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Bus Information to Barcelona from Málaga

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$113 (€91)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa

Buses from Málaga to Barcelona cover the 477 miles (769 km) long journey taking on average 16 h with our travel partners like Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $113 (€91), but the average price of bus tickets is $113 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

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Málaga to Barcelona with Alsa

For as little as $113 (€91) you can travel by bus between Málaga and Barcelona with Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Alsa

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Málaga to Barcelona are the following:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Malaga to Barcelona

    Buses in Spain are a convenient and affordable way to travel, with numerous companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Alsa runs 5 buses from Malaga to Barcelona each day. The first Malaga to Barcelona bus leaves at 1:30 a.m. while the last departs at 9:30 p.m. Buses from Malaga to Barcelona takes at least 15 hours to arrive in Barcelona.

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    Malaga to Barcelona Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Malaga to Barcelona when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €89

    1 Day in Advance

    €89

    1 Week in Advance

    €82

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €69

    1 Month in Advance

    €68

    3 Months in Advance

    €68

    Malaga to Barcelona Buses: General Information


    While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 15 hours to arrive in Barcelona.

    • autobus All Malaga to Barcelona buses are run by ALSA.
    • autobus All buses are direct, depart from Malaga bus station and arrive at either Barcelona Nord or Barcelona Airport-Prat T1 bus station.
    • autobus Traveling from Malaga to Barcelona by bus takes as little as 15 hours.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Malaga to Barcelona bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Malaga to Barcelona buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 8% cheaper to book an Malaga to Barcelona bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
    • Malaga to Barcelona bus tickets are 24% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap bus to Barcelona from Málaga cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Málaga to Barcelona to cost as little as $113 (€91)  in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a bus to Barcelona from Málaga?
    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Málaga to Barcelona bus price to come in at an average of $113 (€91)  one way.
    How far is Barcelona from Málaga by bus?
    The bus distance from Málaga to Barcelona is around 477 miles (769 km).
    How many hours is the bus time from Málaga to Barcelona?
    While the time it takes to travel 477 miles (769 km) from Málaga to Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Málaga to Barcelona bus journey time is on average 16 h.
    When traveling by bus from Málaga to Barcelona, which bus station in Málaga do I depart from and which bus station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus from Málaga to Barcelona, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Avda. Jorge Silvela (fernando Loring). Your route can end in bus stations such as Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Malaga María Zambrano   and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

    Where do I find the Málaga bus station to Barcelona? Where is the Barcelona bus station?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Barcelona.

    What bus companies go from Málaga to Barcelona?
    For the best Málaga to Barcelona bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Barcelona from Málaga to compare what amenities they may offer.
    What time is the earliest bus from Málaga to Barcelona? What time is the last bus from Málaga to Barcelona?
    The earliest bus departing from Málaga to Barcelona leaves at 6: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Málaga to Barcelona leaves at 6: 00 AM. You can find the latest Málaga to Barcelona bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I purchase Málaga to Barcelona bus tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Málaga to Barcelona is on average $113 (€91) if you buy 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 route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Málaga and Barcelona available a few months in advance.