Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).
Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that operate medium-distance routes that are not operated by Avant high-speed trains. Most trains Media Distancia trains are one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.
The average journey time between Mérida and Don Benito is 34 minutes and the fastest journey time is 31 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Mérida to Don Benito. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Mérida to Don Benito departs at 07:50. The last train from Mérida to Don Benito departs at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Mérida to Don Benito without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Mérida to Don Benito. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.