Travel in Spain is very straightforward thanks to an outstanding road and rail network together with the opportunity to take domestic flights between many popular tourist destinations. Below you’ll find Spain travel information which will help you to plan your visit in terms of getting to Spain and getting around once you arrive.
With the abundance of cheap flights from the UK, Ireland and Northern Europe these days the tourism industry is booming. Last year approximately 78 million people visited Spain making it the world’s 3rd most popular tourist destination.
Flights to Spain
Information on the wide selection of airlines offering services to Spain and domestic carriers offering internal flights. This section also lists Spain’s major airports and provides advice on how to transfer to your final destination from these airports.
Rail travel in Spain
The high speed AVE train service now connects Madrid to Barcelona via Zaragoza in just 2¾ hours and Madrid to Seville via Cordoba in 2½ hours.
Bus Travel in Spain
Spain has an extensive network of coach routes serviced by luxury vehicles. Coach travel often proves more convenient and cheaper than taking the train
Coach Tours of Spain
Here you’ll find a huge selection of multiple day escorted tours of Spain, Portugal and Morocco beginning in Madrid, Barcelona, the Costa del Sol and Lisbon
Ferries to Spain
There are direct ferries into Bilbao and Santander from the UK and a whole range of possibilities if you go to France then drive down
Driving in Spain
With a first class road system, self-drive is a great way to discover Spain whether in your own vehicle or in rented one
Private Tours of Spain with a Driver
An ideal way of getting around Spain if you aren’t too budget conscious is to hire a private car and driver. Tours can be customised for your small group and tour guides can be booked to meet you in particular destinations.
Paradors of Spain
If you’d like to stay somewhere really special during your travels around Spain then we’d highly recommend the beautiful parador hotels that are located all over the country.
Spain Travel Guides
There are so many Spain travel guides available both online and in bookshops these days. The Lonely Planet and Rough Guide are two of the most popular travel guides to Spain in the UK whilst Frommers and Fodors tend to be preferred by North Americans. Here are some of the better guides:
- Lonely Planet’s Destination Spain
- Rough Guides Travel
- Frommers Travel Guide to Spain
- Fodors Travel Guide to Spain