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Bus Information between Málaga and Madrid

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersGrupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Málaga to Madrid cover the 257 miles (415 km) long route taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Buses from Málaga to Madrid

Traveling from the coast of Andalucia to Spain's capital is easy and comfortable, with a wide range of buses from Málaga to Madrid to choose from every day. Ten to eleven buses leave Málaga on most days, and they only take around 6 hours to get to Madrid. That means finding a quick, suitable connection should be simple.

Which bus companies travel from Málaga to Madrid?

All buses to Madrid from Málaga are operated by Interbus, running services out of Málaga's bus station to both Madrid's airport and the city's Estación Sur. Getting to all parts of the capital should be easy.

How long is the bus from Málaga to Madrid?

Most buses from Málaga to Madrid will take between 6 hours and 6 hours and 30 minutes, with no changes required along the way. However, travelers should be aware that a couple of journeys every day take longer, about 7 hours and 25 minutes. Please check the timetable carefully before booking.

How many buses are there from Málaga to Madrid?

Buses run throughout the year on a regular schedule between Málaga and Madrid. There are 10-11 services on weekdays and Saturdays, and 9 buses on Sundays. Buses leave as early as 7:35 a.m. and there are clusters of departures around lunchtime and mid-afternoon. A late evening service usually leaves just after 11:00 p.m. as well.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Málaga to Madrid?

Departure bus station: InterBus services to Madrid depart from the Estación de Autobuses, which can be found a short walk southwest of the old city and west of the port. It's also next to Maria Zambrano train station, connecting buses with the Costa del Sol. The C1 bus also runs a circular route through the city center to the bus station.

Arrival bus stations: There are two arrival points in Madrid. The Estación Sur is the most convenient for the city itself, only a couple of miles south of the center. The Cercanias C1 line or the Metro will take travelers to all parts of Madrid in no time. Alternatively, buses run to Madrid's airport in the Barajas neighborhood.

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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets between Málaga and Madrid cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Málaga to Madrid for as low as $21 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Málaga to Madrid?
The Málaga to Madrid bus ticket price is on average $21 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Málaga to Madrid by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Málaga by bus to be approximately 257 miles (415 km).
How long is the bus ride from Málaga to Madrid?
On average the Málaga to Madrid bus travel time is 6 h  for the 257 miles (415 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Málaga to Madrid, which bus station in Málaga do I depart from and which bus station in Madrid do I arrive in?

When departing from Málaga, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Avda. Jorge Silvela (fernando Loring). When arriving in Madrid, you can end your journey in bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers book a bus from Malaga María Zambrano   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Málaga located? Where is the arrival bus station in Madrid located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Malaga María Zambrano, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Málaga to Madrid?
For the journey from Málaga to Madrid you can take a bus with Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Madrid from Málaga on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct buses from Málaga to Madrid?
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Málaga to Madrid?
You can take the earliest bus from Málaga to Madrid at 5: 35 AM   or take the last bus from Málaga to Madrid leaving at 9: 45 PM. Look for the latest Málaga to Madrid bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How early should I buy Málaga to Madrid bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between Málaga and Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Málaga to Madrid a few months in advance.