Car Hire at Tenerife North Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want to live the high life in La Laguna or explore the lush valley town of La Orotava, you can find the best car hire at Tenerife North Airport with Skyscanner. Why not check out our guide on things to do in Tenerife.
Where to hire a car at Tenerife North Airport
There are six car hire companies with desks at Tenerife North Airport: Auto Reisen, Cicar, Avis, Hertz, Europecar and Goldcar. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Tenerife North Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a BP garage located just 5 minutes drive from Tenerife North Airport. Head south from the airport taking the third exit at the roundabout. Get on the TF-5 and the petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Tenerife North Airport
Tenerife North Airport is well connected to the region’s main road networks interesting with five main motorways; the A1 from Paris, the A25 from Dunkirk and Calais, the A23 from Valenciennes, the A27 from Brussels, and the A22 from Ghent, Antwerp and Amsterdam. You can drive to London in 4 hours, Paris in two and a half hours and Brussels in one and a half hours.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Tenerife North Airport.
San Cristobal de la Laguna
La Laguna boasts a stunning UNESCO protected Old Quarter were architectural styles date from the 16th century. As well as a heady combination of Portuguese, Genoese, Flemish and French influences, La Laguna is a thriving university city with vibrant shopping, lively cafes and bars with some mouth-watering local tapas on the menu. A bustling nightlife beautifully complements the long sunny days spent relaxing on La Laguna’s beautiful beaches. San Cristobal de la Laguna is just 15 minutes from Tenerife North Airport. Get on the TF-5 and continue to the centre of the city.
La Orotava is located 335 metres above sea level in a lush valley. It is also the most sophisticated town on the island. Here the rich and famous come to languish on its stunning beaches, sip cocktails in the classy bars and peruse the delights of its museums and monuments. Colonial architecture is visible throughout the town from seventeenth century mansions to its elegant streets that are lined with designer shops and cool cafes and bars.
La Orotava is just 25 minutes by car from Tenerife North Airport. Get on the TF-5 and take exit 33. Continue on the TF-211 and then the TF-21 to La Orotava.
The island of Tenerife is a gem of villages and towns each with their own personality. Soft sandy beaches are ideal for families with children while the many resorts on the island attract partygoers from all over the world. A heady combination of history and modernity can be found in Tenerife while its mountainous and wild regions are a dream for hikers, walkers and those who love to enjoy nature while its waters are a haven for fans of high octane water sports. From small fishing village and historic hamlets to party towns and plush resorts, Tenerife has something for everyone.
On-street parking in on Tenerife is mostly free of charge. If you prefer to use a car park, there are many to choose from and, as locals usually hate to pay for parking, often have plenty of spaces! They charge up to €1.00 per hour or €8 for a full day but prices vary. Many hotels in Tenerife also offer free parking.
Prices subject to change