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to Málaga

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Fri
May 24
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$20Grupo Interbus
$202Air Europa
Sat
May 25
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$130Smartwings
Sun
May 26
$74Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Mon
May 27
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$87Air Europa
Tue
May 28
$65Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Wed
May 29
$65Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Thu
May 30
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Fri
May 31
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
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Jun 1
$65Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Sun
Jun 2
$85Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$477Air Europa
Mon
Jun 3
$50Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$141TAP Portugal
Tue
Jun 4
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Wed
Jun 5
$65Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Thu
Jun 6
$74Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Fri
Jun 7
$74Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Sat
Jun 8
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Sun
Jun 9
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Mon
Jun 10
$50Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$87Air Europa
Tue
Jun 11
$50Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Wed
Jun 12
$65Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Málaga Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 43 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $64
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Málaga
Distance:416 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe

Trains from Madrid to Malaga

Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in Spain. Madrid to Malaga trains are operated by Renfe and run on the AVE high-speed network. The first direct train from Madrid to Malaga on weekdays departs from the Puerta Atocha station in the capital at around 7:00 a.m. arriving at Malaga's Maria Zambrano station just under 3 hours later. Earlier Madrid to Malaga train departures require a change at Cordoba, arriving in Malaga slightly earlier. There are hourly Madrid to Malaga trains until the final departure in the evening which arrives in Malaga just before midnight. Sunday trains from Madrid to Malaga operate on roughly the same schedule; however, with an additional final journey.

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Madrid to Malaga Train Cost

Average prices for Renfe trains from Madrid to Malaga when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€81

1 Day in Advance

€78

1 Week in Advance

€53

2 Weeks in Advance

€50

1 Month in Advance

€47

3 Months in Advance

€47

Madrid to Malaga Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Madrid to Malaga train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Madrid to Malaga trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Madrid's Puerta de Atocha station and arrive at Malaga's María Zambrano train station.
  • autobus The Madrid to Malaga train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 20 minutes to arrive in Malaga.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Madrid to Malaga train tickets approximately 1 week in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Madrid to Malaga trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 3% cheaper to purchase Madrid to Malaga train tickets 1 day ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • It is 34% cheaper to book a Renfe train ticket from Madrid to Malaga 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Madrid to Malaga train costs are 42% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Madrid

Trains from Madrid to Malaga depart from the Puerta Atocha station, situated on the south side of central Madrid. The Atocha underground station on the Madrid metro line 1 connects the station with the major attraction in the city. The metro operates between 6:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. There are taxi ranks outside the main station entrance.

Getting into Malaga by Train

Malaga is a popular destination for visitors heading to the resorts of the Costa del Sol. It has also developed a reputation as a cultural hub with attractions including the Picasso Museum and the striking glass cube of the Centre Pompidou Malaga. Malaga's Maria Zambrano station is a modern terminus situated in the south-west of the city. There are bus services to the city center on routes 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 16, 24 and 27, while Malaga bus station, adjacent to the terminus, offers connections along the Costa del Sol.

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Best fares for trains from Madrid to Málaga

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Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe AVE
17:302h 33m20:03
MadridMálaga
Fastest Trains from Madrid to Málaga
Thu, Jun 6
Train
Renfe AVE
06:252h 24m08:49
MadridMálaga
Fri, Jun 14
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 25m21:45
MadridMálaga
Fri, Jun 21
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 25m21:45
MadridMálaga
Return Train Tickets for Málaga to Madrid
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe AVE
17:052h 40m19:45
MálagaMadrid
Sun, May 26
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 36m21:56
MálagaMadrid
Mon, May 27
Train
Renfe AVE
17:052h 40m19:45
MálagaMadrid
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Málaga
TrainMadrid Chamartín

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TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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