Tenerife South Airport - TFS

Tenerife Island, Spain (ES)

Getting around the airport

Single terminal

Tenerife South Airport lies on the southern tip of Tenerife, 60km away from the island’s capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is the larger of two airports on the island (the other is Tenerife North Airport, handling mostly inter-island and domestic flights), and the largest international airport in the Canary Islands.

There are three levels, but you'll mostly only use Level 0 (ground floor), which is divided into two areas:

  • Check-in areas for Schengen and non-Schengen flights
  • The Arrivals area with passport control, baggage claim, and customs

You'll find Gates 1-34 running from the west to the east side. Level 1 has a chapel and airside VIP lounge. There is a small selection of restaurants both landside and airside, and decent shopping options.

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Getting into Santa Cruz

By bus, shuttle or taxi

As a major European beach destination, you may be heading to a number of places on the island, with various options to get there:


Public buses

Local buses leave regularly from outside arrivals. Bus 111 links the airport with Santa Cruz. It leaves every 30 minutes from 08:30-22:00.

Cost: EUR 9.35
Location: Main Terminal, before security, arrivals, ground level

Shuttle bus

You can book shared shuttle buses with hotel drop-off online before you travel (at least 48 hours in advance). This can be worth your while if your party is more than four people. 


Taxi

For a little more convenience, you can take a taxi to most locations on the island. Official taxis will have a green light on the roof and the initials SP on the boot. Taxis will only take up to four people.

Cost: Around EUR 80-100 to Santa Cruz, EUR 35 to Playa de las Americas, EUR 30 to Los Cristianos
Location: Main Terminal, before security, arrivals, ground level

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Montaña Roja Lounge

VIP Lounge

Tenerife South airport only offers free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes; if you need to get work done, head to the Montaña Roja Vip Lounge. This lounge offers Wi-Fi, TV, conference facilities, newspapers, food and beverages. One time pass EUR 23.50.

Location: Main Terminal, after security, departures, level 1
Opening hours: 
07:00-22:00 Mon
07:00-23:00 Tue and Sat
07:00-21:00 Wed and Thu
07:00-00:00 Fri
07:00-22:30 Sun

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Getting to Tenerife North Airport

Take Bus Route 343

Route 343 runs directly between Tenerife North and Tenerife South airports. The non-stop journey takes 50 minutes. Buses leave approximately every 40 minutes to an hour from 08:41 – 23:18.

Location: Main Terminal, before security, arrivals, ground level
Cost: EUR 9.70

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