There are 6 ways to get from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife by plane, bus, car, car ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Malaga to Tenerife  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Tenerife (TFN) AGP - TFN

46€ - 507€

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Fly Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) AGP - TFS
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Intercambiador Sta.Cruz

139€ - 1056€

Bus to Granada, fly to Tenerife  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Tenerife (TFN) GRX - TFN

99€ - 407€

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 33m

  1. Drive from Málaga to Huelva
  2. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

134€ - 4549€

Train, car ferry  •  39h 33m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Huelva Alv
  3. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

145€ - 4582€

Bus, car ferry  •  42h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Cádiz L-530 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

180€ - 679€

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to fly which costs 45€ - 550€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to fly which costs 45€ - 550€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Málaga and Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 1437 km.

The best way to get from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 39h 33m and costs 140€ - 4600€.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Tenerife Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 1h behind Málaga. It is currently 1:48 AM in Málaga and 12:48 AM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Tenerife Airport.

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There are 1325+ hotels available in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

Air Europa and Vueling Airlines fly from Málaga to Santa Cruz de Tenerife 3 times a day.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Granada to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Granada to Tenerife via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 2400€
Flights from Granada to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Tenerife Sur Apt via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 250€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
17€ - 22€
Promo+
22€ - 25€
Flexible
30€ - 45€
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 Malaga Maria Zambrano to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cordoba-Central to Huelva
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Titsa
Phone
+34 (0) 922 531 300
Website
titsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur to Intercambiador Sta.Cruz
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Titsa
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 Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Málaga to Cádiz
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.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
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
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
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1700€ - 4500€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
1775€
Standard Car
4487€

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 9€ - 300€.

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