Road Tunnels in Spain > 1 000 m
Tuneles in Espana
Edited by: Eugenio A. Merzagora
23rd revision - June 2011
State Tunnel  Length (m) Opening date Comunidad Province Notes Road
E - F Somport 8 608 17.01.2003 ARA HU In Spain: 5754 m. Portals altitude F: 1116 m, E:1183 m A23 – E7
E Bypass Sur 8 600 2010 MAD M External carriageway M30
E Engana 6 976 PRJ CYL BU Abandoned railway tunnel, car transit in project  
E Bypass Sur 5 800 05.2007 MAD M Internal carriageway M30
E Alfonso XIII (Vielha) 5 240 1948 CAT L "World's longest" 1948 – 1964. Altitude: 1390m (N) -1626 m (S). Original lenght: 5133 m A14
E Juan Carlos I (New Vielha) 5 230 04.12.2007 CAT L Three lanes. Altitude: 1595 m (S) - 1396 m (N) A14
E del Cadì 5 026 29.10.1984 CAT B – L - GI Altitude: 1236 - 1176 m C16 – E9
E Puerto de Valencia

4 600

PRJ CVA V One tube, four lanes A7
E Bracons 4 556 03.04.2009 CAT GI Vic - Olot, Three lanes C37
E Gallarta 4 350 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 4350 m. Bilbao South Metropolitan Bypass  
E El Negron 4 184 27.02.1993 AST - CYL O - LE Second tube: 4102 m (06.1997). Altitude: 1229 m AP66
E Guadarrama I - II - III 3 480 29.03.2007 MAD - CYL M - SG Second tube: 2870 m (12.1963). Third tube: 3148 m (1972) A6
E Isuzkitza (Arlaban) 3 415 06.04.2009 PVA VI-SS Second tube: 3415 m AP1
F - E Aragnouet - Bielsa 3 070 1976 ARA HU Altitude: 1821 m A138
E Soller 3 023 19.02.1997 IBA IB Island Mallorca C711
E Belate 2 968 01.06.1995 NAV NA Near Ventas de Arraiz N121A
E Horta-Cerdanyola 2 900 PRJ CAT B Works start: 2002. Two tubes  
E Caldenarenas 2 885   ARA HU // Alto Aragon II A23
E San Anton 2 760 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 2760 m. Bilbao South Metropolitan bypass  
E La Cumbre 2 703 05.05.2003 ICA TF Island La Palma. C&C: 342 m. Gradient: 4%. East Direction LP2
E Louro-Lagares 2 650 PRJ GAL PO Porrino-Vigo Section AP9
E Barajas Airport 2 606 2002 MAD M Four parallel tubes, two for M111, one for airport service (no traffic), one for local traffic M111
E Ispeguy 2 600 PRJ NAV NA    
E Pedralba 2 598 2011 ARA HU Sabiñánigo-Fiscal

A26

E El Folgoso (La Caniza) 2 561 1998 GAL PO Second tube: 2551 m A52
E Vallvidrera 2 517 1991 CAT B Three lanes C16 - E9
E Gedo 2 500   CAN S Second tube: 2500 m. Autovia de la Meseta A67
E Piqueras 2 444 03.10.2008 CYL SO Work started: 14.12.2002 N111
E Nievares 2 373 23.02.2004 AST O Second tube: 2371 m A8
E Gallastegi 2 370 20.12.2003 PVA SS   A1
E Maria de Molina 2 271 08.05.2003 MAD M Town Madrid. Paseo Castellana - M30  
E Arraiz 2 263 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 2261 m. Bilbao South metropolitan bypass  
E S.Isidro-Casa de Campo* 2 200   MAD M Internal carriageway M30
E Cantalobos 2 194 2007 AND GR Second tube: 2170 m. La Herradura-Taramay  A7
E Fabares 2 176 06.05.2003 AST O Second tube: 2176 m. Lamasanti-Villaviciosa A64
E Sineu 2 000 PRJ IBA IB Inca-Manacor highway (new alignment)  
E La Minilla 2 000 PRJ AND GR Second tube: 1993 m A7
E Av. de Portugal-G.ta S.Vicente 2 000   MAD M Second tube: 2000 m A5
E Parpers 1 998 1995 CAT B Second tube: 1992 m C60
E Santa Agueda 1 980 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1964 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Sierra del Montros 1* 1 900 02.07.2003 CAT GI Second tube: 1900 m A26
E Collabos 1 887   CAT GI Vall de Bianya-S.Joan de les Abadesses. Rescue tunnel under costruction (07.2004) C26
E Ranadoiro 1 874 2011 AST O Cornellana-Puerto Cerredo AS15
E Despeñaperros 1 850 UC AND J Second tube: 1850 m. Venta de CArdanas-S.Elena

A4

E San Juan 1 840 1990 CVA A Second tube: 1840 m A70
E Belabieta 1 828

1995

PVA SS Second tube: 1828 m A15
E Loma de Bas 1 820 30.03.2007 MUR MU Second tube: 1820 m. Vera-Cartagena highway AP7
E Argalario 1816 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1794 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Toses 1 790   CAT GI Ribes de Freser-La Molina N152
E Badal – Brasil (Cerdà-Diagonal) 1 790 15.09.2002 CAT B Second tube: 1775 m. Ronda Mig - Barcelona  
E El Padrun 1 782 1993 AST O Second tube: 1782 m A66
E Arnotegi 1 750 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1750 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Juan Carlos I Park 1 720 16.05.2005 MAD M Second tube: 1720 m M12
E El Castellot 1 714 01.1992 CAT B Second tube: 1707 m. Tunels de Garraf C32
E Pio XII 1 700   MAD M Second tube: 1500 m. Town Madrid M30
E Barrios 1 625 24.05.1993 CYL LE Second tube: 1625 m (1984) AP66
E Ikastaundi 1 607 29.07.2005 PVA SS Second tube: 1590 m. Arrasate-Bergara. A1
E Ronda Este 1 606   AND MA Town Malaga  
E Somaconcha 1 594 31.01.2008 CAN S Second tube: 1532 m. Molledo-Pesquera  A67
E Alto Aragon 1 550 1993 ARA HU (Monrepos I).Other fonts: 1489 m. Second tube (Alto Aragon III): 1500 m A23
E San Marcial 1 515 30.06.2004 PVA BI Second tube: 1490 m. Arrasate-Bergara.

A1

E Joanet 1 500   CAT GI Second tube: 1388 m (PRJ). Calldetenes-S.Coloma de Farners C25
E Palau – Moll Fusta - Colon 1 483 1992 CAT B Three linked tunnels. Cinturo del Litoral, direction Sitges B10
E Els Maials (La Codina) 1 470 03.04.2009 CAT GI Vic-Olot C37
E Pando 1 453 24.05.1993 AST O Second tube: 1244 m AP66
E Burtozamendo 1 450 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1450 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Marchante 1 400 01.03.2007 AND MA Second tube: 1400 m. Nerja-La Herradura A7
E Sierra del Montros 2* 1 400 02.07.2003 CAT GI Second tube: 1400 m A26
E El Fabar 1 382 30.11.2002 AST O Second tube: 1382 m. Cantabrican motorway N632
E Malmasin 1 330 1992 PVA BI Second tube: 1330 m.Near Basauri A8
E Sa Mola 1 329 24.02.2007 IBA IB Works start: 10.2004. Soller harbour road  
E El Bicho 1 320   ICA TF Santiago del Tiede-Adeje  
E O'Donnell

1 308

2005

MAD

M

Existing tunnel (360 m, 05.1999) lenghtened. Town Madrid M23
E Vallirana bypass 1 300   CAT B Second tube: 1300 m B24
E Sor Angela de la Cruz 1 300   MAD M Second tube: 1300 m Town Madrid  
E Embajadores 1 300 20.04.2007 MAD M Second tube: 1100 m. Town Madrid  
E Sierra d'En Ribes 1 264 PRJ CAT B Second tube: 1264 m. Vic-Caldes de Malavella B40
E Sierra del Aguilon 1 250 30.03.2007 AND MA Second tube: 1250 m. Vera - Cartagena  AP7
E Mijas 1 250 PRJ AND MA   AP7-MA417
E Ing. Adolfo Canas (La Laja) 1 250 11.02.1999 ICA GC   GC1
E Branaviella 1 245 23.02.2004 AST O Second tube: 1245 m A8
E Lezarri 1 240 20.12.2003 PVA SS Second tube: 1240 m A1
E Almandoz 1 220   NAV NA   N121A
E Olesa de Montserrat- Videcavalls 1 220 PRJ CAT B Barcelona orbital motorway  
E La Vega 1 217   ICA TF Icod de los Vinos-El Tanque, Tenerife North Ring  
E Beiramar 1 200   GAL PO Town Vigo  
E Balito 1 201 17.11.2003 ICA GC Second tube: 1180m. Autovia Las Palmas-Mogan GC1
E Mont Infernon 1 200 PRJ AST O Otur-Villapedre A8
E Murcia 1 200   MUR MU Second tube: 1200 m MU30
E Miravete 1 191 1996 EXT CC Second tube: 1184 m A5
E Artxanda 1 190 24.05.2002 PVA BI Txorierri- La Salve. 3 lanes. Toll  
E Torrox 1 175   AND MA Second tube: 1175 m A7
E Rovira 1 165 1976 CAT B Town Barcelona. Second tube: 1160 m  
E Txorierri - Ugasko 1 145 24.05.2002 PVA BI Near Bilbao. 2 lanes. Toll  
E Penya de Llamp 1 143 01.1992 CAT B Second tube: 1053 m. Tunels de Garraf C32
E St.Pere de Malesses 1 141   CAT L   N260
E Ing. Julio Luengo 1 130   ICA GC Second tube: 1130 m GC2
E Santa Maria de la Cabeza 1 118 2004 MAD M Breakthrough: 12.09.2002. Madrid  
E Del Bruc 1 111 1991 CAT B Second tube: 830 m (1974) A2
E Torre del Bierzo 2 1 110   CYL LE   N VI
E Pedredo 1 100   CAN S Second tube: 1100 m. Autovia de la Meseta A67
E Aguadulce 1 100   AND AL Second tube: 1100 m A7
E La Cumbre 1 100   ICA TF Island La Palma, direction west LP3
E Tximintxe 1 100 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1100 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Argenteria 1 098   CAT L   A26-N260
E Cerro Gordo 1 075 UC AND GR Second tube: 650 m N340
E Casares 1 070   AND MA Second tube: 1063 m AP7
E San José 1 060 1997 ICA GC Second tube: 1060 m GC31
E Perdon 1 050 23.11.2005 NAV NA Second tube: 1050 m N111
E do Sartego 1 032 15.12.2003 GAL C Second tube: 1032 m AP9
E Calzada superpuesta 1 020 1995 MAD M Direction west M40
E Murrieta 1 020 2015 PVA BI Second tube: 1020 m. Bilbao south metropolitan bypass  
E Capistrano 1 010   AND MA Second tube: 920 m A7
E L'Olleria 1 001 11.09.2002 CVA V Second tube: 1000 m (1992) CV40
E Puertollano* 1 000 PRJ CLM CR   N420
E Lorca 1 000 1988 MUR MU Second tube: 600 m A7
E Arguis 1 000   ARA HU   A23
E Villaviciosa 1 000 06.05.2003 AST O Second tube: 1000 m. Subsea tunnel under Villaviciosa estuary. Section Lamasanti-Villaviciosa A8
E Confrides 1 000   CVA A   CV70
E Tres de Mayo 1 000   ICA TF Town Santa Cruz de Tenerife, one way  

Warm thanks to ACESA - EUROPISTAS, Fernando García Prado

Legenda:
Red: under costruction
Pink: in project
Green: abandoned
*: nickname

AP: toll motorway

New motorway numbering in Spain (national network) from 20.02.2004

New number Old number Name Section
A1 N I Norte Madrid-Burgos / Variante de Miranda de Ebro/ Provincial border (LP) Álava-LP Álava (Condado de Treviño)
AP1 A1 Norte Burgos-Armiñón
A2 N II Nordeste Madrid-Zaragoza/ Fraga-Barcelona/ Barcelona-F border
AP2 A2 N II Zaragoza- Mediterraneo Zaragoza-El Vendrell/ Papiol-Molins
A3 A3 N III Este Madrid-Valencia
A4 N IV Sur Madrid - Sevilla / Aeropuerto de Jerez - A48 (Cádiz)
AP4 A4 Sur Sevilla-Cadiz
A5 N V Suroeste Madrid- Badajoz- P border
A6 N VI Noroeste Madrid-Villalba / Adanero-A Coruña
AP6 A6 Noroeste Villalba-Adanero
A7 A7 N340 N301 Mediterraneo Barcelona-Algeciras
AP7 A7 A37 Mediterraneo F border-La Junquera-Puzol / Silla-Alicante /Crevillente-Cartagena- Vera/ Málaga-Guadiaro
A8 A8 N634 N632 Cantabrico L.P. Vizcaya-Santander (Astillero)/Torrelavega (Zurita)- Gijón-Aviles
AP8 N634 Cantabrico Parballon-Zurita
AP9 N550 N651 Atlantico A Coruña  Ferrol- Tui - P border
A11 N122 A11 Duero Soria-Valladolid/ Tordesillas- Alcañices - P border
A12 N120 Camino de Santiago Logroño-Burgos (Navarrete)
A13 N111   Logroño - L.P. Navarra
A14 N230   Lleida- Viella - F border
A15 N111 N122 Navarra Medinaceli-Soria / Variante de Ágreda
AP15 N122 Navarra Soria-Ágreda /Ágreda-L.P.Navarra
A21 N240   Jaca-L.P.Navarra
A22 N240   Lleida-Huesca
A23 N234 N330 Mudejar Sagunto-Somport - F border
A24 N334   Daroca-Calatayud
A26 N260 Eje Pirenaico Figueras-Olot
A27 N240   Tarragona-Montblanc
A30 N301 Murcia Albacete-Cartagena
A31 A31 N301 N430 N330 Alicante Atalaya-Alicante
A32 N322   Bailén-Linares / Balazote-Albacete
A33 N344 N430   Cieza-Fuente la Higuera
A35 N430   Almansa-Jativa
AP36 N301   Ocaña-La Roda
AP37     Alicante - Murcia
A40 N400 N403 N420   Maqueda-Toledo-Cuenca-Teruel
A41 N401   Ciudad Real-Puertollano
AP41 N401   Madrid-Toledo-Ciudad Real / Puertollano-Córdoba
A42 N401 Toledo Madrid-Toledo
A43 N430 N420 N310 Extremadura-Com. Valenciana Mérida-Ciudad Real-Atalaya
A44 N323 Sierra Nevada Bailen-Granada-Motril
A45 A44 N331 Malaga Vte. Aguilar / Antequera - Málaga - Cordoba
AP46 N331   Alto de las Pedrizas-Málaga
A47 N433   Sevilla- Rosal de la Frontera- P border
A48 N340 Costa de la Luz A4 (Cadiz) - Algeciras
A49   V Centenario Sevilla-Ayamonte-P border
A50 N501   Avila - Salamanca
A51 N110   Avila ring road
AP51 N110   AP6 (Villacastin)-Ávila
A52 N120 Rias Bajas Benavente-Vigo
AP53 N525   Santiago-Alto de Santo Domingo
A54 N547 N634   Lugo-Santiago
A55 N550   Vigo-Tuy- P border
A56 N540   Guntín (Lugo)-Ourense
A57     A Cañiza-Pontevedra
A58 N521   Trujillo-Cáceres
A60 N601   Valladolid-León
AP61 N603   Segovia-AP6 (San Rafael)
A62 N620 Castilla Burgos-F. de Oñoro - P border
A63 N634   Oviedo-La Espina
A64 A8   Villaviciosa-Oviedo
A65 N610   Benavente-Palencia
A66 N610 Ruta de La Plata Gijón-Campomanes / León-Sevilla
AP66 A66 Ruta de La Plata Campomanes-León
A67 N611 Cantabria Meseta Venta de Baños(A-62)-Palencia-Santander
A68 N232   Figueruelas - Zaragoza /Variante de Fuentes de Ebro
AP68 N232 Vasco-Aragonesa Bilbao-Zaragoza
AP69 N232 Dos Mares Haro-Pancorbo
A70     Alicante ring road
AP71 N120 A12   Leon-Astorga
A72     Monforte-Chantada
A73 N627   Burgos-Aguilar de Campoo
A74     Almadén-A43
A77     Acceso Noroeste a Alicante
A78 N340   Elche-Crevillente
A79 N340   Elche-Alicante
A80 N634 N625 Sella Ribadesella-Cangas de Onís
A91 N342   L.P.Granada (Vélez Rubio) – Puerto Lumbreras

 

Useful Notes:
Tunel del Cadì toll: 1335 Pts (8.02 euro)
Tunels de Vallvidrera toll: 380 Pts (2.28 euro)
Tunels de Garraf toll (Autopista Pau Casals): 645 Pts (3.87 euro)
(tolls for cars and for one trip)

Road tunnels in Spain
(National Roads)
   
Comunidad Road
Tunnels
Total
lenght (km)
Andalucia  18 2.5
Aragon 74 20.5
Asturias 23 8.5
Baleares 4 0.8
Canarias 31 6.0
Cantabria 2 0.1
Castilla La Mancha 13 2.5
Castilla León 35 11.0
Cataluña 44 19.5
Extremadura 4 0.8
Galicia 5 1.8
La Rioja 6 0.5
Madrid 3 6.2
Murcia   0.0
Navarra 12 1.7
Pais Vasco 29 9.0
Valencia 19 6.0
Total 322 97.4
  Road tunnels in Spain 1 000 m - 500 m
A.C.E.S.A. (A2-A7 sections - A19)
AU.C.A.L.S. (A 66)
AU.R.E.A. (A4-A7 sections)
AU.SUR. (A 37)
Autoestradas do Galicia (A55-A57)
Autopistas del Sol (A7 sections)
AVASA (A 68)
Europistas (A8-A1):
Iberpistas (A6)
Información de la Autopista
AETOS - Asociación Española de Túneles y Obras Subterráneas
Artxandra tunnel

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