The Seville Cercanías trains are the local commuter trains that serve the city. These suburban trains cross the city center, and run frequently to small towns in the outskirts of Seville.
The Seville Cercanías network comprises 5 railway lines and are managed by Renfe Operadora. It’s a public company in charge of managing all the passenger train routes throughout Spain.
Renfe currently operates 254 km (158 mi) of railway infrastructure and 35 stations (1 of them linked to the Metro) in the Seville region (Provincia).
If you plan to take the train to travel around Spain, you should definitely have a look at my complete guide on train travel from Seville.
The Cercanías or commuter service comprises 5 railway lines that run all over the Seville region. The suburban service lines currently offer the following routes:
C-1 (light blue): Lebrija – Utrera – Santa Justa – Lora del Río
C-2 (dark green): Santa Justa – Cartuja
C-3 (red): Santa Justa – Cazalla – Constantina
C-4 (purple): Línea Circular
C-5 (dark blue): Jardines de Hércules – Santa Justa – Benacazón
For more information, you can download a Cercanías map that provides all the details.
Cercanías trains start running every day between 5:00 and 6:00 and stop at around midnight.
Trains normally run every 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the line. At weekends and in the evening they are less frequent, and you may have to wait up to 15 to 60 minutes, depending on the time.
Alternatively, you can also check the Cercanías schedules at Renfe’s website.
The price of the Cercanías train tickets varies according to the distance covered. You can buy, for example, a single ticket or a Bonotren with ten trips.
Do not throw out your Cercanías train ticket and receipt until you are well away from your destination train station. On arriving at your destination you will need your ticket again in order to exit the train platform area.
You can also take the Cercanías within the city.
Alternatively, you can also read more about getting to Seville by train from other cities in Spain.
Consider purchasing a Renfe Spain Pass, if you are thinking about an itinerary around Spain using the train to move between cities.