Travelling to Gibraltar
The Rock of Gibraltar sits at the southernmost tip of Europe with a land frontier
to Spain on its northern front, and is 500 kms from Madrid. It rests at the
crossroads of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
The only international land access is the frontier with Spain at La Linea.
From France, travel on the A9 to Spain, then the A7 into Barcelona. Follow the
A7, E15, A92, A359, N331 and E15 and enter Gibraltar at La Linea. Journey distance
is approximately 1,200 kms. From Madrid take the E5, E902, A92, A359, N331 and
E15, approximately 700 kms.
Regular buses and trains link Madrid, Seville, Cordoba, Malaga, Cadiz, Huelva,
Granada, Gibraltar/San Roque and Algeciras. Local services connect these cities
to smaller towns. The Talgo 200 train runs from Madrid to Algeciras and takes
6 hours; from here take the short bus ride to Gibraltar.
Gibraltar (GIB) North Front Airport is 1 km north of the town centre. A bus
to the centre departs every 15 minutes from 09:00-21:30. Return is from the
Market Place bus stop. The Number 3 bus, which runs every 30 minutes, also goes
to the town. Taxis and courtesy coaches are also available. British Airways
and Monarch Airlines operate direct services from the UK. Flight time from London
to Gibraltar is 2 hours, 30 minutes.
There is a regular ferry service to Tangier, Morocco.
Selection of hotels in this region:
The Eliott Hotel
The Rock Hotel
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full list of hotels and online booking