Madrid to Marbella bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Madrid to Marbella

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Fastest Journey

7 h 20 m


7 h 38 m

Buses per day



446 km

Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Marbella start from $24 with an average ticket price of $24.

The fastest bus from Madrid to Marbella takes 7h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 38m and covers a distance of 446 km.

4 buses leave Madrid for Marbella every day with 4 travelling directly.

Grupo Interbus
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
05:20AMMarbella, Estación De Autobuses
0 transfers
Grupo Interbus
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
01:45AMMarbella, Estación De Autobuses
0 transfers
Grupo Interbus
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
06:45PMMarbella, Estación De Autobuses
0 transfers
Grupo Interbus
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
08:45PMMarbella, Estación De Autobuses
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Marbella

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€20)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersInterbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Marbella cover the 276 miles (445 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Interbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $23 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Marbella, Estación De Autobuses.

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.


FAQs: Bus from Madrid to Marbella

FAQs: Take the bus from Madrid to Marbella with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Marbella.
Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Marbella can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Madrid to Marbella is $23 (€20); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Madrid to Marbella is 7 h 15 min   to travel the 276 mile (445 km) long journey, with around there are 3 buses per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Madrid to Marbella leaves at 12: 00 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Madrid to Marbella leaves at 9: 00 PM.
There are 3 buses a day from Madrid to Marbella which require at least one change with Interbus or BlaBlaCar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
Take the Madrid to Marbella bus with Interbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey from Madrid to Marbella as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4. When arriving in Marbella, you can end your journey in bus stations like Marbella, Estación De Autobuses, Marbella, Artola and Marbella, Terminal San Pedro.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Marbella, Estación De Autobuses, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Marbella by bus is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Madrid to Marbella including taking a bus, train or flight.
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