Getting Around Cadiz

  • RENFE high speed train the AVE.
    RENFE high speed train the AVE.
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  • Ferry departing El Puerto de Santa Maria at sunset
    Ferry departing El Puerto de Santa Maria...
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  • On the Atlantic coast southeast of Cadiz
    On the Atlantic coast southeast of Cadiz
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    How to come in and out, Cadiz

    by gwened Written Dec 2, 2014

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    I have come here by car and bus, and the city is great for walking a delight.

    By car, the city is connected with by the north roads N-IV and A4 ,by the South road N-340.
    The easiest is to come on the A4 from Seville right into the Cadiz peninsula at AP4 and N443 extension over the bay.
    you can use the Spanish route planner by the gas/petrol company Repsol as
    http://www.guiarepsol.com/en/
    and the traffic from official govt site
    http://infocar.dgt.es/etraffic/

    you can take a bus in the city , line 1 and 7 are good to sightseeing. The no 1 go from city center and stop in several places on the new zone of Cadiz running parallel to the beaches of Santa María del Mar and la Victoria. Line 7 links beaches Playa de la Caleta with Playa de la Victoria, stopping at several points such as Campo del Sur area and beach or Playa Santa María del Mar. you can buy the ticket on board, and with the bonobus for 10 tickets you can buy in several stores in town.
    Other buses are
    Transportes Generales Comes
    Plaza de la Sevilla, s/n
    next to train station RENFE
    www.tgcomes.es
    Tel.: 902 199 208
    Destinations in the provinces of Cádiz ,and region Andalucía
    Transportes Los Amarillos
    Avda. Ramón de Carranza, 31
    www.losamarillos.es
    Tel.: 956 28 58 52
    Destination province of Cádiz
    Dainco
    Plaza de la Sevilla, s/n
    next to train station RENFE
    www.dainco.es
    Tel.: 902 422 242
    Destinations in Extremadura, Castilla-León ,and Galicia
    Secorbus
    Avda. José León de Carranza, 20 dpdo.
    www.socibus.es
    Tel.: 902 229 292
    Destination Madrid

    The train station is at Plaza de la Sevilla, s/n
    Tel.: 902 24 02 02
    http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/index.html

    taxi service is officially done by
    Radiotaxi
    Tel.: 956 21 21 21/22/23
    Gadetaxi
    Tel.: 956 26 68 68

    car rental office in city are
    • ATA S.L.
    C/ Plocia, 2
    Tlfno: 956 263 328
    Fax: 956 258 207
    email: atasa@logiccontrl.es
    BAHÍA
    Plaza Sevilla, s/n (train station RENFE)
    Tlfno: 956 271 895
    Fax: 956 271 895
    www.bahiarentacar.com
    EUROPCAR
    Plaza Sevilla, s/n (train station RENFE)
    Tlfno: 956 280 507 / 956 205 168
    Fax: 956 280 507
    www.europcar.es
    HERTZ
    Avda. José León de Carranza, 18
    Tlfno: 956 252 531
    Fax: 956 252 705
    email : spcdz60@yahoo.es
    www.hertz.es
    ATESA
    C/ Puerto Real, 3 (Citroen car dealer in duty free zone or Zona Franca)
    Tlfno: 956 256 603 / 956 262 002
    Fax: 956 256 603 505
    RENT MOTOR
    Ronda del Puente, s/n - (duty free zone or Zona Franca)
    Tlfno: 956 293 459 / 639 374 482
    Fax: 956 262 677
    email: rentmotor2000@rentmotor2000.com
    AVIS
    Avda. Amílcar Barca, s/n (Hotel Tryp La Caleta)
    Tlfno: 607 245 513 / 609 234 709
    Fax: 956 255 981
    www.avis.es

    to rent bicicletas or bikes here
    Urbanbike Cádiz
    Magistral Cabrera, 7
    Tel.: 664 081 381
    email: urbanbikecadiz@hotmail.com
    BICICLETAS VALBAR
    Granja de San Ildefonso, 5
    Tel.: 856 070 694
    email: bicicletasvalbar@gmail.com
    SIGHTS&BIKES
    C/CardenalZapata,6
    Telf.608906152
    www.sightsandbikes.com

    airports , the closest is at La Parra in Jerez de la Frontera, 35 km
    http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Jerez/en/Page/1048519503361/

    and San Pablo, Sevilla, 125 km
    http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Sevilla/en/Home.html
    by boats
    from the cruise terminal you have the ferry Juan J. Sister with destination the Canary Islands. Also ,anchors the boat "Adriano III",daily trips to El Puerto de Santa María.
    a catamarans line connect the city with the bay of Cadiz.
    Trasmediterránea
    www.trasmediterranea.es
    Tel.: 902 454 645
    catamarans service
    Consorcio de Trasportes Bahía de Cádiz
    www.cmtbc.com
    wharf or Muelle Reina Victoria
    Tel.: 956 01 21 00

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    Cadiz by foot

    by kaloz Written Nov 23, 2008

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    The compact area makes Cadiz an ideal destination for those who enjoy a nice walk. Narrow streets do not allow for vehicles larger than a scooter. Don't worry about getting lost, sooner or later you will find the sea and get your bearings.

    Narrow Streets
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    Small Area with Narrow Streets

    by kaloz Written Nov 23, 2008

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    Cadiz is very compact so the best way to see it is on foot. The locals who travel to Cadiz to work often choose scooters. There are hundreds parked along the way, though within the city the streets are so narrow, that even the locals park on the perimeter and walk. The only time you will encounter traffic is around the perimeter of Cadiz.

    Parking Area
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    By Car: How far/how long...?

    by Redang Written Sep 16, 2007

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    Cádiz is in the very south of Spain, so that, far from the rest of Europe, but it dserves a visit, mostly if you are around.

    Some road distances from Cádiziz to:
    - Sevilla: 124 kms.
    - Madrid: 652 kms.
    - Lisbon (Portugal): 515 kms.
    - Paris (France): 1.850 kms.
    - Rome (Italy): 2.508 kms.

    Checking the website, you can find more road distances together with driving times and the best routes.

    Cadiz (Anadaluc��a, Spain)

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  • Planes, Traines and Buses

    by blint Updated Nov 20, 2004

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    Although the trains are good and mostly on time many of the small towns are not connected by train. You can use the local bus companies which are usually well connected Cádiz City.

    For the bigger towns that are connected it is likely that you have to change trains somewhere. This usually entails a lengthy wait (from 1 to 4 hours is normal). Therefore you will often find the buses are quicker although the drivers are a little dangerous at times.

    Trains and buses usually cost about the same unless you take the Talgo that goes from Barcelona to Cadiz or the Ave which is a high speed train from Sevilla to Madrid (3 hours). Yo can get an Andalucia exress to Sevilla then the Ave to Madrid. These trains are a lot more expensive, but a lot quicker.

    A bus to Madrid from Cádiz is 7 hours and one from Barcelona to Cádiz is a good complete day of travelling.

    You may want to consider flying from
    Jerez, Sevilla or any other major town to or from Madrid. It is expensive for the Spanish to do this but you may find it acceptable if you are travelling from Britain for example.

    If you require and specific info that I haven't mentioned here please email me or leave a comment and I will try to help you out.

    The train company in Spain is called
    RENFE You can check out their web site a www.renfe.es

    There are many different bus companies in Spain. In and around Cadiz and Sevilla it is Comes www.comes.es or
    Los Amirillas. Around Andalucia in general it is Alsina Graell. For Cadiz to Madrid it is Secubus.

    Try checking out the local papers for the most up to date timetables such as Diario de Cádiz (they also have a website) Beware: The internet can often be unreliable if it's not an official site.

    Please remember that if you are travelling wih dogs they are not allowed on ANY buses and if they travel by plane they can't travel with you. You can take them on a rain if they are in a carry case.

    Train station looking towards the sea port The port The Bus Station
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    A peculiar entrance

    by SirRichard Written Jan 7, 2004

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    Apart from Venice (Italy), Cadiz is the only city I know whose entrance has sea on both sides.

    If you enter by train or by road from the south, you will come from a road where you can see the Atlantic Ocean at your left and the Cadiz Bay at your right...

    The beach from the train
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    Renault 4 white

    by kinma Written Sep 17, 2002

    We had an old (well, it was brand new when they bought it ;-)) Renault 4, white.
    Here is my mum, me, my sister Belen, my cousin Gerardo and my brother Ignacio at the "Alameda Apodaca", in front of the car.

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    Aeropuerto (Airport)

    by Redang Updated Nov 12, 2014

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    The closest airport is in a city called Jerez de la Frontera, or just Jerez. It is at about 34 kms. away.

    How to get there:
    From Cádiz, take road A 4.

    For more informationb, check the website.

    Jerez Airport (Jerez, Andaluc��a, Spain)

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    By Bus

    by Redang Updated May 16, 2011

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    Some websites that can help you.

    - www.linesur.com (Spanish)
    - www.socibus.es (Spanish)

    And for bus from/to Sevilla (and other places from Cádiz such as Algeciras and La Línea:
    - www.tgcomes.es

    C��diz (Andaluc��a, Spain)

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    On foot

    by Redang Written Sep 16, 2007

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    Once you are in the old part of the city, say, beyond Puerta de Tierra, you don't need anything but your feet.

    C��diz (Andaluc��a, Spain)

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    walking

    by Cammel11 Written Aug 1, 2005

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    Great way to enjoy the city is just to walk around and take in the sites. Be sure to bring a map the streets are very small and curvy, so it is easy to get lost!

    by cammel

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