There are 6 ways to get from Córdoba to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Córdoba to Madrid

$20 - $60

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cordoue to Madrid 247 miles

$22

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Córdoba to Madrid 245.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Sevilla, fly  •  3 h 46 min

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

$62 - $268

Train to Malaga, fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$60 - $279

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Córdoba to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Córdoba to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid via Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cordoue to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Córdoba and Madrid is 296 km. The road distance is 393 km.

The cheapest way to get from Córdoba to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Córdoba to Madrid is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cordoba Central and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Córdoba and arriving at Madrid. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

The train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.