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Glorieta Del Emperador Carlos V | Glorieta Carlos V S/N, 28045 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the nicest grand railway stations I have seen in Europe - worth paying a visit just to see the place (just steps away from the Reina Sofia Museum (the Guernica site).

Thank Radek M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering this huge railway station for the first time is a daunting experience, especially on your own with heavy luggage early in the morning and you feel a little uncertain where to go, but it is well signposted and the staff were very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, this is not the typical train station. There are a lot of shops inside, but what are you gonna surprise the most is its indoor tropical garden. Perfect place for having a relax time before you get on the train.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sculptures, a tropical garden, fanciful restaurants.....and trains! It is worth th while to arrive with time to spare in order to explore.

Thank Restful M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am coming from Malaga to Madrid for some work here when I am arriving here that time I don’t time to seee Atocha station good to see all good everything from here I find taxi Easley to go out

1  Thank Manjinder S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took the Renfe high speed train from Barcelona, last Friday, to come to Madrid. Very smooth rid with speeds of up to 300km/hour. We arrived at the Atocha main train station of MADRID WHICH IS QUITE central. Very busy with people...More

Thank SHA12311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Direct connection from the metro to trains for interurban travel. Be sure to check tickets directly with Renfe before paying more with tourist operators. Easy to access and most staff speaks some English.

Thank MajaMontreal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Am I loaing it or were there not Terrapins in the station before? Anyway, the small gardens they have in the station really are nice for a quiet bit of reflection.

Thank euromat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get a ticket on a high speed train at the station, you’d think you could use a kiosk. But you can’t, because there’s no credit card reader. They’ll only take payment from a specific type of NFC payment card that apparently...More

Thank loudizzle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first experience on a train in Spain. The station is clean and organized. Had a lot of trouble getting directions to the right gate, even after asking, so we circled a few times with luggage. Not a lot of people around to assist English...More

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Marjorie P
13 May 2018|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
I think everyone else answered as I would. People very helpful at the station. Should not be a problem.
Miguel A
8 April 2018|
Response from GlobeTrip78 | Reviewed this property |
Please go to Renfe homepage and you can make de consult to Irene, virtual assistant. They will send you a link with the information requested.
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Wlaki89 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, I forgot on Renfe - then it should be also OK and possible to change fast, e.g. less than 5-10 minutes ;)