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Renfe Train Madrid to Sevilla

Renfe 2110
Madrid Atocha-Sevilla Santa Justa
December 29, 2013

With light Saturday morning traffic, it took only 20 minutes to get from our airport hotel to Madrid Arocha. The beautiful old station has been restored and now resembles a garden.

After clearing a Hawaii ag inspection like bag security screening, we were in the departures hall. Near Gate 14 is the spacious Renfe Business Class Lounge, where we met our SoCal friends. They had arrived earlier today on US from LAX-PHL-MAD on a great RT J fare of $1,900. Both are UA regulars (1K) and thought US was better than UA Global First. Personally, I'd rather not sample either.

Admiral Club-type "food" and beverage options...

We had the entire lounge to ourselves for 15 minutes until half the red army showed up for their train.

At about T-30, we headed our to our Gate and train...

Sleek, new high speed train which was pretty comfortable

Power at the seats but no Wifi.

Not exactly gourmet food offerings. I was hungry so I took a chance.

After a comfortable 2 hour 20 minute trip, we arrived in Sevilla 10 minutes early.