Alicante to Málaga bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Alicante to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Jun 25


Fastest Journey

7 h 15 m


8 h 52 m

Buses per day



391 km

Cheap bus tickets from Alicante to Málaga start from $31 with an average ticket price of $47.

The fastest bus from Alicante to Málaga takes 7h 15m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 52m and covers a distance of 391 km.

10 buses leave Alicante for Málaga every day with 4 travelling directly.

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Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
09:01PMMalaga, Estación de Autobuses
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Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
05:00AMMalaga, Estación de Autobuses
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Overview: Bus from Alicante to Málaga

distanceDistance242 miles (391 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$58 (€51)
frequencyBus frequency4 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, BlaBlaCar or Infobus

Buses from Alicante to Málaga cover the 242 miles (391 km) long route taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Normally, there are 4 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $39 (€34), but the average price of bus tickets is $58 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses) and arrive in Malaga, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus companies: Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus from Alicante to Málaga

Find the best buses to Málaga from Alicante with Omio's travel partners Alsa, BlaBlaCar and Infobus from $39 (€34). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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.

Bus information from Alicante to Málaga with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $39
  • Alsa frequency: 4 a day

Buses Alicante to Malaga

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.

Which bus companies travel from Alicante to Malaga?

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.

How long does the bus ride from Alicante to Malaga take?

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.

How often can I take the bus from Alicante to Malaga?

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.

Bus stations on the route Alicante - Malaga?

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.

FAQs: Bus from Alicante to Málaga

FAQs: Take the bus from Alicante to Málaga with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Alicante to Málaga.
Cheap bus tickets from Alicante to Málaga can start from as little as $39 (€34) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Alicante to Málaga is $58 (€51); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time from Alicante to Málaga is on average 6 h 45 min   for the 242 mile (391 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Málaga from Alicante by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Alicante to Málaga leaves at 9: 37 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Alicante to Málaga leaves at 9: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Alicante to Málaga without having to change trains with Alsa. There are 4 direct buses from Alicante to Málaga each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a bus from Alicante to Málaga, you can count on Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Infobus for the best way to get you to Málaga. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Alicante and Málaga and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Alicante, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), Alicante, Estación de Autobuses and Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant - Terminal 2. When arriving in Málaga, you can end your trip in bus stations like Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, Málaga, Av. Del Comandante García Morato (Aeropuerto - Llegadas T3) and Malaga.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses), which is located around 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Alicante to Málaga is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Alicante to Málaga including taking a train, bus or flight.

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