Tenerife South Airport

Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS)


Tenerife South-Reina Sofia Airport is generally known as Tenerife South Airport. British holidaymakers tend to know this airport well as it is the gateway to a fun-filled holiday in the sun in Tenerife. It is close to most major resorts on the west coast of Tenerife and just 40 miles (60km) from Santa Cruz.

Tenerife South Airport is generally served by low-cost carriers, but it is well connected to cities across Europe. Although small, this airport handles seven million passengers annually and has a small selection of gift and souvenir shops as well as a few restaurants.


The airport is sited in the south of Tenerife, within easy distance of the west coast resorts, but 40 miles (60km) southwest of Santa Cruz.

Getting to the city

Most tour operators arrange transport from the airport. For those that don't, there are regular buses to Santa Cruz, Los Cristianos and other towns and resorts on the island. Taxis are also available.


GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +34 (0)922 759 200, +34 (0)902 404 704.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Cicar and Record.

Airport Taxis

The taxi services are located on the ground floor just outside arrivals hall terminal exit. Always take a taxi at the stop sign posted from the passenger terminal and avoid the taxi drivers offering their services beyond this point.


Facilities at the airport include restaurants, bars, shops, ATMs, a bank, post office, children's play area and currency exchange facilities. Disabled facilities are adequate; those with special needs are advised to contact their airline or travel agent in advance.


Parking is available at Tenerife South Airport 802 parking bays and 12 designated disability bays. 30 minute free parking is available thereafter parking costs €0.19 for an hour and a maximum of €10.60 per day for up to four days. From day five the daily rate drops to €8.50. The drop-off zone is next to the car park.

Departure Tax





Flights to Tenerife South Airport are available on EasyJet, Alitalia, Hello AG, Aigle Azur, Air Europa, Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Jet Time, Jet2fly.com, Primera Air, Jetairfly, Thomas Cook, Vueling, White Airlines, Vim Airlines, TUI Fly, Travel Services A.S., Tarom and Ryan Air.


The main parts of the terminal don't have Internet capabilities, but the Montana Roja VIP Lounge is reported to offer Internet access.

Business Lounges

Business travellers can make use of the Montana Roja VIP Lounge. It has Internet access, a bar, audiovisual equipment, conference facilities as well as a TV and fax services.

Tenerife South Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.