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Cordoba to Barcelona by train

It takes an average of 6h 10m to travel from Cordoba to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 442 miles (712 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Cordoba to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from €15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 40m
PriceFrom €15
Distance442 miles (712 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
First train06:29
Last train20:10
Departure stationCordoba
Arrival stationBarcelona
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe, ALSA

Cordoba to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cordoba to Barcelona for Wednesday 4th August 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:29 Cordoba12:37 Barcelona SantsAVE 2261 Renfe Get tickets5h 8m, 1 change
09:43 Cordoba14:25 Barcelona SantsAVE 3931 Renfe Get tickets4h 42m, direct
10:05 Cordoba15:40 Barcelona SantsAVE 2093 Renfe Get tickets5h 35m, 1 change
11:29 Cordoba17:21 Barcelona SantsAVE 2101 Renfe Get tickets5h 52m, 1 change
12:51 Cordoba19:15 Barcelona SantsAVE 2123 Renfe Get tickets6h 24m, 1 change
15:42 Cordoba20:22 Barcelona SantsAVE 3941 Renfe Get tickets4h 40m, direct
15:54 Cordoba21:20 Barcelona SantsAlvia/Avant 2135 Renfe Get tickets5h 26m, 1 change
18:15 Cordoba23:56 Barcelona SantsAVE 2171 Renfe Get tickets5h 41m, 1 change
21:10 Cordoba09:20 Barcelona SantsAVE 2203 Renfe Get tickets12h 10m, 1 change
07:29 Cordoba12:37 Barcelona SantsAVE 2261 Renfe Get tickets5h 8m, 1 change

Renfe and AVE trains from Cordoba to Barcelona

You can travel from Cordoba to Barcelona on Renfe and AVE 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 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Cordoba to Barcelona

The price of train tickets from Cordoba to Barcelona starts at €15 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 Barcelona 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Cordoba to Barcelona? 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 Barcelona take?

The average journey time by train between Cordoba and Barcelona is 6 hours and 10 minutes, with around 9 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 Barcelona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cordoba to Barcelona is 4 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Cordoba to Barcelona cost?

Train ticket prices from Cordoba to Barcelona can start from as little as €15 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Cordoba to Barcelona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cordoba to Barcelona without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Cordoba to Barcelona 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 Barcelona leave?

The first train from Cordoba to Barcelona leaves at 06:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Cordoba to Barcelona leaves at 20:10. 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 Barcelona by train?

Trains travelling from Cordoba to Barcelona cover a distance of around 442 miles (712 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona to Cordoba.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cordoba to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/04/2021. 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 01/01/0001 for travel on 01/01/0001 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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