Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Mérida

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£29

Average

£32

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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08:37Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h38 13:15Mérida
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£291One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:42Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h31 15:13Mérida
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£351One-way

Train schedule Madrid to Mérida

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08:37Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h38 13:15Mérida
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10:42Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h31 15:13Mérida
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Wed
8 Dec
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Thu
9 Dec
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Fri
10 Dec
£29Renfe Regional Expres
£24Avanza
£76Air Nostrum
Sat
11 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Sun
12 Dec
£31Renfe Intercity
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13 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Tue
14 Dec
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Wed
15 Dec
£21Renfe Intercity
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Thu
16 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Fri
17 Dec
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Sat
18 Dec
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Sun
19 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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20 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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21 Dec
£29RenfeREGIONAL
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22 Dec
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23 Dec
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24 Dec
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25 Dec
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26 Dec
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Mon
27 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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£76Air Nostrum

Fastest train times from Madrid to Mérida

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Fastest Journey

4 h 31 m

Average

4 h 34 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

281 km

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.

Fastest
10:42Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h31 15:13Mérida
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£351One-way
2nd Fastest
08:37Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h38 13:15Mérida
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£291One-way

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe

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.

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Renfe trains Madrid to 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

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Madrid to Mérida
    Travel by train to Mérida easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Mérida.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap trains from Madrid to Mérida?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Madrid and Mérida for as little as £24  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Madrid to Mérida on average?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Madrid to Mérida train prices are on average £28  one way.
    What is the distance to Mérida from Madrid via train?
    You should expect to travel around 174 miles (280 km)  from Madrid to Mérida by train.
    How long is the train journey to Mérida from Madrid?
    The Madrid to Mérida train duration is on average 4 h 19 min, which is to be expected when travelling 174 miles (280 km) to Mérida from Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Madrid and arrival train station in Mérida?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Mérida.

    Where is the train station in Madrid? Where is the train station 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.

    Which train providers can get me from Madrid to Mérida?
    When taking a train from Madrid to Mérida, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Mérida. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Mérida from Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Are there any direct trains to Mérida from Madrid?
    Yes, there are direct trains to Mérida from Madrid, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Renfe MD, Renfe Intercity or Renfe Regional Expres  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Madrid to Mérida?
    You can take the first train from Madrid to Mérida at 07: 04   or take the last train from Madrid to Mérida leaving at 15: 38. Look for the latest Madrid Mérida train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Madrid to Mérida for the best deals?
    You can find a train from Madrid to Mérida to cost on average £28 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Mérida train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Mérida
    The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip from Madrid to Mérida.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +34 912432343
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
    Metro lines: 1
    Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
    Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10