Whatever the reason for visiting the city of Albacete is, the best way to do it is by AVE. You can access this historic city from, for example, Madrid in just 1 hour and a half and for a very cost-effective price on your tickets. You can also reach Albacete from Alicante station in about 53 minutes or from Cuenca in just 34 minutes.
The station in Albacete is called Albacete Los Llanos. Its operation has been active since the 18th of December 2010, after the inauguration of the Madrid-Albacete/Valencia section in the Madrid-Levante high-speed line.
Since 1855 the railway has been present in this city. It opened on the occasion of the section between Madrid and Almansa in order to get to Alicante. This station was small and soon replaced by a larger one a little before 1880.
It was not until 1967 when the new Albacete station was built, although in 2009 it was demolished to be able to build the new station that currently operates in Albacete. The station which is called Los Llanos. The only thing that was preserved from the previous train station was a mosaic.
The current station is modern and consists of three blocks. It has 9 tracks. 3 are of Iberian width and the rest are of international width and they are all covered by canopies. The station also has the two-storey shopping centre Vialia. In this mall there is a cinema, a gym, there are also supermarkets and cafes, etc. The current station offers services of High Speed, Long Distance and Medium Distance.
This station also contains the centre of regulation and control of high speed of Spain. Its function is to regulate all the railway traffic of the line of High Speed ??between Madrid-Castilla La Mancha-Comunidad Valenciana-Region of Murcia.