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Spanish Travel Vocabulary and Phrases

If you travel to Spain and you want to learn some common words and phrases that will help you communicate with the hotel personnel, cab drivers, locals, etc., you are in the right place, because, here you will find a list of useful Spanish travel phrases that will improve your basic Spanish vocabulary. In this free Spanish lesson about travel, provided by Edvog.com, you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

Spanish Travel Phrases

We have put together a list with over 20 Spanish travel phrases, this list is useful for almost any common traveling situation. In the table below you will learn how to say Good day, Thank you, Please, Help and more...

English Spanish
Hello / Hi ¡Hola!
Good day ¡Buenos días!
Excuse me ¡Disculpe! / ¡Discúlpeme! / ¡Perdóneme!
Thank you ¡Gracias!
Please / You’re welcome ¡De nada!
Do you speak English? ¿Habla inglés?
Does anyone here speak English? ¿Alguien de aquí habla inglés?
yes ; no sí; no
I do not speak Spanish No hablo español
I do not understand No entiendo
Could you speak more slowly, please? ¿Podrías hablar más despacio por favor?
Could you repeat (that), please? ¿Podrías repetir eso por favor?
Can you help me? ¿Me puedes ayudar?
Help! (emergency) ¡Auxilio! / ¡Socorro!
Please help me! (emergency) ¡Por favor, ayúdame!
What is your name? ¿Cuál es tu nombre?
How much does that cost? ¿Cuánto cuesta eso?
How much? ¿Cuánto cuesta?
Do you have? ¿Tienes?
I have ; I don’t have yo tengo ; no tengo
I would like... Me gustaría...
I want ; I don’t want yo quiero ; no quiero
I am looking for... Busco...
Where is ...? Dónde está ...?
Where is the bathroom? ¿Dónde está el baño?
What time is it? ¿Que hora es?
Goodbye ¡Adiós! / ¡Hasta la vista! / ¡Hasta luego!
Spanish Travel Vocabulary

In the table below you will be able to improve your Spanish vocabulary with some common words used frequently by travelers, this table is useful in different types of situations.

English Spanish Pronunciation
airline office oficina de la aerolínea oficina de la aero-leenay-a
airplane el avión ayl aveeon
airport el aeropuerto ayl aero-pooerto
arrival llegada / arribo ee-ehgada / areebo
arrivals terminal terminal de llegadas / arribos terminal de ee-ehgadas / areebos
automobile el automóvil ayl aooto-moh-veel
bag la bolsa / el bolso lah bolsa / ayl bolso
baggage el bagaje ayl bagahay
bike la bicicleta lah bee-see-cleta
boat el barco ayl barco
bus el autobús ayl aooto-booss
car el coche ayl co-chay
check-in registrarse reheer-strarsse
customs office oficina de aduana oficina de aduana
departure salida / partida saleeda / partida
departures terminal terminal de salidas terminal de saleedas
destination el destino ayl destino
flight tickets boletos de avión bolaytos de aveeon
hotel el hotel ayl hotel
information office oficina de información oficina de infor-mah-seeon
journey el viaje ayl veeahay
main road carretera principal / camino principal caray-tera preen-seepahl / camino preen-seepahl
motorcycle la motocicleta lah motoh-seec-laytah
on foot a pie ah pee-eh-ee
passport el pasaporte ayl pasa-por-tay
passenger el pasajero ayl pasa-hayro
plane el avión ayl aveeon
purpose el propósito ayl propo-seetoh
railway station estación de ferrocarril estah-seeon de fero-kareel
road la carretera / el camino lah caray-tera / ayl camino
route la ruta lah rootah
ship el barco / el navío ayl barco / ayl nah-veeo
subway subterraneo / el metro soob-terra-nayo / ayl metro
suitcase la valija lah valeeha
take off (airplane) despegar despay-gar
train el tren ayl trehn
train station estación de tren estah-seeon de trehn
travel agency agencia de viajes agenseea de veeah-hays
Cardinal points, directions and shapes

In the table below you will learn how to say in the Spanish language: cardinal points, directions and shapes. This table can come in handy when you give or receive instructions in Spanish to reach a destination.

English Spanish Pronunciation
north norte nohr-tay
south sur soor
west oeste oh-es-tay
east este es-tay
right la derecha lah day-ray-cha
left la izquierda lah ees-kee-ehr-dah
straight directamente dee-rayk-tah-men-tay
circle círculo seer-koo-loh
cone cono koh-noh
cube cube koob
cylinder cilindro see-leen-droh
octagon octógono oktoh-goh-noh
oval óvalo oh-vah-loh
rectangle rectángulo raykt-ahn-goo-loh
sphere esfera es-feh-rah
square cuadrado kwah-drah-doh
triangle triángulo tree-ahn-goo-loh
Spanish Vocabulary: At Home

In the table below you will learn common words in Spanish used mostly at home. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to tell something about a real estate in Spanish then this part of the lesson can be what you need.

English Spanish Pronunciation
1st floor la primera planta lah preemera planta
air conditioner aire acondicionado aeere acon-dee-seeonado
alarm clock el despertador ayl des-per-tador
appliances los accesorios los ak-say-soreeos
armchair el sillón ayl see-ion
balcony el balcón ayl bahl-con
basement el sótano ayl sotano
bathroom el cuarto de baño / el baño ayl cooarto de baneeo / ayl de baneeo
bathroom sink lavabo del baño lah-vaboh del baneeo
bathtub la bañera lah banee-ehrah
bed la cama lah kamah
bedroom el dormitorio ayl dormee-toh-rio
blanket la cobija lah cobee-hah
blender la licuadora lah licuadora
bookcase la biblioteca lah biblioteka
can opener el abrelatas ayl abray-lah-tass
chair la silla lah seeah
clock el reloj ayl rayloh
closet el armario ayl armario
curtain la cortina lah cortina
desk el escritorio ayl escree-torio
dishes los platos los platos
dishwasher el lavavajillas ayl lava-vahee-leeas
door la puerta lah pooerta
doorknob pomo de la puerta pomo de lah pooerta
drawer el cajón ayl cahon
dresser el vestidor ayl vestidor
faucet el grifo ayl grifo
floor el piso ayl piso
freezer el congelador ayl con-hay-lador
furniture el mobiliario ayl mobiliario
garage el garaje ayl garahay
garden el jardín ayl hardeen
ground floor la planta baja lah planta baha
hair dryer el secador de pelo ayl secador de pelo
hallway el vestíbulo ayl vestee-booloh
iron el hierro ayl ee-ehro
kitchen la cocina lah cossina
kitchen sink fregadero de la cocina fregadero de lah cossina
lamp la lámpara lah lampara
lawn el césped ayl ses-payd
living room la sala de estar lah salah de ehstar
microwave la microonda lah meecroh-ohnda
mirror el espejo ayl espayho
oven el horno ayl horno
picture la imagen lah eemah-hayn
pillow la almohada lah almo-ah-da
refrigerator el refrigerador ayl ray-free-hayrador
remote control el mando a distancia ayl mando ah distanseea
room la habitación lah abeetah-seeon
rug la alfombrilla lah alfohm-breele
shower la ducha lah doocha
sofa el sofá ayl sofah
stairs la escalera lah ehscalayrah
table la mesa lah mesa
telephone el teléfono ayl teleh-fonoh
television la televisión lah tele-vee-seeon
toilet el inodoro / el baño ayl eenoh-doro / ayl baneeo
towel la toalla lah toah-eeah
vacuum cleaner la aspiradora lah aspee-radorah
wall la pared lah parehd
washing machine la lavadora lah lavah-dora
window la ventana lah vehn-tana
Spanish Vocabulary: Nature and Environment

In the table below you will learn common words in Spanish about nature and environment.

English Spanish Pronunciation
air el aire ayl grah-nay-ro
barn el granero ayl grah-nay-ro
beach la playa lah plah-eeah
bridge el puente ayl pwayn-tay
bush el arbusto ayl arboo-sto
cave la cueva lah cwayva
city la ciudad lah sioo-dad
cloud la nube lah noobay
coast la costa lah costa
country el país ayl pahees
desert el desierto ayl day-see-ayr-toh
farm la granja lah gran-ha
field el campo ayl cam-poh
flower la flor lah flor
forest el bosque ayl bos-keh
full moon la luna llena lah loo-nah ee-ehnah
grass la hierba lah yerba
hill la colina lah colina
island la isla lah eeslah
jungle la selva lah saylvah
lake el lago ayl lah-go
leaf la hoja lah ho-ha
lightning el relámpago ayl ray-lahm-pah-go
moon la luna lah loo-nah
mountain la montaña lah mohn-ta-neeah
mountain range la cordillera lah cordee-layra
mud el barro ayl bar-ro
ocean el océano ayl osya-no
plant la planta lah plahn-tah
pond el estanque ayl aystahn-keh
rainbow el arco iris ayl arkoh ee-rees
river el río ayl reeo
rock la roca lah roh-kah
root la raíz lah rah-eez
rose la rosa la roh-sah
sand la arena lah aray-nah
sea el mar ayl mar
sky el cielo ayl see-ayloh
snow la nieve lah neeay-vay
stone la piedra lah pee-aydrah
street la calle lah kahlay
sun el sol ayl sol
sunflower el girasol ayl gee-rah-sol
sunrise la salida del sol lah sah-lee-dah dayl sol
sunset la puesta de sol lah poo-aystah day sol
thunder el trueno ayl troo-aynoh
tree el árbol ayl arbol
valley el valle ayl valay
water el agua ayl ah-goo-ah
waterfall la cascada lah kahss-kah-dah
wave la ola lah olah
weather el clima ayl cleema
wind el viento ayl vee-ayn-toh

Important! Because some Spanish sounds are not found in English we have tried to come up with something that sounds similar, for this reason the pronunciation tips from above are simply informational and does not offer any guarantee.

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