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

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Algeciras Alt

22€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Cordoba to Tarifa Irun

28€ - 40€

Bus via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Cordoba to Algeciras

29€ - 41€

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Córdoba to Tarifa 312.7 km

30€ - 45€

Córdoba to Tarifa by bus

The bus journey time between Córdoba and Tarifa is around 5h 50m and covers a distance of around 376 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 50m. Operated by Socibus, the Córdoba to Tarifa bus service departs from Cordoba and arrives in Tarifa. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Córdoba to Tarifa bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tarifa is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tarifa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tarifa is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Córdoba to Tarifa is to train which costs 21€ - 28€ and takes 4h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Córdoba to Tarifa is to drive. Taking this option will cost 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cordoba and arriving at Tarifa. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Córdoba and Tarifa is 222 km. The road distance is 312.7 km.

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The best way to get from Córdoba to Tarifa without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs 21€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Córdoba to Tarifa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Córdoba to Tarifa is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs 21€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 5h 50m.

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Córdoba to Tarifa bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Algeciras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Córdoba to Tarifa is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Córdoba to Tarifa.

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  • Distance: 221.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Córdoba, Spain and Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Cordoba-Central to Algeciras twice daily. Tickets cost 20€ - 26€ and the journey takes 3h 22m. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Cordoba to Tarifa once daily. Tickets cost 28€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Train operators
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 Cordoba-Central to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
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 Cordoba to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com

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