Ave High-Speed Train

Ave high-speed trains are operated by Renfe and connect over 10 Spanish cities, including Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga and Seville. Without a doubt, high-speed Ave trains are a top choice when traveling on train from Madrid to Barcelona and other popular train routes in Spain. The modern high-speed Ave train is a fast and comfortable travel choice, reaching a speed of 300 kilometers per hour (186 mph). What is more, there are many routes and departure times to choose from. The air-conditioned trains have 2 travel classes: 1st (Preferente) and 2nd class (Turista). All coaches are equipped with comfortable seats with footrests and provide generous luggage space. Drinks and snacks can be purchased from onboard cafeterias, available on most trains. During the trip passengers can also enjoy entertaining multimedia, the audio system, newspapers, magazines, and watch films on the onboard video screens.

Travel Classes Onboard AVE Train

    • AVE 2nd Class (Turista) (img 1)
    • AVE 2nd Class (Turista) (img 2)
    • AVE 2nd Class (Turista) (img 3)
    • AVE 2nd Class (Turista) (img 4)
    • AVE-Exterior
    Economy Class Seat

    This is the simplest class onboard AVE high-speed train. Reclining comfortable seats with individual folding tables and power sockets are arranged 2 by 2. The coach of such type also provides free WiFi and a media center. Snacks and drinks can be purchased in the buffet car. Passengers can also indicate their preference to sit in a silent car while booking the ticket.

    • AVE Premium (preferente)/1st Class (Turista plus) (img 1)
    • AVE Premium (preferente)1st Class (Turista plus) (img 2)
    • AVE Premium (preferente)1st Class (Turista plus) (img 3)
    • AVE-Exterior
    Premium Class Seat
    This is the most comfortable travel option available on AVE trains. The class includes traveling in spacious reclining seats with a lot of legroom arranged 2 by 1, taking advantage of WiFi, power sockets, onboard media center, and free newspapers. The coach is also equipped with a playground with kids. One meal (except Saturdays) is included in the ticket price, meanwhile, other snacks and beverages are available for purchase in the restaurant car or from a food trolley. In this class, it is also possible traveling with bikes (the dimensions should not exceed 180 cm) and transporting pets. The coach is equipped with seats for people with special needs. Passengers can also indicate their preference to sit in a silent car while booking the ticket. Apart from the services mentioned above, you can take advantage of the access to Renfe's VIP Rooms at some stations.
    • AVE Premium (preferente)/1st Class (Turista plus) (img 1)
    • AVE Premium (preferente)1st Class (Turista plus) (img 2)
    • AVE Premium (preferente)1st Class (Turista plus) (img 3)
    • AVE-Exterior
    1st Class Seat

    These class tickets allow you to enjoy traveling in absolute comfort, taking advantage of sitting in spacious reclining seats with a lot of legroom arranged 2 by 1 as well as using free WiFi and power sockets. Moreover, the coach provides some entertaining options like a media center and a playground for kids. In this class, it is also possible traveling with bikes (the dimensions should not exceed 180 cm) and transporting pets. The coach is equipped with seats for people with special needs. You can enjoy meals and beverages in a restaurant car. Passengers can also indicate their preference to sit in a silent car while booking the ticket.

Route
Madrid - Zaragoza
Zaragoza - Madrid
Valladolid - Madrid
Barcelona - Zaragoza
Madrid - Valladolid
Zaragoza - Barcelona
Madrid - Leon
Valencia - Cordoba (Spain)
Barcelona - Cordoba (Spain)
Cordoba (Spain) - Barcelona
Cordoba (Spain) - Valencia
Madrid - Segovia
Zaragoza - Cordoba (Spain)
Segovia - Valladolid
Valladolid - Segovia
Leon - Valladolid
Valladolid - Leon
Cordoba (Spain) - Zaragoza
Zaragoza - Malaga
Seville - Zaragoza
Zaragoza - Seville
Malaga - Zaragoza
Segovia - Madrid
Segovia - Leon
Leon - Segovia
Leon - Madrid
Distance
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Customer reviews

  • Time flew by on my train trip from Barcelona to Madrid, great, modern and clean trains
    Sid Patterson