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 14.62 meter for each of the 47 millions inhabitants of the country. Spain hereby ranks 36th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.33 meters of railway tracks per person Spain come 50th 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 km14,621.58 km1,350.32 m 6,708,300 km11,140.77 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 15,300 km328.16 km30.31 m 273,500 km454.19 km45.32 m
Waterways 1,000 km21.40 km1.98 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 1192.550.000 15,08825.060.003
Airports 1352.890.267 3,7406.210.001