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Overview: Bus from Málaga to Barcelona

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa

Buses from Málaga to Barcelona cover the 477 miles (769 km) long route with our travel partners like Alsa. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Bus companies: Alsa from Málaga to Barcelona

You can travel by bus from Málaga to Barcelona with Alsa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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 between Málaga and Barcelona are the following:

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

    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

    How far is Málaga to Barcelona by bus?

    The distance between Málaga and Barcelona by bus is approximately 477 miles (769 km).

    Which bus station from Málaga to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona bus station from Málaga do I arrive in?

    When departing from Málaga, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Avda. Jorge Silvela (fernando Loring). When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in bus stations like Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.

    Omio customers book a bus from Malaga María Zambrano   to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord   most frequently for this route.

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

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Malaga María Zambrano, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Málaga. The most popular arrival bus station in Barcelona, called Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.

    What bus providers offer a service from Málaga to Barcelona?

    For the best Málaga to Barcelona bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Barcelona from Málaga to compare what amenities they may offer.

    When is the earliest bus from Málaga to Barcelona? When is the last bus from Málaga to Barcelona?

    You can take the earliest bus from Málaga to Barcelona at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Málaga to Barcelona leaving at 7: 00 AM. Look for the latest Málaga to Barcelona bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.