Travel to Tenerife

Flying to Tenerife

Spain's national airline is Iberia (, which provides frequent flights to Tenerife from mainland Spain and destinations across Europe. Budget airlines including EasyJet ( and Ryanair ( have frequent flights to Tenerife from across the UK.

Flights are cheaper and more frequent during the winter high season from September/October to March/Easter.

Airport Guides

Tenerife Sur Airport




Tenerife Sur Airport is situated 62km (38 miles) south of Santa Cruz, on the island of Tenerife.


+34 902 404 704

AddressGranadilla de Abona
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Canary Islands

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Flight times

From London to Tenerife is approximately 4 hours 20 minutes.

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Travelling to Tenerife by Rail

Driving to Tenerife

Getting to Tenerife by boat

Tenerife has a major port in its capital city of Santa Cruz ( which is currently the only port of entry for goods ships and passenger liners. Plans for a second port, in Granadilla in the south east of the island, met strong local opposition on ecological grounds but should be completed by 2018.

Cruise ships

Tenerife is a popular stopover for transatlantic cruise liners, including the QM2, with more than 500,000 passengers disembarking into Santa Cruz in 2015.

Ferry operators

Trasmediterranea (tel: +34 902 454 645; operates a weekly service between Lanzarote, Las Palmas and Tenerife and Cadiz in mainland Spain. Armas (tel: 0034 928 33 600; sails weekly to Lanzarote, Las Palmas and Tenerife from Huelva.

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