A new destination from the Valencian Community thanks for the high speed: although yes, you have to go through it first in Madrid. So, high-speed tickets to Asturias will go on sale on November 2nd at self-sales machines and on the website. Renfe (renfe.com). In particular, tickets for high-speed services to link Asturias con Madrid, Castile and León, and the Valencian Community They will open a line that will start operating on November 30 with the new Pajares variant. There is an official opening of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility, and Urban Agenda (Mitma) scheduled for November 29.
It must be clarified that there is no direct line to Asturias from the Valencian Community BUT In less than five hours, Valencians can be planted north of Spain only for connection with high-speed railways. That is, you have to move from Chamartín-Clara Campoamor Station to take the train to Asturias.
Precisely, in statements sent to the media, the Minister of Transport, Mobility, and Urban Agenda, Raquel Sánchez, explained that within the first 10 days, Renfe will launch a promotional campaign to celebrate this commissioning. The offer has 25,000 seats for 18 euros to travel between November 30 of this year and February 15, 2024.
In this first phase, there are new frequencies and the journey to the Madrid and Valencian Communities. When the new trains arrive, the minister added, and the training for train drivers is completed, the number of frequencies will be improved by joining services Ave y HELLO, such as reduced time. It is also planned to include Avilés as a new destination for trains.
Time to travel
Time to travel to Ave. in between Oviedo and Madrid It will be 3 hours and 12 minutes, and the first tickets will be sold at a promotional price of 18 euros. The Renfe company will put the titles on sale starting November 2, for a service that will be available on November 30. Therefore, with the opening of the Pajares Variant, all existing trains will reduce their travel time by at least one hour. In this first phase, the best travel time between Madrid and Oviedo is 3 hours and 12 minutes. Between Madrid and Pola de Lena, the route duration is 2 hours and 49 minutes.
Launch the campaign
This is from November 2, when 25,000 promotional tickets were sold for 18 euros within a new Superprices campaign of the railway company. This campaign lasts for 10 days, from November 2 to 11. Promotional tickets can be purchased for travel between November 30, 2023, and February 15, 2024.
These promotional tickets will be sold at stations, in the Renfe purchase application, by calling 912 320 320, in self-sale machines, and on the Renfe.com website. It can also be purchased at travel agencies.