AVE Valencia Joaquín Sorolla station
The AVE station in Valencia Joaquín Sorolla is located in the heart of the city of Valencia, it was built between 2008 and 2010, just a few meters from the Estación del Norte, which can be reached in just 10 minutes on foot. Its inauguration took place on October 13, 2010.
The building of the station of Valencia Joaquín Sorolla has a rectangular floor, in which two areas, the hangar and the travelers' building, clearly differ. The hangar follows the rectangular structure of the plant, but the passenger area is U-shaped and has pillars that differentiate it at first sight.
Being a provisional station, its facade is constructed with modules of glazed polycarbonate. The main entrance to the Joaquín Sorolla Valencia Station is located on Calle San Vicente Mártir, but it has another access on the corner between Maestro Sosa and Filipinas.
It has the services of any railway station, such as toilets, cafeteria and restaurant, luggage trolleys, banking services, lockers or tourist information. In addition it also has services adapted to people with disabilities, such as attention to travelers, parking, wheelchairs, elevators or adapted platforms. Furthermore, the station has the service Dialoga, intended for deaf and hearing impaired people.
In this Valencian train station we can also rent a vehicle to move around Valencia and it has a parking for private cars with 650 seats, accessed both by the street of San Vicente Mártir and Giorgeta Avenue.
Having such a privileged location, it has a magnificent network of communications with the metro and tram network of the city of Valencia, buses of the city of Valencia (EMT Buses) and metropolitan buses of Valencia.
The Valencia Station Joaquín Sorolla has a total of 9 routes, six of them are international width tracks, and the remaining three are of Iberian width. All of them are destined to the train station with service for travelers. It also has three platforms of about 10 meters wide.
More about the AVE Madrid Valencia
If you travel from Madrid to Valencia, the best way to do so is by travelling by AVE trains, the means of transport that offers comfort, punctuality, speed, and Trenes.com will make it easy. Whats more, you will travel with the best available price for this route.
The high-speed line from Madrid to Valencia has been running since December 2010, at its inauguration it left the Atocha train station in Madrid at 11:08 am, with an 8-minute delay arriving at the Valencian station of Joaquin Sorolla in 95 minutes, which were three minutes ahead of schedule, ending the journey at the station at 12:42 pm, where it was received by numerous personalities from the social, political and economic areas of the Region of Valencia.
In this inaugural trip of the AVE Madrid Valencia, it reached 300 km/h and it did not make intermediate stops, phenomenal data for its first route, which was celebrated, we can understand now, why did near 600 guests attended to its inauguration. The AVE train model that runs between Madrid and Valencia is known as "duck" by the shape of its nose, these are trains of the series 112 of Talgo that have video and music in individual channels, cafeteria services and seats for passengers with reduced mobility.
More information about the AVE Madrid Valencia
Traveling from Madrid to Valencia is a good choice. This route has been operational since December 2010. The AVE station in Valencia is called Joaquín Sorolla. Its location is great as it is in the centre of the city. It is located behind the North Station of Valencia. It has 9 tracks. However, this station is only provisional and it will be replaced when the construction of the station that will be called Estación Central is finished. This station makes the following long distance routes: Alicante, Madrid, Barcelona, ??Castellón and Albacete.
Despite being temporary, the station has the services of any train station, such as toilets, cafeteria and restaurant or tourist information. In addition, it also has services adapted to people with disabilities, such as attention to travellers, parking, wheelchairs, elevators or adapted platforms. Likewise, the Station has the Dialoga service, intended for deaf and hearing impaired people.
In 2010, this station was inaugurated, whose works began in 2009. Its location is very close to that of the North Station of Valencia.
The North station receives the other long distance and medium distance and suburban routes. The Style of this station is modernist and it has a facade full of symbolism. These symbolisms reflect references to the city, such as the vegetal and orange motifs of the facade that are inspired by Valencia agriculture and the Valencia shield. In the centre of the building there is a symbol that refers to the speed: the five-pointed star and the eagle. The interior is also of admirable beauty, with glazed ceramics, marbles and woods that create a warm and luminous atmosphere.