How to travel from Madrid to Córdoba

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from Madrid to Córdoba

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

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To get from Madrid to Córdoba on Oct 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Córdoba from Madrid

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $237
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€26) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $237 (€228) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSecorbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 184 miles (296 km) from Madrid to Córdoba. 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 $27 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Secorbus, Vueling or Renfe AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Madrid to Córdoba.

How to get from Madrid to Córdoba

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Madrid to Córdoba, 89,88% 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 Madrid to Córdoba 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 Madrid to Córdoba

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

You can travel between Madrid and Córdoba 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Córdoba from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Córdoba:

Taking a bus is about $209 (€201) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $237 (€228) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $41 (€40) less than taking a train to Córdoba, which costs on average $69 (€66) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and 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, getting to Córdoba by bus can take on average 4 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Córdoba by train can take on average 1 h 42 min.

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

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

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

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

  • Secorbus can get you to Córdoba by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Secorbus from Madrid to Córdoba for $27 (€26) on Omio.
  • Vueling can take you to Córdoba by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Madrid to Córdoba for $237 (€228).
  • Travel with Renfe AVE to go to Córdoba by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe AVE Madrid to Córdoba tickets on Omio for $69 (€66).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar or Secorbus.
  • You can take a direct flight with Iberia Express.
  • You can book a direct train with Renfe AVE or Renfe Intercity.

Direct services to Córdoba 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Córdoba often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Sevilla, Málaga or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Córdoba itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Córdoba and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Madrid to Córdoba, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $27 (€26) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $237 (€228) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $69 (€66) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Córdoba tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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