Transport in Valladolid
Valladolid is a modern city with excellent means of transport. There are good connections by road and train with the main Spanish cities and even a small international airport.
Valladolid train station "Estación del Norte" is located in the outskirts of the city but you can easily reach the city centre in a 20 minute walk. The station is operated by RENFE, the Spanish rail company. From Valladolid you can travel to international destinations such as Portugal and France, as well to the main Spanish cities.
More information and tickets: www.renfe.es
Coaches go from Valladolid to Spain 's four corners: Galicia , Barcelona , Seville, Madrid, Alicante… and also to international destinations such as France, Germany and The Netherlands. Several companies offer trips from Valladolid depending on your destination, here you can find a list of destinations, times and companies:
Valladolid airport is located in the town of Villanubla, 10 kilometres from the city. From Villanubla airport you can flight to cities like Paris, Milan, London, Brussels, Barcelona or Mallorca. Ryanair, Air France and Lagunair are some of the companies operating in this airport.
For more information about the airport visit: Flights to Valladolid
Buses connect the airport with the city centre, if you prefer you can also take a taxi, it will cost you around 15 euro, but make sure you ask before taking the taxi how much they are going to charge you.
Alsa buses to Madrid and Leon stop at the airport as long as you have bought your ticket in advance. For more information visit www.alsa.es
Autores buses to Salamanca also serve the airport, get more information in their website: www.auto-res.net
Linecar buses connect the airport with Valladolid. Check this website for schedules and information: www.linecar.es.
Being a medium size city, you will be able to walk to most places, but sometimes using public transport will save you time. The bus service in Valladolid is excellent, vehicles are very modern, clean and bus stops have screens displaying real time information via GPS. Auvasa is the company offering public bus transport in Valladolid, for more information visit their website: www.auvasa.es
The same company offers bus tours, a great way to see the city if you are short of time. The bus costs around 5 Euro, and it leaves from Acera de Recoletos, 6. It only operates on Fridays and weekends at established times, so make sure you check the times in advance.
Taking a taxi in Valladolid won't be too expensive. You will find taxis in the main streets or you may call one if you prefer. The telephone number for taxis is: 983 207 755 or 983 291 411.
Taking a trip by boat is also possible in Valladolid. Navigate the Pisuerga river in a trip to discover Valladolid from a different point of view. Find more information here: http://canales.nortecastilla.es/valladolid/pisuerga/barco/Leyenda.htm