Seville Public Transport Guide

Seville Public Transport Guide

Comprehensive Guide to Getting Around Seville with Transport Tips and Options

Seville offers good public transport options for tourists. The city has a well-developed transportation network that includes buses, trams, and a metro system, making it convenient for tourists to explore the city and its attractions. Additionally, Seville’s integrated fare system allows for seamless transfers between different modes of public transportation, providing flexibility and ease of use. Tourists can also opt for tourist cards or multi-trip cards to save on transportation costs.

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Seville Metro

The Seville Metro, also known as the “Metro de Sevilla” in Spanish, is a modern and efficient rapid transit system that serves the city of Seville, Spain.

The metro system currently consists of a single line, Line 1, which is approximately 18 kilometers long. It connects the eastern and western parts of Seville.

Trains on Line 1 typically run with a frequency of 5-10 minutes and the metro operates from earound 6:30 AM until around 11:00 PM.

To purchase tickets and check routes/stations please visit the official Seville Metro website

Seville Tram

The Seville Tram, known as “MetroCentro” in Spanish, is a an efficient light rail system that plays a crucial role in the public transportation network of Seville.

Seville Tram Line Stops
1. San Bernardo
2. Plaza del Duque
3. Archivos de Indias
4. Prado de San Sebastián
5. Puerta de Jerez
6. Archivo de Indias
7. San Bernardo

Tickets are priced at 1.20 euros and are available for purchase at any tram station. You can validate your ticket directly on the tram by stamping it yourself.

Seville Bus

Seville boasts a comprehensive bus network that serves all neighborhoods across the city. The main operator of buses in Seville is Tussam. Bus services typically run from 6 AM to 2 AM daily.

Bus tickets start at €1.40 for a single, one-way trip and can be bought on-board the bus (try to use exact change, and note you cannot pay on card). A more cost-effective way of travelling on a Seville bus is by purchasing one the multiple travel card ticket options:

Tarjeta Multiviaje: a multi-trip card for buses in Seville providing cost savings compared to individual tickets. You can obtain the cards and top-up credits at various kiosks around the City. Each plastic card is €1.50 and, once topped-up, allows you to take single trips for only €0.69.

Tarjeta Turista: Also known as the Tourist Card, is designed specifically for tourists visiting Seville who want to explore the city’s attractions. You can purchase either a 1 (€5) or a 3 day (€10) card that allows you unlimited travel around Seville.

Seville’s key routes for sightseeing include:

  • C3 – Connects Plaza Nueva to Santa Justa Station via Avenida, Aeropuerto, and Nervión
  • C4 – Runs from Puerta Jerez via Avenida de la Constitución and Triana
  • EA – Circular route passing Avenida de la Constitución, Plaza Nueva, Puerta de Jerez
  • C1 – Covers Prado de San Sebastian to Santa Justa Station via Nervión
  • C2 – Connects San Bernardo Station to Torreblanca via Nervión and Los Remedios

For more information on the various tickets, cards and routes please visit the official Tussam Seville bus information page here.

There are also long distance bus routes from Seville if you are planning to visit places such as Granada or Malaga. These buses leave from Seville Bus Station (Estación de Autobuses Plaza de Armas) and more information can be found here.

Seville Taxis

Taxis in Seville are operated by licensed drivers and regulated by the local government. They are easily identifiable by their white color and rooftop taxi sign and you can find taxi ranks throughout Seville.

Seville’s taxis use a metered fare system, regulated by the local authorities. The meter starts running when you board the taxi.

The starting fare for a taxi ride in Seville is typically around 1.45 to 1.65 euros. The per-kilometer fare in Seville is approximately 0.92 to 1.15 euros. This rate is increased during the evening and night.

There are also taxi apps available for Seville, allowing you to book a taxi and even track its arrival. Popular apps include MyTaxi and Cabify.

Seville Airport Transfers – Getting to San Pablo Seville Airport

Getting to Seville Airport is a straightforward process, whether you’re traveling from the city centre or other locations in the region. Read our full Seville Airport Transfers guide here.

Private Transfers: Many private transfer companies offer services to and from Seville Airport. You can pre-book a private transfer, and a driver will meet you at the airport and take you to your destination in comfort and style.

By Taxi: Seville Airport is well-connected by taxi services. The journey from the city center to the airport typically takes around 20-25 minutes, and fares range from 25 to 30 euros.

By Bus: Seville’s urban bus network includes several lines that connect the city center to the airport. Look for the “EA” (Especial Aeropuerto) bus service, which offers a convenient and cost-effective way to reach the airport.

By Car: If you’re driving to the airport, follow signs for “Aeropuerto” or “Airport” on the city’s road network. Seville Airport is located about 10 kilometers (6 miles) northeast of the city center. There are parking facilities available at the airport for short-term and long-term parking.

Seville Sight-Seeing Bus

The Seville sightseeing bus is a popular way for tourists to explore the city’s major attractions at their own pace. These open-top, double-decker buses offer a hop-on-hop-off service, allowing passengers to disembark at various points of interest and rejoin the tour when they are ready. Tickets can be purchased online here and are typically available for varying durations, such as 24 or 48 hours.

Full Guide to the Hop on Hop off Bus Here

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