A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife vs. A Coruna for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna?

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Not everyone traveling to Spain is looking to collapse on a beach somewhere. If you're in search of a bustling, vibrant and colorful Spanish capital city without the crowds of Barcelona, you might want to book a few days in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Located on the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife on the Canary Island chain, Santa Cruz's bright buildings, charming shops and rich, green scenery are there to greet visitors from all over the world - including you.

A Coruna

A Coruna is a busy port city located on a promontory of Spain's Galicia region. It is the capital city of a province of the same name, exhibiting a mix of the old and new from an ancient Roman lighthouse to modern apartments known for their glass balconies. Some of the highlights include the variety of architecture both age-old and modern, the old town, several museums, the harbor, and beaches.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Madrid, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Barcelona, The Best 10-Day Tours from Madrid, and The Best 10-Day Tours from Barcelona.


Which place is cheaper, A Coruna or Santa Cruz de Tenerife?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is €126, while the average daily cost in A Coruna is €89. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Santa Cruz de Tenerife and A Coruna in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 48
    A Coruna 51
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 96
    A Coruna 102
Compare Hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and A Coruna

Looking for a hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife


Hotels in A Coruna


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Santa Cruz de Tenerife Hotel Prices and A Coruna Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 64
    A Coruna 13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Santa Cruz de Tenerife:

  • Whale and Dolphin Watching Catamaran with Transfer and Buffet : $64
  • Tenerife South Airport Departure Transfer (Playa de las américas to Airport): $59
  • Tenerife South Airport Departure Transfer (Costa Adeje Hotels to Airport): $98
  • Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port: Transfer to Tenerife hotels: $252
  • Mount Teide Tour with Transfer and Optional Cable Car Ticket: $53

Hired Cars and Shuttles in A Coruna

Also for A Coruna, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago Airport (SCQ): $72
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago city hotels: $72
  • Transfer from Coruna Airport to Ferrol: $131

Is it cheaper to fly into Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna?

Prices for flights to both A Coruna and Santa Cruz de Tenerife change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 40
    A Coruna 28

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • The Great Dinner in A Coruña - Escape urban room: $65
  • Food Market Shopping and Cooking Workshop in A Coruña: $104
  • 3 Hour Tapas Tasting and Cooking Class in A Coruna: $104

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 25
    A Coruna 9.72

Tours and Activities in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Here are a few actual costs in Santa Cruz de Tenerife for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Private Paragliding Flight Experience in Tenerife: $109
  • Private VIP Tour Tenerife Magic Circle: $258
  • Taucho Flight Experience: $118
  • Teide National Park Quad Bike Tour: $70
  • Tenerife: Introductory Dive for Cruise Ship Passengers: $128
  • Volcano Teide National Park Shared Tour from Costa Adeje Los Cristianos Tenerife: $64

Typical Entertainment Prices in A Coruna

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for A Coruna's activities, tours, and tickets:


  • Tower of Hercules
    3.00

Tours and Activities in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Group walking tour in Lugo: $1.09
  • A Coruña Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.25
  • Guided Tour Lugo: $27
  • Segway Tour Tower of Hercules: $32
  • Essential Walking Tour through the Emblematic Places of Coruña: $32
  • A Coruña boat tour from the sea: $38
  • E-bike Tour La Coruña: $65
  • Private Walking Tour around Coruña with Beer or Wine: $66
  • Full-Day Excursion to Santiago from A Coruña for Cruisers Only: $76
  • A Coruña Private Walking Tour : $82
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Lugo: $82
  • 2 Hour Private Old Town Walking Tour in La Coruña: $186

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife 7.50
    A Coruna 13

Sample the Local Flavors in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Santa Cruz de Tenerife:

  • Tenerife: Teide 4-seat Buggy Tour with Wine Tasting & Tapas: $268


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Santa Cruz de Tenerife and A Coruna, we can see that Santa Cruz de Tenerife is more expensive. And not only is A Coruna much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to A Coruna would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in A Coruna and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Santa Cruz de Tenerife than you might in A Coruna.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Santa Cruz de Tenerife Expensive? and Is A Coruna Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Santa Cruz de Tenerife or A Coruna?

A Coruna has a larger population, and is about 9% larger than the population of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. When comparing the sizes of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and A Coruna, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.