New bus service to the castle

The City Council of Jaen has launched a new bus service to Santa Catalina Castle for weekends and feast days. A service for citizens and visitors to get easily  up and down the castle.

The following bus stops are recommended for visitors:

-The back of the cathedral, at Ramon y Cajal Street ( 10-15 minutes later from the starting point ( Libertad Square)

-15, Paseo de la Estacion

-In front of Caja Rural, at Paseo de la Estacion

The bus route to get up to the castle and its bus stops:

Libertad Square, 22 Madrid Avenue, 4 Baeza Street,  15, Paseo Estacion, Caja Rural at Paseo Estacion, Alamos Street, Ramon y Caja Street, Senda de los Huertos Street, Juan Montilla Street, Circunvalación Road, Castle at the Parador Hotel.


Going up times:

Fridays: 4.00 p.m., 5.30 p.m.and 7.00 p.m.

Saturdays: 10.00 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 1.00 p.m., 2.30 p.m., 4.00 p.m., 5.30 p.m., 7.00 p.m.

Sundays and feast days: 10.00 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 1.00 p.m., 2.30 p.m.

The bus route to get down from the castle and the bus stops:

Castle, Circunvalacion Road, Juan Montilla Street, Senda de los Huertos Street, Fuente de Don Diego Street, Adarves Bajos Street, Virgen de la Capilla Street, 8 and 22 Madrid Avenue,  4 Baeza Street, 15 Paseo de la Estacion and Libertad Square.

Going down times:

Fridays: 4.30 p.m., 18.00 p.m., 7.30 p.m.

Saturdays: 10.30 a.m., 12.00 p.m., 1.30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4.30 p.m. 6.00 p.m., 7.30 p.m.

Sundays and feast days: 10.30 a.m., 12.00 p.m. 1.30 p.m. and 3.00 p.m.

All bus stops: https://www.transporteurbanodejaen.es/lineas#

Bus company: Alsa

24 hours telephone: 910 207 007  y 647 360 455

For further information: https://www.transporteurbanodejaen.es

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How to get your free ticket

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Every Wednesday you can visit Santa Catalina Castle Interpretive Centre for free. It is essential for this that you choose “Castle of Santa Catalina free” in the “buy tickets” tab on the website. This way you will get the QR code necessary to enter the monument.

THE FREE VISIT TIMETABLE (according to the Andalusian Historical Heritage Law 14/2007)

SUMMER (June 16th –September 15th): Wednesday from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

WINTER (September 16th– June 15th): Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.