Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Solo accommodation -- London -- Dec 19-ish
  2. 2 6 months in Europe itinerary-Countries
  3. 3 Ok then, what trip was difficult to organize?
  4. 4 Trip planning to Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg
  5. 5 Poor weather outlook 10/16-19 Grindenwald
  6. 6 Planning A trip
  7. 7 Trip Report A week in the Occitanie
  8. 8 Question about Loire Valley châteaux
  9. 9 Itinerary between Milan and Venice
  10. 10 Paris Neighborhood Help
  11. 11 Hotels in Seville and Cordoba
  12. 12 Advice needed for family trip to Belgium and Germany
  13. 13 Arenal:Bullring area Seville?
  14. 14 Car rental Malaga to Seville
  15. 15 Train Through Spain
  16. 16 Destination ideas for 88 year old
  17. 17 Itinerary for 5 adults, 3 kids, 2 weeks, & 1 holiday adventure!
  18. 18 Italy June 6-16
  19. 19 What is your favorite Greek Island?
  20. 20 Help with Algarve resort/ driver and excursions for big family trip?
  21. 21 He Musta Saw Us a-Comin': A Brief, Cautionary Tale about Taxis in Rome
  22. 22 Vacation apartment registration begins in Paris 1 Oct
  23. 23 hill of crosses
  24. 24 Northern Italy in 2 Weeks?
  25. 25 Barcelona - Safety/Language/Trip Ideas
View next 25 » Back to the top

Traveling between Madrid and Barcelona

Jump to last reply

I am a woman traveling alone to Spain for 12 days in February 2016. I will be flying into Madrid and then taking the train to Barcelona. Will stay in Barcelona for a week before taking the train back to Madrid for the rest of my trip. My questions are surrounding train travel. I know that I should use the Renfe website for information/reservations, but 1) Do I need to buy my ticket ahead of time, or can I just walk up to the ticket window at the train station and purchase then? I'd like to be able to count on my flight being on time, but you never know... 2)Should I try to navigate public transportation with all my luggage when I'm going between the Madrid airport and Madrid train station and then again from the Barcelona train station to my hotel? Or is it worth it to just spring for a taxi in these situations? This will be my first solo trip and I'm a little nervous (but mostly excited!) Any tips or advice would be most welcomed. Thanks in advance.

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement