Planning a getaway somewhere hot and searching for cheap flights from Birmingham to Tenerife? We’ve got plenty of options for you. Before you fly to the sun, check out these helpful hints and tips…
Getting to Birmingham Airport
If travelling from Birmingham city centre to catch your Birmingham to Tenerife flights, you’ll find the train is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get to Birmingham airport. Birmingham Airport has its own train station with a free monorail linking the station to the terminal building.
The bus is another speedy option. National Express offer a direct shuttle bus service from the city centre to the airport. The journey time is around 25 minutes.
If driving, you’ll find Birmingham Airport is located close to the A45 Coventry Road, and Junction 6 of the M42.
Birmingham Airport Overview
Birmingham airport is located around 12.8 kilometres east of Birmingham city centre. Ryanair flights from Birmingham to Tenerife depart from Terminal 2. Once you’ve checked in any luggage and passed through security, you’ll find plenty of distractions (bars, restaurants and shops) to keep you occupied while you wait on your cheap flights from Birmingham to Tenerife.
The duration of your Birmingham to Tenerife cheap flights is approximately 4 hours 30 minutes.
Tenerife Airport Overview
Tenerife South (Reina Sofia Airport) is Tenerife’s busiest airport and one of two airports in Tenerife – the other airport is Tenerife North Airport. Tenerife South Airport is located around 60km to the south west of the island capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Getting from Tenerife Airport to Tenerife’s Major Resorts
Tenerife Airport South is the main gateway to resorts such as Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas and Los Gigantes. Taxis, buses and private transfers connect the airport to the island’s major resorts. The journey from Los Cristianos takes 20 – 30 minutes, while the journey from Playa de las Americas takes around 25-35 minutes.
Tenerife is the largest and most popular of the seven Canary Islands and enjoys mild weather all year round, with average temperatures of 18C. You might book flights to Tenerife from Birmingham with the intention of indulging in a lazy holiday by the pool, but to fully appreciate the island’s natural beauty, it’s worth checking out Teide National Park, the island’s capital, Santa Cruz and the picturesque village of Los Gigantes.
Tenerife is popular as a summer and winter destination, so it’s a good idea to book your accommodation early for the best deals and to ensure availability for your travel dates. Check out Ryanair Rooms for an excellent selection of apartments and hotels. With the money you’ve saved on your cheap flights from Birmingham to Tenerife, you can afford to experience some of the attractions mentioned in our travel guides on Try Somewhere New.
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Birmingham to Tenerife Flights – Practical Information
The unit of currency in Tenerife is the Euro, so when you fly Birmingham to Tenerife you’ll need to exchange your British pounds before you travel or withdraw some cash from the ATM on arrival.
Car rental is a great way to explore Tenerife’s beautiful volcanic landscapes. You’ll find car rental desks located in the arrivals terminal of the airport – if you’ve booked your car hire online with Ryanair Car Hire, don’t forget to print your confirmation email and have it ready to show the agent at the desk.