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Jun 23
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$21Grupo Interbus
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Jun 24
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Jun 25
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The cheapest buses from Madrid to Málaga

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Cheapest

$27

Average

$30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Málaga will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

05:20PMMadrid6h00 11:20PMMálaga
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$271One-way
08:00AMMadrid5h50 01:50PMMálaga
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$281One-way
05:00PMMadrid6h00 11:00PMMálaga
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$311One-way
12:30PMMadrid5h40 06:10PMMálaga
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$311One-way
09:00AMMadrid6h00 03:00PMMálaga
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$341One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Málaga Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
6 hours 20 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $21
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Málaga
Distance:416 km
Bus Companies:Grupo Interbus

Buses from Madrid to Málaga

Buses are a popular, affordable and convenient way to get from the Spanish capital to Málaga. There are 11-12 direct buses every day, with services departing from 7:00 a.m. until just before midnight, while the journey takes around 5-7 hours.

Which bus companies travel from Madrid to Málaga?

All direct buses to Málaga from Madrid are operated by InterBus. They run directly to central Malaga from either the capital's Estacion Sur or the airport, providing handy connections for those in central Madrid and people who have just flown in from abroad.

How long is the bus from Madrid to Málaga?

The fastest bus connections between Madrid and Málaga will take just under 6 hours to reach Estación Sur. It's worth noting that there is some variation between different buses, with some services taking as long as 7 hours and 15 minutes to complete the journey. With over an hour difference between the services, it's important to make sure that passengers book the best journey.

How many buses are there from Madrid to Málaga?

Buses depart throughout the day for Málaga, and on any given day travelers can expect a choice of 11-12 different departure times. Departures begin early in the morning at around 7:00 a.m. After that, there should be around 5 morning and lunchtime options, followed by departures every couple of hours until 11:59 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Madrid to Málaga?

Departure bus stations: There are two departure points for buses from Madrid to Málaga. First, passengers can board at the InterBus stop outside Terminal 4 at the airport. Alternatively, buses depart from Estación Sur. To get there from central locations like Atocha or Chamartin, take the Cercanias C-1 light rail service.

Arrival bus station: All InterBus services to Málaga terminate at the same stop in the center of the city. All journeys will end at the Estación de Autobuses, on the Paseo de los Tilos, just southwest of the center. The bus station is less than a mile from the city center and just over the road from Maria Zambrano station, allowing easy transfers to cities like Seville. The Line A Express bus also runs from the bus station to Málaga's airport.

Travel Tips

Buses from Madrid to Málaga
Take the bus to Málaga easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Málaga.
FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Madrid and Málaga cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Madrid and Málaga for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€17)  one way.
How much is the bus between Madrid and Málaga on average?
The bus price to Málaga from Madrid is on average $21 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Madrid to Málaga by bus?
The distance between Madrid and Málaga by bus is approximately 257 miles (415 km).
How many hours is the bus time between Madrid and Málaga?
On average the Madrid to Málaga bus travel time is 6 h  for the 257 miles (415 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Madrid to Málaga, which bus station in Madrid do I depart from and which bus station in Málaga do I arrive in?

When taking the bus from Madrid to Málaga, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your route can end in bus stations such as Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga and Málaga, Puerto Málaga.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Malaga, Estación de Autobuses.

Where is the departure bus station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival bus station in Málaga located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Madrid.

The most popular arrival bus station, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Málaga.

Which bus providers can take me from Madrid to Málaga?
When taking a bus from Madrid to Málaga, you can count on Grupo Interbus or Bla Bla Car for the best way to get you to Málaga. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Madrid to Málaga and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Is there a direct bus from Madrid to Málaga?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Madrid to Málaga with Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Málaga? When is the last bus from Madrid to Málaga?
The earliest bus departing from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 9: 59 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Málaga bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy bus tickets to Málaga from Madrid to score the best deals?
If you purchase the Madrid to Málaga bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€17). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Madrid to Málaga. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Málaga
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10