While being in a foreign country, traveling can be a daunting task. Whether within a city or between them, it is important to know the options that are at your disposal. Considering conveniency, affordability, and speed this article will discuss the public and private transportation options that exist in SPAIN.
To start, many Spanish cities offer an extensive and efficient public transport system. Whether buses, a metro, or a combination of the two, one can easily access many parts of a city. As a safe, reliable, and affordable option, public transit within Spanish cities can take you anywhere you need to go. Additionally, student discounts are quite common, making it even more accessible. That being said, traveling between Spanish cities can be a little more complex, as there are more options:
- FIRST, you can catch a high-speed Renfe TRAIN. Connected with the larger cities in Spain, this is a great way to travel if you are looking for the fastest mode of transit. Offering food and drink service in the train, you’ll surely feel comfortable and arrive in no time. However, it is important to keep in mind that you will pay a premium for the high-speed trains, as they are usually the most expensive of the transit options.
- SECOND, you can travel in between Spanish cities via BUS. As a very well connected option, you can arrive just about anywhere in Spain through their bus system. At a much more affordable price, buses are a great way to get around Spain. Additionally, they offer a unique opportunity to see some of Spain’s very beautiful countryside. Even offering wifi, this is an appealing option for those who want to save money while traveling.
- THIRD, one can travel within Spain by AIRPLANE. Surprisingly affordable, travel by plane can be a viable option, sometimes even cheaper than a high-speed rail ticket. However, that being said, between travel to the airport and security, you are likely to spend just as much time, if not longer, in arriving at your destination. Another thing to keep in mind is that the airports will likely be located in the outskirts of the city, while train and bus stations are much more centrally located.
- As a FINAL option, one can use CAR-sharing services such as BlaBlaCar or Amovens to travel between cities. As a very popular travel option in Spain, it is an economical and effective way that connects a variety of cities. Similar to buses, it will give you an opportunity to see Spanish countryside. However, most interestingly, it will give you an opportunity to meet native Spaniards and of course chat and share experiences with them. Many times, they will even give you local tips about your travel destination.
In conclusion, there is not a bad way to travel in Spain. Whether inside a city, or between them, you will find convenient options at good prices. Depending on your needs or preferences, you will surely find a suitable option.