Around The World by Train. Journey #22 (of #224). AVE.

Barcelona to Madrid. AVE.

AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) are the highspeed trains in Spain, travelling at speeds of up to 310 km/h in comfort, on the second-longest highspeed train network in the world (after China).

The journey from Barcelona to Madrid takes just 2 hours 30 minutes in the non-stop trains (there are also “stopping” trains which take just over 3 hours).


Web resources for the Barcelona to Madrid AVE:

Official Train Operator: www.renfe.com (English version)

Renfe AVE (Wikipedia)

Spain by train: Barcelona to Madrid and Seville (Guardian Travel)

Barcelona AVE High Speed Trains (www.barcelonayellow.com)


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