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Train Information between Madrid and Córdoba

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€58)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe AVE or Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Córdoba cover the 184 miles (296 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 52 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 $72 (€58)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $65 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Córdoba Central.

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Train from Madrid to Córdoba with Renfe and AVE

Travel from Madrid to Córdoba from $65 (€52) with Omio’s train partners Renfe and AVE! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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AVE

Renfe trains between Madrid and Córdoba are available on Omio for as little as $65 (€52). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train between Madrid and Córdoba, you can expect to travel 184 miles (296 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Madrid to Córdoba route and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible 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.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include 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.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Madrid and Córdoba due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Madrid to Cordoba

Catching the train is a pleasant and convenient way to travel from Madrid to Cordoba. Standard Renfe and Renfe Ave services are both available, and travelers can take their pick from 24-28 direct trains every day. It's not a long journey, either. With average durations of approximately one hour 55 minutes, passengers can be in Cordoba in no time.

Madrid to Cordoba Train Time: Daily Departures

When they take the train from Madrid to Cordoba, travelers will have a choice of 24-28 options every day of the week, all year-round. On most days, the first train to Cordoba will leave just after 6:00 a.m., and the final service departs from Madrid just before 9:30 p.m. There's no difference in frequency between weekdays and weekends, and no changes will be needed along the way.

How long is the journey by train from Madrid to Cordoba?

Catching the train from Madrid to Cordoba won't usually be too time consuming. The fastest services reach Cordoba in as little as one hour 40 minutes, while the slowest direct trains take just two hours seven minutes, and the average journey duration is around one hour 55 minutes. No changes will be needed en route.

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

Departure train station: Every train from Madrid to Cordoba will leave from Puerto de Atocha - the capital's primary rail hub. Atocha is less than two miles south of the city center, and it has excellent metro connections. Leave about 10-15 minutes for transfers from central hotels. At the station itself, Atocha offers everything travelers could want, with stores, eateries, restrooms, WiFi, and plenty of parking.

Arrival train station: The train from Madrid will arrive at Cordoba Central. As the name suggests, the station is close to central Cordoba, and transfers to the historic center won't take long. Passengers can walk to the area around the mosque in 20 minutes, while taxis will take 5-10 minutes. The station also offers shopping and dining facilities, as well as ATMs, and restrooms.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Cordoba?

Renfe is the only company which offers trains to Cordoba from Madrid. Spain's largest rail carrier splits its services into Standard and Renfe Ave fares, and offers a direct daily service from central Madrid to the heart of Cordoba.

Renfe Madrid to Cordoba

Renfe provides 24-28 direct trains to Cordoba from Madrid every single day. This includes around 20 Renfe Ave services, which are 10-15 minutes quicker than Standard trains. Ave trains tend to offer a more comfortable experience as well, although they come with a small price premium.

Madrid to Cordoba Trains: Services on Board

When travelers take the train from Madrid to Cordoba with Renfe, they can choose between Ave and Standard fares, which basically represents the difference between "express" and regular services. All Renfe trains offer First and Second classes, with reclining seats, extra space, free WiFi, and power outlets available for First Class travelers. Passengers are permitted three items of luggage, with a total weight of 25kg and a maximum item size of 85 x 55 x 35 cm. Small pets are allowed, as long as they travel in suitable containers. Bikes are  permitted, but non-folding designs may incur a supplementary fee, and storage may be denied if services are completely full. Finally, Renfe caters for disabled travelers via the Atendo system. To secure wheelchair spaces, it is advisable to contact Atendo in advance. In-person assistance will be available if needed at both Atocha and Cordoba Central.

How to find cheap train tickets from Madrid to Cordoba?

If passengers want to make savings when traveling to Cordoba, booking in advance can make a big difference. Renfe tickets can be booked two months in advance, which can drive down the price of Ave services. Otherwise, choosing slower standard tickets will help to cut costs, and choosing later trains can also be more cost effective. Those over 60 and those traveling with children under seven should also check for specific Renfe discounts, as the company offers concessions for different age groups. And it always pays to check different travel dates via Omio, as cheaper tickets can often appear without warning.

Train tickets from Madrid to Córdoba: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 43 €
2 weeks earlier 38 €13%
3 weeks earlier 35 €23%
1 month before 34 €26%
2 months earlier 37 €16%
3 months earlier 36 €19%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Madrid - Córdoba. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Madrid - Córdoba 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 23% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Madrid - Córdoba with 2 months in advance you save up to about 16% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 19%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid to Córdoba
Travel by train to Córdoba 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 Madrid to Córdoba.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Madrid and Córdoba cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Córdoba trains for as little as $65 (€52)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Madrid to Córdoba?
The train price to Córdoba from Madrid is on average $72 (€58)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Madrid to Córdoba by train?
The train distance from Madrid to Córdoba is around 184 miles (296 km).
How long is the train between Madrid and Córdoba?
On average the Madrid to Córdoba train travel time is 1 h 52 min  for the 184 miles (296 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Madrid to Córdoba, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Córdoba do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Córdoba Central   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Córdoba Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Córdoba.

What train providers go from Madrid to Córdoba?
For the best Madrid to Córdoba train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE or Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Madrid to Córdoba to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Madrid to Córdoba? When is the last train from Madrid to Córdoba?
You can take the first train from Madrid to Córdoba at 5: 00 AM. The last train from Madrid to Córdoba that you can take departs at 5: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to Córdoba schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Madrid and Córdoba for the best deals?
If you purchase the Madrid to Córdoba train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $72 (€58). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Madrid and Córdoba. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Córdoba
Madrid Chamartín
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Madrid Puerta De Atocha
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C