Alvia (as well as Altaria and Euromed) are modern high-speed trains in Spain. They offer an extensive service on board.
Alvia trains operate on the following routes:
- Madrid – Gijón
- Madrid – Santander
- Madrid – Bilbao
- Madrid – San Sebastián-Irún
- Alicante – Madrid-Gijón
Eurail pass holders
For the Alvia high-speed trains, seat reservation is compulsory. Eurail pass holders pay the following fees:
- In 2nd class: € 6.50
- In 1st class Preferente: € 23.50 (special services such as a welcome drink, meal, newspapers and video are included).
Check-in control takes place on the platform, before boarding the train.
Travelers with 1st class Preferente reservations have the access to the exclusive lounge Sala Club.