10 Things to Know about Seville Train Station

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Getting around Seville is easy not only for locals but, tourists as well. Travelers get access to public transportation via taxi, bus, or train. Arrivals and departures in the airport have direct entry to and from Seville train station. From the station, you can get to your destination to most parts of Spain.

1. Sevilla Santa Justa

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Santa Justa Train Station is ranked third busiest train station in Spain, with over eight million visitors in a year. Two million of these people use local trains.  It is conveniently located in Avenida Kansas City. It has a total of 12 platforms, all functioning well. The station is named after the sister of Saint Rufina, one of Seville’s saints.

2. Opening

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The first train in Santa Justa station leaves at 6:10AM and the last train leaves at 21:50PM. Do take note of this schedule because you don’t want to go there and don’t catch any train at all. Also, train times may change without prior notice. Weekends and public holidays also have reduced schedule of train services.

3. Tickets

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You may purchase tickets for the train through ticketing sales agent at the booth or through electronic ticket machine. You may also buy tickets online in advance for your convenience. Be reminded that ticket prices vary depending on several factors such as early booking, a number of seats available, or exchangeable tickets.

4. Trains

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There are around 67 trains in total that leave Santa Justa train station everyday. Overall, there are 20 high-speed trains, 13 intercity trains, 33 regional trains, and 1 local train. Top destinations include Malaga, Cordoba Central, Madrid, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Granada. The high-speed train is considered the fastest and most comfortable way to arrive in Seville.

5. Nearby Hotels

Ayre Hotel Sevilla is one of the nearest hotels near the station. AACR Monteolivos is also just 10 minutes walk away from the station. Melia Lebreros and Catalonia Santa Justa are also located nearby. Choose from the hotels that suit your needs especially on its amenities, accommodation, and other services.

6. San Bernardo

San Bernardo train station is a railway interchange station of the train services of Seville, Andalusia, Spain. It is an underground station of metro train  line 1 and C-1 and C-4 of the suburban train. In 1992, the public started using the suburban station. In 2011, the metro station was then opened for everyone.

7. Opening

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The first train in San Bernardo train station leaves at 00:05AM and the last train leaves at 22:40 PM. This is a regular schedule during ordinary weekdays. At any time of the day, there might be changes in the said schedule. Also, it is expected that weekends and public holidays have lesser schedules than weekdays.

8. Tickets

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Similar to other train stations, you may purchase one-way tickets via ticketing office or electronic ticket machine. San Bernardo train station is smaller and has limited services compared to Santa Justa. Purchase tickets online via RENFE website for advance booking at your advantage. If you are lucky, there are discounts given at random times.

9. Trains

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There are 46 regional trains departing from Sevilla San Bernardino station. Top destinations include Cadiz, Granada, Malaga, Ronda, Jerez de la Frontera, Almeria, Jaen, Cordoba Central, and Sevilla Santa Justa. There are destinations where you won’t need to change trains. This is really helpful and convenient to the passengers, especially to tourists.

 10. Nearby Hotels

Melia Sevilla is one of the most booked hotels near San Bernardo station. Sevilla Center and NH Sevilla Viapol are also located near the station. Pick the best hotel that has great amenities and services. Also, research for sightseeing tours that can be utilized while you are staying at the hotel.

Have a good trip and travel!