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Tenerife Airport Departures

Departing from Tenerife Airport can be stress-free if you're armed with the the right information. Take a look at the departure details we've gathered below for an easy breezy take-off from Tenerife Airport.

Departures at Tenerife Airport - FAQs

Does Tenerife Airport have any other names?

Tenerife South Airport is the official name for the airport in Tererife. It's IATA code is TFS.

How early should I arrive at Tenerife South Airport?

Tenerife Airport suggest you arrive 3 hours before a long-haul flight and 2 hours for a shorter flight. This allows you enough time to get through security screening and passport control.

How much is a taxi from Tenerife South Airport to Costa Adeje?

The price for a taxi from Tenerife South to the popular resort of Costa Adeje is approximately €31.


Tenerife Airport Departures Overview

Tenerife Airport Departures Terminal Information

Tenerife Airport, officially known as Tenerife South Airport (TFS), is the primary international gateway to the island of Tenerife, which is part of the Canary Islands. The airport handles significant volume of both domestic and international flights, making it one of the busiest airports in Spain.

Airlines that serve Tenerife Airport include:

Airline Name Airline Code
Aer Lingus EI
Austrian Airlines OS
BA Euroflyer A0
Binter Canarias NT
Braathens International TT
British Airways BA
Brussels Airlines SN
Canarias Airlines NT
Chair Airlines GM
Condor DE
Corendon Airlines Europe XR
easyJet U2
Edelweiss Air WK
Enter Air E4
Eurowings EW
Fly Play OG
HiSky Europe H4
Iberia Express I2
Icelandair FI
Jet2.com LS
Luxair LG
Marabu Airlines DI
Mas Airways MH
Neos SPA NO
Octavia Airlines (Eurowings Discover) O4
Royal Air Maroc AT
Ryanair FR
SmartLynx Airlines 6Y
SmartWings QS
Sunclass Airlines DK
TAP Portugal TP
Transavia HV
TUI Airways BY
TUIfly X3
United Airlines UA
Volotea V7
Vueling VY
Wizz Air W6

Tenerife Airport Terminal Travel Information

Tenerife Airport has one main passenger terminal building for both domestic and international departures. It is a modern and well-equipped facility with various amenities and services for travellers including shops, duty-free stores, restaurants, cafes, car rental services, and currency exchange counters.

It is recommended that you arrive to Tenerife Airport with plenty of time before your flight. If you need to return a rental car, allow sufficient time for the drop-off.

For flights within Spain, it's typically advised to reach the airport at least 1.5 to 2 hours before your flight's departure time. However, for international flights, especially during busy travel periods, it's recommended to arrive at Tenerife South Airport at least 2 to 3 hours ahead of time.

The airport is well-connected to various parts of Tenerife through a network of roads and public transportation options. Travellers can access the airport by bus, taxi, or private car. The airport is located approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of the island's capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The Tenerife South Airport Bus operates several bus routes that serve Tenerife South Airport. The service is operated by Titsa. Buses are reasonably priced and frequent, with some routes even running throughout the night. Take a look at the full timetable here.


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