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Euromed (Spain)

Welcome to our guide to taking Euromed train services in Spain and discover the key things worth knowing so that you can enjoy your journey.

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At a Glance

Travel Pass Supplement

Rail Pass Reservation Fees
Reservations

Compulsory
Time of Day

Day
Catering

Food services available

Bar (sandwiches, snacks, salads)
Accessibility

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

Has a Conductor
High Speed (partial journey)
Country

Which country these trains operate in.

Spain
Travel Passes
Eurail
InterRail

On Board

Comfort

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

At Seat Catering

According to the time of day of travel, passengers will be able to choose from a menu of catering options, which will then be served at their seats.

Catering:
A breakfast tray on a Euromed train service A breakfast tray on a Euromed train service

If you will be travelling in Preferente (1st class) on Mondays-Fridays and on some departures on Sundays, you will be served a complimentary hot meal - similar to that which is served in Club Class on airlines.

Note that this facility is not available on Saturdays, so on Saturdays the Preferente ticket prices should be cheaper than on the other days of the week.
On Saturdays a catering trolley is taken through the Preferente class coaches/cars from which complimentary, hot/cold drinks, snacks and sandwiches etc will be available.

Accessing the WiFi:

In common with the AVE trains, these trains don't have conventional on train Wi-Fi access.

Instead RENFE offers its Euromed passengers access to the internet via its 'PlayRENFE' app - note that it's not free to access if you're not a member of a RENFE Loyalty Program.

These trains also have an entertainment system, films are shown on screens fitted to the roofs of the coaches.
You don't get to choose the film you will see and all of the films will of course be in Spanish.

Estander

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

Trolley Service:

A catering trolley with hot and cold drinks and snacks should be taken through the train at some point during its journey.

Accessing the WiFi:

In common with the AVE trains, these trains don't have conventional on train Wi-Fi access.

Instead RENFE offers its Euromed passengers access to the internet via its 'PlayRENFE' app - note that it's not free to access if you're not a member of a RENFE Loyalty Program.

These trains also have an entertainment system, films are shown on screens fitted to the roofs of the coaches.
You don't get to choose the film you will see and all of the films will of course be in Spanish.

Travel Guide:

Euromed trains services only operate in both directions on the Barcelona - Camp de Tarragona* - Castello - Valencia - Alicante route, but have recently joined the high-speed club as they now use a new line between Camp De Tarragona station and Castellon, hence the use of same trains which are found on most Alvia services.
*These trains now longer serve the station in central Tarragona.

Service information announcements will be made in Spanish and English.

Boarding:

The Coche (coach/carriage) and Plaza (seat numbers) will be on your ticket - so check the plaza number before you step on to the train.

Each coach/carriage only has one door on each side on each side of the train.
The coach/carriage numbers will be on an electronic info panel beside the door. The doors have a larger letter 'P' on then if the coach houses 'Preferente' class and a 'T' for Turista class.

The luggage racks are between the doors and the seating saloons, the only other luggage storage space is above the seats.
However, if you have a large or heavy bag you should make use of the racks by the doors - and accept that you won't be able to see your bag(s) from your seat.

If you see space on the racks, our advice is to stow your bags on it and then find your seat.
If you subsequently decide to move your bags by the seat, you'll be able to do that, but things can be more awkward if you head to your seat first - and then decide you want to use the rack after all.

The seat numbers are above the windows.
As all seats reserved there is nothing else to indicate which seats you should occupy, be guided by the plaza number on your ticket.

Bicycles:

Only folded bicycles can be taken on board Euromed trains as hand luggage, but they must be placed in a travel case, or bag which can have a maximum height/width of 180cm.

Catering:

If you have booked a Premiere ticket, which are only available on Mondays-Fridays and on some departures on Sundays, you will be served an at seat hot meal, similar to that which is served on airlines in Club Class.

If you book an Elige ticket to travel in either Comfort or Estander class, you can choose to add an at-seat food and drink service when booking, you can choose from a menu of snack and light meal options and add them as a 'Extra' on the booking confirmation booking screen.
On Saturdays a catering trolley is taken through the Prefente class coaches/cars.

A bar car is also available to all passengers where drinks, snacks, sandwiches etc can be purchased, you can consume these at the tables in the bar car or take them back to your seat.
A relatively new feature is that a catering trolley will now be pushed through Turista Class (second class) on these trains.

Using rail passes:

Rail pass users will need to have made reservations prior to boarding.

Info on how to book these rail pass reservations is available HERE on our Spanish train tickets and passes guide.

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