Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Mérida

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Cheapest

$33

Average

$40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Mérida will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.

Cheapest
04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 08:57PMMérida
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$331One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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$391One-way
10:18AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h52 03:10PMMérida
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$471One-way

Train schedule from Madrid to Mérida

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08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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10:18AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h52 03:10PMMérida
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04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 08:57PMMérida
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Jan 25
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Jan 26
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Jan 27
$39Renfe Regional Expres
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Jan 28
$33Renfe Intercity
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$109Air Nostrum
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Jan 29
$28Renfe Intercity
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Jan 31
$33Renfe Intercity
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$97Air Nostrum
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Feb 2
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Feb 3
$28Renfe Intercity
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Feb 4
$28Renfe Intercity
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Feb 6
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Feb 7
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Feb 9
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Feb 11
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Feb 12
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Feb 13
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Fastest train times from Madrid to Mérida

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 19 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

281 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Madrid for Mérida every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 4 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 19 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 52 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.

Fastest
04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 08:57PMMérida
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$331One-way
2nd Fastest
08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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$391One-way
10:18AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h52 03:10PMMérida
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$471One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Madrid to Mérida cover the 174 miles (280 km) long route taking on average 4 h 19 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Mérida.

Train providers: Renfe from Madrid to Mérida trains

Renfe trains will get you between Madrid and Mérida from $28 (€23). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Mérida trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Renfe has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Mérida from Madrid:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Mérida

    Travel by train to Mérida 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 Mérida.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap trains to Mérida from Madrid cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Mérida trains for as little as $28 (€23)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is the train from Madrid to Mérida on average?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€28)  for a train ticket from Madrid to Mérida.

    How far is Madrid to Mérida by train?

    The distance between Madrid and Mérida by train is approximately 174 miles (280 km).

    How many hours is the train time to Mérida from Madrid?

    While the time it takes to travel 174 miles (280 km) to Mérida from Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Mérida train journey time is on average 4 h 19 min.

    Which train station from Madrid to Mérida do I depart from? Which Mérida train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

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

    Where is the Madrid train station located? Where is the Mérida train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Mérida, located 0.4 miles (606 m) away from the city center.

    Which train providers can get me from Madrid to Mérida?

    For the best Madrid to Mérida train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Madrid and Mérida to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any direct trains from Madrid to Mérida?

    If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe MD or Renfe Intercity. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Madrid to Mérida?

    The earliest train for this trip departs from Madrid at 3: 38 PM. The last train leaves from Madrid at 3: 38 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Madrid to Mérida and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I book train tickets to Mérida from Madrid to score the best deals?

    If you purchase a train ticket from Madrid to Mérida within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Mérida from Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Mérida
    The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your journey between Madrid and Mérida.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 912432343
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10