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Journey timeFrom 48m
Price€11.85 - €49.90
Distance134km (83 miles)
Frequency13 trains per day
Departure stationMálaga
Arrival stationCordoba
ChangesDirect trains available
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Málaga to Cordoba train times

Check out the next trains departing from Málaga to Cordoba for samedi 25 janv. 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
16:02 Málaga-María Zambrano16:54 CordobaAVE 2163 Renfe Get tickets52m, direct
17:00 Málaga-María Zambrano18:00 CordobaAVE 2173 Renfe Get tickets1h 00m, direct
18:10 Málaga-María Zambrano18:58 CordobaAVE 2183 Renfe Get tickets48m, direct
18:20 Málaga-María Zambrano19:22 CordobaAlvia/Avant 8784 Renfe Get tickets1h 02m, direct
19:05 Málaga-María Zambrano19:59 CordobaAVE 2193 Renfe Get tickets54m, direct
20:05 Málaga-María Zambrano21:07 CordobaAVE 2203 Renfe Get tickets1h 02m, direct
20:13 Málaga-María Zambrano21:18 CordobaAlvia/Avant 8804 Renfe Get tickets1h 05m, direct
08:00 Málaga-María Zambrano08:54 CordobaAVE 2083 Renfe Get tickets54m, direct
08:35 Málaga-María Zambrano09:38 CordobaAVE 3993 Renfe Get tickets1h 03m, direct
09:00 Málaga-María Zambrano09:57 CordobaAVE 2093 Renfe Get tickets57m, direct

Renfe, AVE, AV-City and Avant trains from Málaga to Cordoba

You can travel from Málaga to Cordoba on Renfe, AVE, AV-City 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 high-speed train, with trains capable of reaching up to 330 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.

Designed to complement its AVE high-speed service, Renfe’s AV-City trains usually offer cheaper fares than the AVE. The trains have two comfort classes available – Turista (standard) and Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats and extra legroom). All trains have air conditioning and WiFi on board, and most also have a buffet carriage serving food and beverages.

Able to reach speeds of at 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 communes. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 200 km. They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Málaga to Cordoba

Train tickets from Málaga to Cordoba start at €11.85 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €36.86.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price33.78
on the day
avg. single price36.86

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 Málaga to Cordoba 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Málaga to Cordoba? 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 Málaga to Cordoba take?

The average journey time by train between Málaga and Cordoba is 56 minutes, with around 13 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 Málaga and Cordoba by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Málaga to Cordoba is 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Málaga to Cordoba cost?

Train tickets from Málaga to Cordoba can start from as little as €11.85 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 Málaga to Cordoba?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Málaga to Cordoba without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Málaga to Cordoba. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Málaga to Cordoba leaves at 06:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Málaga to Cordoba leaves at 20:05. 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 Málaga and Cordoba by train?

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

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cordoba to Málaga. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Málaga to Cordoba.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Málaga to Cordoba for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/01/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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