There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Córdoba 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 43 min

  1. Ave / ...

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

$20 - $29

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 44 min

  1. 247 miles

$22

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. 245.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Sevilla, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. MAD - SVQ

$62 - $267

Fly to Malaga, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. MAD - AGP

$61 - $280

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Madrid to Córdoba hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Madrid to Córdoba hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Socibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Cordoue
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Córdoba is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Córdoba is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Cordoba Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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

The train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central takes 1 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.