HOW TO GET from Seville to Cordoba

Best way to travel from Seville to Cordoba

  • The high speed train is the fastest (under 45 minutes) and most convenient option.
  • If you are on a budget, you can always take the bus (2 hours) which can save you up to 27€.
  • By car, the trip takes about 1 h 40 min.
  • There are no flights between Seville and Cordoba.


The high speed trains (AVE and AVANT) link Seville and Cordoba in under 45 minutes.

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From 6am til 9:30pm there are several trains per hour and you can expect to pay between 12 and 32€, depending on whether you buy the ticket in advance and are flexible with the times.


Seville’s main train station is called Santa Justa and it is located about 1.5 km east of the old town (15 - 20 min walk).

There are several city bus lines connecting the train station with the city center. The bus line 21 will be your best option if you are staying around Seville's cathedral or Santa Cruz barrio (neighborhood).

The bus line EA that connects Seville’s airport with the city center also stops at the Santa Justa train station (note that tickets for the EA bus are more expensive than the normal bus fare). For up-to-date information on the local city buses:


Cordoba’s train station is located about 2 km (1.25 miles) north of the city center. To give you an idea, it is a 25-min walk to the Great Mosque. The city bus lines 3 and 5 connect the train station with the city center.

For up-to-date information on Cordoba’s city buses:


Sevilla and Cordoba are 140 km away (87 miles) and it takes about 1h 40m to drive using the highway A-4.

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The company ALSA runs about 7 daily buses from Seville to Cordoba. The trip takes around 2 hours. You can expect to pay between 5.5 and 13€.

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Although buses run less frequently than the high speed train, it might be a great option if you are traveling on a budget.


Seville’s main bus station is called Plaza de Armas and it is located just west of the old town next to the river. To go between the bus station and the cathedral, you can take the city bus line C4. For up-to-date information on the local city buses:


Cordoba’s bus station is located right in front of the train station.

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