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Tenerife North Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tenerife North Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

we were turfed out and told it would re-open at six the following morning. – Callum

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Tenerife North Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, but modern single-terminal airport with a small variety of shopping and dining options.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.  There are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Passes  Sala VIP Nivaria – Location: Mezzanine, Departures, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Tenerife North Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Laguna Nivaria – (8 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.   » Check Rates
  • Hotel Aguere – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • B&B La Laguna – (10 minutes from the airport) A budget accommodation featuring private doubles and 4-bed mixed dorms. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Tenerife Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Tenerife North Airport. Connect to the “kubiwireless” network. (SSID: Airport_Free_Wifi_AENA).

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: in the Arrivals and Departures Halls.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available.

Currency Exchange – There is a Bank located in the Arrivals that may provide currency exchange.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of shops including a Relay Shop and a Hudson News shop.

Food & Drinks – There are no 24 hour food options at this airport. However, the following concessions are open during flight operation hours:
» Landside: Cafe & Tapas • Insula Cafe
» Airside: Burger King • Peje Verde • Panaria Bar • Cafe Ritazza

Information Desk – Location: P0. Hours: unknown

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Yes, available on the ground floor of the departures hall. Rates: unknown.

Medical Services – Six Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are available landside and airside.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Pharmacy – The Farmacia is located on the the Ground Floor, Arrivals. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 8:00PM • Saturdays 8:00AM – 3:00PM • Sundays and Holidays are open for on-call duty 7:00AM – 3:00PM.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 6:00AM – 11:30PM.


As of February 2018, Tenerife North airport is served by the following airlines: Air Europa • Air Nostrum • Alitalia • Binter Canarias • Canaryfly • Evelop • Iberia • Norwegian Air • Royal Air Maroc • Ryanair • Vueling Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


City buses 102, 104, 107 and 108 link the airport with Santa Cruz, along with a few nearby towns. Route 343 links Tenerife North and South airports in a nonstop 50-minute journey (one way). For fares and more information, visit the Tenerife North Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Auto Reisen, Avis, Cicar, Europcar, Goldcar and Hertz. Location: P0.


Metered taxis are readily available at the taxi rank outside of the airport terminal.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.