Seville is a super fun city to make a city trip to. Important for such a city trip is of course to be able to move from point A to point B. To give you an insight into which options you all have when it comes to transport, we have put them together in this Seville tourist information article.
Seville tourist information; bus, metro, taxi and more
When you are in Seville you want to visit sights, eat, go out and discover what Seville has to offer. It’s not always convenient to do all of this by foot and that is why we have handy travel tips for you so that you can see everything at ease and you don’t have to worry about your transport from one destination to another. Seville tourist information is here to guide you through your citytrip.
Seville has an excellent network of city buses and regional buses. The bus network of Seville runs from about 6:00 am to 11:30 pm. You can find your way by viewing the bus routes on the online map, or by picking up a map at a tourist information office. In addition, several night buses depart from the Prado San Sebastián area to the center of Seville. A single ticket (Billete Sencillo) costs €1.40, a 10 trip ticket (Tarjeta Multivia) costs €7 and a tourist card (Tarjeta Turistica) costs €5 for 1 day and €10 for 3 days. You can get tourist tickets at tourist offices and larger hotels in the city.
With Multiviaje tickets you can travel cheaper by bus, each trip costs only €0.70. You can buy and upgrade Multiviaje tickets at tabacos, kiosks and metro stations throughout the city. The card can be recharged for €7.
The hop-on-hop-off bus is really cool when it comes to transport in the city. The bus offers you a complete ride through Seville, passing all the sights of the city. You can board at four stops. The bus offers eight special tours. The complete sightseeing tour of Seville costs €20 for adults and €9 for children (5 to 12 years). In the high season the bus runs every 20 minutes and beyond the high season every 30 minutes. There is explanation in 16 languages. More information about the tour can be found here.
Seville has a fairly new metro system which is also ideal for traveling. With only three lines the metro runs from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm. On Friday and Saturday even until 2:00 am. A single ticket costs €1.40 and a day ticket, including unlimited travel by metro, is €4.50. There is also the Bonometro, this card can be recharged per €10 and a single ticket costs only €0.80.
Seville has a tram line that connects a part of the city of more than 1 kilometer between the Plaza Nueva and the Prado de San Sebastian bus station. Tickets, timetables and payments work in exactly the same way as the bus system. The tram is a fast and reliable way to travel around.
Traveling to and from Seville in Spain is very easy with the train. The connection is also very good within Andalusia. You can plan a day out to another city, village or the beach for example.
Also the taxi in Seville is a cheap way of traveling. Taxis in Seville stand out because of their white color, the yellow stripe on the side and the name Sevilla on it. The green light indicates that a taxi is available. You can get a taxi anywhere on the street or at one of the many taxi stands that are scattered around the center. Prices of rides in the center will be around €5.
Seville is very easy to explore by bike since the public bicycle service Sevici has been introduced in the city. The city has a number of cycle paths of 120 km in total. With 250 garages to rent these public bicycles throughout the city, you will always be near a parking facility to use a bicycle or bring it back. A weekly ticket costs € 5 and you can pay directly with a credit card at the bicycle shed. Of course there are also numerous bike rental shops in Seville.
You will many of the locals riding on a scooter. That is why there are also several companies that rent scooters to tourists. You do need a driver’s license to rent such a scooter. Renting a scooter usually costs around € 30 a day and the Seville Services company even brings the scooter to your hotel and picks it up again.
The boat is not really meant as a means of transport to get from point A to point B, but it is an experience and a very suitable way to explore Seville from the Guadalquivir river. The boat sails daily from 11 am to 11 pm and leaves every half hour from the foot of the Torre del Oro. In total, the trip takes an hour and costs € 16 for adults. Children under 14 are allowed for free.
Rent a car
Exploring the Seville area is easy with the car. With a car you can discover Andalusia very good Andalusia. From the car you have beautiful views and of course you can get out in certain places if you want to admire something longer.
With this Seville tourist information, your city trip to Seville can’t go wrong anymore, at least not when it comes to transport. You can always find more Seville tourist information at tourist offices. Do you want to prepare yourself for what you can do in Seville? Then you should read our blog about top 8 things to do in Seville.