There are ferries from southern Spain in Cadiz
which may take anything from 30 to 40 hours each way, as they are normally island hopping in the Canaries.
(no direct connection by ferry from UK)
Tel:: 0034 902 45 46 45 for bookings and reservations
Look up ferries Cadiz to Tenerife.
Naviera Armas also operates sea travel from Cadiz to Tenerife but it's best to check all ferry providers also with clickaferry.com. By the looks of it, prices have come down by 2015 from about € 700 return to €500 which includes cars. This statement needs confirmation all the time, as prices are always subject to change.
Fred Olsen S.A. Ferry for 7 Canary Islands connections
38001 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Añaza
Tel.: 0034 902 100 107
Canary islands residents get a Fred Olsen price rebate for getting
to Tenerife from other isles, nearby.
However, Fred Olson has special prices on offer most of the time which are also for students.
Use the Eurostar fast train to get to Tenerife, partially...
More about it by scrolling down.
Or from London to Paris for just 52 GBP for extended stop overs if you don't need to be in Barcelona within 6,5 hours.
Check Barcelona to Cadiz by train via Sevilla or other options with the climate controlled Spanish fast train Alva with raileurope.com.
Also mind the Alva train's many exciting travel options to see different Spanish cities.
Mind prices will always be subject to change in the future.
Have the experience of a life time with the TGV train from Paris to Avignon (it takes a little more than 2,5 hours) like I did in 2007. I was surprised to see the countryside well from this train despite its supersonic world fastest speed.
You would have to proceed with normal trains to Spain or Portugal. Catch a ferry or aircraft from there for getting to Tenerife.
Latest travel alternative by cheap Ouigo GTV by SNCF
Type of train service: No frill similar to Ryan Air terms
online booking and ticket print-out four days before departure
An extra suitcase check-in costs €5
No bar service and more confined space with 3 seat and 1 seat rows
No cancellations, i.e. no refund of tickets
As per travel news of 2013: Inaugurated April, 2013
Track: Between Paris region and French Riviera region
No frill price: € 10 for adults and
€5 for accompanied children under 12 years
Again, you would have to go on from the Southeast of France for getting to Tenerife.
Climb off the GTV train or its Ouigo at the super modern Avignon train station. Cross some lawns and pathways and find a low office building after about 8 minutes walk. There, you can also rent a car to take you around stunning Avignon, as far as the Alps or further towards Tenerife.
About 3 or 4 different car rental companies are there. Once, We rented one of their cars by Alamo -- that's what I recollect--and were happy with it.
Or book online in advance to make sure you get the vehicle you want.
Travel by Eurostar train from London to Paris or Brussels with speed trains...
Fetch a fast Eurostar train at St.Pancreas Station to Gare de Lion in the north of Paris.
Experience a tunnel voyage under the ocean to cross 'the Channel' from the UK.
Connections to Paris Disneyland are both possible from the French capital as well as from Lille in France, for example.
Mind that the 75 minutes Eurostar travel offers the fastest alternative to flights.
You can stretch your legs, walk around and bring as much luggage as you please.
You also have free sight seeing from your Eurostar train window.
No London or Paris airport check-ins will make you frustrated and lose your time.