Transport and infrastructure in Spain

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Spain with the average of all countries in Europa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 683,175 km. Theoretically, this is 14.67 meter for each of the 47 millions inhabitants of the country. Spain hereby ranks 35th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.35 meters of railway tracks per person Spain come 47th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 4,964 km long coastline.

Airports in Spain


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Spain

 

Europe

  totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways 683,200 km14,669.21 km1,350.31 m 6,817,900 km11,330.06 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 16,100 km345.74 km31.83 m 283,700 km471.49 km47.02 m
Waterways 1,000 km21.47 km1.98 m 53,100 km88.31 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 1322.830.000 8,34513.870.001
Airports 1503.220.296 3,7526.240.001