How to travel from Madrid to Mérida

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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 Jul 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMMadrid4h15 07:15PMMérida
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07:15AMMadrid4h55 12:10PMMérida
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04:38PMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 08:57PMMérida
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08:37AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h38 01:15PMMérida
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10:18AMMadrid Atocha Cercanias4h52 03:10PMMérida
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Travel Information from Madrid to Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€78) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanza, Air Nostrum or Renfe MD

Travel 174 miles (280 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Madrid to Mérida. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Avanza, Air Nostrum or Renfe MD among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Madrid to Mérida.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Mérida

Travel 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.

There are 4 travel options from Madrid to Mérida: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Mérida is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Mérida:

A ferry is $31 (€28) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Mérida costing on average $31 (€28).

Taking a ferry is about $87 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $87 (€78) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $43 (€39) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $43 (€39) from Madrid to Mérida.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Mérida 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 19 min.

Mérida is approximately 174 miles (280 km) away from Madrid.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Merida, Avenida De La Libertad.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Madrid to Mérida depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Mérida.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Mérida:

  • You can go to Mérida from Madrid by bus with Avanza. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $31 (€28) with Avanza from Madrid to Mérida on Omio.
  • You can go to Mérida from Madrid by plane with Air Nostrum. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $87 (€78) with Air Nostrum from Madrid to Mérida on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Madrid to Mérida with Renfe MD, and you can find Renfe MD Madrid to Mérida tickets for $43 (€39) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Avanza or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe MD, Renfe Intercity or Renfe Regional Expres.

Direct services to Mérida 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 Madrid to Mérida often also extend their vacation to go to Sevilla, Cáceres or Badajoz. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Mérida and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $31 (€28) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $87 (€78) one way.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $43 (€39) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Mérida 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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