Seville: Travel Basics

Deciding When to Go
It's rainiest in March-April and hottest in July-August, when temperatures regularly top 100ºF. Fall is cool and comfortable, and in winter it's often warm enough to comfortably sit outdoors. (Temperatures average 55-60° November-February.) For current weather conditions, log on to the Weather Channel.

Getting There
By plane: Aeropuerto de Santo Pablo (+95 444 9090) is six miles from the city center. There's an airport bus every 30 minutes and a taxi stand outside the main entrance.

By train: Estación de Santa Justa (+95 454 0202), the main train station, is about a mile northwest of the city center on Avenida Kansas City.

Clearing Customs
Citizens of the U.S., Canada, and New Zealand need only a passport to enter Spain for up to 90 days. Visitors from the U.K. or other European Union countries must present a valid passport or identity card. Other foreign nationals also need a visa. For more information, log on to

Converting Currency
The official currency of Spain is the Euro. For currency exchange rates, log on to National Geographic's Currency Converter.

Determining Time Difference
Seville is six hours ahead of ET. For the current time and date, log on to

Making Telephone Calls
When calling from the U.S., dial 011 followed by the country and city codes and the telephone number. The country code for Spain is 34, and the city code for Seville is 95.

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