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Combined Cercanías

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The Combined Cercanías (Commuter) ticket, when purchasing an AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket, enables free travel to and from the departure and arrival station with a Cercanías ticket (Renfe Cercanías and Feve Cercanías or Rodalíes de Catalunya) associated to the main ticket with a barcode or five-digit passcode.

Passengers may start or end their journey at any station in the following cities with Renfe Cercanías, Feve or Rodalíes de Catalunya:

  • Renfe Cercanías: Asturias, Bilbao, Cadiz, Madrid, Malaga, Murcia/Alicante, San Sebastián, Santander, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza.
  • Feve Cercanías: Asturias, Cartagena, Bilbao and Santander.
  • Rodalíes de Catalunya: Barcelona, Gerona and Tarragona.

The ticket may be obtained and used in the four hours before the departure time and in the four hours following the arrival time of the AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) train, as long as the opening and closing times of the Cercanías service in each city allow for this, with no zone limit.

How to obtain the free associated tickets

At either the Self-Service Machines or the Cercanías/Rodalíes Ticket Offices, the barcode must be scanned or the 5-digit passcode shown on the AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket entered in order to obtain the associated ticket.

Location of the Combined Cercanías passcode on the ticket

If it is not possible to obtain it from either of these locations, passengers should board the train and the ticket will be validated by the conductor or by departure station staff.

The Combined Cercanías ticket in no way gives passengers an entitlement to compensation for the AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket due to problems on the service.

Changes

The conditions established for commercial offers that apply to the purchased AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket will apply, bearing in mind that:

  • If the change is requested for the same journey, day and number of passengers on an AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket, although a ticket has already been obtained for a Cercanías service, a new localiser will be generated with the pending journeys to issue.
  • If the change is requested for a different day, journey or number of passengers on an AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket, and a ticket has already been obtained for a Cercanías service, in addition to the corresponding change fees, the price of the issued Cercanías tickets will be added and a new code will be generated based on the new ticket.

Cancellations

The conditions established for commercial offers that apply to the purchased AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket will apply, bearing in mind that:

  • When an AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket is cancelled, and a ticket has already been issued for a Cercanías service, in addition to the corresponding cancellation fees, the price of the obtained Cercanías tickets will be added.

Passengers must present the Cercanías tickets at the entry gates, the areas behind the latter or en route when required to do so. They must also present the associated AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket if asked to do so.

Now with the Alicante TRAM too

You will be able to obtain a free Alicante TRAM network ticket when you purchase an AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket.

You can get it in the same way as the Combined Cercanías tickets: at the self-service machines with the 5-digit code on the ticket.

TRAM lines where this combined ticket can be used:

  • L1 – Luceros / Benidorm
  • L2 – Luceros / San Vicent del Raspeig
  • L3 – Luceros / El Campello
  • L4 – Luceros / Pl. La Coruña

Tickets can be obtained and used

  • In the three hours before the AVE or Large Distancia (Long Distance) train departs to Alicante
  • In the three hours following the arrival of the train in Alicante

All conditions corresponding to the TRAM ticket will be those set by the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana at all times. The TRAM ticket in no way gives passengers any rights or compensation for the AVE or Larga Distancia (Long Distance) ticket.

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