There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Sevilla (SVQ) SCQ - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central

$71 - $229

Cheapest option

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Madrid, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Madrid (MAD) SCQ - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central

$69 - $192

6 alternative options

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Malaga, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Malaga (AGP) SCQ - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central

$73 - $282

Train to A Coruna, fly to Sevilla, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Sevilla (SVQ) LCG - SVQ
  3. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central

$79 - $244

Train to A Coruna, fly to Madrid, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Madrid (MAD) LCG - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central

$101 - $277

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...

$113 - $151

Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Caceres
  2. Take the bus from Cáceres to Cordoba

$72 - $104

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba 620.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Cordoba via Cáceres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Cordoba Central via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Córdoba is 640 km. The road distance is 992.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba without a car is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 95€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba.
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  • Distance: 400 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Córdoba, Spain?

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 7 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Córdoba via Caceres and Cáceres in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Caceres
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
La Sepulvedana
Phone
+34 902 11 96 99
Email
sepulvedana@gruposepulvedana.com
Website
lasepulvedana.es
Bus from Cáceres to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
lasepulvedana.es

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