Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Málaga

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Cheapest

$21

Average

$21

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 $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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10:00AMMadrid6h20 04:20PMMálaga
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$211One-way

Bus schedule from Madrid to Málaga

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Jan 28
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Bus times from Madrid to Málaga

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Fastest Journey

6 h 20 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

416 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 416 km distance in an average of 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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10:00AMMadrid6h20 04:20PMMálaga
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$211One-way

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Málaga

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesGrupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Málaga cover the 257 miles (415 km) long journey taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.

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.

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FAQs

How much do cheap buses between Madrid and Málaga cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Madrid and Málaga for as low as $20 (€17)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the bus to Málaga from Madrid on average?

The Madrid to Málaga bus ticket price is on average $20 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance to Málaga from Madrid by bus?

The bus distance from Madrid to Málaga is around 257 miles (415 km).

How long is a bus from Madrid to Málaga on average?

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.

What bus station in Madrid goes to Málaga? What bus station do I come into Málaga from Madrid?

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Málaga, you can end your journey in bus stations like Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Avda. Jorge Silvela (fernando Loring).

Omio customers book a bus from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Málaga, Puerto Málaga   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Málaga, Puerto Málaga and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (476 m) from the bus station to the city center in Málaga.

Which bus providers can get me from Madrid to Málaga?

If you're looking for buses from Madrid to Málaga, you can rely on Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Málaga. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Madrid to Málaga journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Madrid to Málaga?

You can take the first bus from Madrid to Málaga at 9: 00 AM. The last bus from Madrid to Málaga that you can take departs at 10: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Madrid to Málaga schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

When should I buy the Madrid to Málaga bus for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Málaga from Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Madrid to Málaga a few months in advance.