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Cordoba to Málaga by train

It takes an average of 1h 1m to travel from Cordoba to Málaga by train, over a distance of around 83 miles (134 km). There are normally 57 trains per day travelling from Cordoba to Málaga and tickets for this journey start from $18.75 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 49m
PriceFrom $18.75
Distance83 miles (134 km)
Frequency57 trains per day
First train06:40
Last train20:29
Departure stationCordoba
Arrival stationMálaga
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Cordoba to Málaga train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cordoba to Málaga for Wednesday Jun 16th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
20:29 21:28 59m, direct
06:40 07:45 1h 5m, direct
07:50 08:55 1h 5m, direct
08:17 09:23 1h 6m, direct
10:27 11:24 57m, direct
12:24 13:13 49m, direct
12:39 13:54 1h 15m, direct
15:19 16:21 1h 2m, direct
17:25 18:25 1h 0m, direct
18:19 19:08 49m, direct

Renfe, AVE and Avant trains from Cordoba to Málaga

You can travel from Cordoba to Málaga on Renfe, AVE and Avant trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer four comfort classes – Turista (standard class), Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats), Preferente (lounge access, wide leather seats, food and drink service) and Club (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Cordoba to Málaga

The price of train tickets from Cordoba to Málaga starts at $18.75 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Cordoba to Málaga by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Cordoba to Málaga

Want to know more about your journey from Cordoba to Málaga? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cordoba to Málaga take?

The average journey time by train between Cordoba and Málaga is 1 hour and 1 minute, with around 57 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cordoba and Málaga by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cordoba to Málaga is 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Cordoba to Málaga cost?

Train tickets from Cordoba to Málaga can start from as little as $18.75 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Cordoba to Málaga?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cordoba to Málaga without having to change trains. There are 57 direct trains from Cordoba to Málaga each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Cordoba to Málaga leave?

The first train from Cordoba to Málaga leaves at 06:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cordoba to Málaga leave?

The last train from Cordoba to Málaga leaves at 20:29. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cordoba and Málaga by train?

Trains travelling from Cordoba to Málaga cover a distance of around 83 miles (134 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Málaga to Cordoba.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cordoba to Málaga for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/16/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/23/2021 for travel on 04/23/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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