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Getting there & around

Bus & tram


Most buses are run by Comes (956 80 70 59; Plaza de la Hispanidad). Destinations include Seville (€10.50, 1¾ hours, 12 daily), El Puerto de Santa María (€1.70, 30 to 40 minutes, 23 daily), Jerez de la Frontera (€2.70, 40 minutes, 20 daily), Tarifa (€8, two hours, five daily) and other places down the Cádiz coast, Arcos de la Frontera (€5.50, 1¼ hours, six daily), Ronda (€13, three hours, three daily), Málaga (€20, four hours, six daily) and Granada (€28, five hours, four daily).

Los Amarillos operates up to four further daily buses to Arcos de la Frontera (€4.50, 1¼ hours) and El Bosque (€7, two hours), plus up to 11 daily to Sanlúcar de Barrameda (€3, 1¼ hours), from its stop by the southern end of Avenida Ramón de Carranza. Some services go less often on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets and information are available at Viajes Socialtur (956 28 58 52; Avenida Ramón de Carranza 31).

Secorbus (902 22 92 92; Avenida José León de Carranza 20) operates up to six buses daily to Madrid (€22, eight hours). The stop is 3.6km southeast of the Puertas de Tierra.

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Car & motorcycle

The AP4 motorway from Seville to Puerto Real on the eastern side of the Bahía de Cádiz carries a toll of €5.50. The toll-free alternative, the A4, is slower.

There is a handily placed underground car park (Paseo de Canalejas; per 24hr €8) near the port area.

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See opposite for details of the passenger ferry that leaves from the Estación Marítima (Passenger Port), and heads across the bay to El Puerto de Santa María.

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From the train station (956 25 10 01) up to 37 trains run daily to El Puerto de Santa María (€2.70, 35 minutes) and Jerez de la Frontera (€3.40, 45 minutes), 11 or more to/from Sev‑ille (€9, 1¾ hours) and two or three to/from Córdoba (€33 to €52, three hours) and Madrid (€60, 5½ hours, two daily).

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