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Seating Options

The Economy Class car (called Tourist on the AVE) offer many amenities that make them first rate with families and cost-conscious adventurers more interested in savings than luxury. Still, these cars feature power outlets to charge your electronics and there are video and audio services on most major routes. Your seats are reserved and there are telephones, a nursery and play area, as well as children’s board games. Everything is done to make this train as friendly for kids as it is satisfying for adults. You’ll also find these cars wheelchair friendly, with facilities to accommodate the disabled.

AVE Tourist Layout

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

Club 4 Seat

Four seats facing each other across a table.

Duo Seats

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

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, 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

The Economy Class car (called Tourist on the AVE) feature power outlets and video and audio services on most major routes. Your seats are reserved and there are telephones, a nursery and play area, as well as children’s board games. Everything is done to make this train as friendly for kids as it is satisfying for adults. You’ll also find these cars wheelchair friendly, with facilities to accommodate the disabled.

Services at the station

While no station services are included in the price of your ticket, major stations usually offer an array of amenities you can partake in. Shopping is popular in many, and you’ll find information desks at hand for help or questions. If you’d like to rent a locker, some are usually available for a fee. In smaller stations, you should expect services to be more limited and vary by location.

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