General information Tenerife South Airport

Tenerife South Airport is an airport in the south of the Spanish island of Tenerife. It is the largest airport of Tenerife, followed by the much smaller Tenerife North Airport. The range of flights is larger and there are also many more destinations to reach throughout Europe. The airport is used a lot throughout the year: both in winter and summer tourists from all over Europe come here to enjoy the pleasant temperatures. In 2019, Tenerife South Airport welcomed more than 11 million passengers.

Airlines and destinations

Which airlines fly to and from Tenerife South Airport? There are many different airlines that regularly arrange flights from Tenerife South Airport to various major cities in Spain and the rest of Europe. Airlines such as TUI Airways, Brussels Airlines, Alitalia, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights to and from Tenerife South Airport. You can also choose some low cost airlines such as Eurowings and Ryanair. The airline EasyJet also offers low-cost flights to Tenerife South Airport.

While Tenerife North Airport mainly operates flights to other Canary Islands and mainland Spain, the number of destinations of Tenerife South Airport is much larger. So you fly to the largest European destinations such as London, Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris. Other popular destinations are Milan, Glasgow and Casablanca. It is also possible to make use of three connections from the Netherlands: both from Amsterdam as well as Rotterdam and Eindhoven are direct flights to Tenerife South Airport.

Native name: Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur
Also known as: Tenerife Sur Airport, Reina Sofia Airport
Address: 38610 Granadilla de Abona, Tenerife, Spain
Passengers: 11.17m (2019)


Tenerife South Airport is easily accessible by car. Especially from the nearby cities of Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje you can drive 12 and 15 minutes by car respectively. Both cities can be reached via the highway TF-1. It is also possible to drive from Tenerife South Airport to the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife by car: the distance is 62 kilometers, it takes about 50 minutes. The bus is also a way to travel to the mentioned places. The seaside resorts of Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje can be reached by bus within 25 minutes. The bus to Santa Cruz de Tenerife takes 55 minutes.

Tenerife South Airport Parking

It is possible to park your car at Tenerife South Airport. P1 General Car Park is located close to the terminal and is available for travelers. The other parking spaces are for buses. Parking for 60 minutes at P1 General Car Park costs €2. Parking for a day costs €13 and parking for a week costs €85. The parking fees at Tenerife South Airport are the same as at Tenerife North Airport.


The southern airport of Tenerife has a wide range of flights and also has direct connections to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. The only disadvantage of Tenerife South Airport is that its location in relation to the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife is not ideal. The drive takes about 45 minutes. If you stay in the southern part of the island, a flight to Tenerife South Airport is very pleasant.

Car rental

You arrive at Tenerife South Airport, you need a car rental: 


Book a hotel near the airport or one for your stay:

Book a taxi

Book a taxi at Tenerife South Airport. It is about 62 km (45 min.) to the city centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. A normal price for a taxi is around € 90.