Travelling from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport by public bus, in addition to being an excellent way to safeguard the environment, is also a perfect way to save money.
Just to get started, you should know that as for the public transport in Tenerife, there is no train or underground on the island, but an efficient network of public buses, called “guaguas” by the locals, connects most towns and cities perfectly.
In this post I will give you all the information you need to know to travel low cost from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport by public bus.
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How far is Los Cristianos from Tenerife South Airport?
Los Cristianos is about 17 kms away from Tenerife South (Sur) airport (the closest airport). Therefore, even during traffic jams, which rarely happen in Tenerife, the travel time hardly ever exceeds an hour.
Where to take the bus in Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport.
The bus to Tenerife Sur Airport departs at the bus station in Los Cristianos. Since there are only a few bus stops in the city, you will probably need to walk to the bus station in Los Cristianos. Well, this is the hardest part of the journey, especially if you have a lot of luggage. Also keep in mind that some roads are uphill and this makes the walk even harder.
Which Bus Numbers go from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport.
Los Cristianos is connected to the Tenerife South Airport by bus number 40 and bus number 111. During the day they run every half an hour. If you want to know the precise schedule, I suggest that you visit the information office (a wooden house) at the bus station in Los Cristianos.
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How much is the bus ticket from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport.
The public bus ticket to the Airport comes very cheap. It costs € 3.20 per person. If we compare this to how much a taxi is from Los Cristianos to the airport, the price difference is really a lot.
Where to buy the bus tickets to Tenerife South Airport.
The public bus ticket for the journey from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport can be purchased directly on the bus. It can be paid by cash or by card. Note that card payments are possible only on the busses heading to the airport.
How long does the bus ride take from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport.
The travel time from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport is about 20 minutes. Don’t think that the taxi takes less. More or less, it takes about the same as the bus.
How much does a taxi cost from Los Cristianos to the airport.
The taxi ride costs around €26.00. Remember that it can vary by traffic conditions. Also know that different surcharges are applied at different times of the day, so it might even cost around € 30.00.
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Where the public bus will drop you at Tenerife South Airport.
The public bus will leave you at Tenerife South Airport normally at the box number 32. It is just right next to the departure entrance.
The public bus is definitely the most convenient mode of transportation in Tenerife. I hope this blog post about “How to travel from Los Cristianos to Tenerife South Airport” helps you to best manage the first stage of your way back home.