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Comparison of Spain's Four Luxury Train Journeys

Which Luxury Train Journey Should I Choose?


Spain is home to some of the most luxurious train journeys in the world, offering a unique combination of comfort, culture, and nature. In this article, we compare four luxurious train journeys: Transcantábrico Gran Lujo, Al-Andalus, Costa Verde Express, and Expreso de la Robla, to give you an overview of their unique features and offerings.

Transcantábrico Gran Lujo

Transcantábrico Gran Lujo is the pinnacle of luxury train travel in Spain and among the most luxurious in the world. It primarily distinguishes itself with the size of its rooms, which are 10 m², offering unparalleled comfort. Priced from 8900 euros per person, the train travels along the northern coast of Spain from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela over 8 days, offering an unforgettable journey with views of Spain's beautiful landscapes.


Al-Andalus, running through Andalusia in southern Spain for 7 days. The train matches the Costa Verde Express in its luxury class. It offers two types of rooms: Cabina Gran Clase (6.5 m²) and Cabina Suite Deluxe (8.5 m²). The rooms transform into lounges during the day, and in the suite, the beds are 150x200 cm, while Gran Clase has two individual beds of 80x185 cm each. Prices start from 5600 euros per person (6700 euros for the suites).

Costa Verde Express

Costa Verde Express, with its 23 rooms, accommodates 46 people and offers a 6-day journey along Spain's picturesque northern coast between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela. The beds measure 120x185 cm, ensuring a comfortable rest. The price for this experience starts from 4500 euros per person, making it an exclusive and memorable journey.

Expreso de la Robla

Expreso de la Robla is a more affordable option, yet still a high-quality experience. This tour offers a 3-day taste of luxury train travel and costs from 1100 euros per person. It travels southwest from Bilbao to León and offers bunk beds of 70x180 cm, ideal for those seeking adventure without sacrificing comfort.

Common to All Train Journeys

In all these train journeys, the concept is the same: experiences along the route, where passengers are transported by luxury bus to sights a little away from the tracks. Each guest has their own compartment with a bed and private bathroom with a shower. The interior becomes more beautiful and well-finished, the more exclusive the tour is, but the functions remain the same.

This article provides an overview of the different options available for those wishing to experience Spain's beauty through a luxury train journey. Each train journey has its unique flair, but they all share a commitment to luxury, comfort, and unforgettable experiences.

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