How to get to Tenerife

Tenerife is popular with tourists from across Europe, Asia and the States.  The island offers an abundance of attractions and resorts that would suit everyone’s budgets and requirements.  It is only a 4 and a half hour flight from London, and fewer flight times from other European destinations.

It has two airports one in the North of the island and one in the South. British Airways flies into Tenerife South Airport 5 times a week.  Monarch also flies from Birmingham and Manchester.  Airlines such as East Jet, Ryan air, Jet2Com, Thomson and Flythomascook fly from many European destinations too.

The airport lies 62 kilometres south of the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife and the journey will take approximately 40 minutes by car or taxi.  A taxi will cost you on average €60.

If you are travelling by bus from the airport, they leave every 30 minutes between 6am and 2330 hours.   The number 111 will take you into the capital from outside the terminal building.  The journey takes 1 hour and costs €9 per person.

If you are travelling into Tenerife North Airport, British Airways and Iberia Airlines fly direct from many European destinations.  The cost of a flight into Tenerife will cost approximately €450 per person for a direct flight. 

Ferry Travel

Around the Canary Islands, you can travel from each island very easily.   If you are a walk-on passenger without a car, then the average amount you can expect to pay for a ferry crossing is €64.00 between Tenerife and Gran Canaria.  The crossing only takes 80-minutes and you will find the journey very relaxing.

From mainland Spain, Cadiz you can take a 49-hour ferry and travel with your vehicle.  The cost is approximately €455 and onboard, they have lots of facilities to pass the time away, with comfortable on board cabins.

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