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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Córdoba by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Cordoue

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Córdoba Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Córdoba

Fly, drive

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Drive from Sevilla to Córdoba

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

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Córdoba is to train which costs €23 - €75 and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid South Bus Station station and arriving at Córdoba Bus Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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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 1h 45m.

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The distance between Madrid and Córdoba is 296 km. The road distance is 392.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Córdoba without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs €23 - €75.

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The train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Madrid to Córdoba bus services, operated by Socibus, depart from Madrid South Bus Station.

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Madrid to Córdoba train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Córdoba is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs €23 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Córdoba.
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  • Distance: 295.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €75 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Renfe Viajeros also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Socibus operates a bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Córdoba Bus Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€35 - €45
Promo+
€41 - €44
Flexible
€55 - €75
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Socibus
Phone
+34 915 304 417
Email
socibus@socibus.es
Website
socibusventas.es
Bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Córdoba Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Socibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Cordoue
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19
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blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Madrid to Córdoba bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Córdoba Bus Station.

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Madrid to Córdoba train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Cordoba-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Córdoba is 393 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Madrid to Córdoba.

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Iberia offers flights from Madrid Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Córdoba train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Madrid to Córdoba bus tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Córdoba. Prices start at €100 per night.

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

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