How to get there
Seville has excellent road and rail communications for quick and convenient access to the city by whichever means of transport you choose.
The airport is ten kilometres north of the city, close to the A-4 motorway. Its facilities were designed by the prestigious Spanish architect Rafael Moneo. Almost five million passengers currently use this airport each year, mainly arriving from other Spanish cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia, but also connecting to European cities such as London, Paris, Rome, Milan, etc. When it comes to travel between the airport and the city centre, you can either take a taxi or use the special bus service that terminates at Prado de San Sebastián, in the centre of the city, costing €4.
Seville has been served by the high-speed train since 1992. These trains offer some twenty daily services (in each direction) between Seville and Madrid, with a maximum journey time of around two and a half hours. The AVE also connects to Barcelona, by way of Zaragoza, in about five and half hours. Santa Justa Station is located on Avenida de Kansas City, just a few minutes' walk from the old town.
Seville has other inter-city routes, including particularly the Seville-Valencia-Barcelona line. There are also regional services connecting Seville with the other provincial capitals in Andalusia, and with numerous towns and villages.
Another good way to get to Seville is by road –there is a good road network with several motorways (toll and free). The most important are the A-4, which connects Andalusia and Madrid, and the A-66 which goes to Mérida and connects with the A-5, which also goes on to Madrid. Granada and the Costa del Sol are linked with Seville by the A-92 motorway. Travel to Portugal is on the A-49 motorway. Finally, Seville and Cadiz are linked by both the A-4 and the E-5 roads. All access to motorways and main roads is from the SE-30 ring road around Seville, with numerous points of access into the city centre.
There are two bus stations in the city. The main one is in the Plaza de Armas, and operates daily national and international services. The Prado de San Sebastián bus station operates scheduled regional services.
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