How to travel from Bilbao to Málaga

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from Bilbao to Málaga

You can get from Bilbao to Málaga by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bilbao to Málaga on Jan 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMBilbao1h30 10:30AMMalaga Airport
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09:00AMBilbao1h30 10:30AMMalaga Airport
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06:25PMBilbao1h35 08:00PMMalaga Airport
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06:35PMBilbao1h30 08:05PMMalaga Airport
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09:00PMBilbao13h45 10:45AMMálaga
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Travel Information to Málaga from Bilbao

distanceDistance458 miles (738 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $83
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $1 (€1) • 13 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $83 (€72) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVolotea

Travel 458 miles (738 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Bilbao and Málaga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Volotea among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Bilbao to Málaga.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bilbao to Málaga

Travel Tips: Travel to Málaga easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbao to Málaga.

There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Málaga: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Málaga from Bilbao is by taking a bus, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Málaga:

A bus is $82 (€71) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Bilbao to Málaga costing on average $83 (€72).

Taking a bus is usually $39 (€34) less than taking a train to Málaga, which costs on average $40 (€35) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Málaga from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Málaga can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Málaga by train can take on average 13 h 15 min.

Málaga is approximately 458 miles (738 km) away from Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Málaga is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Málaga from Bilbao as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bilbao to Málaga:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bilbao and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Bilbao to Malaga Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Bilbao to Málaga depart from Bilbao-Abando to Malaga María Zambrano.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bilbao to Málaga:

  • You can travel between Bilbao and Málaga by flight with Volotea. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $83 (€72) with Volotea from Bilbao to Málaga.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bilbao to Málaga with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling or Volotea.

Direct services to Málaga tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Omio customers who travel from Bilbao to Málaga often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Málaga and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Bilbao to Málaga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $83 (€72) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $40 (€35) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bilbao to Málaga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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