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Barcelona to Córdoba by train
Fastest journey4hr 24m
Trains per day5
Avg. journey time6hr 10m
Travelling from Barcelona to Córdoba by train
Fast trains from Barcelona to Córdoba take around 4 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 709 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Córdoba.
1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Córdoba?
Direct trains from Barcelona to Córdoba have been found.
We usually find around 5 direct trains on the route from Barcelona to Córdoba every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 6 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Córdoba?
The Barcelona to Córdoba train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Barcelona to Córdoba train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Córdoba is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:50 and the last train is around 16:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barcelona around 06:50, and the last at 15:50.
What's the Barcelona to Córdoba train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Barcelona to Córdoba are $20.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $48, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Barcelona to Córdoba train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Córdoba by train.
Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Córdoba?
More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Córdoba, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- AV City
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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High-speed AVE trains cover the journey from Barcelona to Córdoba. If the timings of the direct trains don’t work for you, you’ll find other options each day, all involving a change of train in Madrid Atocha. This adds 20 to 50 mins to the overall journey time.
Your train speeds west from Barcelona into Aragon, crossing the River Ebro near Zaragoza. Then it’s a fast dash across the plains of Castilla–La Mancha, with distant views of the Madrid conurbation to your right. The final hour of the journey to Córdoba is beautiful, as the train sweeps through the rugged Sierra Morena to reach Andalucía.
If you want to see an even more scenery and don't mind slower trains, you might want to consider taking the once daily Talgo train from Barcelona to Seville. It certainly isn't fast, but you'll be rewarded with views of the coast south to Valencia and then, later in the journey, superb mountain views as the train cuts through Despenaperros Pass to reach Andalucía.
Barcelona to Córdoba Central
The direct AVE trains leave from Barcelona Sants station and arrive at Córdoba Central. The trains stop up to five times on the way, including at the cities of Zaragoza and Ciudad Real. If you want to enjoy a train journey twice as long that takes in some wonderful scenery, opt for the once-daily Talgo service that runs south from Barcelona along the coast and then moves inland after Valencia. That train is called the Garcia Lorca.
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