Getting there and away
Andalucia is well connected to the rest of the world and it is easy to get to El Puerto de Santa Maria once you’re in Spain. We do pick ups and drop offs from and to Jerez airport completely free of charge on Sundays! There are several cheap airlines that fly directly to Jerez airport and it has connections to mayor airports throughout Europe.
* Jerez de la Frontera is the closest airport and has many flights to and from different countries. From Jerez you can take a bus, train or taxi to El Puerto, which takes about half an hour, but we also do free pick-ups from Jerez airport straight to your apartment. For a list of all Jerez flights including airline names please click on those words. New is a direct flight from Düsseldorf-Weeze to Jerez.
* Sevilla airport is the next closest and a slightly bigger airport. For a list of all Seville flights including airline names please click on those words. From the airport it is very easy to get to El Puerto: there are buses that take you to Sevilla train station (Santa Justa) from where you can take a direct train to El Puerto, El Puerto train timetables are available via that link and there are 10-15 trains daily and the cost is around 18€ one way. It is also possible to take a bus to El Puerto for a little cheaper. We will pick up students from El Puerto train or bus station free of charge on Sundays.
* Malaga airport is the biggest airport in the area and has the most connections with many cities and countries from around the world. All the cheap airlines operate out of the airport and cheap flights are nearly always available. For a list of all Malaga flights including airline names please click on those words. You can take the train to Dos Hermanas (one stop before Seville) and then to El Puerto or take a bus to El Puerto via Cadiz. El Puerto train timetables are available via that link. On Sundays we operate free pick up and drop off services to and from El Puerto trainstation.
*Faro (Portugal) is another option if you want to see two countries in one day. You can easily rent a car at the airport; renting a car in Portugal is quite cheap. You drive in about 2 hours to Sevilla (for some sightseeing), then it’s another hour to El Puerto de Santa Maria.
*Madrid. Flying into Madrid (Barajas) airport is another option as there are many flights to Madrid from all over the world, from where you can take a connection flight to El Puerto or take a train or overnight bus. For a list of all Madrid flights including airline names please click on those words.
El Puerto is well connected to all of Spain and even has a high speed train connection with Madrid and Seville. Go to the Renfe website (Spain’s train company) to get the most up to date information on train times and connections.