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from Madrid to Mérida

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

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To get from Madrid to Mérida on Oct 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMMadrid4h15 07:15PMMérida
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$331One-way
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03:00PMMadrid4h15 07:15PMMérida
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04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 08:57PMMérida
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$431One-way
08:04AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h36 12:40PMMérida
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$401One-way
07:30AMMadrid4h55 12:25PMMérida
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$331One-way

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Wed
Oct 20
$40Renfe
$33Avanza
$106Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 21
$40Renfe
$33Avanza
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Fri
Oct 22
$40Renfe
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Sat
Oct 23
$29Renfe
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Sun
Oct 24
$43Renfe
$33Avanza
$106Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 25
$34Renfe
$33Avanza
$87Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 26
$29Renfe
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Wed
Oct 27
$29Renfe
$33Avanza
$106Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 28
$34Renfe
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Fri
Oct 29
$40Renfe
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Sat
Oct 30
$29Renfe
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Sun
Oct 31
$29Renfe
$33Avanza
$106Air Nostrum
Mon
Nov 1
$43Renfe
$33Avanza
$106Air Nostrum
Tue
Nov 2
$29Renfe
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Wed
Nov 3
$29Renfe
$33Avanza
$87Air Nostrum
Thu
Nov 4
$29Renfe
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Fri
Nov 5
$29Renfe
$33Avanza
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Sat
Nov 6
$29Renfe
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Sun
Nov 7
$29Renfe
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Mon
Nov 8
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Travel Information between Madrid and Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $71 (€58) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia, Avanza or Renfe

Travel 174 miles (280 km) by flight, bus or train between Madrid and Mérida. 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 $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Iberia, Avanza or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Madrid to Mérida.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Madrid to Mérida?

There are 3 travel options from Madrid to Mérida: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Mérida?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Mérida is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to Mérida:

Taking a bus is about $37 (€31) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $71 (€58) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a train to Mérida, which costs on average $43 (€35) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Madrid to Mérida?

The fastest way from Madrid to Mérida is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mérida that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Mérida by train can take on average 4 h 19 min.

How far is Mérida from Madrid?

The distance is approximately 174 miles (280 km) from Madrid to Mérida.

When traveling from Madrid to Mérida, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Mérida?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Mérida:

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Merida, Avenida De La Libertad.
  • Trains from Madrid to Mérida most often leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Mérida.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Mérida?

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

  • Iberia can get you to Mérida by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia from Madrid to Mérida for $71 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanza for buses to Mérida. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanza Madrid to Mérida tickets on Omio for $33 (€27).
  • Renfe can get you to Mérida by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Madrid to Mérida for $43 (€35) on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Mérida from Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Mérida with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flights with Iberia.
  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can book a direct train with Renfe.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Mérida from Madrid?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Mérida? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Mérida usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Sevilla, Cáceres or Badajoz. If you're looking to explore Sevilla, Cáceres or Badajoz from Mérida, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Madrid to Mérida tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $71 (€58) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $33 (€27) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $43 (€35) one way.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey