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The Jerez airport (XRY) is located in the town of Jerez de la Frontera which is only 8 kilometres away from the city centre. This airport has ended up being one of the main tourist access points for the province of Cadiz and reaching third place in importance after Malaga airport which remains in first place and Granada airport which is in second place, with the United Kingdom and Germany the main origin and destination of the passengers.
The origin of Jerez airport dates back to the Spanish Civil War, with the need for an airport to move troops from North Africa. It wouldn’t be to the middle of the 20th century (1946) when the airport started to open to civilian traffic, for both in passengers as in goods until finally and various reformations later it would open to international passenger traffic in 1968.
From this year Jerez airport wouldn’t stop growing in passenger volume, which led to Aena been forced to undertake new reforms in 1991.
Jerez airport currently has a capacity of up to 3 million passengers being the current destination for tourists who wish to visit Cádiz or Sevilla.
We will find the following shops and services at the airport:
Restaurants and Cafés at Jerez airport
Shops at Jerez airport
Aldeasa / Travel value & Duty free
Dutiifrii / Multistore
Other airport services: First Aid, lost luggage service, meeting rooms.
Services for the disabled: All the Spanish airports, included the Jerez airport, operate with an assistance service for disabled people. We recommend you call the airline or the airport for more information about how to take of your needs before the flight.
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Jerez airport buses
Situated 9 kilometres away from the centre of Jerez, the airport is well connected with 3 bus lines:
These bus lines connect the airport with the centre of Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Santa Maria Port, Sanlúcar, Chipiona and the area of Costa Ballena where journeys range approximately between 30 minutes and 1 hour and a half.
Jerez airport trains
If we arrive by train or we want to take a train to our arrival at Jerez airport, this is connected with trains of short-haul and medium-haul (with destination Cadiz and Sevilla), although there are plans to connect the airport with the AVE line.
Amongst the train stops is Sevilla-Cadiz line which connects with Jerez de la Frontera, Santa Maria Port, San Fernando and Cadiz both with the C-1 like the previous medium-haul line which runs between Cadiz and Sevilla. The average time of the journey range between 9 minutes to reach the centre of Jerez up to approximately an hour to arrive in either Cadiz or the Santa Justa Train Station in Sevilla.
Taxi service at Jerez airport
Another option is to take a taxi which we can find in the arrivals terminal of the airport.
If you don’t want to wait in the airport and would like to know how much you will pay before, reserve a private transfer at Jerez airport.
Jerez airport parking
If you decide to park the car at Jerez airport, you have two parking areas, the P1 and P2 which are both paid areas.
Available airlines at the airport
A lot of the airlines only operate during the summer months, specifically between March and October. You can find out more information about the operating airlines at the airport and their contact details as follows:
For more information we recommend you visit the official Aena website for Jerez airport.
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