There are 9 ways to get from Bilbao to Córdoba by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Bilbao to Sevilla, train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$81 - $256

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Córdoba

$33 - $48

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Fly Bilbao to Malaga, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Malaga (AGP) BIO - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central

$74 - $240

Fly Bilbao to Jerez, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
  3. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central

$111 - $524

Fly Bilbao to Madrid, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$89 - $260

Bus to Santander, fly to Malaga, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Malaga (AGP) SDR - AGP
  3. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central

$95 - $378

Train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$104 - $141

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Monterrubio De La Serena
  2. Take the bus from Monterrubio de la Serena to Cordoba

$66 - $97

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Córdoba 493.2 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Bilbao and arriving at Córdoba via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Cordoba Central via Madrid Chamartín and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Córdoba is 617 km. The road distance is 789.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Córdoba without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Bilbao to Córdoba, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Córdoba bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bilbao station.

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Bilbao to Córdoba train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Bilbao-Abando station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Córdoba is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 23 min.

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

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Bilbao to Córdoba bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Córdoba station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Córdoba.
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  • Distance: 385.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Bilbao to Córdoba via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bilbao to Córdoba via Madrid - South Station and Madrid in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Santander to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
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 Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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 Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Monterrubio De La Serena
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Socibus
La Sepulvedana
Phone
+34 902 11 96 99
Email
sepulvedana@gruposepulvedana.com
Website
lasepulvedana.es
Bus from Monterrubio de la Serena to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
lasepulvedana.es

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Bilbao to Córdoba train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Cordoba Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Córdoba is 789 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Bilbao to Córdoba.

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Volotea and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Córdoba. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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