The cheapest trains from Madrid to Mérida

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$40

Average

$44

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 $ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

Cheapest
08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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$401One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h25 09:03PMMérida
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$441One-way
10:45AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h28 03:13PMMérida
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$481One-way

Timetable Madrid to Mérida

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08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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10:45AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h28 03:13PMMérida
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04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h25 09:03PMMérida
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Wed
Sep 22
$44Renfe
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Sep 23
$40Renfe
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Fri
Sep 24
$40Renfe
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Sat
Sep 25
$40Renfe
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Sun
Sep 26
$44Renfe
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Sep 27
$40Renfe
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$107Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 28
$29Renfe
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Wed
Sep 29
$29Renfe
$34Avanza
$107Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 30
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
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Fri
Oct 1
$29Renfe
$34Avanza
$107Air Nostrum
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Oct 2
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Oct 3
$29Renfe
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$88Iberia
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Oct 4
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Tue
Oct 5
$29Renfe
$34Avanza
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Oct 6
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Oct 7
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Fri
Oct 8
$34Renfe
$34Avanza
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Oct 9
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Sun
Oct 10
$29Renfe
$34Avanza
$88Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 12
$29Renfe
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The fastest trains from Madrid to Mérida

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

4 h 29 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 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 25 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 36 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 Cercanias4h25 09:03PMMérida
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$441One-way
2nd Fastest
10:45AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h28 03:13PMMérida
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$481One-way
08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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$401One-way

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Train Information between Madrid and Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€32)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Madrid to Mérida cover the 174 miles (280 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 19 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $40 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Mérida.

Train companies

Renfe trains from Madrid to Mérida

Renfe trains will get you from Madrid to Mérida from $29 (€23). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Renfe trains from Madrid to Mérida are available on Omio for as little as $29 (€23). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train from Madrid to Mérida, you can expect to travel 174 miles (280 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Madrid to Mérida journey 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.

Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Madrid to Mérida are the following:

  • 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
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Madrid to Mérida?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Mérida trains for as little as $29 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Mérida from Madrid?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Mérida train price to come in at an average of $40 (€32)  one way.
What is the distance between Madrid and Mérida by train?
The distance between Madrid and Mérida by train is approximately 174 miles (280 km).
How long is the train ride to Mérida from Madrid?
On average the Madrid to Mérida train time is 4 h 19 min  covering the 174 miles (280 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Madrid to Mérida, which train station in Madrid do I depart from and which train station in Mérida do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Mérida, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Madrid to Mérida?
When taking a train from Madrid to Mérida, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Mérida. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Madrid to Mérida and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Madrid to Mérida? What time is the last train from Madrid to Mérida?
You can take the first train from Madrid to Mérida at 6: 04 AM. The last train from Madrid to Mérida that you can take departs at 2: 38 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Madrid to Mérida schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets between Madrid and Mérida to score the best deals?
You can find trains to Mérida from Madrid to cost on average $40 (€32) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Mérida train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Mérida
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments
Madrid Puerta De Atocha
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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