How to arrive?

Seville has excellent road, rail and air communications for quick and convenient access to the city by whichever means of transport you choose.

Seville has been served by the high-speed train (AVE) since 1992. These trains offer about twenty daily services (in each direction) between Seville and Madrid connecting the city with Alicante, Barcelona, Cordoba, Valencia, Zaragoza, other provincial capitals in Andalusia, and with numerous towns and villages.

Almost five million passengers currently use this airport each year, mainly arriving from other Spanish cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia, but there are also numerous flights to European cities such as London, Paris, Rome, Milan and so on.

There are two bus and coach stations in the city with numerous daily national and international services.

Santa Justa is Seville’s central train station, located just a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Santa Justa is a major travel hub in Spain handling over 8 million travellers a year to destinations all over the country and beyond. The leading providers operating from Santa Justa are RENFE and AVE services. One of the most popular train routes is the Madrid to Seville train, using the AVE; it takes just over 2: 36 hours to cover the 391 Km distance.


Up to 30% discount on fast speed (AVE) and regional (Cercanias) trains tickets (to and from Seville between 23 and 29 June 2020) are available for registered participants through RENFE website.

Tickets are on sale 90 days prior to the conference (29 March 2020)


Seville Airport is located just under 10 km, north-east of the city centre. Given its proximity, accessing the centre of Seville is easy; buses can be caught from the airport, arriving in Seville in just 30 minutes. Alternatively, taxis can be found from outside the airport and chaoufer services as Uber and Cabify are available, travel to the city by car is around 15 minutes without traffic.

Faro Airport in Portugal is sometimes consider an alternative for international travellers who are willing to take a 2 hours drive through the coast and visit small cities as Huelva, El Rocio or Isla Canela on their way to Seville. There are buses that connect both cities from less thant €10.


To get to Seville by bus, visitors can choose from the many ALSA buses servicing the area. The main departure point for buses to Seville is Estación de Autobuses Plaza de Armas which is located just under 3 km from the centre of Seville.


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A good way to get to Seville is by road – there is a good road network with several motorways (toll and free). The most important are the A-4, which connects Andalusia and Madrid, and the A-66 which goes to Mérida and connects with the A-5, which also goes on to Madrid. Granada and the Costa del Sol are linked with Seville by the A-92 motorway. Travel to Portugal is on the A-49 motorway. Finally, Seville and Cadiz are linked by both the A-4 and the E-5 roads. All access to motorways and main roads is from the SE-30 ring road around Seville, with numerous points of access into the city centre.

FIBES, MASCC/ISOO 2021 venue is 14min train trip from Seville’s downtown