The cheapest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$24

Average

$24

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 $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.

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01:00PMMadrid6h10 07:10PMMálaga
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$241One-way
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04:00PMMadrid6h10 10:10PMMálaga
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06:00PMMadrid6h10 12:10AMMálaga
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$241One-way
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11:59PMMadrid7h16 07:15AMMálaga
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$241One-way
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11:00PMMadrid6h00 05:00AMMálaga
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$241One-way

Timetable Madrid to Málaga

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07:00AMMadrid6h10 01:10PMMálaga
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07:00AMMadrid6h30 01:30PMMálaga
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01:00PMMadrid6h10 07:10PMMálaga
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01:00PMMadrid6h30 07:30PMMálaga
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04:00PMMadrid6h10 10:10PMMálaga
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04:00PMMadrid6h30 10:30PMMálaga
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06:00PMMadrid6h10 12:10AMMálaga
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06:00PMMadrid6h30 12:30AMMálaga
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11:00PMMadrid6h00 05:00AMMálaga
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11:00PMMadrid6h20 05:20AMMálaga
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11:59PMMadrid7h16 07:15AMMálaga
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Thu
Sep 23
$101Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$100Iberia
Fri
Sep 24
$101Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$176Air Europa
Sat
Sep 25
$80Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$52Air Europa
Sun
Sep 26
$91Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$52Air Europa
Mon
Sep 27
$80Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$83Iberia
Tue
Sep 28
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$52Air Europa
Wed
Sep 29
$70Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$62Air Europa
Thu
Sep 30
$70Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$52Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$80Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 2
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$80Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$70Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 5
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Wed
Oct 6
$50Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 7
$70Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$52Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$80Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$120Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 9
$50Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Sun
Oct 10
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$78Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$70Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$62Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$74Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$60Renfe AVE
$21Grupo Interbus
$110Air Nostrum

The fastest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

6 h

Average

6 h 23 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

416 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 11 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 23 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 16 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.

Fastest
11:00PMMadrid6h00 05:00AMMálaga
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$241One-way
2nd Fastest
01:00PMMadrid6h10 07:10PMMálaga
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$241One-way
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04:00PMMadrid6h10 10:10PMMálaga
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$241One-way
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06:00PMMadrid6h10 12:10AMMálaga
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$241One-way
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07:00AMMadrid6h10 01:10PMMálaga
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$241One-way

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Bus Information to Málaga from Madrid

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesGrupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Málaga cover the 257 miles (415 km) long route 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 route costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€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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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 from Madrid to Málaga cost?
Bus tickets to Málaga from Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Madrid to Málaga on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a bus ticket between Madrid and Málaga.
How many miles is it from Madrid to Málaga by bus?
You should expect to travel around 257 miles (415 km)  from Madrid to Málaga by bus.
What is the Madrid to Málaga bus travel time?
On average the Madrid to Málaga bus time is 6 h  covering the 257 miles (415 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Madrid to Málaga do I depart from? Which Málaga bus station from Madrid do I arrive in?

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your journey 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 departure bus station in Madrid located? Where is the arrival bus station in Málaga located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Málaga.

Which bus companies should I travel with 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 providers for the Madrid to Málaga journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Málaga? When is the last bus from Madrid to Málaga?
The first Madrid to Málaga bus departs at 11: 00 AM   and the last bus from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 9: 59 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Madrid to Málaga on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I purchase the Madrid to Málaga bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy 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 between Madrid and Málaga. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Málaga
Madrid America
Amenities
Madrid Est. Sur
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Refreshments
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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