Trenhotel international night train

The Trenhotel international night train is known for its great luxury and connects Spain with Portugal and France. It allows you to travel in a great variety of sleeping accommodation and wake up in a different country the next morning.

Trenhotel international routes
Facilities and Services

Trenhotel international night train routes


The international Trenhotel has two lines. The Lusitania line runs daily between Madrid and Lisbon and takes you there in less than 11 hours. The Sud Expresso line connects Lisbon with Hendaye, in the south of France. In Hendaye, you can switch to a TGV train that will take you to Paris.

Map with international routes of TrenHotel night train
The Trenhotel international night train runs on the following routes:
  • Madrid - Lisbon
  • Lisbon - Hendaye



Reservation: mandatory

When a reservation is mandatory you must reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation in advance. It's not possible to board the train without this reservation.

Reservations on the Trenhotel night trains are mandatory. We recommend you make your reservations as far in advance as possible.

How to make reservations for the Trenhotel

You can reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation on the Trenhotel in the following ways:

Reservation fees

Accommodation type Lusitania (Madrid-Lisbon) Sud Expresso (Lisbon-Hendaye)
Seat 7 euros 7 euros
4-bed sleeper (same sex only) 29 euros p.p. 29 euros p.p.

Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning

  • Audio system

  • Disabled facilities

  • Newspapers/magazines

  • Power sockets

  • Restaurant/bistro

  • Video screens

Facilities may differ per train and route.

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Travel tips


1st class pass holders have access to the CP lounge at Lisbon Oriente station. Relax in style while waiting for your train to arrive.

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