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Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Railway Station

(Estación de Madrid-Puerta de Atocha)
Train Station and General Entertainment
Atocha, Madrid
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  • David
    "Extremely convenient way to travel in Spain."(5 Tips)
    Erwin V.
    "Beautiful station with a relaxing botanical garden inside."(13 Tips)
    Arsentii D.
    "tropical garden with a lot of turtles"(4 Tips)
    Jason S.
    "Los Tortugas!"(3 Tips)
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  • Fatima A.
    Fatima Al HashimiDecember 24, 2016
    Best spot to get a rental car.
  • Aidu F.
    Aidu FDecember 10, 2016
    Lovely station. Direct train to airport available. Free if you have a Renfe ticket. Just ask readily available officer at the machine how to get one.
  • Jimmy F.
    Jimmy FotojimDecember 10, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    slow Renfe agent services. Very Expensive train ticket.
  • ApostolisM
    ApostolisMNovember 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Crowded!! Find your way on time!
  • Ben E.
    Ben EngenNovember 21, 2016
    It's forbidden to leave your turtles in the indoor lagoon...
  • Pettran
    PettranOctober 18, 2016
    Beautiful, efficient train station 👍🏼 Buy tickets in advance if possible, the lines can be long.. You will pass security for instance, think "airport" when calculating the time needed!
  • Michelle T.
    Michelle TydemanSeptember 20, 2016
    Check out the terrapin pool if you have time
  • Sandra K.
    Sandra KeceSeptember 18, 2016
    Lovely shops, restaurants and bars. Watch the TV monitors to find out what track your AVE train comes in, it is not on your ticket.
  • Kira A.
    Kira AguilarAugust 20, 2016
    Big train station. Metro closed till Nov 2016. Use the "cercanias" service. Slow but useful
  • Vic V.
    Vic VerdonckAugust 16, 2016
    Great for cooling down
  • John
    JohnJune 4, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Good gardens inside the building
  • Pedro N.
    Pedro NunesMay 15, 2016
    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, 2016
    Cuidado muchos ladrones! Take care! Pick pockets in and Out side!
  • Karim
    KarimMarch 20, 2016
    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, 2016
    Please, better, easier to read signs, IN ENGLISH!!!!
  • Zac N.
    Zac NFebruary 22, 2016
    Good food options
  • Finn B.
    Finn BFebruary 11, 2016
    Not the typical kind of a train station...
  • David U.
    David UlateJanuary 23, 2016
    Gardens and restaurants!
  • It's S.
    It's ShaikhaJanuary 8, 2016
    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 cute...you can see the turtles ...
  • Ioannis P.
    Ioannis PapapetrouAugust 14, 2015
    Really beautiful!!
  • Raffaele G.
    Raffaele GricinellaAugust 10, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Great station. Very functional and efficient
  • Alipe
    AlipeJune 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Wifi pleaseeee!!!😤😩
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 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
    Been here 5+ times
    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
    Been here 5+ times
    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!
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