Public transport in Seville is quite comfortable and economical. It is best to walk around the streets of the old town, as although there is a lot to see, the main places of interest are within walking distance. For longer journeys, we present you the main means of urban transport and their rates so that you can enjoy your stay in the capital.
*All prices indicated correspond to the rates established in 2020.
Seville’s city bus is the best way to get around the city, with more than 50 lines operating during the day and night.
The single ticket costs 1.40 euros, but we have the option of buying a multi-journey card where the cost of the single ticket is reduced to 0.69 euros without transfer, and 0.76 euros with transfer. There are also 1-day tourist cards for 5 euros or 3-days cards for 10 euros.
The daytime lines start at 06.00 until 23.30 uninterrupted. Night lines start at 00.30 am until 05.00 am, with a frequency of 25 – 30 minutes.
In addition to the more than 50 urban lines that Seville has, it has a Special Airport Line (EA) that connects the city centre with the airport. The single ticket costs 4 euros, and can be paid for on the same bus. The service runs every day of the year, from 05.20 am to 01.15 am (destination Seville), and from 04.30 am to 00.30 am (destination airport). It has stops at the Santa Justa train station, and arriving at the Plaza de Armas, in the centre of Seville. The journey takes about 35 minutes, and the frequency is every 25 – 30 minutes.
The train will be the best option if we want to visit the province of Seville, although there is also a circular line that connects different points of the city.
Prices range from 1.80 to 5.30 euros, depending on the areas where we move.
It works from 06.00 to 00.00. Its frequency is very continuous, with an interval of between 5-7 minutes.
It has 5 suburban lines, the C4 is in charge of linking different points of the city with stops at Santa Justa, the Conference Centre or San Bernardo Station.
The taxi is the fastest way to get around Seville, as it has its own lanes on the capital’s roads.
Depending on the route, the average fare to the city can change between 7 and 14 euros. In order to calculate the cost of moving around Seville, you can apply the rate that the Seville City Council assigns in the capital, by day 1.35 euros per kilometre, and by night 1.43 euros per kilometre. This rate may change if it is a holiday or airport service.
They have a fleet of more than 2,000 vehicles that provide service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is very easy to find these vehicles at stops on the roads, but they also offer the possibility of being requested by different digital platforms or by telephone.
They are able to make any route that your client needs. It is very common the intercity routes and their transfers to nearby municipalities such as Carmona or Santiponce.
If you walk through the old town and find a bright red bus, you can go up to see the best views of Seville.
When you are booking, you can choose between a 24-hour ticket for 22 euros for adults, or 48 hours for 31 euros for adults, each with a number of advantages. Children up to 12 years old pay half of the adult price, and children under 4 years old travel for free. With the ticket we have the possibility to make guided tours under reservation, free tickets to different spaces and interesting discounts.
The bus will start the route at 10.00 a.m. until 8.00 p.m., with a frequency of 25 minutes every day of the week. The whole route can be done in 75 minutes.
It has 14 stops under a single circular route. The validity of the ticket allows you to get off and on the bus as many times as you want during 24/48 hours. Its main stops are the Torre del Oro, the Triana neighbourhood, the Bullring, the Cathedral and the Giralda, among others.
If you are looking to cross the main avenue of the Historical Centre, you should not ignore this form of transport.
Its fare is the same as the urban buses, since it belongs to the same company. The single ticket costs 1.40 euros, or payment with the multi-journey or tourist card.
From Monday to Friday, its schedule is from 06.00 hours to 23.30 hours. Saturdays and holidays are from 06.00 to 01.50. Sundays and public holidays from 07.00 to 23.30.
The route is linear, starting at San Bernardo Station, one of the shuttles with the metro and the train station. It stops at Prado de San Sebastián, connecting with a large number of bus lines, including the special airport, and Cádiz Station. It stops at Puerta Jerez, where we can enjoy the Old Tobacco Factory, now a university, next to the Alfonso XIII Hotel, and also at the Archivo de Indias, next to the Cathedral. And finally in the Plaza Nueva, next to the Town Hall.
The desperate heat of the capital invites us to be near the river, which is why a good walk along the Guadalquivir will refresh us on the hottest days of our visit.
From 15 euros we find different operators that offer us a fluvial route according to our visit.
From Monday to Sunday, from 11.00 am to sunset you can make a reservation for a walk in the natural environment of the river. The walk usually lasts 1 hour, with departures every 30 minutes. The boarding area is at the Marqués de Contadero Quay.
From the Torre del Oro, we will start a journey where we will see the different bridges of the city and the pavilions of the Ibero-American Expo of 1929 and the Universal Expo of 1992, among other highlights of the city.
*All prices indicated correspond to 2020 rates
One of the most popular rides in Seville is by horse-drawn carriage.
The price is not regulated, so you have to consult with the coachmen before starting the tour, although it usually costs between 45 and 60 euros. The maximum number of people allowed is 5.
The timetable depends on the time of year when you visit the city. The summer months are warm days, so it is much more advisable to walk from October to April. Although you can book the rides, it is much easier to find the official stops of these carriages. These are the Cathedral, Plaza del Triunfo, Plaza de la Virgen de los Reyes, Plaza de España, Parque de María Luisa and Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza.
The routes can be personalized by the users, although the most common route does not forget the steps through the Torre del Oro, the María Luisa Park, the Plaza de España and the Plaza de América, the Old Tobacco Factory and the Alfonso XIII Hotel. Another popular option is the tour of the Real de la Feria de Abril. The walks usually last between 45 and 60 minutes.
Also you can check our best Tours in Seville on the next links:
Cathedral of Seville Guided Tour
Royal Alcazar of Seville Guided Tour
Free Tour Seville