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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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 to Tenerife  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tenerife (TFN) MAD - TFN

$37 - $251

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Fly to Tenerife Sur Apt  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) MAD - TFS

$55 - $403

Train, car ferry Naviera Armas  •  41 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

$189 - $248

Train, car ferry Acciona Trasmediterranea  •  42 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cadiz A
  2. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

$262 - $788

Bus, car ferry Naviera Armas  •  45 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Huelva Ouibus
  2. Take the car ferry from Huelva to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

$148 - $213

Drive, car ferry  •  42 h 23 min

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

$184 - $257

Bus, car ferry Acciona Trasmediterranea  •  47 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Cadiz
  2. Take the car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife

$232 - $767

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 1754 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 41 h 29 min and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Tenerife Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife is 1 h behind Madrid. It is currently 11:53 PM in Madrid and 10:53 PM in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Ryanair, Norwegian Air International, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Tenerife Airport.

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There are 1004+ hotels available in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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  • Distance: 1096.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

Iberia, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Madrid to Santa Cruz de Tenerife hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt via Granada
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Tenerife Sur Apt via Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Socibus
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Madrid - South Station to Huelva
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Cádiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$190
Cabin
$698

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