There are 8 ways to get from Alicante to Córdoba by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Cuenca Fernando Zobel Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...

51€ - 159€

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Fly Alicante to Sevilla, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Sevilla (SVQ) ALC - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cordoba-Central

35€ - 168€

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Train via Albacete  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Albacete Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Albacete to Cordoba-Central 697

41€ - 79€

Bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Cordoba

40€ - 60€

Bus via Manzanares  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Manzanares
  2. Take the bus from Manzanares to Cordoba Bilbao / ...

40€ - 48€

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Córdoba 551.3 km

55€ - 90€

Train to Valencia, fly to Sevilla, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  3. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cordoba-Central

53€ - 176€

Fly Alicante to Madrid, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Madrid (MAD) ALC - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central

46€ - 209€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to bus via Manzanares which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Cordoba. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Cordoba-Central via Cuenca Fernando Zobel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Alicante and Córdoba is 379 km. The road distance is 551.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Córdoba without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 50€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Alicante to Córdoba, including transfers.

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Alicante to Córdoba bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Córdoba train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 50€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 8h 36m.

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What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Córdoba, Spain?

You can take a train from Alicante to Córdoba via Cuenca Fernando Zobel in around 4h 50m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Cordoba once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 8h 36m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 200€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
36€ - 39€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 65€
Promo+
54€ - 58€
Flexible
70€ - 95€
Train from Alicante-Termino to Albacete
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
18€ - 23€
Promo+
23€ - 25€
Flexible
35€ - 45€
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
13€ - 17€
Promo+
18€ - 20€
Flexible
28€ - 40€
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
35€ - 45€
Promo+
41€ - 44€
Flexible
55€ - 75€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Albacete to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Alicante to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 34€
Schedules at
interbus.es

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Alicante to Córdoba bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cordoba station.

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Alicante to Córdoba train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Cordoba-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Córdoba is 551 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Alicante to Córdoba.

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Córdoba train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Alicante to Córdoba bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1062+ hotels available in Córdoba. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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