Private Transfers

If you have a family or party greater than 4 people it will be worth your while pre-booking a private transfer as the taxis at  Tenerife Airport generally only carry four passengers including children. Hereby some companies: 

Tenerife Best Transfers-  Canarian company with extensive experience in the transfer of passengers that offers shuttle for groups; businesses, golfers, windsurfers or just a group of friends on holidays. 


Phone: +34 922 79 11 14 


Tenerife Airport Transfers -

Overseas taxis

El Mar Services Tel: 922 86 59 91; 922 78 13 36; 922 78 14 15; (UK) 0871-218-5991 - 0871-218-5991 - 0871-218-5991 - 0871-218-5991



Speedy Transfers  UK based company providing reliable shuttle and Taxi transfers . Easy to locate at airport [ unit 4]

Tenerife Airport Tranfers with British staff and a new office ( Nº 6) on arrival hall at Tenerife Sur Airport will qoute and inform you about the prices depending on travellers numbers and trayects.

BookTaxiTenerife have their welcome office both at Tenerife South Airport (office #9 on arrival hall) and Tenerife North (an hostess will meet you at arrival area with a nameboard). They provide official transportation in Tenerife and Gran Canaria with official taxis. Booking online is required.

Tenerife Airport Taxis have a rank just outside the main arrival/departure terminals, just next to the Airport bus stop.  These are well organised - queue jumping is not allowed.  It is not necessary to prebook a taxi as there are always plenty available.

Standard Taxis

Most of the Taxi drivers are honest and provide a good level of service at a fair price, you can be sure that they are Official licensed Taxis by the green light they display on the roof or the window and on the rear bumper they should be showing a small plate with the initials SP on it.

Tenerife is divided into municipalities, each with their own taxis can only pick up passengers in their own municipality, to transfer within their own municipality or any other part of the island. All taxis are white and shall bear on both sides of the badge Borough Council to which it belongs and the license number on both sides also, a device on the roof that indicates the rate that is being used at all times and green light indicates that the taxi is free. All taxis are required to have a customer-visible taximeter, it must pass an annual review and carry a sticker stating this review on the top right of the front windshield. Obliged to put the meter when taking this service although a price has been agreed with the customer prior to the completion thereof, and provide the customer a tiket with data (license number) that you can check that matches the stickers exterior. Some taxis have a light fixture in the ceiling with the logo radiotaxi they belong .


The fares are divided into two price bands and there is an airport supplement of €1.65.

  • Fare 1 (from 06:00 to 22:00, weekdays): all or part of each kilometre: €0.47 minimum fare: €2.68; price per hour waiting, €12.79 and fractional rate for every 15 minutes €3.20.
  • Fare 2 (from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am and all day holidays): all or part of each kilometre: €0.58 minimum fare: €3.21; price per hour waiting €12.79 and fractional rate for every 15 minutes, €3.20.

A Guide To Tenerife Airport Taxi Fares

Approximate prices 2015 (with taxi meter) - From Tenerife South Airport to resort. Prices for private transfers could be higher.

Resort Fare
El Medano €16.00
Granadilla €18.00
Playa de las Americas €28.00
Los Cristianos €26.00
Los Gigantes €60.00
Santa Cruz €100.00
Tenerife North Airport €85.00
Puerto de la Cruz €98.00