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There are 3 ways to get from Mérida to Córdoba by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Cordoba

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Merida to Puertollano Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Puertollano to Cordoba Central Ave / ...

$55 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Córdoba 152.9 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Córdoba is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Córdoba is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mérida and arriving at Cordoba. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mérida to Córdoba. However, there are services departing from Merida and arriving at Cordoba Central via Puertollano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Córdoba is 178 km. The road distance is 244.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Córdoba without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 35€.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Mérida to Córdoba is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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

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

La Sepulvedana operates a bus from Mérida to Córdoba 6 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. ALSA also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mérida to Córdoba via Puertollano in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
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 Merida to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Mérida to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
lasepulvedana.es
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 Merida to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Córdoba is 245 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Mérida to Córdoba.

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