Transport Strikes

Where to find up-to-the-minute travel and other information when the country is suffering from large-scale industrial unrest...

A strike (huelga) in Spain often affects the transport services. Here are some useful sites for up-to-the-minute information during Spanish strikes.

International and Local News Reports

Unions

The unions often publish information on their websites well in advance of planned strikes.

  • CCOO (Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras)
  • UGT (Unión General de Trabajadores)
  • SFF-CGT (Confederación General del Trabajo Sindicato Federal Ferroviaro) Federal Railway Union.

Press

Air Travel

Public Transportation

From time-to-time the public transportation service is reduced due to strike action. Schedules of trains running are posted on notice boards at stations.

Train

  • RENFE (La Red de los Ferrocarriles Españoles) is the Spanish national rail train service

Madrid Strikes