Tenerife Airports - Tenerife South Airport - Tenerife North Airport

There are two airports in Tenerife, one on the south coast of the Island (TFS) Reina Sofia Airport also known as Tenerife South Airport, and another on the north east of the Island (TFN) Los Rodeos Airport also known as Tenerife North Airport.

Tenerife Airport check in time is two hours before your flight, but we advise you to contact your airline company first, to check for flight delays etc. Most charter flight companies in Tenerife request you to contact them 24 hours before your flight, to reconfirm. Check with your airline company to see if this applies to your flight.

Wi-Fi - Wireless internet access at the airport. Free service with no time restrictions.

Tenerife Guide Title Booking flights to Tenerife

Here is a list of airlines companies currently flying into Tenerife: Rianair, Monarch, Jet2, Easyjet, Thompson, Thomas Cook and British Airways.

Tenerife South Airport TFS

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife South Airport - Reina Sofia Airport - TFS Airport

Tenerife South airport previously known as Tenerife Reina Sofia Airport is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, about 68 kilometres from the Island capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Here are more traveling routes, distances, and estimated travelling times to other popular holiday resorts in Tenerife.

Costa Adeje 20 km distance

By Car: 28 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 111 to Costa Adeje estimated time 33 minutes. Price €3.70 cash (€2.90 using a Bono card)
By Taxi: Costs between 20 € and 25 €

Los Cristianos 18 km distance

By Car: 26 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 111 to Los Cristianos estimated time 31 minutes. Price €3.20 cash (€2.80 using a Bono card)
By Taxi: Costs between 18 € and 23 €

Los Gigantes 45 km distance

By Car: 57 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 111 to Playa de las Americas bus station then bus number 473 from the bus station to Los Gigantes. Estimated time 1 hour and 39 minutes (time does not include the waiting between buses). Price €3.20 (€2.80 using a Bono card) to Playa de las Americas bus station then €4.65 ( €3.05 on Bono card) to Los Gigantes.
By Taxi: Costs between 45 € and 55 €

Playa de las Americas 19 km distance

By Car: 26 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 111 to Playa de las Americas estimated time 32 minutes. Price €3.20 ( €2.80 with a Bono card)
By Taxi: Costs between 18 € and 23 €

Puerto de la Cruz 95 km distance

By Car: 1 hour and 16 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 343 to Puerto de la Cruz estimated time 1 hour and 33. Price €13.55 (€9.55 with Bono card)
By Taxi: Costs between 70 € and 80 €

Titsa bus routes covering the TFS Tenerife South Airport 111, 343, 415, 450, 711

TFS Tenerife South Airport car park is no more then 100 metres from the terminal, and has 802 parking places . The parking prices are: first minute 0,50 € ,from minute 2 to minute 30, € 0,017362 per minute. Then from minute 31 and above it is € 0,033243 per minute. The maximum price per day (up to 4 days) is € 13. The maximum price per day from the fifth day upwards is € 11.

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife South Airport Arrivals

After leaving the airplane, non eu citizens must pass through passport control.

Baggage reclaiming, after disembarking follow the signs to the baggage hall. Look at the screens provided for instructions as to which baggage carousel was assigned to your flight.

Tenerife South airport has two baggage halls with a total of 14 carousels. If your baggage is unfortunately lost or damaged, go to the airline company information desk where they will assist you with the recovery.

Customs, If you are from a country outside the European Union you have to declare items including food, expensive electronic equipment, and cash over 10,000 €. If in doubt ask at custom control.

After leaving the baggage hall (still inside the airport) you will see all the rent a car, company desks. We have listed below the ones available at Tenerife South airport

Tenerife Guide Title Car Hire Tenerife South Airport

Auto Reisen
Open from 07:00 to 02:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 392 216 or (+34) 922 759 364
Website: Click here

Goldcar
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 965 233 184
Website: Click here

Hertz
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 759 319
Website: Click here

Cicar
Open from 07:00 to 00:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 759 329
Website: Click here

Avis
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 979 824
Website: Click here

Europcar
Open from 07:00 to 00:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 759 313
Website: Click here

Just outside the TFS Tenerife South airport arrivals area are taxi ranks where there are always plenty taxis waiting. There is also a Titsa bus stop with regular buses passing every 20 to 30 minutes.

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife South Airport Departures

Check in desks. “Departures “are all located on the ground floor. The information screens inside the airport will display your assigned check in desk.

Make sure you check with your airline company the maximum size and weight limit on hand luggage before arriving at the airport. For security reasons the following items are prohibited in hand luggage: firearms and any item that could be considered a weapon, devices that fire any type of projectile, sharp objects like knifes etc, explosive and inflammable substances and chemical or toxic substances. These items will be confiscated at security controls. Any liquids carried in hand luggage must be in individual containers and less then 100 ml each and all these containers must be carried in a transparent plastic bag.

Checking in online. Most airline companies allow you to do this via their website before you arrive at the airport. You can print off your boarding pass and precede directly to the security check points if you are travelling with only hand luggage.

Mobile online check in. With this option you can check in using an app. on your phone. You receive your boarding pass via SMS or e-mail, and at the airport security they can scan the barcode provided on your phone.

Boarding passengers must pass through a metal detector at security control. Hand luggage and other objects must be deposited in a small tray, to then undergo an x-ray inspection.

At passport control you will be asked to show your passport and any other document like National ID. cards, visas etc that are required for boarding.

Boarding. After passing through passport control, check the big screens in the airport, to find your boarding gate number. The departure lounge is very spacious and comfortable, with air conditioning. It has a perfect view of the runway, making it a very pleasant place to spend your time. It also has a number of restaurants, cafeterias, shops like the famous duty free gift shop.

VIP lounge. Just after passing though security control ,turn left and you will find the VIP lounge ”Sala Montaña Roja” just before the escalators leading to the boarding gates. The VIP lounge opens from7am till 9pm or later depending on which day of the week it is. You can stay for a maximum of 3 hours. Facilities include air conditioning, refreshments (alcoholic or soft drinks), disabled access, flight information monitors, internet access, newspapers and magazine stalls, television and Wi-Fi access.

Tenerife North Airport TFN

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife North Airport - Los Rodeos Airport - TFN Airport

Tenerife North airport the smaller of the two airports on the island, located next the TF-5 mortorway in San Cristobel de La Laguna about 12 kilometres from the Island capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Here are more traveling routes, distances, and estimated travelling times to other popular holiday resorts in Tenerife.

Costa Adeje 81 km distance

By Car: 55 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 102 to Santa Cruz bus station then bus number 110 or 111 from Santa Cruz to Costa Adeje. Total estimated time 1 hour and 53 minutes (time does not include the waiting between buses). Price €2.65 cash (€2.25 using a Bono card) to Santa Cruz bus station then €9.45 cash (€6.25 with a Bono card) to Costa Adeje.
By Taxi: Costs between 60 € and 70 €

Los Cristianos 80 km distance

By Car: 53 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 102 to Santa Cruz bus station then bus number 110 or 111 from Santa Cruz bus station to Los Cristianos. Total estimated time 1 hours and 49 minutes (time does not include the waiting between buses). Price €2.65 cash ( €2.25 with a Bono card) to Santa Cruz bus station then €9.00 cash ( €5.90 with a Bono card )to Los Cristianos.
By Taxi: Costs between 59 € and 69 €

Los Gigantes 106 km distance

By Car: 121 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 102 to Santa Cruz bus station then bus number 110 or 111 from Santa Cruz bus station to Playa de las Americas bus station then bus number 473 from Playa de las Americas bus station to Los Gigantes. Total estimated time 2 hour and 33 minutes (time does not include the waiting between buses). Price €2.65 cash ( €2.25 with a Bono card) to Santa Cruz bus station then €9.00 cash ( €5.90 with a Bono card) to Playa de Las Americas bus station then €4.65 cash ( €3.05 with a Bono card) to Los Gigantes.
By Taxi: Costs between 90€ and 100€

Playa de las Americas 80 km distance

By Car: 54 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus number 102 to Santa Cruz bus station then bus number 110 or 111 from Santa Cruz bus station to Playa de Las Americas estimated time 1 hour and 51 minutes. Price €2.65 cash (€2.25 using a Bono card) to Santa Cruz bus station then €9.00 cash (€5.90 on Bono card ) to Playa de Las Americas.
By Taxi: Costs between 60€ and 70€

Puerto de la Cruz 26 km distance

By car: 23 minutes
By Bus: Titsa Bus 102 to Puerto de la Cruz 47 minutes Price €4.75 cash ( €3.40 using a Bono card).
By Taxi: Costs between 22€ and 32€

Titsa bus routes covering the TFN Tenerife North Airport 102, 107, 108, 343

Most incoming / outgoing flights at TFN Tenerife North Airport are from the mainland (Spain).This airport is more of a local airport with TFS Tenerife South Airport being the International airport.

The Tenerife Norte Airport car park is conveniently located just a few metres from the terminal. It can be reached easily by a walk of just 2 minutes and has a total of 876 parking places. Parking prices. The first minute is 0,50 € then from 2 minutes to 30 minutes the price is € 0,017362 per minute. From 31 minutes and above the price per minute is € 0,033243. The maximum price per day and up to 4 days is € 13. The maximum per day and from the fifth day onwards is € 11.

For more detailed timetable information on bus routes and schedules to and from the TFN Tenerife north airport click here.

Tenerife Guide Title Car Hire Tenerife North Airport

Auto Reisen
Open from 07:00 to 22:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 262 202
Website: Click here

Goldcar
Open from 07:00 to 22:30
Telephone: (+34) 965 233 442
Website: Click here

Hertz
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 635 868
Website: Click here

Cicar
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 653 926
Website: Click here

Avis
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 979 822
Website: Click here

Europcar
Open from 07:00 to 23:00
Telephone: (+34) 922 635 948
Website: Click here

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife North Airport Arrivals

After leaving the aircraft, follow the signs to the baggage reclaim hall. Check the screens to see which baggage reclaim carousel has been assigned to your flight.

If you are coming from a non EU country, you will have to declare goods like food, high value electronics and money over 10,000€ in cash. When in doubt, ask at the information desk.

Outside the airport there is a titsa bus stop and a taxi rank .For car rental at the airport see the companies listed below.

Tenerife Guide Title Tenerife North Airport Departures

The terminal building of TFN Tenerife north airport opens at 5am and closes at midnight. The north airport operates from 7am till 23:00. Information screens will display your flight information. Boarding for national or international flights is on the upper floor with a total of 10 gates. Inter island flights are on the ground floor with 7 gates. There are cafeterias on both upper and lower floors, with the upper floor having duty free shops with travel accessories and souvenirs. After going through the security control, check the large airport screens for your boarding gate.

 
 
 
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