The cheapest buses from Madrid to Marbella

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Cheapest

$33

Average

$36

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 Marbella will cost around $ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.

01:00PMMadrid5h50 06:50PMMarbella
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$331One-way
03:20PMMadrid5h40 09:00PMMarbella
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$361One-way
08:00PMMadrid5h40 01:40AMMarbella
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$371One-way
11:00AMMadrid6h20 05:20PMMarbella
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$371One-way
10:00AMMadrid6h10 04:10PMMarbella
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$371One-way

Timetable Madrid to Marbella

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10:00AMMadrid6h10 04:10PMMarbella
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11:00AMMadrid6h20 05:20PMMarbella
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03:20PMMadrid5h40 09:00PMMarbella
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08:00PMMadrid5h40 01:40AMMarbella
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Wed
Sep 29
$23Grupo Interbus
$100Iberia
Thu
Sep 30
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia
Fri
Oct 1
$23Grupo Interbus
$100Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 2
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Sun
Oct 3
$23Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Mon
Oct 4
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Tue
Oct 5
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Wed
Oct 6
$23Grupo Interbus
$83Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 7
$23Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$23Grupo Interbus
$153Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 9
$23Grupo Interbus
$105Air Europa
Sun
Oct 10
$23Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$23Grupo Interbus
$71Air Europa
Tue
Oct 12
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Wed
Oct 13
$23Grupo Interbus
$74Iberia Express
Thu
Oct 14
$23Grupo Interbus
$80Air Europa
Fri
Oct 15
$23Grupo Interbus
$83Iberia Express
Sat
Oct 16
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$71Air Europa
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Oct 17
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$80Air Europa
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Oct 18
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$71Air Europa

The fastest buses from Madrid to Marbella

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

5 h 56 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.

These direct buses cover the 446 km distance in an average of 5 h 56 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 40 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.

08:00PMMadrid5h40 01:40AMMarbella
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$371One-way
03:20PMMadrid5h40 09:00PMMarbella
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$361One-way
01:00PMMadrid5h50 06:50PMMarbella
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$331One-way
10:00AMMadrid6h10 04:10PMMarbella
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$371One-way
11:00AMMadrid6h20 05:20PMMarbella
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$371One-way

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Bus Information to Marbella from Madrid

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€18)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesGrupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Madrid to Marbella cover the 276 miles (445 km) long route taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha 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.

 

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Madrid and Marbella cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Marbella buses for as little as $23 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Marbella from Madrid?
The bus price to Marbella from Madrid is on average $23 (€18)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Madrid to Marbella by bus?
The Madrid to Marbella bus distance is approximately 276 miles (445 km).
How long is the bus ride between Madrid and Marbella?
On average the Madrid to Marbella bus time is 7 h 10 min  covering the 276 miles (445 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Madrid and arrival bus station in Marbella?

When taking the bus to Marbella from Madrid, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Marbella, Estación De Autobuses, Marbella, Avenida Del Trapiche and Marbella, Puerto Banús.

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

Where is the Madrid bus station located? Where is the Marbella bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Madrid.

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

Which bus companies can take me from Madrid to Marbella?
For the best Madrid to Marbella bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Madrid and Marbella to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I find a direct bus from Madrid to Marbella?
Yes, there is 1 direct bus to Marbella from Madrid per day with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many bus services per day are there between Madrid and Marbella?
The average number of buses departing Madrid for Marbella is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Marbella? When is the last bus from Madrid to Marbella?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Madrid at 11: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Madrid at 9: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Madrid to Marbella and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Madrid to Marbella bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Madrid to Marbella bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€18). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Marbella from Madrid. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.