How to travel from Córdoba to Madrid

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from Córdoba to Madrid

You can get from Córdoba to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Córdoba to Madrid on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:11PMCórdoba Central1h49 11:00PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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09:00AMCórdoba4h45 01:45PMMadrid
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06:20PMCórdoba Central2h20 08:40PMMadrid-Puerta de Atocha
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01:00PMCórdoba5h15 06:15PMMadrid
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02:30AMCórdoba4h30 07:00AMMadrid
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Travel Information between Córdoba and Madrid

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€29) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $154 (€148) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSecorbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Travel 184 miles (296 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Córdoba to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Secorbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Córdoba to Madrid.

How to get from Córdoba to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Córdoba to Madrid, 88,66% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Córdoba to Madrid and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Córdoba to Madrid

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Córdoba to Madrid including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Córdoba to Madrid is by taking a bus with an average price of $30 (€29).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A bus is generally $123 (€119) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $154 (€148) from Córdoba to Madrid.

Taking a bus is usually $79 (€76) less than taking a train to Madrid, which costs on average $110 (€106) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Córdoba is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 1 h 46 min.

The Córdoba to Madrid distance is around 184 miles (296 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Córdoba to Madrid:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Córdoba, Estación de Autobuses to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers board their train from Córdoba Central and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Córdoba to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Secorbus can take you to Madrid by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Secorbus from Córdoba to Madrid for $30 (€29).
  • Vueling can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Córdoba to Madrid for $154 (€148) on Omio.
  • Renfe AVE can get you to Madrid by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe AVE from Córdoba to Madrid for $110 (€106) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Córdoba to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar or Secorbus.
  • You'll find direct flights with Iberia Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Renfe AVE or Renfe Alvia.

Direct services to Madrid tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Córdoba to Madrid often also extend their vacation to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Córdoba to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $30 (€29) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $154 (€148) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $110 (€106) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Córdoba to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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