As you leave the airport, follow the signs for Los Cristianos until you are on the TF-1 Motorway. Follow the motorway for about 14 kilometers, past Los Cristianos, and then take the exit marked “Salida 73 – Playa de las Americas cambio de sentido”. Then, take the first exit at the first roundabout, and then the first exit at the second roundabout. Finally take the 4th exit at the next roundabout, then turn right after the BP service station and follow the road into the centre of Playa de las Americas.
Several public bus routes connect Tenerife South Airport with Playa de las Americas – including the night-time 711 route between Santa Cruz and Costa Adeje (stopping at the airport and Playa de las Americas). The most frequent route is the number 40 between Tenerife South Airport and Costa Adeje (stopping at several location around Playa de las Americas) which runs every 30 minutes during the day. The 343 and 111 routes also stop at both Tenerife South Airport and Playa de las Americas on their routes. The journey takes about 35 minutes and costs €3.70. More information can be found at the public bus website here.
It costs around €26 for a taxi from Tenerife South to Playa de las Americas and the journey time is around 20 minutes. There is not normally a long wait at the airport taxi rank.
By Airport Transfer
A pre-booked airport shuttle transfer costs just €3.29 (even cheaper than the public bus) and drops you off at your hotel! A private transfer for up to 4 passengers costs as little as €21.21 – which is even cheaper than a taxi. Vehicles for larger groups can also be pre-booked. Click here for more information or to book.