Flights from London to Tenerife

London to Tenerife

  • Tenerife is served by 2 airports. These are Tenerife North, Tenerife South.
  • London to Tenerife is 1,823 miles
  • £112 was the cheapest return price from London to Tenerife last month
  • The average flight time from London to Tenerife is 4h 15min
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Tenerife last month was Monarch
  • 10 airlines fly direct from London to Tenerife
  • There are 79 flights a week from London to Tenerife

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Flights from London to Tenerife

This information is correct as of November 2015

Airlines that fly from London to Tenerife

To Tenerife-South: Monarch Airlines from Luton and Gatwick; Ryanair from Luton and Stansted; Thomson Airways from Luton, Gatwick and Stansted; British Airways from Gatwick; easyJet from Gatwick and Southend; Norwegian Air Shuttle from Gatwick; Thomas Cook Airlines from Gatwick and Stansted; Air Europa from Stansted.

To Tenerife-North: Iberia Express from Heathrow Airport and Air Europa from Stansted.

Terminal Information – Departing

Gatwick: British Airways and easyJet fly from the North Terminal, while all other airlines depart from the South Terminal. The train station is in the South Terminal, so if you're flying with BA or easyJet you will need to take the inter-terminal shuttle to reach the correct check-in area. Both terminals are like mini shopping malls and have a fantastic range of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops. The Canary Islands are outside the European Union so you can indulge in duty free shopping.

Heathrow: Iberia Express flights generally leave from Terminal 5. There are some great luxury shops such as Alexander McQueen and Burberry, as well as some great places to eat: including Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food.

Luton: There's just one terminal to navigate. Enjoy duty free shopping at the likes of Kurt Geiger and Dixons Travel, treat yourself to a pre-holiday manicure, or enjoy a quick bite to eat in one of the many cafes.

Southend: This is a simple airport with two places to eat (Lakers Bar & Restaurant and Arnold & Forbes Cafe Kitchen) and two places to shop (WHSmith and Stobart Airport Shopping duty free store).

Stansted: Most of the shops and restaurants are clustered together in the airport's one terminal. You can pick up some bargain beauty buys at The Body Shop, have a sit-down meal at James Martin Kitchen, or enjoy a glass of fizz at Blanc et Noir.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Tenerife-South: Bus 343 runs between the two airports, stopping at all of the main resorts along the way. Tickets cos €3.70* (about £2.60) to Los Cristianos/Costa Adeje, €13.55* (about £9.60) to Puerto de la Cruz, and €9.70* (about £6.85) to travel to Tenerife-North Airport. Bus 111 runs between the airport and Santa Cruz, the island's capital. Tickets cost €3.20* (about £2.25) to Los Cristianos, €3.70* (about £2.60) to Costa Adeje, and €9.35* (about £6.60) to Santa Cruz. Route 450 serves the nearby beaches. Tickets to Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas are €3.20* (about £2.25), Costa Adeje is €3.70* (about £2.60) and Granadilla is €2.45* (just under £1.75). There's a taxi rank outside the airport: prices are lower between 6am and 10pm on weekdays and Saturdays. Most of the large car rental companies have desks at the airport: compare car hire at Tenerife South.

Tenerife-North: Bus 343 serves the airport. Tickets to Los Cristianos/Costa Adeje are €12.40* one-way, and Puerto de la Cruz are €3.70*. Bus 102 runs between the airport and Santa Cruz, and tickets cost €2.65* (just under £1.75) to the capital or €4.75* (just under £3.40) to Puerto de la Cruz. Buses 107 and 108 also serve the airport.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from London to Tenerife.

What to expect in Tenerife

Tenerife is in the same time-zone as the UK. The currency is the Euro (€). Tenerife is known as La Isla De La Eterna Primavera (the island of eternal spring) due to its pleasant year round temperatures. Summer averages are a very pleasant 24°C while winter temperatures sit around 17°C. Although Tenerife is more expensive than mainland Spain, it's a lot cheaper than London. You can expect to pay less than £25* for a three-course meal for two and less than £1.50* for a beer.

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