XRY Airport is located 8 km northeast of Jerez de la Frontera, and about 80 km from Sevilla or 45 km from Cadiz. It is accessible from either Jerez by taking the N-IV road, or via A-4 Autovia del Sur (Airport exit is ‘Jerez Nord’); The A-382 connects to A-4.
With 0.9 million passengers in 2016, Jerez Airport is served by domestic and foreign, regular and low-cost Airlines offering direct flights to European destinations with connections to all points of the globe. However, the bulk of air traffic is derived from charter flight, particularly from Germany and the UK.
The two-level passenger terminal at Jerez Airport consists of a ground level P0 and a first level P1. The Departure lounge includes some airline companies, tour operators, information offices & shops. After the security check you will find a tax-free shop and a restaurant area. Boarding is via 5 gates accessing air side. Upon arrival from the air side, you access baggage claim hall via one of two gates: national & international, the latter one requires passport control. Within this area are the rental car offices, while in the main lobby houses tourist information.
Amenities & service inside the terminal: (a) on the ground level P0 you find 2 shops and a bar/cafeteria; rental car counters; tour operator Iberoservice; an ATM cash machine by Euro 6000 (CajaSol); 3 Information points (Aena, Jerez tourist info, Cadiz tourist info); 3 Lost Luggage facilities (Flightcare, Iberia, Swissport); and Lost property. (b) On the first level P1 you find a multi-purpose room; and a First Aid station.
Parking facilities include Car Park P1across from the terminal, and Car Park P2, served by a shuttle bus.
- Frequent buses to Jerez de la Frontera take about 30 minutes. Buses to Cadiz city cente take 75 minutes.
-The train from the Airport to Jerez de la Frontera takes only 9 minutes; to Cadiz 57 minutes.
NOTE: Jerez Airport reviews are pointing out that the Airport is convenient to surrounding cities and that passengers rave about the nice little terminal, where departures/ arrivals are a breeze.