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Bus Information between Barcelona and Málaga

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa or Alsa Supra

Buses from Barcelona to Málaga cover the 477 miles (769 km) long journey with our travel partners like Alsa or Alsa Supra. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga.

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Barcelona to Málaga with Alsa

Travel on Alsa buses between Barcelona and Málaga at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Alsa

Looking for a budget-friendly way to travel 477 miles (769 km) by bus from Barcelona to Málaga? Alsa is Spain’s main bus company that offers premium services and the most comfortable travel experience on a budget. Not only does Alsa sell standard tickets for its plethora of national and regional routes, but it also provides travelers special offers like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible bus tickets on select routes. Check out Alsa bus schedules and tickets available for the Barcelona to Málaga journey on Omio to find the best deal on Alsa buses from Barcelona to Málaga, whether you're looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus.

Alsa offers an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer for its millions of customers every year. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic amenities like free WiFi, restrooms, footrests and onboard entertainment, others may want to check out the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses, which provide more upscale amenities on specific routes.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Alsa bus ticket between Barcelona and Málaga:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Barcelona to Malaga

Direct buses from Barcelona to Malaga are available with ALSA, and have a journey time between 14¾ and 17½ hours. From Mondays to Saturdays there are 7 departures a day from the very early morning until the early evening. On Sundays, there may be fewer departures during the day.

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Barcelona to Malaga Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Barcelona to Malaga when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€89

1 Day in Advance

€95

1 Week in Advance

€84

2 Weeks in Advance

€77

1 Month in Advance

€77

3 Months in Advance

€77

Barcelona to Malaga Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 14:45 h to arrive in Malaga.

  • autobus All Barcelona to Malaga buses are run by ALSA.
  • autobus All buses are direct, depart from either Barcelona Nord, Barcelona Sants, or Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 bus station and arrive at Malaga bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from Barcelona to Malaga by bus takes as little as 14 hours and 45 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to Malaga bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Barcelona to Malaga buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 6% cheaper to book an Barcelona to Malaga bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Barcelona tp Malaga bus tickets are 13% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Barcelona

Buses from Barcelona to Malaga leave from the Barcelona's Nord Bus Station located in the Eixample Dreta district of Barcelona. Barcelona's terminal offers a large number of buses in Spain travelling to and from lots of different cities and regions, making connections onwards to Malaga possible.In general, Barcelona has an extensive and efficient Metro and bus network serving the city, the airport and surrounding areas that connects travellers to the bus station. Arc de Triomf, on the red Metro line, provides a quick link to the city center. There is a frequent night bus service in Barcelona and can drop passengers to the entrance to the bus station.

Getting into Malaga by Bus

Malaga is a delightful city to explore on foot, with a pedestrianized historic heart and a newly refurbished port and marina area. Beaches are close by with many excellent seafood restaurants for enjoying al-fresco dining. Malaga was the birthplace of Picasso and the Picasso Museum and Gallery is well worth a visit, as are the cathedral, the Castillo de Gibralforo and the fascinating Alcazar and small Roman theatre. Malaga's bus and train station, the Maria Zambrano, is located 1 km from the city's historic center and well linked by local buses. Buses and Cercania trains also run along the coast to nearby resorts, such as Nerja, Torremolinos and Benalmadena, as well as to the airport. Malaga has a new Metro system, which has two lines open serving the West of the city. Taxis can also be found at the Maria Zambrano Bus Station.

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FAQs
How far is Barcelona to Málaga by bus?
You should expect to travel around 477 miles (769 km)  between Barcelona and Málaga by bus.
What station does the bus from Barcelona to Málaga depart from? Which Málaga bus station do I come into from Barcelona?

Some of the Barcelona bus stations to Málaga you can start your journey from include Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Málaga include Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga, Málaga, Puerto Málaga and Malaga, Estación de Autobuses.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga.

Where is the bus station in Barcelona to go to Málaga? Where is the bus station in Málaga located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Málaga most often arrive at Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga and need to travel around 4 mile (s) / 7 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Barcelona to Málaga?
For the trip from Barcelona to Málaga you can take a bus with Alsa or Alsa Supra. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Málaga from Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from Barcelona to Málaga? When does the last bus depart from Barcelona to Málaga?
The first Barcelona to Málaga bus departs at 11: 25 PM   and the last bus from Barcelona to Málaga leaves at 11: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Barcelona to Málaga on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Málaga
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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