Málaga to Barcelona bus

Cheap bus tickets from Málaga to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

95

Average

98

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.

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01:00AMMálaga16h55 05:55PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
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09:30PMMálaga15h00 12:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
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08:00AMMálaga16h30 12:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
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02:15PMMálaga15h30 05:45AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:30PMMálaga15h45 09:15AMBarcelona
1 transfer
961One-way

Bus schedule from Málaga to Barcelona

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, September 29
01:00AMMálaga16h55 05:55PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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08:00AMMálaga16h30 12:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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02:15PMMálaga15h30 05:45AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
03:00PMMálaga15h30 06:30AMBarcelona
1 transfer
03:00PMMálaga16h00 07:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
04:45PMMalaga, Aeropuerto Malaga21h30 02:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
2 transfers
05:30PMMálaga15h45 09:15AMBarcelona
1 transfer
09:30PMMálaga15h00 12:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers

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Bus times from Málaga to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

15 h

Average

16 h 35 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

769 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Málaga for Barcelona every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:30PMMálaga15h00 12:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
2nd Fastest
03:00PMMálaga15h30 06:30AMBarcelona
1 transfer
961One-way
2nd Fastest
02:15PMMálaga15h30 05:45AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
0 transfers
951One-way
05:30PMMálaga15h45 09:15AMBarcelona
1 transfer
961One-way
03:00PMMálaga16h00 07:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
961One-way

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Overview: Bus from Málaga to Barcelona

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$96 (€95)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesInfobus, Alsa Supra or Alsa

Buses from Málaga to Barcelona cover the 477 miles (769 km) long journey taking on average 15 h with our travel partners like Infobus, Alsa Supra or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $96 (€95), but the average price of bus tickets is $96 (€95). Travelers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus companies: Alsa from Málaga to Barcelona

For as little as $96 (€95) you can travel by bus between Málaga and Barcelona with Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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.

  • Average Price: $96

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Barcelona from Málaga

Take the bus to Barcelona 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 Málaga to Barcelona.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Málaga and Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $96 (€95)  one way.
The Málaga to Barcelona bus ticket price is on average $96 (€95)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The Málaga to Barcelona bus distance is approximately 477 miles (769 km).
The Málaga to Barcelona bus duration is on average 15 h, which is to be expected when traveling 477 miles (769 km) to Barcelona from Málaga. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Málaga to start your route from including Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Paseo de los Tilos. In Barcelona you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Malaga María Zambrano, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Málaga.

The most popular arrival bus station, Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Barcelona.

For the best Málaga to Barcelona bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Infobus, Alsa Supra or Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Málaga and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Málaga to Barcelona with Alsa  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
You can take the earliest bus from Málaga to Barcelona at 6: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Málaga to Barcelona leaving at 11: 00 PM. Look for the latest Málaga to Barcelona bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Barcelona from Málaga within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€95) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Málaga to Barcelona a few months in advance.

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