El Expreso de La Robla

El Expreso de La Robla service gives you the chance to travel in a period train with all the comfort of any hotel at a very reasonable fare.

Discover the North of Spain from Bilbao to León on the mythical La Robla line, from Gijón to Santiago on El Cantábrico on a four-day cruise or from Gijón to Ribadeo for two days on a luxury train with fares for all budgets.

A different kind of journey combining the nostalgia and modernity of the great Train Crossings, emulating the Classicism and Glamour of El Transcantábrico.

The journey combines classic carriages with modern facilities on a train with three lounge cars and four sleeper cars, all rooms with private bathrooms, air conditioning and the latest contemporary advances.

A train designed to enjoy the pleasure of travel and to contemplate the beautiful surrounding landscape through the large picture windows. Nights are spent at stations so that passengers may hop on and off as they please, and enjoy a good night's rest.

A coach will constantly run alongside the train to take passengers to those locations the train cannot reach. Furthermore, a guide will accompany them throughout the journey and show them hidden nooks.

Breakfast will be served most mornings on the train as it departs the station, enabling passengers to savour their food alongside the spectacular landscapes of northern Spain. All lunches and dinners will be in select restaurants.

 

 

 

The Suites

The La Robla Express has four sleeping cars, with 7 berths in each, all equipped with bunk beds, two per compartment, a wardrobe, luggage rack, reading light, air conditioning, musical and public address system, telephone, etc. and a modern, youthful atmosphere that adapts to their needs.

Each berth has its own bathroom with a hydromassage shower, sink, toilet and hair dryer. The electricity is 220V.

The train is fully connected internally, so passengers can move freely around it from end to end.

The train will stay stopped at the station during the night, so that passengers can rest in comfort. Anyone who wishes to enjoy what the night has to offer in the places the train stops can do so knowing that the train will be waiting for them.


The lounge cars

The common spaces of the La Robla Express consist of three comfortable lounge cars, with a permanent bar service and with large windows for enjoying the scenery passing slowly by at the train's pace. You can also share one of our board games with other customers.
Every morning, you can have the delicious full breakfast buffet in these lounges.

The passenger will have access to daily newspapers, magazines, a library, a video library and television. The lounges are air conditioned and have a public address and music system, as well as a PC for customers to use with free Internet access.

These lounges are equipped for conferences, talks, courses and meetings, with a giant screen, PC connection, public address system, etc.

 

 

The crew

The train has professionals who will accompany and care for you all along the route: guides, waiters, chambermaids, maintenance technicians, security personnel, train drivers, coach drivers, etc. A team of professionals that will make this experience unforgettable.

 

The On-board Services

Medical service

There is a sick bay on board the train. In addition, FEVE medical services are available to customers if necessary. The La Robla Express is coordinated with the different health centres in the places along the train's route.

Special Menus

Any customer who needs to follow a special meal plan can request this when making their booking at the travel agency.

Travel insurance

We recommend taking out travel insurance at your travel agency when purchasing your ticket.

The trip includes:

  • Three nights of accommodation on board the train.
  • Three suppers and three lunches serving typical gastronomy (includes wine and coffee).
  • Three breakfasts on board the train with a full buffet.
  • Scheduled excursions with tickets and tours included.
  •  Coach that accompanies the train along the entire route.
  • Daily press and magazines.
  • Security service.
  • Multilingual guide for the whole journey.
  • An excellent team at your disposal.