The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Córdoba to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 45 m
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Of the 27 trains that leave Córdoba for Madrid every day 27 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||184 miles (296 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$57 (€51)|
|Train companies||Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Alvia or Renfe AVE|
Trains from Córdoba to Madrid cover the 184 miles (296 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe Alvia or Renfe AVE. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $57 (€51), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Córdoba Central and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
For as little as $44 (€40) you can travel by train between Córdoba and Madrid with Renfe and AVE. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route to Madrid from Córdoba. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train schedules so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Córdoba to Madrid train ticket. The distance between Córdoba and Madrid on AVE is approximately 184 miles (296 km) and prices start as low as $44 (€40) on Omio.
Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.
The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most schedules throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!
The 21st-century high-speed AVE rail network in southern Spain has revolutionized train travel between the capital and the historic cities of Andalucia. Travelers heading north to the capital can take direct trains from Cordoba to Madrid seven days a week, with journey times of just under two hours. With direct connections to central Madrid at least every hour from early morning to the late evening, the train is an ideal option for tourists or business travelers.
Renfe, the Spanish state rail operator, provides all the direct trains to Madrid Atocha Station from Cordoba on its high-speed AVE line. Services include AVE non-stop connections, as well as Altaria, Alvia and AV City expresses, with slight variations in journey times and ticket prices.
The fastest connection on the 225-mile high-speed AVE line from Cordoba to Madrid is the early evening departure from Cordoba, taking one hour and 43 minutes to reach Atocha Station in the capital. Most AVE connections take two or three minutes longer, with some Altaria express trains taking around two hours to reach Madrid.
Renfe's schedule offers roughly three trains an hour from the early morning to early afternoon. After a brief hiatus in the early afternoon, subsequent departures are roughly every half hour through the late afternoon and evening, with a final connection to Madrid leaving the Andalucian city just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday schedules are slightly reduced, with a later first train from Cordoba.
Departure train station: Cordoba Central Station is the main departure point for high-speed AVE services, located north-west of the city center, with local bus connections stopping at the nearby bus terminus. Facilities on the station concourse include a cafe-restaurant, news vendor, gift store and taxi stand, with baggage lockers available in the adjacent bus station.
Arrival train station: Madrid Atocha Station is on the south-east side of central Madrid, with public transport links on city bus routes, the Madrid Metro and Cercanias suburban rail network. Facilities on the bright, modern station concourse include tapas bars, restaurants, a sculpture gallery, gift stores, free WiFi and baggage storage lockers.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Córdoba Central and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Córdoba Central, is located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the city center of Córdoba.
The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Madrid.
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