Spain : RENFE

Renfe Spain Pass

  • 4, 6, 8 or 10 trips to be used within 1 month.
  • Children under 4 travel for free.

WHO

WHAT


Overview

Enjoy the RENFE network of trains, with your choice of rail segments using this convenient e-pass.

The Renfe Spain Pass is an e-pass that lets you travel on the national rail network of Spain, with your choice of first (Business/Club) or second (Tourist) class travel for 4, 6, 8 or 10 train segments (trips) within a one-month period. Also included with this pass are Renfe reservations on Spanish trains.

Important Things To Note :

  • You will receive your Print At Home e-pass via email with information about booking reservations.
  • Each train segment requires a reservation.
  • Reservations for the Renfe Spain Pass are included in the cost of the pass but cannot be booked online. Once you have received the e-pass via email. you can schedule reservations in Spain or through Rail Europe’s Contact Center by email.
  • A train segment is one train trip made without changing trains. Each change of trains is an additional train segment.
  • This pass is not valid on night trains or on international trains in and out of Spain.
  • Passport number is required at time of purchase.

Travel in speedy, stress-free comfort on AVE trains to go east from Madrid to Barcelona in just 2 hours 43 minutes ; or head south from Madrid to historic Seville, just a 2 hour 20 minute ride. It’s all up to you.

And your Renfe Spain Pass is good for even more : it also unlocks free or discounted tourist cards and discounts at many hotels and museums all over Spain.


Gran Via panorama, Madrid.

How does it work?

Rail Passes in 3 steps

1. Pick the right rail pass

Pick the right rail pass

Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 28 different countries.
Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

Use our Pass Finder

2. Reserve your seats

Reserve your seats

Seat reservations are required for domestic and day trains in Spain. To make your reservations, you can do so locally in Spain or by email to Rail Europe’s Customer Contact Center.

Book Seat Reservations

3. Activate and travel

Activate and travel

Your pass was pre-validated at the time of booking, it is now valid for use for the duration you selected. You're all set and ready to explore.

Common Questions

Rail pass benefits

More than just trains

 Main discounts and bonuses in Renfe Spain Pass

Free commuter travel 3 hours pre-and post-trip.


Travel forum

From our travel community

How can i travel with my pass on train from madrid to paris & milan to barcelona overnight & not lose day (...) Hello,Im travelling with my family of 6 to Europe for about 15 days.We are doing the following itinerary Madrid-paris-rome-milan-barcelona-madridIn order not to lose any day we wanted to do the most traveling part at night. But we cannot find (...)

Allegra Nadal | 17 December 2027 complete | 5 Comments
Help! only 24 hrs to cancel rail pass I bought the wrong rail pass and cannot figure out who to contact to cancel it. I did the online form using my email and ticket number but the system says does not recognize. Any tips would be appreciated. (...)

Mary Brady | 17 December 2018 complete | 1 Comments
Sick of those american boys! Hi! I am a 26 year old senior at the University of Montana. I am traveling to see my sister in Dublin so I have a base there. I have a ticket to Paris on Jan. 11th and nothing planned after that, but I have 3 months. I figure a month through (...)

Mariah Kelley | 17 November 2028 complete | 4 Comments
Can i combine the france rail pass with eurostar? I intend to buy a France rail pass, but will be starting my travel in London - is there any way to supplement that pass to allow for a first leg with Eurostar?

wbj | 12 March 2007 complete | 19 Comments
Lisbon to madrid trenhotel in march Hi, I want to book a double delux sleeper in early March, for Lisbon to Madrid. I know it is too far in advance now, but searches on January dates reveal only Economy fares available. Are sleepers on this route difficult to (...)

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