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. RENFE Spain Rail Pass holders can book their seats for free. Ticket reservations can be purchased at renfe.com, an official travel agent or at the station ticket counter, but a valid pass must be presented when booking tickets for the seat.

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

Travel without reservations? Is it possible to travel without reservations? Has anyone done this recently? We are trying to get from Malaga, Spain to Paris, France

Amanda Foltz | 18a junio 2019 complete | 1 Comments
What is difference between tourista plus and preferrente on trains from barcelona to madrid? ....Tourista Plus and Preferrente on AVE Barcelona to Madrid?

Bobette Fisk | 18a junio 2016 complete | 2 Comments
Valencia to barcelona - are trains available after july 1? I am trying to buy a train ticket from Valencia to Barcelona for late July. There are no itineraries available for this route after July 1. I understood Renfe posted their schedules up to 60 days in advance so I am not sure why there are no (...)

Ana Aguiar-Ramirez | 18a junio 2013 complete | 2 Comments
I am trying to buy 4 tickets from vienna to venice do I have to have paper copies delivered to my house? Do you not send an email with them and I can print them off?

Theresa Wiwad | 18a junio 2011 complete | 2 Comments
Our great spain/portugal adventure We are 2 seniors traveling throughout Spain & Portugal for one month. Any suggestions on what type of rail pass we should buy?

Rosanne MacKenzie | 18a junio 2005 complete | 1 Comments

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