Rail travel in Spain
For fast and efficient travel in Spain; the AVE travels from Madrid to Seville in just 2 hours, 30 minutes.
Extends the AVE line from Madrid to Malaga and Cadiz in 5 hours or less.
Madrid to Seville and more...
is the Spanish National Railway, consisting of 13,000Kms of track. The system is mainly radial, radiating from
Madrid to all the regional capitol cities, and some lines from France down the Eastern Coast.
Prices vary according to the type of train e.g. fast (talgo) to slow (expres).
RENFE English timetables and Journey planner RENFE
Barcelona Costa Dorado resorts
Barcelona - Salou (Port Aventura) Around 16 trains a day
The Euromed ( Also various slower trains)
Connects Barcelona, Valencia and Alicante
Barcelona to Valencia takes under 3 hours. (Around 14 fast to slow trains a day)
Barcelona to Alicante 4hr 45min. (Around 8 fast to slow trains a day)
This line goes goes inland and byepasses Benidorm and Costa Blanca
Adult return fares to Valencia from € 53.60
Adult return fares to Alicante from € 68.80
Avoid long drives using the Motorail train transportation for your car.
Size restrictions Maximum car height 1.63 M, 2.5 M
Bilbao / Alicante and other services
For ferries to Bilbao see P&O Ferries
UK to Spain by train
Eurostar operates regular services from London to Paris with connections onward to Madrid and Barcelona traveling on the overnight Trainhotel services from Paris.
Rail Tickets Spain and Europe
Rail Tickets UK