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The AVE is Spain’s high-speed train network. It includes a number of major train routes with Madrid operating as a hub. With speeds of up to 310 kms per hour, trains can cover huge distances very quickly. Destinations with a high-speed service from Madrid include Barcelona, Alicante, Malaga and Seville.

Here you’ll find our guides to departing and arriving on an AVE train from Atocha. You can also find travel guides to destinations on the high-speed network from Madrid.

Did you know…

Its full name is Alta Velocidad Española and means ‘Spanish High Speed’. The network is also one of the longest in the world!

 Enjoy your time at Madrid-Atocha.