Seating Options

The AVE is sleek and welcoming at the same time. Contemporary design paired with everything to make you feel comfortable as you whisk throughout Spain. Onboard in Comfort Class(called Preferente or Tourista Plus on the AVE) there is the feel of elegant simplicity with room to spare. Head room. Leg room. Even elbow room. You’ll find video & audio services at every seat, as well as power outlets to help you recharge or stay charged. There are complimentary newspapers accompanied by large picture windows that let you soak it all in. All in a first class dedicated car, dedicated to your contentment.

Ave Preferente Layout

Please note: this seating chart is a representation of an Comfort car. Your actual train may have slight variations in the number of seats, restrooms, or table placements.

Solo Seat

A seat on its own next to the window with a pull-down table.

Club 2 Seat

Two solo seats facing each other across a table.

Duo Seats

Aisle and window seats next to each other with pull-down tables.

Club 4 Seat

Four seats facing each other across a table.

Meals & Concessions

How could a train so accommodating to travelers not have food and drinks at the ready for hungry voyagers? It couldn’t. That’s why you’ll find easy to purchase snacks and goodies on board in the bar-buffet car or via on-board trolley service, stocked to satisfy even the most finicky child or adult. And there are plenty of places to munch, whether it’s in your seat or the many family-friendly open areas on board. All so you’ll be able to arrive refreshed and fed and ready to satisfy your appetite for some serious Spanish sightseeing

On Board Services

First class is called Preferente, Tourista Plus or Club class and included in the price of these tickets is individual audio/video services and complimentary newspapers. Preferente and Club class ticket holders can visit the Sala Club lounges.

Services at the station

Major stations usually offer a variety of services, including shopping, storage lockers (fee applies), and information desks. Services vary at smaller stations.