The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Cordoba will cost around $ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.
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1 h 40 m
3 h 17 m
Trains per day
Of the 119 train that leave Madrid for Cordoba every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 296 km distance in an average of 3 h 17 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .
The slowest train will take 5 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 52 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$39|
|Trains depart from:||Madrid|
|Trains arrive in:||Cordoba|
|Train Companies:||Renfe AVE, Renfe|
Trains in Spain are a convenient way for people to travel around the country with Renfe offering international and domestic train routes. Trains from Madrid to Cordoba depart from Madrid's Atocha train station and takes as little as 1:39 h to arrive at Cordoba Central train station. Departures start at 7:00 a.m. with up to three trains an hour until 9:25 p.m. There are usually 28 trains traveling from Madrid to Cordoba per day. A similar timetable operates seven days a week.
Average prices for Renfe trains from Madrid to Cordoba when you book in advance
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Madrid to Cordoba Trains: General Information
Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Madrid to Cordoba train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Madrid to Cordoba trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:
Trains from Madrid to Cordoba depart from Madrid Puerta de Atocha Station, just a short walk from the city's historic heart. A tourist attraction in its own right with an indoor tropical garden and ponds, Puerta de Atocha is well linked to Madrid's extensive transport network of Metro and Cercania trains and city buses. Car rentals and taxis are also available at the station.
The beautiful city of Cordoba in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and best explored on foot to make the most of its fascinating architecture, warrens of narrow cobbled streets and flower-filled courtyards. The city also has plenty of museums and galleries, riverside walks and attractive squares, perfect for al fresco lunches and a spot of people watching. Visitors should spend a morning exploring the stunning Mezquita which sits at the heart of the city. Originally a mosque, this huge building is full of graceful soaring arches. After the Reconquest in the 15th century, a Catholic cathedral was built inside the mosque and is still a place of worship. Trains from Madrid to Cordoba arrive at Cordoba Central Station within walking distance of the city's historic center. Bus routes operated by Aucorsa and taxis link the station to all parts of the city and its suburbs.