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Estación de Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

Train Station and General Entertainment
Atocha, Madrid
  • Erwin V.
    "Beautiful station with a relaxing botanical garden inside."(13 Tips)
    "Extremely convenient way to travel in Spain."(5 Tips)
    Arsentii D.
    "tropical garden with a lot of turtles"(4 Tips)
    Jason S.
    "Los Tortugas!"(3 Tips)
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  • John
    JohnJune 4
    Good gardens inside the building
  • Pedro N.
    Trains in Spain arrive and leave on scheduled time. Departure trains close the access 2 min before scheduled time. Don't be a lazy ass like me and arrive at least 30 minutes early, no refunds if late.
  • Torben Hvolmgaard S.
    Station among others for the fast train: Renfe Ave (arrival is brilliantly located separately from the departure). With good sign it's easy to navigate.
  • Elsa D.
    Elsa De OtroMarch 28
    Cuidado muchos ladrones! Take care! Pick pockets in and Out side!
  • Karim
    KarimMarch 20
    Hard to find your way to your platform if you do not know Spanish. Not everyone speaks english in renfe customer service.
  • Dinos R.
    Dinos RadisMarch 12
    Please, better, easier to read signs, IN ENGLISH!!!!
  • Zac N.
    Zac NFebruary 22
    Good food options
  • Finn B.
    Finn BFebruary 11
    Not the typical kind of a train station...
  • David U.
    David UlateJanuary 23
    Gardens and restaurants!
  • It's S.
    It's ShaikhaJanuary 8
    From Barcelona to here 🚄
  • Alžběta L.
    Alžběta LaňováDecember 5, 2015
    Find the jungle and turtles inside 🐢🌱
  • Masha K.
    Masha KroupskiOctober 4, 2015
    a great looking place. lots of turtles in the pond, and lots of weird esoteric stalls in the jungle.
  • Miha S.
    Miha StražišarSeptember 25, 2015
    Botanic garden inside
  • Alisa S.
    Alisa S.September 25, 2015
    Fast trains to Valencia (1:50 hours)
  • Chris R.
    Chris RichardsSeptember 25, 2015
    Little vegetarian food options after security. Pretty disappointing.
  • Александр Д.
    Very very beautiful railway station
  • Magnus J.
    Magnus JernSeptember 1, 2015
    Love the gardens in the main hall. Food and service is a bit disappointing though.
  • Alaa A.
    Alaa AlaqilyAugust 21, 2015
    They offered shops and restaurants... The place is really beautiful and the garden there so can see the turtles ...
  • Ioannis P.
    Ioannis PapapetrouAugust 14, 2015
    Really beautiful!!
  • Raffaele G.
    Raffaele GricinellaAugust 10, 2015
    Great station. Very functional and efficient
  • Alipe
    AlipeJune 26, 2015
    Wifi pleaseeee!!!😤😩
  • Ong Andrew 翁.
    Ong Andrew 翁May 29, 2015
    Beautiful views & great set-up
  • Krij C.
    Krij CerenoMay 26, 2015
    Botanical garden with water turtles inside a train station, woahh!
  • Irene G.
    Irene GazpachoApril 12, 2015
    Too crazy for my taste. Two different floors, poor food offer (6.5€ for a Spanish omelette sandwich) and a bunch of people swarming around all lost. But the turtles are very cute.
  • Marjorie C.
    Marjorie Cruz SilvaMarch 31, 2015
    Atocha Ave
  • Michael S.
    Michael ScharfMarch 30, 2015
    Very big and nice station. If you want to go to Barcelona or Sevilla just take the AVE and in 2-3h you are at your village/ city/ town.
  • MJ L.
    MJ LeeMarch 30, 2015
    Restroom costs you. Be prepared.
  • Ayda H.
    Ayda HMarch 28, 2015
    let´s do some work soryy madrid i don´t have much time to do sightseeing next timee on my way to valencia my beautifull cityyyyyy
  • Evan W.
    Evan WeinmanMarch 22, 2015
    A huge port that connects you to all parts of Madrid and different parts of Spain. Clean and easy to navigate.
  • John G.
    John GaltMarch 17, 2015
    Very beautiful railway station like orangery
  • Erwin V.
    Erwin VanheckeFebruary 28, 2015
    Beautiful station with a relaxing botanical garden inside.
  • Akin P.
    Akin PasinlerFebruary 20, 2015
    Becarefull to taxi drivers
  • Jason S.
    Jason SilvermanFebruary 20, 2015
    Los Tortugas! 🐢🐢🐢
  • Renee K.
    Renee KoppelmansFebruary 1, 2015
    A bit confusing how to get to the right railway section and the roof in the main area is leaking so watch out that it doesn't drip on your head!
  • Sissi G.
    Sissi GriffinDecember 20, 2014
    Exotic garden inside the main hall! And there are really a lot of turtles in the water!
  • Leo D.
    Leo De W8erDecember 12, 2014
    Beautiful botanical garden inside the train station. Don't forget the turtles.
  • Tatee H.
    Tatee HassanNovember 28, 2014
    Get the city map, metro map from the information center. Taxis are plenty but be careful. The taxi driver I got was not honest. Short changed me and when asked for the difference, just drove off.
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LuNovember 6, 2014
    Nice architecture. But the reservation process was sooo slow. We waited about an hour and half to get our ticket to Barcelona.
  • Andre H.
    Andre HeethuisOctober 29, 2014
    After they rebuild the toilets all is good and from a high standard
  • Kubuś S.
    Kubuś Samo ZłoOctober 26, 2014
    Lovely palms!
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzSeptember 29, 2014
    Renfe... Where do I begin... In short- i would rather drive. Expensive, no info, rude customer service
  • Mace
    MaceSeptember 11, 2014
    Automated luggage storage located behind Aviary. After inserting your bags, you pay for the first day and get a coded ticket. There is a security guard with a security scanner for added protection.
  • Arsentii D.
    Arsentii DadashevSeptember 3, 2014
    Even if u don't go out of Madrid visit this station for enjoy tropical garden with a lot of turtles
  • David
    DavidAugust 26, 2014
    A lot of space. Very well organized. Extremely convenient way to travel in Spain.
  • Roger S.
    Roger SchonfeldAugust 26, 2014
    Curiously, the original train shed has been turned into a gorgeous indoor park-like space. Worth giving yourself ten minutes to appreciate if pushing through.
  • Roger S.
    Roger SchonfeldAugust 25, 2014
    The ticket machines do not seem to accept US credit cards. Prepare to wait on line an hour to buy same-day tickets. Get a number for advance ticket sales: the wait for those is even longer.
  • Alistair
    AlistairJuly 8, 2014
    Have a look at the turtles and tropical garden in the old train shed.
  • Anna E.
    Anna EvsyukovaMay 20, 2014
    Alwais big lines for tickets, just use machines, they are multilinguistic. Although sometimes certain trains are not available through the machines.
  • Tim
    TimFebruary 24, 2014
    Now I see why people talk about the turtles! An unexpected find in station
  • José P.
    José ParejaLacortJanuary 7, 2014
    Let's go...........
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