50 Useful Travel Phrases In Spanish

50 Useful Travel Phrases In Spanish

When travelling, it is always important to be able to communicate with those around you. Even if you are just asking for directions, being able to communicate effectively can make a big difference. 

If you are lost, or if something goes wrong, being able to communicate with those around you can mean the difference between getting the help you need and being stranded. 

If immersing yourself in a language is such a big step, you can get a customised lesson plan from the Spanish tutors of AmazingTalker. They also have English tutors

Spanish is spoken in many countries around the world, so if you’re looking to brush up on your skills before your next journey, read on for 50 useful phrases that will come in handy while travelling in Spain or Latin America. 

Ready to get started? Bon voyage!

50 Useful Travel Phrases in Spanish

Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language in the world, making it a useful choice for travellers. However, learning a new language can be daunting, and it can be difficult to know where to start. 

To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of 50 useful travel phrases in Spanish. Whether you’re looking for basic greetings or need help navigating your way around, these phrases will come in handy. Plus, they’re all relatively easy to remember and pronounce. 

So next time you’re planning a trip, make sure to pack your Spanish phrasebook – and don’t forget to brush up on your basics before you go! Bon voyage!

Basic Spanish Greetings and Phrases

  • Hola: A general greeting that can be used at any time
  • Buenos d铆as: Good morning
  • Buenas tardes: Good afternoon
  • Buenas noches: Good evening
  • 驴C贸mo se llama?: What is that called?
  • 驴C贸mo te llamas?: What is your name?
  • Me llamo: To tell someone your name, followed with your name
  • Mucho gusto: Nice to meet you
  • 驴C贸mo est谩s?: To ask how someone is doing
  • Gracias: Thank you
  • Por favor: To say please
  • Perd贸n: To apologize
  • 驴Habla ingl茅s?: To ask someone if they speak English.

Basic Spanish Travel Vocabulary for Many Uses

  • Yo quiero: “I want”
  • Yo no quiero: “I don’t want”
  • Me gustar铆a: “I would like”
  • 驴D贸nde est谩鈥?: “Where is鈥?”
  • 驴Cu谩nto cuesta?: “How much does it cost?”
  • 驴Qu茅 hora es?: “What time is it?”
  • 驴Tiene鈥?: “Do you have鈥?”
  • Yo tengo, yo no tengo: “I have, I don’t have”
  • Yo entiendo, yo no entiendo: “I understand, I don’t understand”
  • 驴Entiende?: “Do you understand?”
  • Yo quiero un boleto: “I want a ticket”
  • Un hotel: “A hotel”
  • Un taxi: “A taxi
  • 驴D贸nde est谩 la estaci贸n de ferrocarril? “Where is the railway station?”
  • 驴D贸nde hay un restaurants? “Where is the restaurant?”
  • Un tren: “A train”
  • La calle: “The street”
  • Un banco: “A bank”
  • El ba帽o: “The bathroom”
  • Busco un hotel: I’m looking for a hotel
  • Yo necesito: “I need”
  • Yo necesito un hotel / un cuarto / un cuarto con ba帽o: “I need a hotel room / a room / a room with a bathroom”
  • 驴D贸nde est谩 el banco? “Where is the bank?”
  • Dinero: Word for money
  • A la derecha: Turn right
  • A la izquierda: Turn left
  • En la esquina: On the corner
  • A una cuadra, dos, tres, cuatro cuadras: “One block,” “two blocks,” and “three blocks,” respectively.

Spanish Travel Phrases for the Hotel

  • 驴Puedo solicitar una salida tard铆a?: Can I request a late checkout?
  • 驴Tiene servicio de habitaciones?: Do you have room service?
  • 驴Cu谩l es la contrase帽a de WiFi?: What is the WiFi password?
  • Una cama supletoria: Means an extra bed
  • “Yo tengo una reserva a nombre de鈥”: “I have a reservation in the name of鈥”
  • “Estad铆a de tres noches”: “Stay of three nights”
  • “Una habitaci贸n para dos personas”: “A room for two people”
  • “Una habitaci贸n con una cama de matrimonio”: “A room with a double bed”
  • “驴D贸nde est谩 la piscina?”: “Where is the pool?”
  • “驴A qu茅 hora es el desayuno?”: “What time is breakfast?”
  • “驴Puedo solicitar una salida tard铆a?”: “Can I request a late check-out?”


Now that you know a few phrases in Spanish, it鈥檚 time to put them into practice. This list of 50 useful travel phrases in Spanish will give you a head start on your journey. We hope that you find them helpful and that they make your travels a little bit easier. 隆Buen viaje! (Have a good trip!)

Use the language learning resources on amazing talker websites to continue practising and expanding your vocabulary so you can feel more confident when travelling. Soon, you鈥檒l be able to converse with locals in their native tongue and have amazing experiences while exploring new places! What are you waiting for? Start learning now and get ready for your next vacation. Hasta pronto!