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Renfe train company

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  • Renfe Operadora is a company owned by state, attached to the Ministry of Development created in 1941. It is currently the main railway operator in Spain.

  • Its services are based on offering transport to both passengers and goods and its operating companies are Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Fabricación y Matenimiento, Renfe Mercancías and Renfe alquiler de Material Ferroviario.  

  • Renfe Viajeros offers national and international train transportation services, operates over 12.000 km which 7.000 are electrified.

  • Within this the company offers different types of products and services: AVE (high speed) , Long Distance, Avant, Media Distancia, Cercanías, Feve, Tourist trains and international trips.

  • In the train luggage allowance is up to 3 packages per passenger can be taken on board and the sum of the three must not exceed 25kg. Similarly, the sum of their dimensions should not exceed 290cm.

  • Renfe train company offers different rates and discounts: children under 4 years free, children between 4 and 13 years can enjoy a 40% discount, large family discounts and gold card availability.  There is a 20% discount on round trips and between 20% and 40% if traveling in a group. 0% sales commission if the purchase is made through the web or the app.

  • Bicycles or scooters can be transported as hand luggage except on AVE, Larga Distancia and Avant trains which must be folded and treated as hand luggage.

  • Small pets can be transported: dogs, cats, ferrets and birds. It is possible to travel with an animal but  have to paid a fee, except if it is a guide dog, which can travel for free.

  • The trains are specially designed to  board people with reduced mobility or the disabled. It also has an emergency service that helps these types of passengers throughout the journey: both in orientation and in getting on and off the train.

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Main destinations operated by Renfe in Spain

Main railway lines of Renfe 

  • Train Madrid Barcelona
  • Train Madrid Valencia
  • Train Madrid Zaragoza
  • Train Madrid Toledo
  • Train Valencia Barcelona
  • Train Barcelona Zaragoza
  • Train Barcelona Gerona
  • Train Barcelona Madrid
  • Train Bilbao Zaragoza
  • Train Bilbao San Sebastian
  • Train Sevilla Cordoba
  • Train Sevilla Granada
  • Train Sevilla Cadiz 
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