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Different way to travel around Spain - can be quite crazy though.

Travelling from Madrid to Malaga by train was a first for us. You have a selection of 'tourist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carlo M
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Melbourne, Australia
No problems

We have used Renfe trains on a number of occasions and fortunately we have had no problems at all... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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I booked my trip from Valence to Madrid. I chose the train over the bus even though it was twice the price so I can do some work on my laptop during my trip. I even called Renfe in advance to check they offer WiFi....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HichemC1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi. The trains and stations were great. The commuter line ran every 10 minutes. On Tuesday 3rd September I accidentially left my phone on the counter of your Madrid station, Zarzaquenada. At your Madrid station, Atocha, we found that my phone had been left. On...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank stephenmW988SE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling from Madrid to Malaga by train was a first for us. You have a selection of 'tourist' or 'preferente'. We selected 'preferente' which is first class. The seats are bigger, with more leg room and less people in the car. Departing from Madrid Atocha...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carlo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is always a good idea to travel in Spain by AVE-train (Alta Velocidad, High Speed). If you like to travel in peaceful coach and probably have a nice meal or snack with drinks, choose Preferente Class. I usually use it. Good service, good food....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

10 day Spain Trip, late June early July 2019, focused stay in 3 cities/towns - Madrid, Sevilla, Granada. Used the superb AVE trains 4 times - Madrid to Toledo to and fro 33min each way, Madrid to Sevilla one way 2.5hrs, Granada to Madrid one...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sggs
Reviewed July 25, 2019

Took the Renfe roundtrip from Madrid to Valencia. This was a girls trip with my sister and mother. My mother is fluent in Spanish and spoke to all representatives in Spanish, unless they agreed to speak in English. I'll start with the good things: When...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cadogmous
Reviewed July 13, 2019

While the AVE trip itself was convenient, the customer service we received at both the train station in Sevilla and in Atocha station in Madrid was awful. We had asked for assistance (months ago when we booked our tickets) for two elderly people traveling in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PA1221
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Lots of people have posted things about the RENFE in Spain. I just wanted to add that if you have trouble downloading your servation to be scanned from your phone, you can print it from the purple Kiosk located all over the stations. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AmyB27
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We have used Renfe trains on a number of occasions and fortunately we have had no problems at all. We have purchased tickets without having to wait excessive times. We have found that pre-purchasing tickets online is the best way to avoid delays, not only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed June 27, 2019

There are not enough employees to purchase train tickets at the railroad stations of Madrid. The waiting time is at least three hours. The machines do not accept cash and there are not employees to help users to buy tickets from machines. The AVE train...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Hi I'm visiting Spain in June. How do I book renfe tickets online. Want to purchase Barcelona - Madrid tickets. Is there a website in English which I can book from India
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