Cordoba

How To Reach Cordoba

Planning A Trip To Cordoba? Here are some guidelines on how to reach Cordoba

Once the largest city of Roman Spain, Cordoba enjoyed its golden age between the 8th and 11th centuries and was regarded as one of the rich and culturally diverse capitals of the world due to its Moorish influences. Cordoba is equally easy to reach by either road, rail or air. Its airport doesn’t have any commercial flight activity, hence visitors will be required to fly to one of the major neighboring cities and then take a train or bus to get to Cordoba. The journey by train is the best and most convenient way for visitors to reach the city, owing the well-connected high-speed AVE trains available. Even getting around the city locally is relatively easy and stress-free with a local bus service and large taxis available for visitors to opt for.

By Air

By Air:  How To Reach Cordoba
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Cordoba Airport is only 6 km away from the main city. However, the airport currently has no commerical flights with only private planes flying in and out. Although visitors might think of this as an inconvenience, major airports in Madrid and Malaga are only 2 hours away, whereas Seville is only an hour away by road. This is the only way to reach for passengers travelling internationally. 

By Road

By Road:  How To Reach Cordoba
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This is one of the best and highly convenient options to reach Cordoba. The well-connected network of roadways make travel easy and visitors have the option of picking between the multitude of taxi and bus options available. Cordoba Bus Station offers visitors daily busses around the city, to the major neighbouring cities as well as the smaller towns and villages scattered around Cordoba. The city forms a part of the major highway network and can be reached on the journey from Madrid to Seville. This is ideal for visitors travelling through Spain locally. 

By Rail

By Rail:  How To Reach Cordoba
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This is by far the best, fastest and most popular mode of transportation to get to Cordoba. The AVE bullet train is go-to option to get in around the city with ease. Additionally, these trains are connected to majority of the major cities in and around Cordoba. The Renfe train pass allows visitors to travel around the country with great ease. The pass can be purchased either online or at any of the major stations itself. The journey by train is often the more scenic route which is another major reason for its popularity with tourists. 

Getting Around

Getting Around:  How To Reach Cordoba
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Getting in and around the city locally is relatively stress-free and convenient. The city has a Hop-on Hop-off bus service which is ideally for visitors looking to enjoy the major sights and sounds of Cordoba. Additionally there are local taxis and a well-connected train service at their disposal. If that's not enough, walking around the city by foot is a great way to take in the essence of the city. 

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