You can choose any of the two airports in Tenerife as they are both very well connected to the metropolitan area.  

Tenerife North Airport (TFN):

The airport on the North is located near La Laguna city. It is mainly used for domestic flights between islands and to/from the mainland. There are direct bus lines to “Intercambiador de San Cristóbal de La Laguna” and Santa Cruz (Bus 020) or Puerto de La Cruz (Bus 030). A taxi is around 25-30€.

Tenerife South Airport (TFS):

The international airport of Tenerife is in the south of the island, around 60km away from Santa Cruz deTenerife, the capital. There is Public transport (Bus) that can take you easily to Santa Cruz/La Laguna from the south.

Taking a taxi could be around 70-90€, and there are always some outside of the Airport, they all have the same price.

There are also public bus lines (Lines 010/day or 711/night), you just would have to hop out at the Main bus station in Santa Cruz (Intercambiador)  and hop on the line/tram that takes you near to your accommodation or onto a taxi. 

NOTE: Please note that this information has been updated in January 2024, so check if it is still valid at the time of your trip.