife: Whale Watching Catamaran Tour

Take a boat excursion from Puerto Colon in southwest Tenerife and get almost guaranteed sightings of pilot whales. Pass by a fish farm looking for hungry dolphins, and keep your eyes open for massive squid!


  12 reviews

Have you visited Tenerife South Airport lately? So far, 12 airport passengers have written an airport review about Tenerife South Airport. This airport has an average score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

deborah odonnell
8 months ago

have travelled through this airport loads of times with no problems ,however travelled back to the uk on the 4/01/2022 and was very disappointed, toilets were disgraceful , overflowing bins, no hand soap, no paper towels, and no hand sanitiser in any the machines ,Tenerife quite rightly so wouldn't let anyone in without double jabs so we could try keep there country as safe as we could .maybe they could extend the same courtesy back when sending us home to our own country's

Sara Wilkins-Cross
9 months ago

Our suitcases that went through the hold-all had been searched and items taken from my husbands case and mine without our knowledge until we arrived home in Uk
We opened our cases and all my zips had been unzipped and someone had been into my handbag and taken out aftershave I’d bought my son. My husbands case had been searched and they had gone through his wallet and bumbag . We notified bank etc. but we want to make people aware that someone is going through the cases after putting them in the hold all. We will definitely be upgrading our cases with super locks for our next trips

Klára Kroupová
1 year ago

Chtěla bych velmi poděkovat zaměstnankyni Letiště. Byla pro mě Andělem, jmenuje se Maria, nadosmrti ji budu zavázána, za její pomoc a ochotu.. moc si toho vážím, Děkuji, zmeškala jsem let do LONDÝNA, žádná cestovní kancelář mi nechtěla prodat letenku na následující odlet. Maria semnou komunikovala pouze krze překladač, neumím jazyky. Zkoušela různé možnosti jak mě dostat do LONDÝNA, Zůstala semnou i když měla po pracovní době. Její přítel byl naštvaný.. bez Maria pomoci bych se asi zhroutila. Odlet mi zařídila následující ráno, pomohla mě ubytovat na hotelu. Anděl Ještě jednou moc děkuji Klara

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