You can get from Granada to Málaga by train, bus or flight.
To get from Granada to Málaga on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||55 miles (89 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $142|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 1 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $26 (€23) • 1 h 11 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Naviera Armas S. A. Or Renfe|
Travel 55 miles (89 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Granada and Málaga. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Naviera Armas S. A. Or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Granada to Málaga.
The distance between Malaga and Granada is only around 130 kilometers in all, so visiting Malaga will be simple if you want to sample the fresh sea air and atmosphere in one of Andalucia's premier cities. Travelers can make the journey via bus (the quickest route) or by train. You'll need to change once if traveling by train, but the extra comfort might outweigh the slightly longer journey time.
Taking the bus is the quickest and most affordable way to travel between these two Anadalucian destinations. Regular bus connections are provided by Alsa, and the journey time is only around 1 hour 45 minutes at any time of day. Alsa buses leave from the Avenida Juan Pablo II in Granada, which is a couple of kilometers to the north of the city center. Local buses are the quickest way to reach the bus station. They arrive at Malaga's main bus station, which is next to Maria Zambrano (the major train station in Malaga). All of the main attractions in town are easy to walk to from the bus stop, and Costa del Sol destinations are a short train ride away as well.
Traveling by train is another great way to reach Malaga from Granada. However, there is no direct train connection at present, and travelers will have to make a change at some point along the way. To get to Malaga by train, catch the Renfe service from Granada's train station (located next to the University). After around an hour and a half, you will need to change at Antequera Santa-Ana, and then catch a service to Malaga Maria Zambrano Station. In total, the journey time to Malaga by train can be as short as 2 hours, but can be longer depending on how long the change takes.
There are 4 ways that you can travel from Granada to Málaga. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Málaga from Granada is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Málaga:
A bus is generally $128 (€111) less than a ferry for the same route. Taking a ferry costs on average $142 (€124) from Granada to Málaga.
Taking a bus is about $12 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $26 (€23) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel between Granada and Málaga is by train, which takes on average 1 h 11 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 50 min on average.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 15 h 30 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 55 miles (89 km) from Granada to Málaga.
The average frequency per day from Granada to Málaga is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Granada to Málaga 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 from Granada to Málaga:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Granada to Málaga with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Málaga as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Málaga from Granada.
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But we recommend booking Granada to Málaga tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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