The roads on Tenerife are very well-maintained. The roads are safe. You can easily get to almost any corner of the island using either public transport or your own car.

Below you can find different options for getting around Tenerife:

Hire car

Hiring a car is always the best option. It will give you more freedom and mobility than any other method of transport. The best option is to hire the car online, and pick it up from the airport. Car rental costs approximately 20€ per day, depending on the model [read more].

Guaguas (public buses)

Tenerife’s public bus service (guaguas) is run by a company called TITSA. You’ll recognise their vehicles by their characteristic green colour. They offer a modern fleet of buses, and all guaguas carry safety guarantees. TITSA’s timetables and routes allow you to travel all over the island without any issues. The price depends on the specific journey, but it will generally be between 1€ – 3€. The guaguas are a good option for short or infrequent journeys [read more].


If you’re visiting the metropolitan area of the island, between Santa Cruz and La Laguna, you can get around by tram. There are two lines, which connect Tenerife’s two most important cities [read more].

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Uber, Cabify or other similar apps in Tenerife?
No. At the time of writing (2020), these apps aren’t available on the island.
Is car hire expensive?
No. The average price of a car is around 15€ per day.