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Have you heard about the Madrid Multi Card? It’s surely the easiest and best way to use Madrid’s public transport in an convenient and cheap way. If you’re familiar with other New York’s MetroCard or London’s Oyster card, then this should be easy.
Madrid buses are, along with the Metro, the best way to move around the city. Apart from being an efficient and cheap means of transport, you can get anywhere you want, including the airport, and the main bus (Estación Sur and Avenida de América) and train stations (Atocha and Chamartín).
For price and convenience, the Madrid subway – also called Metro, can’t be beat. It has some 300+ stations throughout the city, so chances are there is a Metro station near where you want to go.
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.