Train travel in Spain overtakes flying

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Spain express train AVE Class 103 Spain express train AVE Class 103 By Peter elektro (Own work), CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

According to most recent research, train traveling is more popular than air traveling in Spain. Great news for backpackers, right?


Regarding domestic travel in Spain, The National Statistics Institute said that more people traveled by high-speed train than by plane in January for the first time since monthly records began.

In January, there was a 22% increase in train travel on the same month in 2013. In total, 1.9 million people traveled by train between Spanish cities. Compared to air travel, which plummeted by 7.3% from 2013 and totaled 1.8 million travelers.



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