More information about trains Mérida
Mérida is the capital and institutional nucleus of the autonomous community of Extremadura and it is located in the north of the province of Badajoz. In 1993 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its archaeological and monumental complex. The climate is characterized by mild winters where temperatures are rarely below zero and very hot and dry summers.
The best means of transport to travel to Mérida is the train, here on our website you will find tickets to travel to Mérida by train from just 1,40 €.
The railway station of Mérida is in Calle Cardero, to the north of the urban centre and it was inaugurated in 1864 with a trip between Badajoz and Mérida. Every morning, it receives its first train of the day at 7:37 h which comes from the locality of Alcazar de San Juan, whereas at 21:44 h it stops the last train of the day that comes from Manzanares.
We always recommend to travel by train to Mérida during the time slot in the tarde, since train tickets are usually cheaper than if we buy them to travel in the mañana. On our search engine you will find train tickets to Mérida from only 1,40 €.
The train station in Mérida
Located in Calle Cardero is a terminal with an interesting commercial area inside as well as with various services and access for people with reduced mobility. Services include toilets, telephone, luggage storage, parking, cafeteria, restaurant as well as the sale and the pick up of tickets and online sale. Wheelchairs or toilets for people with reduced mobility are some of the most useful services that we find. The train tickets to Mérida will be designed to give travellers an interesting range of services. If we want to travel by train to Mérida, we will discover that it is simple and that, in addition, it has connection with intercity buses to travel to the different corners of the city.
The trains to Mérida transport us to one of the richest towns concerning its cultural heritage, full of nuances. Since the Roman theatre is not the only corner that makes the traveller fall in love with the city. It is also important to highlight the amphitheatre, the Roman circus, the Roman bridge of the Albarregas or Guadiana river, the arch of Trajano, the temple of Diana, the Aqueduct of Miracles, the Cornalvo reservoir as well as the Proserpina reservoir. The trains to Mérida transport us to one of the cities with the greater variety of art since it also has a Visigoth legacy perceptible as you can observe in the cathedral of Santa María of Jerusalem or in the Arab citadel. There are a lot of palaces, churches and much more, all over the location and in summer, this city organizes unique theatre sessions in the ancient Roman theatre. No wonder we love to travel by train to Mérida. Trains to Mérida
The busiest rail services are medium-distance trains. Medium-distance trains: The train lines to Mérida rely on an enviable medium-distance trains network. Travellers will also find trains from Zafra, between Cáceres-Sevilla, from Madrid Cercanías (commuter trains), from Cabeza del Buey, Badajoz - Villanueva de la Serena - Puertollano, Badajoz - Madrid - Alcázar de San Juan, Huelva - Madrid Cercanías.
The trains to Mérida include, for example, trains from Madrid form its station Atocha in which you will be able to get some alternatives to consider. In any case you can discover the best conditions thanks to the fact that it joins Andalucía, Extremadura and Madrid.
A good way to start our visit to Mérida is to do it by seeing the Temple of Mars which is in Avenida Extremadura, very close to the train station and from which we access the Basilica of Santa Eulalia. We will continue by the Roman Circus in Avenida Juan Carlos I that had capacity for 30,000 people and is one of the best preserved Roman circus all over the world. After this we can visit the house of the Amphitheatre of the third century. Very close to here we can admire the Mausoleum of Cayo Julio.
Don't wait any longer and book your train tickets to visit Mérida. You must know that the most economical route is the one that leaves from the station of Garrovilla, for this route we can buy a train ticket for 1,40 € if we travel on a train of the Regional Expres type that reaches the station of Mérida at 13:16 h. On the other hand, we have the route Madrid - Mérida, which has the least affordable tickets at a maximum price of 38,85 €, if we travel on a train of the Media Distancia type that reaches the destination station at 15:10 h.
Visit the Roman Amphitheatre where popular shows were performed in which wild animals and gladiators fought fiercely. And to continue immersing ourselves in the Roman culture which contributed so much in Mérida, our next stop will be in the National Museum of Roman Art, where we can discover a great collection of Roman sculptures and mosaics. Last but not least, we recommend you to see the Roman Theatre which had a capacity of 6,000 people, which makes it one of the greatest theatres known from that time. The railway route that carries more passengers to the capital of Extremadura is the one that travels the 281 Km of distance between Madrid and Mérida. In this route we can find tickets that range from 19,50 € up to 38,85 €, being the average price of a train ticket 27,38 €.
The cheapest alternative to travel from Madrid to Mérida is to buy the train ticket for 19,50 € and to travel on a train of the Regional Expres type which takes 5 hours 7 minutes to travel the 281 Km of distance, leaving from its origin at 8:04 h and arriving at the destination station at 13:11 h.
If you prefer to do the route Madrid - Mérida on a train of the Media Distancia type that takes 4 hours 52 minutes to travel the 281 Km that separate both cities you will have to pay a little bit more for your tickets, but its price will never exceed the 38,85 €.
Check and book on our website the train tickets to travel to the capital of Extremadura from the cheap price of 1,40 € and get to know more about the Roman Empire.