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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
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.
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
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.
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
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