Trenhotel is Renfe's long-distance night train service. Designed for routes between cities in Spain and Portugal, the trains have seats, compartments for two and four people and separate rooms with a toilet and shower. Renfe operates 4/5 national and 2 international routes with Talgo trains. Capable of travelling at more than 200 km/h, these night trains in Europe are designed to cover long-distance routes, so they have several classes, cabins with beds and wagon-cafeteria.
There are six routes on the Trenhotel network, serving cities across the northern and central cities of Spain, before crossing into Portugal, stopping at Porto and Lisbon.
The Trenhotel Galicia Barcelona Sants - Vigo Guixar makes stops in Campo de Tarragona, Lleida Pyrenees, Zaragoza-Delicias, Tudela de Navarra, Castejon de Ebro, Logroño, Burgos-Rosa de Lima, Palencia, Leon, Astorga, Ponferrada, O Boat Valdeorras, A Rúa-Petín, San Clodio-Quiroga, Monforte de Lemos, Orense-Empalme, Guillarrei, O Porriño, Redondela de Galicia.
The train leaves at 20:20 hours from the Barcelona Sants station and ends at 11:41 hours at the Vigo Guixar station. The duration of the trip is 15 hours and 21 minutes.
The Trenhotel Rosalía de Castro Barcelona Sants - A Coruña San Cristovo makes stops in Campo de Tarragona, Lérida-Pirineos, Zaragoza-Delicias, Logroño, Astorga, Ponferrada, O Barco de Valdeorras, A Rúa-Petín, San Clodio-Quiroga, Monforte de Lemos, Orense-Empalme and Santiago de Compostela.
Departs from Barcelona Sants station at 20:20 and arrives at the Coruña station of San Cristovo at 11:14 am the following day. In total, the trip lasts 14 hours and 54 minutes.
The Rías Gallegas Madrid Chamartín - Pontevedra train station stops in Ávila, Medina del Campo, Zamora, Puebla de Sanabria, A Gudiña, Orense-Empalme, Ribadabia, Guillarrei, O Porriño, Redondela and Vigo-Guixar.
The train departs at 22:14 hours from the Madrid Chamartín station and finishes its journey at the Pontevedra station at 09:33 the next day. The duration of the trip is 11 hours and 19 minutes.
The Trenhotel Atlántico Madrid Chamartin - Ferrol makes stops in Ávila, Medina del Campo, Valladolid-Campo Grande, Venta de Baños, Palencia, León, Veguellina, Astorga, Bembibre, Ponferrada, O Barco de Valdeorras, A Rúa-Petín, San Clodio- Quiroga, Monforte de Lemos, Sarria, Lugo, Gutiriz, Curtis, Betanzos-Infesta, A Coruña, Betanzos-Infesta, Betanzos-Cidade and Pontedeume.
The train leaves Madrid Chamartín station at 22:14 and arrives in Ferrol at 10:25 the next day. The approximate duration of the trip is 12 hours and 11 minutes.
The Trenhotel Lusitania Madrid Chamartín - Lisbon Santa Apolónia stops in Ávila, Medina del Campo, Salamanca, Ciudad Rodrigo, Fuentes de Oñoro, Villar-Formoso, Guarda, Celorico da Beira, Mangualde, Santa Comba-Dao, Coimbra, Pombal, Caxarias, Entroncamento and Lisbon-Oriente Station.
The Trenhotel Lusitania service departs from Madrid Chamartín at 9:43 pm and enters the Santa Apolónia station in Lisbon at 07:30 the next day. The duration of the trip is approximately 10 hours and 47 minutes.
The Trenhotel Surexpreso Irún - Lisbon Santa Apolónia makes stops in San Sebastián, Vitoria, Miranda de Ebro, Burgos-Rosa de Lima, Valladolid-Campo Grande, Medina del Campo, Salamanca, Fuente de San Esteban-Boadilla, Ciudad Rodrigo, Fuentes de Oñoro , Villar-Formoso, Guarda, Vila Franca das Naves, Celorico da Beira, Mangualde, Nelas, Santa Comba-Dao, Pampilhosa, Coimbra, Pombal, Fatima, Entroncamento and Lisbon-Oriente Station.
The Trenhotel Surexpreso leaves the Spanish city of Irún at 6:45 pm and arrives in Lisbon at Santa Apolónia at 07:30 the next day. The total duration of the trip is approximately 12 hours and 45 minutes.
Renfe offers several classes and levels of comfort on board the Trenhotel. All carriages have air conditioning and luggage space, giving you more space to relax and enjoy during your journey.
The carriages of Tourist class have a distribution of 2 + 2 seats and 36 seats. The seats, reclining and equipped with folding tables, are oriented in the direction of travel.
In Preferente class, wagons have 26 seats in 2 + 1 distribution. The seats, called super recliners, are wider, have folding tables and allow you to adjust the position of the backrest from the armrest. Half of the seats are oriented in the direction of travel.
The Grand Class seats recline almost horizontally, have a lot of space between rows and allows you to adjust the footrests and headrests for added comfort. In addition to folding tables, there is an audio system with four channels, magazine rack and power sockets to charge your electronic devices. In winter, you are also provided with a blanket to keep you warm overnight.
These cabins have 4 beds (2 upper and 2 lower), washbasin and sheets and towels. If you are travelling alone, you can choose between Tourist Cabin Lady or Tourist Gentleman. If, on the other hand, you want to reserve a whole compartment, you should buy those 4 tickets.
With the possibility of being used individually or as a double, the Preferente bed cabins have two single beds; they have a sink, bedsheets and towels, a telephone and can be closed from the inside.
Equipped with 2 beds, shower, washbasin and toilet, the Grand Class cabins complete the Trenhotel experience. Travellers who opt for these cabins can enjoy a personalized service, which includes daily newspapers, sheets and towels, toiletry bag, card to open and close doors, a la carte food throughout the journey and access to the club room. If they wish, travellers can ask to be awakened.
In addition, Trenhotel Galicia services (Barcelona-Vigo) are operated by new generation trains that include Big Class Bed cabins with wider beds, 15-inch TFT screens with movies and audio channels, plugs and more space for luggage.
Renfe offers several types of tickets for its Trenhotel services and routes. The names of these tickets, and the flexibility that they offer are similar to ones you get on any other Renfe train
The Renfe Promo Ticket is characterized by its rate of offers, whose dynamic price system allows you to find discounted tickets for AVE and Long Distance trains that make a national journey.
The maximum discount is 70% on the General Rate / Base and does not accept changes or cancellations. The discount applied varies depending on the type of train, the date of travel and the advance with which your purchase is made.
This type of ticket works with the same dynamic price system of the Promo Ticket, with the difference that the maximum discount is 65% on AVE and Long Distance trains for domestic routes without renouncing certain quality attributes.
The discount applied to the price of the General / Base Rate depends on the type of train, the date of travel and the advance with which your purchase is made. In addition, this ticket allows changes (paying 20% for expenses) and cancellations (deducting 30% of the price of the ticket).
This type of fare is valid for any type of place and class. The price of the ticket is the same as that of the General Rate / Base without discounts but allows you to enjoy some advantageous conditions with regard to changes (free within the validity period), cancellations (return of the price with a reduction of 5). % for cancellation fees) or loss of train (possibility to travel on the next train).
The price of Trenhotel tickets usually goes up progressively until the day of the trip in question. To take advantage of offers and discounts, the secret is to book your seat in advance.
To know when your Trenhotel train leaves you just have to add your departure and destination stations and choose the date of the trip at the top of this page.
The telephone that Renfe makes available to its customers to obtain information about schedules, prices and purchase of Trenhotel tickets is as follows: (+34) 91 232 03 20.
Trenhotel trains depart from Madrid Chamartín and Barcelona Sants , two of the Spanish stations that receive the highest traffic of high-speed trains.