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

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$100 - $147

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Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Cordoba

$35 - $55

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Train Spanish Railways (RENFE)  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Albacete to Cordoba Central Tlg

$83 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Córdoba 345 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Alicante to Sevilla, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$101 - $358

Train to Valencia, fly to Sevilla, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  3. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central

$91 - $290

Train to Valencia, fly to Malaga, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  3. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central

$94 - $324

Fly Alicante to Madrid, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$89 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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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 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Cordoba Central via Cuenca Fernando Zobel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Córdoba is 379 km. The road distance is 552 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Córdoba without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min 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 Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Córdoba is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Córdoba.
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  • Distance: 236.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Alicante to Córdoba once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Alicante to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Alicante to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $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 Albacete to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Alicante to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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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 Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Cordoba Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Córdoba is 552 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Alicante to Córdoba.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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Book your Alicante to Córdoba train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Alicante to Córdoba bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Córdoba. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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