HOW TO GET?
Access to Islantilla by road is through highways that connect its two parent municipalities, Lepe and Isla Cristina, with the rest of Spain and Portugal.
The V Centenario Highway (A49) connects Seville with Ayamonte (on the border with Portugal), and has three different exits that correspond to the Islantilla destination:
Exit 113: East Lepe.
Exit 117: West Lepe.
Exit 122: Cristina Island.
The most direct exit to reach Islantilla by motorway is number 117. Taken towards Lepe, it ends at the roundabout that connects with the new A-5076 motorway, which ends at Islantilla and La Antilla.
To access this destination by conventional highways, from exit 113 it connects with the N-431 national highway until reaching the municipality of Lepe, where you will take the A-5056 highway towards La Antilla. Once reached La Antilla, the signs to the left mark the beginning of Islantilla.
From exit 122 it also connects with the N-431 national road towards Isla Cristina through the district of Pozo del Camino, a route that runs along the A-5150 road. Once in the urban center of Isla Cristina, the town is bypassed through the Ronda Norte, which becomes the Carretera de La Antilla and this, in turn, the A-5054 road, which ends in Islantilla.
One last option is to access through Exit 117 Lepe Oeste in the direction of La Redondela, bypassing this nucleus through the HU-3400 road in the direction of the beach, and turning the beach roundabout to the left towards Islantilla at the intersection with the A-5054. This last route, like the one from Isla Cristina, runs parallel to Isla Cristina beach and its coastal forest of pine and eucalyptus trees.
From Portugal, the IP1 motorway connects the Algarve with Islantilla from its westernmost point (Cabo de San Vicente) to the border town of Ayamonte, from where it is possible to join the A49 towards Seville and take the same three exits mentioned above (113, 117 and 122).
To access Islantilla by bus, you can consult the services of the companies Damas, SA and Socibús, SA Both connect Islantilla with the main urban centers of the province and with the rest of Spain.
The company Damas, SA carries out routes between Islantilla and Lepe, Isla Cristina, Huelva and Seville during several routes a day. These services increase during the summer season. For further information, visit the Huelva Transport Consortium page, www.cthu.es or the Damas website. www.damas-sa.es
For its part, Socibús offers a connection service from Islantilla to Córdoba and Madrid, also with several daily departures.
For more specific information, consult the company's official website at www.socibus.es
For lovers of train journeys, Islantilla has a direct connection from Huelva capital (35 kilometers away) with Madrid, Córdoba and La Palma del Condado through the Altaria line, which connects the capital of Spain with the province of Huelva daily. covering part of the route on high-speed roads.
It is also possible to access from Seville with the regional train networks, with greater daily frequency and connected in turn with the rest of the lines in Andalusia through the Seville station.
For more information on routes and timetables, as well as to obtain tickets, you can consult the official RENFE website.
Islantilla's proximity to the capitals of Andalusia and the Portuguese Algarve, Seville and Faro respectively, make it an easily accessible destination for visitors from abroad, as both airports have a significant flow of international flights.
Faro airport is approximately 90 kilometers from Islantilla, 25 of which are in Spanish territory and the rest in Portuguese territory. The entire route is made by motorway, between the Spanish A49 and the Portuguese Via Infante de Sagres (IP1).
The San Pablo – Seville airport is located about 140 kilometers away from Islantilla, directly connected to this destination through the V Centenario Highway (A49) and the SE-30 ring road of the Seville capital.
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