The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Mérida will cost around £ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.
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4 h 31 m
4 h 34 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Madrid for Mérida every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 4 h 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 31 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 38 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||174 miles (280 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||£28 (€32)|
Trains from Madrid to Mérida cover the 174 miles (280 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 19 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Mérida.
Find the best trains between Madrid and Mérida with Omio's travel partners Renfe from £24. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Mérida trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Madrid and Mérida due to the coronavirus:
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving in Mérida.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Mérida most often arrive at Mérida and need to travel around 0.4 miles (606 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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