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Commuter style train

this train was different from the metro. It was more of a commuter style train. google maps had... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Atlanta, Georgia
No complaints!

As has been previously mentioned, Cercanias are not the same as the Metro. They generally go a bit... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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12 Sep 2018
“Smooth and efficient trip”
10 Jun 2018
“No complaints!”
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I took the Cercanias from Barajas to Chamartin station. The staff at the information desk was really helpful, ticketing and everything was straightforward. This is different from the Metro and has a separate fare, and is sort of like a "express" commuter train that goes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

As has been previously mentioned, Cercanias are not the same as the Metro. They generally go a bit farther out. They're fairly clean and quite efficient. I was staying in Atocha, so, it was convenient for me to take the Cercania from T4 directly to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Cercanias are not the Metro system (or the Metro-Lite). They connect a wide area across Madrid, including the airport to the city. We stayed at a hotel near the airport and took the cercanias into the city every day. Trains are frequent, regular and reliable....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hemster7
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Cercanias trains cover a good bit of Madrid, including a circle route in the center of the city. This is the best way, btw, to get to and from the Madrid-Barajas Airport, imo. It's clean, reliable, quick and efficient. Remember this, if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jg3arrow
Reviewed 8 July 2015

this train was different from the metro. It was more of a commuter style train. google maps had us take this train in addition to the metro to get to Puerta del Sol, but you can stay on the metro instead and get there just...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Mary M
28 January 2018|
Response from Hemster7 | Reviewed this property |
I did not travel on the C8 train from Madrid so cannot definitively answer your question. The cercanias trains I took in Barcelona were clean and had restrooms on the train.