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Glorieta Del Emperador Carlos V | Glorieta Carlos V S/N, 28045 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can only say that this place is amazing and beautiful, it worths to see it, the architecture is stoning

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the AVE trains (high speed ) out and into this station. Very modern and efficient. Good security. Blows away Amtrak in the USA.

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The old brick and iron structure is amazing especially as it has been filled with a virtual rain forest and is a sanctuary for terrapins. If you are booking tickets arrive early as the queue can be long and make sure you know exactly what...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is huge and a little intimidating. It took us asking a couple of people for help to figure out where our train was going to depart (which level) and then when we should go through security. Once you go through security there’s not...More

1  Thank aps0102030405
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 'tropical oasis' waiting area provides a welcome break from the busy station passages -- in which, lamentably the corner-cutting locals still do not seem to have perfected the art of avoiding elbowing. For questions about onward connection services and ticketing, it's better to use...More

Thank veomar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a wide variety of food options - better to go outside and eat around the museum. Otherwise, the area around the pond is great to sit down and wind down.

Thank aranzazusl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited there on June 14 evening. It’s only 15 minuets walk from our stay Mercure Madrid Centro Hotel. It’s older and great architecture land mark in Madrid. But still useful and easy to travel many other places. We’d been there was lovely.

Thank Tuntun U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The station is located south of the Retiro Park, not far from the Prado and Reina Sofía museums.Here you find commuter trains (Cercanías), intercity and the high-speed trains. The Cercanía connects to the airport (T4) and is the cheapest way to travel to and from...More

1  Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atocha train station is full of surprises. It has a botanical garden with big trees inside the train station. They also have turtles in a pond. A cafe at the first level. It is very easy to buy tickets though the person at the counter...More

Thank Solotraveler0609
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atocha train station is located in the heart of Madrid at the end of Paseo de Prado. Atocha Metro is just next door, so getting there from the Airport is easy and convenient. At first Atocha could be intimidating and confusing, but when you check...More

Thank nina2604
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Marjorie P
12 May 2018|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
I think everyone else answered as I would. People very helpful at the station. Should not be a problem.
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Miguel A
7 April 2018|
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Response from GlobeTrip78 | Reviewed this property |
Please go to Renfe homepage and you can make de consult to Irene, virtual assistant. They will send you a link with the information requested.
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gendie291
7 June 2017|
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Response from Wlaki89 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, I forgot on Renfe - then it should be also OK and possible to change fast, e.g. less than 5-10 minutes ;)
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