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Bus and train prices to be slashed by a third in Spain’s Andalucia

THERE will be a 30% reduction on bus and train prices from September 1, the Junta de Andalucia has announced. The discount will be applied...

High-Speed Rail Between Spain’s Malaga and Granada to have a third daily frequency as of August

GRANADA and Malaga will add a new frequency to their Avant train connection from August onwards. Since April of this year, the two popular Spanish...

Torremolinos train station reopens after extensive and expensive renovation works

TORREMOLINOS train station was reopened last July 4, with the remodelling costing more than €7 million. The upgrades include a panoramic lift, two escalators and...

Spain’s Renfe to add extra AVE Madrid-Malaga service every Thursday and Friday until September

IN order to hush criticism of the lack of AVE seats to Malaga, the national rail operator, Renfe, has announced it will add an...

Spain’s Renfe to recover one of the three cancelled Malaga-Madrid high-speed trains

THE national rail operator, Renfe, plans to recover one of the ‘forgotten’ AVE high-speed trains from Malaga to Madrid. Back in May, Spain's national railway...

French low-cost high-speed Ouigo train service expected to operate in Spain’s Andalucia end of 2023

FRENCH budget train-service Ouigo hopes to bring its high-speed trains to Andalucia by the end of 2023. According to Federico Pareja, the industrial and advertising...

Ouigo, the French ‘low-cost’ AVE to link Spain’s Madrid and Andalucia with five daily frequencies

FRENCH train operator Ouigo wants its 'low cost' AVE to connect Madrid and Andalucia with five daily return trains, which would stop in Cordoba. The...

Be quick: Renfe offers 100,000 bargain tickets on high speed trains across Spain for just €15  

SPAIN’S train company Renfe launched a flash sale on Friday offering trips across Spain for the bargain price of just €15. The sale to mark...

TRAVEL LATEST: Iberia and Renfe team up to expand Train&Fly deals to 14 cities across Spain

TRAVELLERS will now be able to take advantage of a combined ticket that includes both air and rail journeys to reach 14 destinations across...

Airport staying off the rails on Spain’s Costa Blanca angers business and farming groups

BUSINESS and farming groups have joined forces to criticise the ongoing absence of a rail link with Alicante-Elche airport. The Alicante Young Farmers Association(Asaja) and...

Demand for more services on popular 142 minute train route to Madrid from Spain’s Vega Baja

ORIHUELA train station has served almost 40,000 passengers in its first year of operation. On the anniversary of the route to Madrid via Alicante, the...

Spain’s Renfe network set to challenge struggling Eurostar for tunnel route with possible link from Costa to London in...

RENFE, Spain’s state-owned rail operator, is having talks about operating a high-speed passenger service between London and Paris that would compete against Eurostar. Since its...

Four people killed after a train hits their car on a level crossing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR people died when a train smashed into their car on an Alicante Province level crossing. The victims came from Elda and Petrer, and were...

The Baza train that connects Spain’s Andalucia with Murcia is finally coming back to life

AFTER 35 years, the Government has finally confirmed it will begin rebuilding the railway connection between Andalucia and Murcia, in the Granada regions of...

Low-cost bullet train price war breaks out on Madrid-Barcelona commuter corridor in Spain

A PRICE war began on Wednesday between the Spanish train operator AVLO and the French Ouigo rail service for business along one of Europe’s...

Train operator joins forces with Vega Baja city to promote popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA council, who cover expat areas like Campoamor, the Orihuela Costa, and Mil Palmeras, has joined forces with state rail operator RENFE to promote...

President Sanchez visits Costa Blanca as local mayor brands Madrid rail link a “historic milestone” for the region

THE MAYOR of Orihuela and other dignitaries welcomed Spain’s President Sanchez, as the new AVE rail link to Madrid officially opened. A direct link to...

Spain’s President Sanchez to visit Costa Blanca on Monday to test out new AVE service into Orihuela

PEDRO SANCHEZ himself is to visit Costa Blanca South on Monday, February 1, in part to celebrate the first AVE from Madrid to Orihuela. He...

Costa Blanca mayors praised for their ‘leadership locomotive’ promoting €227m direct rail link into Spain’s Orihuela Costa

BOTH Orihuela and Torrevieja mayors have come together to promote a rail link project direct into the coastal part of the region. Emilio Bascuñana and...

Two railway staff struck off for hurling passenger down stairs at Spanish train station after he refused to wear...

 A PAIR of station guards have been struck off for throwing a commuter down some stairs after he wouldn’t put a mask on. The unidentified...

Super fast train to connect Amsterdam and Spain in only 90 minutes

A DUTCH company has started planning for a high speed train that would connect Amsterdam and Barcelona in only 90 minutes.

High-speed train connects Granada to Sevilla

The arrival of the Avant train reduces current train travel along this route by 90 minutes

Eurostar is planning to connect London to Spain

EUROSTAR bosses have announced that they’re planning to expand throughout western Europe, including Spain.

Spain snubbed as French and Italian train firms awarded lucrative contracts for new services at major Spanish cities

There will be 61 trains between Madrid, Cordoba, Malaga and Sevilla, a 75% increase from the current 35.

High-speed rail across Spain set to become MUCH cheaper after network partly sold off to French and Italian companies

The agreement reached today will be set in stone after being reviewed by the National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC)

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