A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Seville vs. Cordoba for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Seville or Cordoba?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Seville and Cordoba. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Seville or Cordoba?

Seville

The capital city of Andalucia, Seville is both the cultural and financial hub of southern Spain. It's also a popular tourist destination. The city has over 700,000 residents and 1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it the fourth largest city in the country. It is cut in half by the Guadalquivir River, with the two halves referred to as Sevilla and Triana. Seville has continued to grow in popularity as a tourist destination since the 19th century when it was included as a stop on the Romantic "Grand Tour" of Europe. In 1992 Seville hosted the International Exposition which led to the construction of a new airport, train station, as well as other infrastructural improvements. Today Seville remains very popular with tourists for its many festivals, interesting attractions, great restaurants and nightlife scene.

Cordoba

Cordoba is a Spanish city located in the southern province of Andalusia. With a culture embedded in Islamic heritage, the city is home to many architectural gems, the most significant being La Mezquita. Andalucía's major river, the Guadalquivir, flows just below the Mezquita, and the riverfront streets are bustling with lively restaurants and bars. Other popular centers of activity include the Jewish Quarter, Muslim Quarter, and the Old City.

Which city is cheaper, Cordoba or Seville?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Seville is €99, while the average daily cost in Cordoba is €102. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Seville and Cordoba in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Seville 45
    Cordoba 54
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Seville 90
    Cordoba 108
Compare Hotels in Seville and Cordoba

Looking for a hotel in Seville or Cordoba? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Seville


Hotels in Cordoba


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Seville Hotel Prices and Cordoba Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Seville 14
    Cordoba 22

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Seville

Also for Seville, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Airport Transfer: from Seville to Seville Airport (SVQ): $27
  • Private Airport Transfer: Seville Airport (SVQ) to Seville: $27
  • Shared Arrival Transfer: Seville Airport to Hotel: $31
  • Shared Departure Transfer: Hotel to Seville Airport: $31
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Seville Airport (SVQ) to Seville City Center: $34
  • Private Departure Transfer from Seville City Center to Seville Airport (SVQ): $34
  • Arrival Private Transfer Seville Airport SVQ to Seville City by Business Car: $36
  • Departure Private Transfer: Seville City to Seville Airport SVQ by Business Car: $38
  • Private 1-Way Airport or Train Station Transfer: $40
  • Private Transfer From/To Sevilla Airport: $40
  • Transfer to Seville Airport: $41
  • Private Transfer to/from Seville Airport (SVQ): $48

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cordoba

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Cordoba:

  • Private Transfer: Cordoba to Córdoba Airport (ODB): $622
  • Private Transfer: Córdoba Airport (ODB) to Cordoba: $622
  • Cordoba to Seville Private Transfer: $444
  • Private Transfer from Córdoba to Malaga (AGP) Airport: $336
  • Cordoba to Granada Private Transfer: $275
  • Private transfer from/to Cordoba to/from Malaga: $261
  • Cordoba Private Arrival Transfer: $100
  • Private Transfer IN or OUT in Upscale Vehicle with Professional Driver: $100
  • Cordoba Private Departure Transfer: $100
  • Private transfer in Cordoba from Airport or Train Station: $75
  • Transfer in private minivan from Cordoba to Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport: $56
  • Private Airport Transfer: Cordoba to Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport (COR): $19

Is it cheaper to fly into Seville or Cordoba?

Prices for flights to both Cordoba and Seville change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Seville 30
    Cordoba 27
Typical Food prices in Seville

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Seville:


  • Lunch
    9.50
  • Ice Cream
    2.30
  • Jamon (Dry Cured Ham)
    12

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Seville

For Seville, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Paella & Tortilla Show Cooking on a Seville Rooftop: $46
  • Paella Cooking Experience on a Rooftop Terrace: $48
  • Flamenco Show at El Palacio Andaluz with Optional Dinner: $50
  • 3.5-Hour Spanish Cooking Class & Triana Market Tour: $68
  • Gastronomic dinner with a chef and artist in his Seville studio: $77
  • Tastes, Tapas, and Traditions Food Tour: $90
  • OFFER Dinner / Lunch on exclusive yacht, GIFT Flamenco Ticket House of Memory: $111
  • Luxury gold package: Cathedral-Alcazar visit and dinner on an exclusive yacht: $149
  • Cooking Class in Traditional Andalusian House: $169
  • Traditional cooking class in an Andalusian home: $183

Typical Food prices in Cordoba

Some typical examples of dining costs in Cordoba are as follows:


  • Ice Cream
    1.80

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cordoba

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Cordoba.

  • Cordoba Spanish Cooking Class & Market Tour: $118

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Seville 23
    Cordoba 20
Typical Entertainment prices in Seville

For Seville, here are some examples of average entertainment and activity prices from previous travelers:


  • Entrance to Cathedral
    8.00

Tours and Activities in Seville

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Seville.

  • Fun at home: Virtual tours of Spain: $6.51
  • City Center Walking Tour: $11
  • Museum of Fine Arts Guided Tour: $11
  • Legends of Triana Walking Tour in Spanish: $11
  • Skip the Line: Museo del Baile Flamenco Admission Ticket: $12
  • Santa Cruz Jewish Quarter Guided Tour in Seville: $12
  • Skip the Line: Tablao Flamenco Pura Esencia Ticket: $13
  • Game of Thrones and Roman Empire Italica Tour: $17
  • Santa Cruz Old Jewish Quarter Walking Tour: $17
  • 1-Hour Walking Tour Barrio de Santa Cruz: $18
  • Santa Cruz Guided Walking Tour in Seville: $19
  • Seville Aquarium Admission Ticket: $19

Typical Entertainment prices in Cordoba

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Cordoba are as follows:


  • Garden Entrance Fee
    6.00

Tours and Activities in Cordoba

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Cordoba are as follows:

  • 2-Night Cordoba Experience: City Tour and Arabian Spa Entrance: $224
  • 3-Hour Tour from Cordoba to the Site of Medina Azahara: $34
  • 3-day Andalucia Tour: Seville & Granada from Cordoba: $635
  • Adventure in the hills of Cordoba: $810
  • Alcazar Skip the Line Guided Tour: $19
  • Alhambra Private Tour from with transport and skip-the-line-tickets: $386
  • Arabian Baths Experience at Cordoba’s Hammam Al Ándalus: $42
  • Authentic Patios of Cordoba Guided Tour: $22
  • Best of Cordoba Guided Tour: $50
  • Bike Tour Córdoba: $31
  • Calamuchita WineTour x 2 Pax: $55
  • Caroya WineTour x 2 Pax: $40

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Seville 8.04
    Cordoba 30

Sample the Local Flavors in Seville

Also in Seville, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • From Tour of Jerez with Horse Show & Wine Tasting: $96
  • Ronda Day Trip: Wine Tasting, Bullfighting Ring and Optional White Villages: $98
  • Half-Day Wine Tour in Andalusia: $102
  • Jerez and Cadiz Wine Tasting and Horse Show Day Tour: $114
  • Wine Tour to Sanlucar de Barrameda from Seville with Optional Horse Riding: $275
  • Private wine tour to Jerez de la Frontera: $306

Sample the Local Flavors in Cordoba

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Cordoba:

  • Evening Wine Tasting Córdoba: $25
  • Cordoba Mezquita Tour with Wine Tasting: $35
  • Córdoba Rooftop Experience with Wine Tasting: $107
  • Wine Tour Privado - Calamuchita: $130


When comparing the travel costs between Seville and Cordoba, we can see that Cordoba is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.


When is the best time to visit Seville or Cordoba?

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Seville or Cordoba in the Summer?

Both Cordoba and Seville during the summer are popular places to visit.

In the summer, Seville is around the same temperature as Cordoba. Typically, the summer temperatures in Seville in July are around 27°C (81°F), and Cordoba is about 27°C (81°F).

In Cordoba, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Seville. In the summer, Seville often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Cordoba. Seville gets 360 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Cordoba receives 358 hours of full sun.

Seville usually gets less rain in July than Cordoba. Seville gets 2 mm (0.1 in) of rain, while Cordoba receives 5 mm (0.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Seville 27°C (81°F) 
    Cordoba 27°C (81°F)

Should I visit Seville or Cordoba in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Seville and Cordoba.

In October, Seville is generally around the same temperature as Cordoba. Temperatures in Seville average around 20°C (67°F), and Cordoba stays around 19°C (66°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Cordoba this time of the year. In Seville, it's very sunny this time of the year. Seville usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Cordoba during autumn. Seville gets 208 hours of sunny skies, while Cordoba receives 202 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Seville usually receives less rain than Cordoba. Seville gets 60 mm (2.4 in) of rain, while Cordoba receives 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Seville 20°C (67°F) 
    Cordoba 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Seville or Cordoba in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Seville as well as Cordoba.

Seville is around the same temperature as Cordoba in the winter. The temperature in Seville is usually 11°C (51°F) in January, and Cordoba stays around 10°C (50°F).

In the winter, Seville often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Cordoba. Seville gets 173 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Cordoba receives 162 hours of full sun.

Seville usually gets more rain in January than Cordoba. Seville gets 89 mm (3.5 in) of rain, while Cordoba receives 82 mm (3.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Seville 11°C (51°F) 
    Cordoba 10°C (50°F)

Should I visit Seville or Cordoba in the Spring?

Both Cordoba and Seville are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities.

In the spring, Seville is around the same temperature as Cordoba. Typically, the spring temperatures in Seville in April are around 16°C (61°F), and Cordoba is about 16°C (60°F).

It's quite sunny in Cordoba. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Seville. Seville usually receives more sunshine than Cordoba during spring. Seville gets 221 hours of sunny skies, while Cordoba receives 203 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Seville usually receives less rain than Cordoba. Seville gets 57 mm (2.2 in) of rain, while Cordoba receives 64 mm (2.5 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Seville 16°C (61°F) 
    Cordoba 16°C (60°F)

Typical Weather for Cordoba and Seville

Seville Cordoba
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 11°C (51°F) 89 mm (3.5 in) 10°C (50°F) 82 mm (3.2 in)
Feb 12°C (54°F) 73 mm (2.9 in) 12°C (53°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Mar 14°C (58°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 14°C (56°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 57 mm (2.2 in) 16°C (60°F) 64 mm (2.5 in)
May 20°C (67°F) 32 mm (1.2 in) 20°C (67°F) 30 mm (1.2 in)
Jun 24°C (74°F) 19 mm (0.7 in) 24°C (74°F) 20 mm (0.8 in)
Jul 27°C (81°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 27°C (81°F) 5 mm (0.2 in)
Aug 27°C (81°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 27°C (81°F) 3 mm (0.1 in)
Sep 25°C (77°F) 18 mm (0.7 in) 24°C (76°F) 26 mm (1 in)
Oct 20°C (67°F) 60 mm (2.4 in) 19°C (66°F) 69 mm (2.7 in)
Nov 15°C (58°F) 96 mm (3.8 in) 13°C (56°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 88 mm (3.5 in) 10°C (50°F) 84 mm (3.3 in)


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