Getting to Cádiz

Getting to Cádiz

There is no best way to get to Cádiz. It all depends on your budget and general travel plans But here is some information to help you on your way!

By Car

If you are on a driving tour of Andalucia then Cádiz city will probably (It should be) be on your visit list. From Malaga on the Costa del Sol, drive time is about 3 hours. From Seville about 1.5 hours and from Jerez (The nearest airport) just a half hour.

Remember that the streets in this small city are narrow and sometimes difficult to navigate. Parking can also be complicated. See more about parking in Cádiz here.

By Train and Bus

If you are visiting Cadiz by train, then you will arrive at the Estación de Cádiz, which is the city’s main train station. It is situated in the central area of Cadiz and offers connections to major cities in Spain such as Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, and Malaga.

The Estación de Cádiz is a modern and recently renovated station with various facilities and services available. Inside the station, there are multiple platforms and ticket counters for purchasing tickets and making inquiries. You will also find several shops, restaurants, and cafes where you can relax and grab a bite to eat.

If you need to get around the city, local bus and taxi services are available just outside the station. The station’s central location also means that many of Cadiz’s tourist attractions are easily accessible by foot, bike, or public transportation.

Alvia services use the Madrid–Seville high-speed rail line as far as Seville-Santa Justa, and switches to the conventional rail network to serve Jerez and finally Cádiz, and Media Distancia services operate between Cádiz and Jaén and another to Córdoba. The Cercanías Cádiz commuter rail line also serves the station.

The Bay of Cadiz Metropolitan Tramway

The Trambahía-operated Bay of Cadiz Tram service completed its full route by arriving at Cadiz station for the first time on February 11, 2022.The Bay of Cadiz Metropolitan Tramway is a mixed rail system serving the city of Cadiz and its metropolitan area. It is owned by the Andalusian Government through the Public Works Agency and operated by Renfe, the public operator.

By Plane

The three airports in the Cádiz general area are Jerez de la Frontera (XRY), Malaga (AGP) and Seville (SVQ). Jerez is the closest at just over 40 km from the airport to Cádiz.

If you have arrived by plane then you may need a taxi

kiwitaxi is a site where one can book a transfer to get from or to the airport, between two tourist destinations or other locations popular with tourists.

Just fill out the form below to organise your transfer to Cádiz.

By Boat and cruise ship

The Port of Cadiz is situated at the intersection of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, near the Strait of Gibraltar. Its strategic location between Europe, Africa, and the Americas makes it a popular stopover for cruise ships en route between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, and vice versa. Read more here:

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