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Spain Train Guide

The Spain Train Guide will show you the most popular train routes in Spain, such as trains to Madrid, Barcelona, and more. Plan your journey with our train journey planner, compare train times and prices, and book your cheap train ticket now!

Common types of train tickets in Spain include Cercanías train tickets, which are suitable for commuters and tourists travelling in and around cities, and tickets for the high-speed AVE and iryo trains.

Additionally, International train services to destinations such as Paris or Lyon in France and Lisbon in Portugal are also available. For those looking to travel by plane to other countries, Spain Airport trains are always ready to take you there.

We also offer various Rail Passes for your convenience, along with a helpful FAQ section.

Booking in advance will be cheaper, and there are various discount vouchers waiting for you. TrainPal can help you plan your trip and find all kinds of train information anytime, anywhere!

High-Speed AVE Trains in Spain

AVE trains are renowned for their high speed and comfortable travel experience, reaching speeds of up to 192 mph. There are two comfortable cabin options to choose from - Estandár and Confort.
Remember to book in advance, at least 90 days prior, to get more discounts. Here are four popular routes for you to consider: Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Valencia, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Cordoba.

iryo Trains in Spain

iryo trains are a new type of high-speed train, primarily serving short-distance and regional travel within Spain. There are four distinct fares that represent four services. Take advantage of TrainPal to book your iryo ticket and enjoy additional discounts.
Compared to AVE trains, iryo trains may prioritise providing fast, convenient, and cost-effective short-haul travel services, with speeds reaching up to 223 mph. Here are some popular routes for you to consider: Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Zaragoza, Madrid to Valencia, Madrid to Seville, and Madrid to Alicante.

Cercanías (Commuter) Trains

Cercanías Train Tickets are used for travelling on intercity trains within Spain. Cercanías train routes connect cities and surrounding areas, including Madrid Cercanías and Barcelona Cercanías, which link the city centres of Madrid and Barcelona with their surrounding areas.
These trains are commonly used for commuting within the city and for short-distance travel. Cercanías routes are typically more cost-effective than high-speed trains, providing a convenient choice for intercity transportation.

International Trains to France

Looking for convenient and efficient travel options between Spain and France? Popular destinations such as Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and Montpellier, among others, are waiting for you! Now provide you with information on which trains you can take to reach these places, along with their respective durations and prices.

Trains to Paris

OUIGO Spain high-speed trains can take you to the Tour Eiffel, Musée du Louvre and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Trains to Lyon

AVE (high-speed) France trains, Alta Velocidad (high-speed) International trains can take you to the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Lyon's Roman Theatre and Odeon, Lyon Cathedral, Ópera Nouvel and Institut Lumière.

Trains to Marseille

AVE (high-speed) France trains, Alta Velocidad (high-speed) International trains can take you to the Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Cathedral of Santa María La Mayor, Abbaye Saint-Victor and If castle.

Trains to Montpellier

Alta Velocidad (high-speed) International trains. AVE (high-speed) France trains and AVE (high-speed) International trains can take you to the Place de la Comedie, Fabre Museum, Saint-Pierre Cathedral and Porte du Peyrou.

Trains to Perpignan

Alta Velocidad (high-speed) International trains can take you to the Palace of the Kings of Mallorca, Campo Santo, Cathedral of Saint-Jean Baptiste and The Castillet.

International Trains to Portugal

Looking for convenient and efficient travel options between Spain and Portugal? Popular destinations such as Lisbon and Porto, are waiting for you! Now provide you with information on which trains you can take to reach these places, along with their respective durations and prices.

Trains to Lisbon
Take Renfe trains from Madrid to Lisbon. You can opt for a train journey from Avila or Salamanca to reach Lisbon. Both routes provide picturesque views and a comfortable travel experience.
Trains to Porto
Celta (INT) is an International train linking Porto (Campanha) with Vigo (Guixar) in Spain.

Spain Airport Trains

When travelling in Spain, airport trains are a convenient way to connect major airports and cities. There are several train services available for major airports in Spain, catering to different needs. These include services to Barcelona El Prat Airport and to Madrid Barajas Airport.

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The R2 line of Rodalies de Catalunya can take you {from Barcelona city centre to Barcelona El Prat Airport}.
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The C-1 line of Cercanías can take you {from Madrid city centre to Madrid Barajas Airport}.
Train Companies and TypesMain RoutesTrain Classes
RENFE - Rodalies de Catalunya(R2 line)Barcelona El Prat Airport–​Barcelona City CentreNo specific seat classes
RENFE - Cercanías (C-1 line)Madrid Barajas Airport–Madrid City CentreNo specific seat classes

Spain Rail Pass

The Spain Pass is a ticket or travel document that allows unlimited train travel within Spain during a specific period. These Passes are available to both Spain residents and non-residents. Below, we introduce two types of Passes for you to choose from, offering unrestricted train travel within Spain!

Interrail Spain Pass for European citizens or residents

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Perfect for tourists, international students travelling within Spain

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The Interrail Spain Pass is a travel Pass designed specifically for European citizens or residents who wish to explore Spain by train. It is perfect for tourists, international students, and anyone looking to travel extensively within Spain. The Pass starts at €167 and is available in five different types.

After purchasing the Pass, it is important to activate it within 11 months, allowing you to book unlimited train travel for 3, 4, 5, 6, or 8 days within a month. The Pass also offers various discounts and benefits for a memorable Spain adventure.

Eurail Spain Pass for Non European citizens

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Perfect for international travellers

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Unlimited train travel in Spain

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The Eurail Spain Pass is a travel Pass designed for non-European citizens who want to explore Spain by train. It is perfect for international travellers who wish to discover the diverse landscapes, historic cities, and cultural treasures of Spain.

After purchasing the Pass, it is important to activate it within 11 months, allowing you to book unlimited train travel for 3, 4, 5, 6, or 8 days within a month. The Pass also offers various discounts and benefits for a memorable Spain adventure.

Interrail and Eurail Global Pass

The Interrail Global Pass and Eurail Global Pass are two different train travel Passes, allowing you to travel across up to 33 countries in Europe. It's important to note that the Interrail Global Pass is designed specifically for European citizens or residents(including British citizens after Brexit), while the Eurail Global Pass is designed for non-European residents and requires activation.

Interrail Global Pass for European Citizens

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Perfect for European and British travellers

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Unlimited train travel across 33 countries in Europe

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The Interrail Global Pass is ideal for European citizens or residents (including British citizens after Brexit), wishing to explore up to 33 countries in Europe by train. This Pass is perfect for European travellers seeking an adventurous journey, visiting multiple countries, and experiencing the diverse cultures and landscapes of Europe.

Whether you're planning a backpacking trip, city exploration, or scenic adventure, the Interrail Global Pass allows you to travel freely and conveniently. Purchase the Pass and plan your travels within 11 months, such as 5 days within a month or up to 3 consecutive months. It offers unlimited travel and provides various discounts and benefits for an unforgettable European adventure!

Eurail Global Pass for Non European Citizens

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Perfect for international travellers

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Unlimited train travel across 33 countries in Europe

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The Eurail Global Pass is a travel ticket designed for non-European residents who want to explore up to 33 countries in Europe by train. This Pass is perfect for travellers from outside Europe seeking an adventurous journey, visiting multiple countries, and experiencing the diverse cultures and landscapes of Europe.

Whether you're planning a backpacking trip, city exploration, or scenic adventure, the Eurail Global Pass allows you to travel freely and conveniently. Purchase the Pass and remember to activate it within 11 months and plan your travels, such as 5 days within a month or up to 3 consecutive months. It offers unlimited travel and provides various discounts and benefits for an unforgettable European adventure!

FAQs About Spain Train Tickets

What is the best company to buy train tickets in Spain?

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TrainPal is one of the best choices. It’s an online travel agency that allows you to compare prices and schedules from different train companies in Spain. We also offer mobile apps that make it easy to book and manage your train tickets.

How to buy a train ticket in Spain?

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Through our train journey planner, you can easily book tickets. All you need to do is enter your location, destination, corresponding time, and number of people.
We offer the cheapest prices, fastest trains, train numbers, departure times, and stations. Moreover, there are no booking fees for tickets.
Remember to book AVE routes 90 days in advance and Alvia routes 60 days in advance, where you can get up to a 70% discount on the full price of Básico tickets.

Is it cheaper to buy Spain train tickets in advance?

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Yes. In general, it is often recommended to buy train tickets in Spain in advance, as it can sometimes be cheaper. Train ticket prices in Spain can vary depending on factors such as demand, time of travel, and availability. By purchasing your tickets in advance, you may have access to discounted fares and promotional offers.

Can you buy tickets at the train station in Spain?

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Yes, it is possible to buy train tickets at the train station in Spain. Most train stations in Spain have ticket offices or self-service ticket machines where you can purchase tickets for your desired train journey.
However, it's worth noting that buying tickets at the train station may not always be the most convenient option, especially during peak travel times or for popular routes. There may be long queues or limited availability of seats, and you may not have access to the same discounts or promotions that are available online.
Therefore, it's recommended to book your train tickets in advance with TrainPal!

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