More about the trains to Burgos
Travelling by train to Burgos is the easiest and most convenient way to get there, and you can travel on direct trains to this city, a bastion of the reconquest, full of history, culture and leisure.
The wonders of Burgos as a tourist destination are well-known, both within our borders and in the rest of the world, however, in case anyone is still doubting, or does not know the tourist attractions of Burgos, we want to comment them, as well as all the possibilities that get open when choosing the trains to Burgos to make the trip as comfortable as possible.
All trains bound for Burgos finish their journey at the Burgos Rosa de Lima train station, located on Avenida Principe de Asturias, s / n, in the northwest area of ??the city. This train station was inaugurated in December 2008, replacing the previous station, which was of the twentieth century.
Inside the station, there are toilets, restaurant, cafeteria, luggage racks, post office, car and bicycle rental, and services are adapted for people with physical disabilities.
It has got two floors, on the ground floor are the entrances to the station, which will lead to a large central hall. In the upper floor are the platforms, that is, we will stop there on our train trip to Burgos, these platforms are open air, covered with a large canopy.
Among the train trips to Burgos we have the trains that travel from Valladolid to Burgo, also the Palencia Burgos trains, the Cordoba Burgos trains, the Logroño Burgos trains, the Vigo Burgos trains, the Lugo Burgos trains, the Vitoria Burgos trains, the Salamanca Burgos trains , the Avila Burgos trains, the Malaga Burgos trains, the Ourense Burgos trains, trains Segovia Burgos, trains Lleida Burgos, trains Tarragona Burgos, trains Santiago de Compostela Burgos, trains León Burgos, trains Miranda de Ebro Burgos, the Gijón Burgos trains, the A Coruña Burgos trains or the San Sebastián Burgos trains. The most successful train journeys in Burgos, both for its number of passengers and for the numerous daily departures of trains, are the following:
Trains Madrid Burgos: This route starts at Madrid Chamartín station and can be travelled on Alvia trains, Inter City trains and Media Distance trains. To travel by train from Madrid Chamartín to Burgos we can choose a direct route or a trip with transfer, usually taking place in Valladolid or in Palencia. There are also different classes and fares in which to travel on each train.
Trains Barcelona Burgos: The starting point of this journey is the Barcelona Sants train station, and it is made by Alvia trains, Inter City trains and Tren Hotel for direct trips, in case of transfer, you can start the journey in an AVE train carrying out the transfer in Madrid Puerta de Atocha, and in the case of other trains, in Miranda de Ebro. We also have to choose in which class we want to travel, as well as the fare.
Trains Zaragoza Burgos: the trains of this route leave from the station of Zaragoza Delicias and for this route users have Alvia trains, Inter City trains, Media Trains and Train Hotel for the direct routes at their disposal, we can also travel from Zaragoza to Burgos with transfer, for which there are also different options, for example, we can start the trip in a Regional Express train and change train in Vitoria. On Alvia trains, the transfer takes place in Miranda de Ebro. In AVE trains the transfer is in Madrid Puerta de Atocha. We can also choose between different classes and rates to make this journey.
Once you know the main train routes to travel to Burgos with all the comforts, do you need any excuse to make the trip? We are going to suggest a few routes for which it is impossible to avoid Burgos as your next destination for a vacation or a short train trip.
Regarding its artistic, cultural and monumental heritage, the list would be more than extensive, we will focus on its key points, and is that the medieval origin of Burgos is defined along a high number of buildings of that time: The cathedral of Santa María, the first Gothic building in the Iberian peninsula and the most representative of the city, is the most famous building in Burgos. Since 1984 it is a World Heritage Site.
The Monastery of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, a cistercian monastery that is part of the National Heritage in which some of the characters of high Castilian heritage are buried, is another example of Gothic religious architecture.
Another point of interest in this type of gothic and religious architecture is the Cartuja de Miraflores, it is in the Fuentes Blancas Park and the best artists and architects of the time worked for its construction.
These are only a few examples of this type of architecture, which in Burgos, fortunately, is frequently found.
In Burgos, a stroll through Paseo el Espolón is a must, a lovely walk under the branches of the banana trees from where you get fantastic views of the river Arlazón. And at the end of the walk there is another architectural work of great importance, the Arco de Santa María, declared Historic-Artistic Monument. Crossing this arch, you will find the famous Burgos Cathedral, the Cathedral of Santa María, the one before mentioned.
To have a magnificent view of the city, the ideal is to climb up to the Mirador del Castillo. And to enjoy the gastronomy of Burgos, with the blood sausage as its maximum exponent, the area to visit is the streets San Lorenzo, Diego Porcelos and Sombrerería.
Nature lovers also find in Burgos the Natural Park of Rio Lobos Cañón, declared Natural Park in 1985.
Choose which your next train to Burgos is and enjoy all this and more.