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from Madrid to Mérida

You can get from Madrid to Mérida by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Mérida on 6 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:38Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h19 20:57Mérida
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£311One-way
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08:37Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h38 13:15Mérida
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£291One-way
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10:42Madrid Atocha Cercanias4h31 15:13Mérida
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£351One-way
18:10Madrid Barajas Airport1h05 19:15Badajoz
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£771One-way

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Mon
6 Dec
£29Renfe Regional Expres
£24Avanza
£77Air Nostrum
Tue
7 Dec
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Wed
8 Dec
£29Renfe Regional Expres
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Thu
9 Dec
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Fri
10 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Sat
11 Dec
£21Renfe Intercity
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Sun
12 Dec
£31Renfe Intercity
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Mon
13 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Tue
14 Dec
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Wed
15 Dec
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Thu
16 Dec
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Fri
17 Dec
£29Renfe Regional Expres
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Sat
18 Dec
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Sun
19 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Mon
20 Dec
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Tue
21 Dec
£24Renfe Intercity
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Wed
22 Dec
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Thu
23 Dec
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Fri
24 Dec
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Sat
25 Dec
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Travel Information between Madrid and Mérida

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia, Avanza or Renfe

Travel 174 miles (280 km) by flight, coach or train to Mérida from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Iberia, Avanza or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Madrid to Mérida.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Madrid to Mérida?

There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Mérida: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Mérida from Madrid?

The cheapest way from Madrid to Mérida is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Mérida:

A coach is £27 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Mérida costing on average £52.

A coach journey is usually £7 less than a journey to Mérida by train, which costs on average £31 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Mérida?

The quickest way to travel to Mérida from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Mérida by coach can take on average 4 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Mérida by train can take on average 4 h 19 min.

How many miles from Madrid to Mérida would I travel?

The distance from Madrid to Mérida is approximately 174 miles (280 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Madrid to Mérida?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Madrid to Mérida:

  • Coaches most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Mérida at Merida, Avenida De La Libertad.
  • Trains most often depart from Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Mérida at Mérida.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Mérida?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Mérida:

  • You can go to Mérida from Madrid by plane with Iberia. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £52 with Iberia from Madrid to Mérida on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach from Madrid to Mérida with Avanza, and you can find Avanza Madrid to Mérida tickets for £24 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Madrid and Mérida with Renfe, and you can find Renfe Madrid to Mérida tickets for £31 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Madrid to Mérida?

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Mérida with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Mérida with Iberia.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Mérida with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Mérida with Renfe.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Mérida tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Madrid to Mérida?
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Mérida? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Mérida usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Sevilla, Cáceres or Badajoz. If you're looking to explore Sevilla, Cáceres or Badajoz from Mérida, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Madrid to Mérida ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Mérida, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £52 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £24 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £31 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Mérida tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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