Madrid to Marbella bus

Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Marbella

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22

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29

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.

09:00AMMadrid6h40 03:40PMMarbella
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05:00PMMadrid5h40 10:40PMMarbella
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03:00PMMadrid6h50 09:50PMMarbella
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02:00PMMadrid5h50 07:50PMMarbella
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04:50PMMadrid6h30 11:20PMMarbella
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Bus schedule from Madrid to Marbella

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09:00AMMadrid6h40 03:40PMMarbella
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04:50PMMadrid6h30 11:20PMMarbella
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Bus times from Madrid to Marbella

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Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

6 h 18 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

446 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Madrid for Marbella every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

05:00PMMadrid5h40 10:40PMMarbella
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271One-way
02:00PMMadrid5h50 07:50PMMarbella
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321One-way
04:50PMMadrid6h30 11:20PMMarbella
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331One-way
09:00AMMadrid6h40 03:40PMMarbella
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221One-way
03:00PMMadrid6h50 09:50PMMarbella
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321One-way

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Marbella

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersGrupo Interbus, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Marbella cover the 276 miles (445 km) long route taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $21 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Marbella, Estación De Autobuses.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Madrid to Marbella

FlixBus buses will get you to Marbella from Madrid from $21 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Madrid to Marbella with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 20 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Madrid to Marbella

When booking a bus to Marbella from Madrid, you can plan on there being one to two journeys offered per day. Depending on which ticket you book, buses from Madrid to Marbella last between 7 to 8 hours. Booking a bus ticket to this destination will allow you to explore some of its many interesting sights, including the Plaza de los Naranjos in the historic city center, the scenic beach of Puerto Banús, and the impressive castle known as Castillo Sohail.

How long is the journey by bus from Madrid to Marbella?

Buses from Madrid to Marbella generally take between 7 to 8 hours to reach their final destination. You will find that night buses usually take closer to 8 hours, while those that leave during the day are just over 7 hours. The journey is normally direct, meaning that you will not have to transfer buses or make any additional stops during your voyage.

How many buses are there from Madrid to Marbella?

There are approximately 15 buses that travel from Madrid to Marbella per week, with the frequency being one to two bus departures per day. On weekdays, you will find that there are usually two buses to choose from, while during the weekend, there is normally just one bus per day. Buses between these two cities are direct and do not require passengers to make any changes. Peak travel times are often during the summer, so consider booking in advance if you will be traveling then. The first bus leaves at around 9:00 a.m., while the last bus leaves at approximately 10:00 p.m.

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

Departure bus station: Buses from Madrid to Marbella depart from the city’s South Station. This station can be found in the southeast part of the city and is just over 4 miles (7 km) from the city center. If you will be heading to South Station from the city center, you can either go by car, which takes approximately 15 minutes, or by local metro lines 1 and 6, which will take you closer to 30 minutes. Make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes before your train departs. At the station, you will find shops to purchase snacks and travel items, as well as public restrooms and free Wi-Fi.

Arrival bus station: Buses to Marbella arrive at Marbella Station. This station is placed right in the neighborhood of El Centi and is approximately a 10-minute drive from the city center. If you plan on going to the city center or to a different neighborhood in Marbella, you can choose to take the local bus, such as lines 2 or 6B. Once you arrive at the bus station, there are several facilities for you to take advantage of, including public restrooms and places to purchase a snack.

Which bus companies travel from Madrid to Marbella?

There is one bus company that you can buy a bus ticket from for services from Madrid to Marbella: Interbus. Interbus is known for being an affordable bus provider that operates throughout many different countries in Europe.

Interbus Madrid to Marbella

Interbus offers between one to two daily journeys from Madrid to Marbella, totaling approximately 15 journeys per week. While up to two journeys are usually serviced on weekdays, there is generally just one daily journey during the weekend and holidays. All of these services are direct, meaning that you will not have to worry about transferring buses or making any additional stops. You can plan on the duration of the journey lasting on average between 7 to 8 hours. The bus type is generally Express vehicles that contain standard facilities and storage options. Overnight options are periodically offered during weekdays, with these journeys generally taking longer than day trips, as they have a duration of 8 hours rather than 7 hours. No matter which ticket you book, your journey will always depart from South Station in Madrid and arrive at Marbella Station. If you find that you will no longer be able to use your bus ticket, there are several options for you to choose from. However, keep in mind that with Interbus, the ticket policy means that it is not possible to exchange your ticket for a different day or time. Instead, you can cancel your bus ticket up to 48 hours before your departure and receive a partial refund of 90% of your ticket price. If you instead decide to cancel your ticket between 48 hours and 2 hours before your departure, you will receive a partial refund of 80% of your bus ticket price.

Madrid to Marbella Bus: Services on board

When you book a ticket from Madrid to Marbella with Interbus, there are several different services for you to take advantage of. For example, almost all of the company’s buses are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi that you can connect most smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers to. Some buses even have screens placed on the back of their seats, allowing you to enjoy a selection of pre-chosen movies and television episodes. In addition, you can bring a personal item or suitcase of up to 66 pounds (30 kg), including a bicycle, to be stored in the bottom of the bus at no additional charge. You also have the option of bringing a personal item or carry-on with you inside of the bus, where you can either stow in an overhead compartment, or place it underneath your seat. Official service animals are welcome on all Interbus journeys. However, if an animal is not certified and is simply a pet, it can not be brought on any of the company’s buses. If you or someone you are traveling with has a disability, there are certain facilities to help you in your journey, such as bus entrances that are wheelchair accessible. Interbus employees are also always available to help with boarding and disembarking the bus, as well as stowing any of your luggage or personal items.

 

Travel Tips: Bus to Marbella from Madrid

Take the bus to Marbella 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 Marbella.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Madrid and Marbella for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€19)  one way.
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Madrid to Marbella bus to cost on average $21 (€19)  one way.
The Madrid to Marbella bus distance is approximately 276 miles (445 km).
While the time it takes to travel 276 miles (445 km) from Madrid to Marbella can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Madrid to Marbella bus journey time is on average 7 h 15 min.

When taking a bus from Madrid, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Marbella, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Marbella, Estación De Autobuses, Marbella, Rotonda Calle de Calomela and Marbella, Res. Tiempo Libre.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Marbella, Estación De Autobuses.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Marbella most often arrive at Marbella, Estación De Autobuses and need to travel around 0.6 miles (903 m) from this bus station to the city center.

If you're looking for buses from Madrid to Marbella, you can rely on Grupo Interbus, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Marbella. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Madrid to Marbella trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Madrid to Marbella with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your bus ticket.
The average number of buses departing Madrid for Marbella is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest bus departing from Madrid to Marbella leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Madrid to Marbella leaves at 8: 00 PM. You can find the latest Madrid to Marbella bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way bus ticket from Madrid to Marbella is on average $21 (€19) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Madrid and Marbella available a few months in advance.

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