Flights from Bristol to Tenerife
Flying to Tenerife for a sunshine break? Here’s all the essential information you need to know before booking your cheap flights from Bristol to Tenerife.
How to get to Bristol Airport
Bristol Airport (BRS) is located just 13km from Bristol city centre and you will have plenty of choice when deciding how to get there ahead of your flights from Bristol to Tenerife. If you’re driving, it’s roughly a 20 minute drive from central Bristol via the M5 and the A38, with lots of different parking spaces available at the airport. If you’re planning to use public transport, the Airport Flyer Express leaves Bristol bus station every 10 minutes and will get you to the airport in 30 minutes. Alternatively, there are a number of regional buses and coaches with routes to Bristol airport before you fly from Bristol to Tenerife.
Bristol Airport: Overview
Bristol Airport has just one terminal where you’ll find all gates located ahead of your flights from Bristol to Tenerife. The airport is well signposted so as long as you follow the directions it’s virtually impossible to get lost. Once you pass through security you’ll have your pick of cafés, bars and restaurants to refuel before boarding the plane. There are also numerous shops in case you need to pick up any last-minute essentials before you fly from Bristol to Tenerife.
Tenerife Airport: Overview
Tenerife South Airport (TFS) has one three-storey terminal. The arrivals section and baggage reclaim can be found on Floor 0 of the terminal. TITSA, the public bus service, provides transport to the whole island. If you need to connect to Tenerife North Airport, the number 343 bus will bring you there. If you are planning on renting a car for your holiday check out Ryanair Car Hire for all the best deals.
What to expect on arrival in Tenerife
Tenerife has so much to offer. From beautiful weather and stunning volcanoes to championship golf courses and historical architecture, this Canary Island has something for everyone. After your flights from Bristol to Tenerife arrive and you have dropped your luggage into your hotel, waste little time in heading out to explore the island. Teide National Park is a 10-mile volcanic crater dominating the centre of the island. You’ll be treated to incredible views at 1,200m in the air via cable car. If that doesn’t get your heart racing, Siam Park certainly will. The Thai themed water park is the biggest in Europe with one of the highest water slides in the whole world. You should also keep an eye out from dolphins and whales if you take a trip out on the ocean.
Five Fun Facts about Tenerife:
- The word for “potato” in Tenerife is “papa” but to everyone else in Spain “papa” translates to Pope
- Mount Teide stands at 3,718m high and casts the largest sea shadow in the world
- Tenerife has the same flag as Scotland as they share St Andrew as a patron saint
- Filmmakers have used Tenerife as a backdrop for some of Hollywood’s biggest movies including Clash Of The Titans (2010), Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and Jason Bourne (2016)
- Most countries around the world have superstitions around Friday the 13th, but in Tenerife it is Tuesday the 13th that is considered unlucky
From Bristol to Tenerife: Practical Information
The best way to get around Tenerife is by using Ryanair Car Hire to rent a car for the duration of your trip. You can drive to all the main tourist hotspots and take in the beautiful sights in your own time. Alternatively, there is a public transport service. The bus is affordable and comfortable but sometimes you may need to use a couple of routes to get to your destination as not all buses go to the major sights.
Temperatures in Tenerife rarely drop below 20°C year-round. The island gets very hot during the summer months with June and July often hitting highs of 29°C. Rainfall is only expected during the winter, and even then it’s quite rare. So make sure you pack lots of sun cream - you can probably leave the rain jacket at home before you fly from Bristol to Tenerife.
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Before you fly from Bristol to Tenerife make sure to change your pound sterling into euros. Don’t forget to bring a travel adaptor too if you are hoping to use your electronic devices during your trip.
Now that you have a better idea of what to expect, check out Ryanair’s selection of Bristol to Tenerife cheap flights.