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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife by plane, bus, train, car ferry or night bus

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Fly Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS)
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Meridiano

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Train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly to Tenerife Sur Apt, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS)
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Meridiano

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Tenerife Sur Apt, bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS)
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Meridiano

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Tenerife

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Tenerife (TFN)

Fly Glasgow to Tenerife

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tenerife (TFN)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cadiz
  5. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Train, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Albergaria-a-velha
  4. Take the bus from Albergaria to Huelva
  5. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Night bus, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Burgos
  3. Take the bus from Burgos to Cádiz
  4. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Glasgow (GLA) to Tenerife (TFN) flights

The flight time between Glasgow (GLA) and Tenerife (TFN) is around 9h 31m and covers a distance of around 3188 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 34m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 50m. Services are operated by Jet2.com, Binter Canarias, easyJet and others. Typically 73 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 57m
Layover time:
3h 34m
Total time:
9h 31m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 50m
Flight distance:
3188 km
Flights per week:
73
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
646 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow (GLA) to Tenerife (TFN) flight schedules

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International entry into Spain from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Spain from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Spain.

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Last updated: 17 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to train and fly and bus which costs £40 - £200 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to train and fly and bus which costs £40 - £200 and takes 8h 46m.

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It is approximately 3192 km to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 3 days 13h and costs £500 - £1,300.

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Tenerife Sur Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 45m.

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Jet2.com, Aer Lingus, easyJet and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Tenerife Sur Apt Airport.

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There are 1067+ hotels available in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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  • Distance: 3192.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 50m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain?

Jet2.com, Binter Canarias and five other airlines fly from Glasgow to Santa Cruz de Tenerife every 3 hours.

Airlines
Binter Canarias
Website
bintercanarias.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Fuerteventura
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €1400
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Arrecife, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Tenerife Sur Apt, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Bristol, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via London Heathrow, Arrecife
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Dublin, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €950
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Belfast (Aldergrove), Arrecife
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €800
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via Malaga
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via London Heathrow, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€200 - €950
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife via London Gatwick, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Tenerife Sur Apt via Malaga
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Tenerife Sur Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €950
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife Sur Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Canaryfly
Website
canaryfly.es
Flights from Edinburgh to Tenerife via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €28
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€9 - €14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€21 - €28
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Titsa
Phone
+34 (0) 922 531 300
Website
titsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Meridiano
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Titsa
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Albergaria-a-velha
Ave. Duration
30h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Albergaria to Huelva
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Burgos
Ave. Duration
46h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€75 - €95
Car
€230 - €330
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€1800 - €4600
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
€1812
Standard Car
€4582

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