Living in Seville
Sevilla is the capital of Andalusia. With a population of some 700,000 inhabitants, it is the most populated city in the community and the fourth in Spain after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Its old town is the largest in Spain and one of the three largest in Europe along with Venice and Genoa. Its historical and monumental heritage and its diverse scenic and cultural sites constitute a city which welcomes national and international tourism. Its most representative monuments are the cathedral and its tower the 'Giralda', the Real Alcazar, the Archivo de Indias (which aare World Heritage Sites by Unesco since 1987) and the Torre del Oro.
Seville is a city that is kept alive throughout the year, with a continuous atmosphere of culture, music, sports and leisure, inviting you to visit at any time and discover firsthand the real attraction that the city holds: their hospitality.
You can find all sorts of information on the website of the city Seville Tourism.
Getting to Seville
From Madrid airport
If the arrival airport is Madrid-Barajas, to continue the trip to Seville it is necessary to move to Madrid to catch a train there, or take a direct bus from Madrid-Barajas to Seville. The company that makes these trips is Socibus. The ticket price is around 17 euros each way.
From Madrid airport you can travel by taxi, metro or bus:
- Taxi: The official taxi stops are located at the exit of the terminal. The trip takes about 30 minutes, depending on traffic, and it costs about 30 €, including all supplements, such as airport stop, bags and suitcases. We recommend you take the taxi at the official taxi stop and do not accept offers that might make you inside the terminal.
- Metro: The Madrid Metro connects the Barajas airport with the Atocha station. The metro station is located in Terminal 2 (for passengers in Terminals 1, 2 and 3) and Terminal 4 of the airport. There are trains every day from 06.00 am to 1:15 a.m.
- Bus: The bus that goes from Madrid to Plaza de Colon (nº 89) leaves from "Llegadas (Arrivals)" in both terminals and circulates fairly frequently (10 - 15 minutes).
Once in Madrid, you can travel by bus or train:
- Train: From the Atocha train station (For more information on times and tickets click here. From the airport, take metro line 8, then 10 and finally the line 1 to Atocha.
- Bus: Socibus provides bus tickets from Madrid to Seville. Buses leave from the bus station located at Méndez Álvaro (from the airport take the metro line 8 and then line 6).
From Seville airport
There are daily buses from the airport to the center of Seville. You can find all the information here. The airport bus is the EA line and the price of a single ticket is 4 €.
From Málaga airport
From Malaga Airport there is a bus every 30 minutes to the city center. Line A Express connects the city center to the airport and the trip takes just 15 minutes. The price of a single ticket is 4 €. You can also take a train or taxi to get downtown. Once in Málaga, to continue your trip to Seville, you can take either a bus or a train.
Getting to Seville Campus
You can reach the campus by bus. To view this information access the Tussam website, and find the line 34, 34 and 3. The stop information in real time can be found here. The single fare is 1.40 €, however, the fare with the card is 0.69 €.
This rechargeable card lets you take buses during your stay in Seville without paying cash. This card is called Tarjeta multiviaje and is valid to travel by bus and tram. More information here. There is also a card for young student with special discounts. More information here.
On the other hand, the Seville metro stops at El Prado de San Sebastian, the starting point of many bus lines and of one of the free shuttles of Universidad Loyola Andalucía. The single ticket of the Seville metro costs from 0.82 € to 1.80 €, depending on the route and type of ticket. The cheapest option is to buy a metro card or a city transport card. This is a rechargeable card that allows you to combine all means of transport in the city.
In addition to these options, University Loyola Andalucía offers free daily shuttles whose stops you can check here.