The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Málaga to Nerja is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave Málaga for Nerja every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||29 miles (47 km)|
|Average bus duration||50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$6 (€5)|
Buses from Málaga to Nerja cover the 29 miles (47 km) long route taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $6 (€5), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Nerja, Estación de Autobuses.
You can travel by bus from Málaga to Nerja with Alsa for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
Taking the bus is a great way to make the trip from Malaga to Nerja, one of the most popular destinations on the Andalusian coast. Alsa runs a daily service between the two cities, with as many as 6 buses per hour throughout the week, and daily totals of well over 50 options. Journey times are short, ranging from 45 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes.
Only Alsa provides direct bus connections to Nerja from Malaga. The Spanish company runs buses from the city center, Malaga's port, and the city's international airport, making transfers to Nerja simple.
Buses generally reach Nerja from Malaga fairly quickly. The fastest services will get there in as little as 45 minutes, while the longest journeys take 1 hour 50 minutes (usually from the airport).
Travelers heading from Malaga to Nerja won't lack options. At least 6 buses leave Malaga every hour from 7:00 a.m. onwards, and there are over 50 direct services every day of the week.
Departure Bus Station: Buses could leave for Nerja from Malaga's Estacion de Autobuses, Aeropuerto Malaga, or Puerto Malaga (the sea port). The main bus station is the most central departure point, and can be found on Paseo de Los Tilos, around 200 meters from Maria Zambrano railway station. Buses from Aeropuerto Malaga are ideal for arrivals by air, as well as those coming from south of the city. The Alsa stop at Puerto Malaga is situated next to the sea on Av. de Manual Agustin Herida and will suit arrivals on cruises or ferries.
Arrival Bus Station: Buses from Malaga will arrive at Nerja's Estacion de Autobuses (also called Cuevas on some listings). The main bus station can be found on Calle Antonio Jimenez, north of the city center, and around 1 mile away from the seafront. Taxis to hotels in the center of town should take 5-10 minutes, and it's a 20 minute walk to the beach. Transfer buses from the bus station can also transport visitors to Nerja Caves, or onward destinations like Almunecar or Maro.
There are a few bus stations in Málaga to start your trip from including Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Paseo de los Tilos. In Nerja you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Nerja, Estación de Autobuses, Nerja and Nerja, N-340 (Autobus linea Frigiliana-Nerja).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Nerja, Estación de Autobuses.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Nerja most often arrive at Nerja, Estación de Autobuses and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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