The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Alicante to Málaga is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave Alicante for Málaga every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||242 miles (391 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 14 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$53 (€46)|
|Bus companies||Grupo Subús, Alsa Supra or Alsa|
Buses from Alicante to Málaga cover the 242 miles (391 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 14 min with our travel partners like Grupo Subús, Alsa Supra or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $53 (€46), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $53 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.
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Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
A trip along the south coast of Spain is undoubtedly one of the most attractive routes in Europe. The turquoise blue waters of the Alboran Sea, the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol - this section should not be missing on any trip to Spain. As two of the largest cities in the region, Alicante and Malaga are mandatory stops on this route. The two cities are almost 500 kilometres apart, which makes the bus connection Alicante - Malaga probably the best option for this trip. Every day there are many buses running between the cities, giving travellers many options.
As with most other connections in Spain, all bus journeys from Alicante to Malaga are served by ALSA. The country's largest bus company has been active since the beginning of the 20th century and has been connecting all the major cities in Spain ever since.
The direct journey for the bus Alicante - Malaga takes between 7 and 9 hours, depending on the traffic situation and the chosen time. Some connections make a stopover in Benidorm. In this case the journey time is extended to 9 to 12 hours. If you are in a hurry, you should therefore look for a place at one of the shorter connections in advance. Everyone else can sit back and relax according to the Spanish way of life.
ALSA operates every day more than 10 trips for the bus Alicante - Malaga. The first buses usually leave Malaga around 3 o'clock in the morning. More buses depart in the morning and there should be at least one bus for the route every hour on most days. The last connections are offered between 21 and 22 o'clock.
At which bus station does the bus depart from in Alicante? The buses to Malaga leave Alicante either at the bus station Estación Autobús or at the airport of the city. The bus station is close to the port and should be a more convenient option for most travellers. From the city centre, a taxi takes only a few minutes to get there. The station offers a cafeteria and toilets for travelers.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in Malaga? The journey ends at the Malaga Estación de Autobuses. The station is right next to the main railway station and close to the Jardines Picasso park. From here it is very easy for travellers to take a taxi to their hotel or downtown.
There are a few bus stations in Alicante to start your route from including Alicante, Estación de Autobuses, Alicante, Estacion ADIF and Alicante. In Málaga you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Paseo de los Tilos.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Alicante, Estación de Autobuses, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Alicante.
The most popular arrival bus station, Málaga, Puerto Málaga, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Málaga.
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