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There are 4 ways to get from Córdoba to Mérida by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cordoba to Mérida

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cordoue to Mérida 153.5 miles

$14

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Merida R

$57 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Córdoba to Mérida 152.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Córdoba to Mérida is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Córdoba to Mérida is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cordoba and arriving at Mérida. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Córdoba to Mérida. However, there are services departing from Cordoba Central and arriving at Merida via Sevilla Santa Justa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Córdoba and Mérida is 178 km. The road distance is 244.3 km.

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The best way to get from Córdoba to Mérida without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 26€.

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The bus from Cordoba to Mérida takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Córdoba to Mérida bus services, operated by La Sepulvedana, depart from Cordoba station.

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Córdoba to Mérida train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Cordoba Central station.

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The best way to get from Córdoba to Mérida is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Córdoba to Mérida.
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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

La Sepulvedana operates a bus from Córdoba to Mérida 6 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Córdoba to Mérida via Sevilla Santa Justa in around 5 h 22 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Merida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
La Sepulvedana
Phone
+34 902 11 96 99
Email
sepulvedana@gruposepulvedana.com
Website
lasepulvedana.es
Bus from Cordoba to Mérida
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
lasepulvedana.es
Other operators
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cordoue to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.es

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Córdoba to Mérida bus services, operated by La Sepulvedana, arrive at Mérida station.

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Córdoba to Mérida train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Merida station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Córdoba to Mérida is 244 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Córdoba to Mérida.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Córdoba and Mérida. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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