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Travelling from Seville to Cádiz by train

The average journey time by train between Seville and Cádiz is 1 hour and 40 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. However, you can get there in 1 hour and 32 minutes on the fastest Alvia services operated by Renfe.

As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available. Alvia trains on this 62-mile (99 km) route can reach speeds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph) during the journey. If you want to travel in style, choose Renfe’s First Class and you’ll enjoy plenty of space for luggage, free WiFi and delicious and fresh Spanish meals.

Getting off at Cádiz train station, you’ll be only a few minutes away from the city centre, ready to soak up the sun at La Caleta Beach.

Need more reasons for travelling by train from Seville to Cádiz? Cast your eyes down this page for more information and join thousands of happy customers who book their train tickets with us.

Seville to Cádiz by train

It takes an average of 1h 39m to travel from Seville to Cádiz by train, over a distance of around 62 miles (99 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Seville to Cádiz and tickets for this journey start from €7.55 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 25m
PriceFrom €7.55
Distance62 miles (99 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train21:50
Departure stationSeville
Arrival stationCádiz
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, Comes, Damas

Seville to Cádiz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Seville to Cádiz for Tuesday 23rd August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:32 09:17 1h 45m, direct
08:45 10:26 1h 41m, direct
09:02 10:34 1h 32m, direct
09:45 11:26 1h 41m, direct
11:45 13:30 1h 45m, direct
13:45 15:27 1h 42m, direct
14:51 16:23 1h 32m, direct
15:45 17:25 1h 40m, direct
16:45 18:30 1h 45m, direct
19:05 20:30 1h 25m, direct

Renfe, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Seville to Cádiz

You can travel from Seville to Cádiz on Renfe, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (200 km/h) on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that run on medium-distance routes not covered by Avant high-speed trains. Most Media Distancia trains have one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

Cheap train tickets from Seville to Cádiz

The price of train tickets from Seville to Cádiz starts at €7.55 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Seville to Cádiz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Seville to Cádiz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Seville to Cádiz take?

The average journey time by train between Seville and Cádiz is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Seville and Cádiz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Seville to Cádiz is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Seville to Cádiz cost?

Train ticket prices from Seville to Cádiz can start from as little as €7.55 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Seville to Cádiz?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Seville to Cádiz without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Seville to Cádiz each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Seville to Cádiz leave?

The first train from Seville to Cádiz leaves at 06:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Seville to Cádiz leave?

The last train from Seville to Cádiz leaves at 21:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Seville and Cádiz by train?

Trains travelling from Seville to Cádiz cover a distance of around 62 miles (99 km) during the journey.

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If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cádiz to Seville.

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A comfortable and fast journey from Seville to Cadiz with Renfe

Review by Jaime Campoamor Velasco

24 Media Distancia (middle distance) trains operated by Renfe run daily between Sevilla-Santa Justa and Cadiz – 12 in each direction. Renfe also provides 3 Alvia trains that stop in Seville even if they cover the Cadiz-Madrid route.

Lots of daily connections

Renfe’s Media Distancia trains connect cities located within the same region. Trains depart about every hour from Sevilla-Santa Justa.

The journey lasts approximately 1h 45m and the train usually stops at the following train stations – Sevilla-San Bernardo, Dos Hermanas, Utrera, Las Cabezas de San Juan, Lebrija, Aeropuerto de Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera, Puerto de Santa María and San Fernando-Bahía Sur. Additionally, the train also stops at the stations of Virgen del Rocío, Las Aletas, Apeadero de Puerto Real, Estadio and Segunda Aguada during certain journeys.

Sevilla-Santa Justa train station

I travelled to Sevilla-Santa Justa train station from the neighbourhood of Santa Cruz, which is in the old part of Seville, I had to take the bus n. 21 to get to the station. My train to Cadiz departed from platform 10, located on the left-hand side of the station. I went down the escalators to enter the platform and found a handy screen with all the information about the journey, train stops and train times both in English and Spanish. My train departed on its journey at 12:45.

I purchased a Flexible Renfe ticket, which allows you to change your ticket up to five minutes before departure at a cost of 5% of the total price in Estandár (Second Class) – the only class offered by Renfe on Media Distancia trains.

The journey

During the journey we travelled at speeds of up to 150 km/h, taking around 1h 45m to travel from Seville to Cadiz. I really enjoyed it as it was quite a relaxing journey. There were two reclining seats on each side of the aisle, with reclining tables and plug sockets to charge your electronic devices.

We pulled into Cadiz train station at 14:25, five minutes before the scheduled arrival time.


Origin: Sevilla-Santa Justa

Destination: Cadiz

Train stops: Sevilla-San Bernardo, Dos Hermanas, Utrera, Las Cabezas de San Juan, Lebrija, Aeropuerto de Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera, Puerto de Santa María, San Fernando-Bahía Sur

Departure time: 12:45

Arrival time: 14:30

Service: Renfe Media Distancia

Train: MD 13008

Maximum speed: 120 km/h

Class: Estandár

Carriage: 2

Seat: 85


About Jaime

Jaime is one of our trusted, hand-picked travel writers. The information for this article was recorded first-hand, based on his own genuine experience of the journey.

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The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Seville to Cádiz for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/23/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/29/2022 for travel on 08/29/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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