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Information and guide to Tenerife Airports Reina Sofia (TFS South) and Los Rodeos(TFN North) airports Tenerife, Canary Islands. Guide to flights to Tenerife and transport from the airport to resorts such as Los Cristianos

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Tenerife Airports Reina Sofia airport and Los Rodeos airport

Photograph Departure Checking 
        in Hall at Reina Sofia airport Tenerife South, Canary Islands, Spain
Photograph Departure Checking in Hall at Reina Sofia airport Tenerife South

 

 

There are 2 airports on Tenerife.

Tenerife South airport (TFS)

The main one Tenerife South airport (TFS) also known as Reina Sofia Airport and (Aeropuerto del Sur de Tenerife)

 

Tenerife North airport (TFN)

Tenerife North airport (TFN) also known as Los Rodeos Airport is in the North in the North. (Aeropuerto de Tenerife Los Rodeos)

 

Tenerife South Airport (TFS) Reina Sofia Airport

Change the above To section to Tenerife North if you wish to fly to the North of the Island

 

Reina Sofia Airport in the South (Sur) of Tenerife is the main tourist airport, and suitable for resorts such as Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas, Los Gigantes and Las Galletas and the other southern resorts.

Reina Sofia Airport is approximately:

  • 20 30 minutes from Los Cristianos by taxi
  • 25 35 minutes from Playa de las Americas by taxi. 16 kilometres
  • 2 Hours from Puerto de la Cruz by taxi. 60 kilometres

Most people travel to the Island from the UK by charter flight, because the flight costs are usually less than half those of schedule flights. Ensure that the flight is to Reina Sofia Airport for the Southern resorts.

There is an excellent tourist information office in the Airport, pick up you leaflets on your arrival.

The Checking in area can be extremely busy and congested in high season, especially on Fridays. The above photograph of the check in hall was taken in low season. May and June being the quieter time of year.

 

Reina Sofia Airport Facilities


Photograph of a Reina Sofia Airport
cafe in the departure lounge

Reina Sofia Airport airport is modern had has the usual airport facilities including a selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. Some in the departure lounge with views of the runway.

 

Car Parking

Long Term Car Park

The long tem Car park has easy access and payment is by ticket machine, so have some change available.

Short Term Car park

The Short term car park is closer to the Reina Sofia Airport terminal and is free, but very restrictive with a stay time of only 15 minutes. This time is only just suitable for dropping off or picking up your relatives or friends.

Vehicles overstaying this 15 minute limit can result in the vehicle being towed away.

 

Check in times

Check in time is usually 2 hours before flight time. Check with your airline

 

Flight confirmation

Most charter flights expect you to re confirm your flight the day before. Check if you need to do this with your airline

 

Tenerife North Airport (TFN) Los Rodeos

Tenerife North Airport (TFN) also known as Los Rodeos Airport near to La Laguna in the North (Norte) of Tenerife is suitable for resorts such as Puerto de la Cruz and the island capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

This airport is sometimes referred to as Tenerife International Airport (TCI)

Most flights to Tenerife North Airport are from Mainland Spain, there are no UK charter flights and limited UK schedule flights.

Approximate Distances

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife 9km
  • Puerto de la Cruz 28km
  • Los Cristianos 87km

Reina Sofia Airport Bus Services TITSA


A TITSA bus at Reina Sofia Airport

TFS Bus Stop
Tenerife Airport South (TFS) Bus Stop

Airport South  111   340   341  Details click link

Airport North  102   107   108   340  343   Details click link

 

111 Playa de las Americas Airport South Santa Cruz

 

Approximately every 30 min's

SANTA CRUZ (INTERCAMBIADOR) Autopista Sur Cruce con: Caletillas Candelaria Güimar Arico Chimiche Granadilla Aeropuerto Sur Cruce de San Miguel y Guaza Los Cristianos P. LAS AMERICAS (Bus Station)

 

340 Puerto de la Cruz Airport North Airport South

Aeropuerto Sur (Reina Sofia Airport) Puerto de la Cruz Airport North (Los Rodeos Airport)

Infrequent Service approximately.
6 buses a day  4 a day. Or use service 341 and change buses at Santa Cruz

343 Playa de las Americas Airports Puerto de la Cruz

 

Approximately every 3 hours. Please note that Bus Route 111 is better for Airport South

PUERTO DE LA CRUZ El Botánico Airport North Airport South Los Cristianos Playa de las Americas (Bus Station)

 

Airport  North (TFN) Bus Services TITSA

TFN 343 bus Bus stop
Tenerife Airport North (TFN) Bus Stop

102 Santa Cruz Airport North Puerto de Cruz

Santa Cruz(Transport Exchange) (Transport Exchange) Autopista Norte (TF 5) – La Laguna (Estación de Guaguas) – AEROPUERTO NORTE Autopista Norte (TF 5) – Ctra. El Botánico Puerto de Cruz

Approximately every 30. Les frequent before 07:00 & after 22:00 

A 24 hour service

 

107 Santa Cruz Airport North Buenavista

Santa Cruz (Intercambiador)(Transport Exchange) Autopista Norte (TF 5) – La Laguna (Estación de Guaguas) – AEROPUERTO NORTE – Autopista Norte (TF 5) – Tacoronte(Est. Guaguas) Puente de La Matanza Puente de La Victoria Puente de La Quinta(Santa Úrsula) La Orotava(Est. Guaguas) – Las Arenas (Zona Comercial) Realejo Bajo San Juan de la Rambla – Icod de los Vinos Garachico Los Silos – BUENAVISTA

Approximately every 2 hours. 

108 Santa Cruz Airport North Icod de los Vinos

Santa Cruz(Intercambiador)(Transport Exchange) Autopista Norte(TF 5) – La Laguna (Estación de Guaguas) AEROPUERTO NORTE – Autopista Norte (TF 5) – Tacoronte ( Est. Guaguas) Puente de La Matanza Puente de La Victoria Puente de La Quinta(Santa Úrsula) LA OROTAVA( Est.Guaguas ) Las Arenas (Zona Comercial) –Realejo Bajo San Juan de la Rambla Icod de los Vinos

Approximately every 2 hours.

 

340 Puerto de la Cruz Airport North & Airport South

Aeropuerto Sur (Reina Sofia Airport) Puerto de la Cruz Airport North (Los Rodeos Airport)

Infrequent Service approximately.
6 buses a day  4 a day. Or use service 341 and change buses at Santa Cruz

343 Playa de las Americas Airports Puerto de la Cruz

TFN 343 bus Bus stop
Tenerife Airport North (TFN) Bus Stop

Approximately every 3 hours. Please note that Bus Route 111 is better for Airport South

PUERTO DE LA CRUZ El Botánico Airport North Airport South Los Cristianos Playa de las Americas (Bus Station)

 

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