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What’s the easiest way to travel from any Spanish city to Madrid? Train.
Renfe Operadora, a public company, is in charge of managing all the passenger train routes throughout Spain. The country has currently almost 16,000 km (10,000 mi) of railway infrastructure and more than 1,550 stations.
Train travel in Spain is extremely easy, comfortable and safe. Whether you want to travel to a long-distance destination or somewhere nearby, Renfe offers you several options.
Are you looking to purchase your Renfe train tickets online? You would like to plan your train trips in advance because Renfe offers superb cheap online tariffs not available at ticket offices or travel agencies.
The Combinado Cercanías is a free transfer on suburban trains and trams that Renfe, the Spanish rail operator, offers. You get yours when purchasing of domestic AVE or Long Distance tickets (any fare, route or class). It’s not available for Media Distancia or night trains.
Cheap train travel in Spain is possible. In general, Renfe offers reasonable fares for all its routes.
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You may think that train travel in Spain with children or a disability may be a challenge. For families with kids, taking the train can be both an exciting and affordable way to travel. And if you have reduced mobility or other disabilities and are planning to travel around Spain by train, Renfe provides free assistance to help you have the most comfortable trip.
The Renfe Spain Pass is an e-pass that lets you travel on the national rail network of Spain. Depending on the number of days you plan to be in Spain, your itinerary and where you plan to travel within the country, this pass can be a very good chance to save money.
Renfe Punctuality Commitment (Compromiso de Puntualidad in Spanish) establishes compensations in case your train is delayed.
Renfe luggage requirements are ample and rarely enforced. You and each person traveling with you are allowed to bring on three bags, with a total weight of 25 kg (55 lbs) and a total size of 290 cm (114 inches).