|Distance||158 miles (255 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 14 min|
|Average train ticket price||$61 (€51)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe AVE or Renfe|
Trains from Ciudad Real to Málaga cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $61 (€51), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Ciudad Real and arrive in Malaga María Zambrano.
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Travel 158 miles (255 km) from Ciudad Real to Málaga in comfort with Renfe, Spain’s national railway company. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you the best deals on affordable Renfe train tickets between Ciudad Real and Málaga so you can spend more time enjoying your trip. Simply check the Renfe train schedules and ticket types available, including Promo, Promo+ and Flexible, and book your cheap Ciudad Real to Málaga Renfe tickets online. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 if you plan to travel extensively with Renfe. You can use these discount cards on Omio when purchasing Renfe tickets.
With Renfe routes covering around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international railway, you can expect to find a wide range of train types. These include the high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia for domestic routes in Spain, Altaria for domestic routes into the south of Spain, Euromed for routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, Avant regional commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
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Travellers who want to travel by train between Ciudad Real and Málaga can choose between a hundred alternatives, between 7:36 and 21:26 hours. Many share a common departure time, which is why there are not so many choices, but in this time period there is at least one departure every hour. The shortest journey takes 1 hour and 59 minutes.
Ciudad Real Málaga trains are managed by Renfe and many are high-speed trains (AVE): modern, reliable and with a good level of service. They have, in Economy class, comfortable, spacious and reclining seats, able to guarantee a calm and pleasant trip.
321 kilometers separate these two Spanish cities. The fastest Ciudad Real Málaga trains connect them in less than 2 hours. With a few exceptions, most of these routes make stopovers in cities such as Cordoba or Puertollano. In some cases, the tour can reach 16 hours and 4 minutes.
There are more than 100 daily departures that connect Ciudad Real and Málaga, although many share the same timetable. Even so, between the first hour of the morning and the last hour of the afternoon, there are enough alternatives to choose the preferred time of departure, practically 1 option every hour.
Ciudad Real Train Station: this functional and not too big station has a few shops inside, bathrooms, car park and cafeteria overlooking the street. It is equipped with 2 entrances and is located 2 kilometres from the Plaza de España, from where you can reach the station by taking a 20-minute walk. It has a taxi rank and, in its vicinity, there are well-known fast food restaurants and sports shops.
Málaga-María Zambrano train station: this malacitana AVE station is simple and functional, although it has a good supply of shops and shops, bathrooms, hotel, car rental offices and parking. Located approximately 1.5 kilometres from the cathedral and the Picasso Museum, which can be reached on foot in 15 minutes, it is perfectly connected to the city by urban bus lines 1, 5, 11 and 17, among others; as well as by metro line 1.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Ciudad Real and arriving in Malaga María Zambrano.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Ciudad Real, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Malaga María Zambrano, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.
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