How Much it Cost to Travel to Tenerife: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Dec 2023

The most popular of the Canary Islands for English-speaking tourists, Tenerife and its main city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife are very popular pretty much all year round. The winter weather is a bit too mild for swimming on the beach, but it’s much nicer than anywhere in Europe itself. The most popular resort towns for sunshine seekers are Los Cristianos and Playa de la Americanos on the southern shore.

Is Tenerife Expensive or Cheap?

The largest and most popular of Spain’s Canary Islands, Tenerife offers great value for those seeking mild or warm weather any time of the year. Hotels are usually quite affordable considering the quality, and food and drinks are rather cheap as well if you follow the signs to the better deals.

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Travel Costs to Tenerife

Population 920,000
Area 920,000
Timezone UTC+0
Currency Euro
Airports Tenerife South Airport (TFS), Tenerife North Airport (TFN)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$67.42
1 USD = 0.9300 EUR
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Tenerife?

Tenerife Hotel Seasons

Tenerife Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.90 - 37.63
starstarstarstarstar24.73 - 59.14
starstarstarstarstar32.26 - 91.40
starstarstarstarstar38.71 - 141.94
starstarstarstarstar75.27 - 220.43

Tenerife Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed19.35 - 26.88

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Tenerife?

Best tours in Tenerife

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Museo de la Ciencia y el CosmosThis science and cosmos museum also has a planetarium attached.
adults
students
5.38
3.23
Teide Cable CarMost people reach the cable car on a bus tour or hired car, but there is a public bus option as well.
return
one-way
43.01
23.66

What’s the average price of food and drink in Tenerife?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYou can find local dishes up to a full English breakfast in most tourist areas.3.23 - 6.45
Budget lunchPlenty of fast-food places are available if you don't want the local favorites.5.38 - 8.60
Budget dinnerRestaurants run a huge price range in Tenerife, with Chinese buffets being among the bargains.9.68 - 16.13
Beer (.5l)Daytime happy hours with €1 pints are easy to find. At night prices go up a bit.2.15 - 4.30

What are the costs of transportation in Tenerife?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from North Airport to south resorts80.65
Taxi from South Airport to south resorts21.51
Bus from North Airport to south resorts13.98
Bus from South Airport to resorts3.23
Bus ride in Tenerife1.08
3km taxi ride in Tenerife6.45 - 9.68

Getting to Tenerife

Getting around Tenerife

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When to visit Tenerife

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January69591.3
February70591.4
March71601.1
April72610.6
May75640.2
June78660.0
July83690.0
August84710.0
September82700.2
October79680.7
November75651.1
December71611.7

Tenerife Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:07am7:17pm
21 Jun7:08pm9:05pm
21 Sep7:53am8:02pm
21 Dec7:53am6:13pm

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