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Taking the train from Cuenca to Seville in 5 hours 18 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Cuenca to Seville? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 9 hours 5 minutes to travel the 447 km from Cuenca to Seville by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 18 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 7 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either AVE or Renfe trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from Cuenca to Seville start from $22.00 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Seville? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Cuenca to Seville by train

It takes an average of 9h 5m to travel from Cuenca to Seville by train, over a distance of around 278 miles (447 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Cuenca to Seville and tickets for this journey start from $22 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 18m
PriceFrom $22
Distance278 miles (447 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train11:21
Last train18:48
Departure stationCuenca
Arrival stationSeville
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Cuenca to Seville train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cuenca to Seville for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:21 16:34 6h 13m, 2 changes
10:39 18:34 7h 55m, 1 change
13:55 19:13 5h 18m, 3 changes
13:55 19:34 5h 39m, 2 changes
14:50 22:40 7h 50m, 1 change
16:47 08:40 15h 53m, 1 change
17:48 08:40 14h 52m, 2 changes

AVE and Renfe trains from Cuenca to Seville

You can travel from Cuenca to Seville on AVE and Renfe 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.

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 two comfort classes – Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (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. There are three fares for AVE services: the cheapest but least flexible Básico fare, the Elige fare (slightly pricier but more flexible), and the Premium fare for seats in Confort Class.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Cheap train tickets from Cuenca to Seville

The price of train tickets from Cuenca to Seville starts at $22 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 Cuenca to Seville 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 Cuenca to Seville

Want to know more about your journey from Cuenca to Seville? 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 Cuenca to Seville take?

The average journey time by train between Cuenca and Seville is 9 hours and 5 minutes, with around 7 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 Cuenca and Seville by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cuenca to Seville is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Cuenca to Seville cost?

Train tickets from Cuenca to Seville can start from as little as $22 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 Cuenca to Seville?

No, there are no direct train services from Cuenca to Seville. Travelling from Cuenca to Seville by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Cuenca to Seville leave?

The first train from Cuenca to Seville leaves at 11:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cuenca to Seville leave?

The last train from Cuenca to Seville leaves at 18:48. 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 Cuenca and Seville by train?

Trains travelling from Cuenca to Seville cover a distance of around 278 miles (447 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cuenca to Seville for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 12/01/2022 for travel on 12/01/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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