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Train Information from Córdoba to Madrid

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€57)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Córdoba to Madrid cover the 184 miles (296 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $68 (€57), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $61 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Córdoba Central and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers

Travel with AVE and Renfe to Madrid from Córdoba

Find the best trains to Madrid from Córdoba with Omio's travel partners AVE and Renfe from $61 (€51). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


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.

    When purchasing your Renfe train tickets from Córdoba to Madrid, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Trains from Cordoba to Madrid

    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.

    Which train companies travel from Cordoba to Madrid?

    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.

    How long is the train from Cordoba to Madrid?

    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.

    How many trains are there from Cordoba to 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.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Cordoba to Madrid?

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Córdoba to Madrid
    Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Córdoba to Madrid.
    What is the price of the cheapest train from Córdoba to Madrid?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Córdoba to Madrid trains for as little as $61 (€51)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket between Córdoba and Madrid?
    The train price between Córdoba and Madrid is on average $68 (€57)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    What is the distance between Córdoba and Madrid by train?
    The distance between Córdoba and Madrid by train is approximately 184 miles (296 km).
    What is the Córdoba to Madrid train travel time?
    On average the Córdoba to Madrid train travel time is 1 h 50 min  for the 184 miles (296 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the train from Córdoba to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid train station do I come into from Córdoba?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Córdoba Central   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    Where is the train station in Córdoba to go to Madrid? Where is the train station in Madrid located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Córdoba Central, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Córdoba.

    The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Madrid.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Córdoba to Madrid?
    For the best Córdoba to Madrid train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE or Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Córdoba and Madrid to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When is the earliest train from Córdoba to Madrid? When is the last train from Córdoba to Madrid?
    The first Córdoba to Madrid train departs at 6: 22 AM   and the last train from Córdoba to Madrid leaves at 8: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Córdoba to Madrid on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Córdoba to Madrid to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Córdoba to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $68 (€57) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Córdoba to Madrid a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Córdoba is Córdoba Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Córdoba Central for your journey between Córdoba and Madrid.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +34 912320320
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for Córdoba Central
    Bus lines: 03, 04, 05, 10, 11, N
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Altaria, Talgo, MD 66, 69, 75, Avant 76, 84