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The cheapest trains

from Málaga
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

$74

Average

$127

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Málaga to Madrid will cost around $ 127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 74.

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18:20Malaga María Zambrano4h1222:32Madrid Atocha
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$741One-way
2nd Cheapest
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17:00Malaga María Zambrano5h3222:32Madrid Atocha
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$931One-way
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21:20Malaga María Zambrano2h3623:56Madrid Atocha
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$951One-way
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06:45Malaga María Zambrano3h4410:29Madrid Atocha
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$1051One-way
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14:15Malaga María Zambrano3h5018:05Madrid Atocha
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$1051One-way

Train Times

Málaga to Madrid

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06:45Malaga María Zambrano3h4410:29Madrid Atocha
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14:05Malaga María Zambrano4h0018:05Madrid Atocha
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14:15Malaga María Zambrano3h5018:05Madrid Atocha
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15:48Malaga María Zambrano5h5721:45Madrid Atocha
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17:00Malaga María Zambrano5h3222:32Madrid Atocha
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17:00Malaga María Zambrano6h0223:02Madrid Atocha
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17:00Malaga María Zambrano4h4521:45Madrid Atocha
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18:20Malaga María Zambrano4h1222:32Madrid Atocha
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18:20Malaga María Zambrano3h2521:45Madrid Atocha
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18:20Malaga María Zambrano4h4223:02Madrid Atocha
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19:05Malaga María Zambrano3h5723:02Madrid Atocha
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19:05Malaga María Zambrano2h4021:45Madrid Atocha
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19:05Malaga María Zambrano3h2722:32Madrid Atocha
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20:05Malaga María Zambrano2h5723:02Madrid Atocha
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21:20Malaga María Zambrano2h3623:56Madrid Atocha
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Aug 25
$148Renfe AVE
$135Flixbus
$668Air Nostrum
Mon
Aug 26
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$294Air Europa
Tue
Aug 27
$75Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$279Air Nostrum
Wed
Aug 28
$66Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$228Vueling
Thu
Aug 29
$75Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$221Air Europa
Fri
Aug 30
$75Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$246Vueling
Sat
Aug 31
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$323Air Europa
Sun
Sep 1
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$163Air Nostrum
Mon
Sep 2
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$122Iberia
Tue
Sep 3
$59Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$169Vueling
Wed
Sep 4
$59Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$157Vueling
Thu
Sep 5
$59Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$164Air Europa
Fri
Sep 6
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$123Air Europa
Sat
Sep 7
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$123Air Europa
Sun
Sep 8
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$148Air Europa
Mon
Sep 9
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$99Air Europa
Tue
Sep 10
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$77Air Europa
Wed
Sep 11
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$104Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 12
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$104Air Nostrum
Fri
Sep 13
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$89Air Europa
Sat
Sep 14
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$89Air Europa

The fastest trains

from Málaga
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 36m

Average

4h 7m

Trains per day

15

Distance

416 km

Of the 15 train that leave Málaga for Madrid every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 416 km distance in an average of 4h 7m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 36m .

The slowest train will take 6h 2m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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21:20Malaga María Zambrano2h3623:56Madrid Atocha
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$951One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:05Malaga María Zambrano2h4021:45Madrid Atocha
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$1601One-way
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20:05Malaga María Zambrano2h5723:02Madrid Atocha
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$1141One-way
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18:20Malaga María Zambrano3h2521:45Madrid Atocha
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$1611One-way
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19:05Malaga María Zambrano3h2722:32Madrid Atocha
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$1141One-way

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Journey Summary

Málaga to Madrid Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 44 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $60
Trains depart from:Málaga
Trains arrive in:Madrid
Distance:416 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE

Trains from Malaga to Madrid

Trains in Spain are a convenient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. High-speed AVE trains from Malaga to Madrid are operated by the Spanish rail company, Renfe, with approximately 12 departures throughout the day. All Malaga to Madrid trains are direct and take approximately 2½ hours to arrive in Madrid. The first train departs Malaga at 7:30 a.m., while the last leaves at 9:20 p.m. All trains traveling from Malaga to Madrid depart from Malaga's Maria Zambrano train station and arrive at Madrid's Atocha train station.

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Malaga to Madrid Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€87

1 Day in Advance

€87

1 Week in Advance

€84

2 Weeks in Advance

€78

1 Month in Advance

€59

3 Months in Advance

€59

Malaga to Madrid Trains: General Information


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

  • autobus All Malaga to Madrid trains are run by Renfe.
  • autobus All Malaga to Madrid trains are direct, depart from Malaga Maria Zambrano train station and arrive at Madrid Atocha train station.
  • autobus The Malaga to Madrid train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes to arrive in Madrid.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Malaga to Madrid train tickets approximately 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 Madrid trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 3% cheaper on average to purchase Malaga to Madrid train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Malaga to Madrid train costs are 32% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure.

Taking the Train from Malaga

Trains from Malaga to Madrid depart from Malaga's Maria Zambrano station, located just 1 km West of the city center, with the Malaga's historic attractions within walking distance. Malaga's transport network consists of local buses and trains, covering the town, the airport and tourist resorts along the coast. Two lines of Malaga's new Metro are now also running. Taxis and car rentals are available at Maria Zambrano Station.

Getting into Madrid by Train

Madrid, Spain's capital and its largest city has a huge cultural and artistic heritage, stretching back several centuries. Madrid is at the highest altitude of any other European capital, with skiing opportunities just a short drive away during the Winter months. Plaza Mayor, home to the Spanish Inquisition, is at the heart of historic Madrid and close to the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral, only completed in the 20th century in time for the present King's marriage. Trains from Malaga to Madrid arrive at Puerta de Atocha Station, which is within walking distance of the city centre. This beautiful and elegant building is home to a tropical garden, full of terrapins, and a tourist attraction in its own right. Atocha Station is linked to the rest of the city and the suburbs buy local Cercania trains, Metro and buses, including many night bus routes. Car rental desks and taxi ranks are located at the station.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Málaga
Madrid
TrainMaría Zambrano

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