How to get from Seville Airport to Càdiz
Regarding public transport, there is no direct option from Seville Airport to Càdiz. The only direct route available would be with a taxi or private transfer, which is likely to be very expensive if not booked in advance for a pre-arranged price. A standard Seville airport taxi, if they agree to drive on the meter, will likely cost around 172€ and the journey will take around 1hr 23mins. Fortunately, the route is popular and therefore there remains the reasonably priced and easy options of train and bus. Both methods of transport will require first a transfer to either the bus station or train station from the airport to your onward journey. The train journey takes about 1hr 40mins and costs around 16.05€. The bus journey will take around 1hr 45mins and will cost 13€ one way. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Seville at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
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Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €172|| 83min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €187|| 83min|| 24/7|
| Bus || €26|| 105min|| 07:00–21:30|
| Train || €32.10|| 100min|| 06:40–21:50|
How to get from Seville Airport to Càdiz by taxi
The quickest route from the airport to Càdiz is by taxi. Seville airport taxis are usually very reliable, especially ones at designated taxi ranks. They are generally white with a yellow stripe. They will usually have an illuminated sign (green means free). The journey by taxi will take around 1hr 23mins. Be aware that the quickest route will also require tolls to be paid along the way. It is highly recommended that you agree on a price with a taxi driver, either by discussing the journey before you enter the taxi, by pre-booking your taxi before you arrive, or booking at the service desk for the company in the airport.
Taxi fare from Seville Airport to Càdiz
The fare for the transfer, if the driver agrees to a metered ride, will be expensive – at approximately 172€, plus any tolls along the way. Be advised that late night or holidays incur an extra cost.
Daytime rate: (Mon-Fri 7am – 9pm) the price ranges from 160-175 €
Night-time rate: (Weekends, holidays and evenings between 9pm – 7am) 190-205€
Spanish Holy Days may incur and extra 25% on the higher rate price.
The journey is quick and comfortable with a taxi as well as providing the only direct method of transport from Seville Airport to Càdiz. However, it is highly advised to pre-book a taxi so there are no surprises on price or need to negotiate with a driver for the long journey.
It might be best to consider booking a private transfer over hailing a cab for this journey. This ensures that the price is prearranged and there is no negotiation needed.
Ensure that you decide with the driver whether to take the toll route – avoiding the tolls will add an extra 25 minutes to your journey.
Be aware that there is a possibility that a driver will refuse the route or expect more for the return journey.
Check holidays and festivals before you decide to take a taxi, the extra charges for these days could make a massive difference on your end meter price.
How to get from Seville Airport to Càdiz by bus
A bus option is provided leaving from Seville city to Càdiz. Buses are large and have air conditioning. The bus is named “Comes” and runs every couple of hours between the bus station: Avda Carlos V (Prado de San Sebastian) in Seville to Càdiz bus station near the centre. The bus runs between 7am – 9:30pm, and the journey should take roughly 1hr 45mins. There are multiple lines that run this route with some making extra stops along the way.
In order to get to Prado de San Sebastian to catch the bus to Càdiz, you will need to make the journey from the airport to the station. The airport has a special line (Línea EA: Airport Special) that connects the airport to the city and will stop at Avda Carlos V along its route. It will take around 30mins.
How much is the bus from Seville Airport to Càdiz?
The fare for the bus is around 13€ for a single one-way ticket, and 18€ for a return. The fare can change depending on the time of day, holidays or which line you take. Avoid this issue by checking online and pre-booking your bus travel.
For the bus to the train station: The fare for the bus from the airport is 4€ for a single ticket.
Wait time for the bus can be up to 2 hours.
The bus leaves from Prado de San Sebastian every couple of hours, Monday to Saturday between 7am - 9:30pm.
Where do I get it from?
The bus line to Càdiz will leave from the bus station Avda Carlos V (Prado de San Sebastian) in the central city.
The bus stop for your airport to bus station transfer is located directly outside of the main terminal building of the airport.
The bus provides a relatively comfortable transfer between Seville and Càdiz. The coaches are air-conditioned and have reasonably regular departures. However, the extra transport from the airport to the bus station can be tiring and troublesome and means there is an extra cost associated with this method of transportation.
Different buses stop at different locations along the way to Càdiz. It is advisable to check which method stops closest to your desired location as the price and time of each is similar.
It is cheaper to book a return ticket, however you may need to specify the day and time of return.
Make sure that you leave yourself plenty of time to navigate to the correct train by arriving early at the station.
Buses may not run as regularly over festival or holy days in Spain. Ensure to check in advance if your travel plans fall on these days.
How to get from Seville Airport to Càdiz by train
The train to Càdiz leaves from the Seville city centre, at Santa Justa Train Station. The trains provide multiple departure times and are often more comfortable if travelling with luggage than a bus, at a similar price. The trains are the Media Distancia (MD) or ALVIA. The journey takes around 1hr 40 minutes on the standard MD. There are also cheaper options for return tickets if you are planning a round trip. The ALVIA trains have less stops and therefore will arrive in around 1hr 30min.
In order to get to Santa Justa to take a train to Cadiz, you will need to take a bus from the airport.
The airport has a special line (Línea EA: Airport Special) that connects the airport to the city and will stop at Santa Justa along its route. It will take around 30mins.
How much is the train from Seville Airport to Càdiz?
The fares for the train vary depending on the options required. Flexible bookings and low costs for cancellations may charge a higher rate. The standard rate for the train to Càdiz is 16.05€ and if you know your return date and time, a return journey will cost 12.85€. Options on the ALVIA train will cost 23.80€ for a flexible ticket and 19.05€ for a round trip.
Public transport from the airport to the train station is 4€ for a single ticket.
The wait time for the train can be up to 2 hours.
The trains operate 6:40am - 9:50pm Monday - Friday and Saturday from 7:45am - 9:50pm and Sundays from 9:30am - 9:50pm.
Where do I get it from?
The train to Càdiz operates out of Santa Justa Train Station, in the city centre of Seville.
The train to Càdiz is an efficient method of transport between the two cities. The coaches provide a similar price to the bus and terminate at a similar location but ultimately will be more comfortable if travelling with luggage. Unfortunately, there is an additional transport step between the airport and the train station which adds extra cost and time to the travel.
Buying train tickets at the station can be confusing - some counters only provide tickets for trains leaving in the next hour, where as others for earlier bookings. Allow plenty of time ahead of your train journey, or better yet, book ahead of time.
Buy train tickets in advance, this ensures you know the price and can plan your first transport option from the airport better.
Flexible tickets are a little pricier but can provide a good option if you are not confirmed on your journey, as cancellation costs are much cheaper.
First class options are available on some trains - if you wish to take this class you will need to book in advance to ensure it is available for your selected time.
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