Madrid to Málaga

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9 trains from $94
Tomorrow
12 trains from $89
Fri, Sep 20
7 trains from $94
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Sun
Sep 15
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$20Grupo Interbus
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Mon
Sep 16
$89Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$190Vueling
Tue
Sep 17
$74Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$71Iberia Express
Wed
Sep 18
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$71Iberia Express
Thu
Sep 19
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Fri
Sep 20
$94Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$87Air Europa
Sat
Sep 21
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Sun
Sep 22
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Mon
Sep 23
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Tue
Sep 24
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$71Iberia Express
Wed
Sep 25
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Thu
Sep 26
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Fri
Sep 27
$74Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$71Iberia Express
Sat
Sep 28
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$70Air Europa
Sun
Sep 29
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Mon
Sep 30
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$146Vueling
Tue
Oct 1
$43Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Wed
Oct 2
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Thu
Oct 3
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Fri
Oct 4
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa
Sat
Oct 5
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$20Grupo Interbus
$71Iberia Express

How to Travel from Madrid to Malaga

It's possible for travelers in Spain to journey from Madrid to Malaga by train, plane or bus. The fastest route is traveling via train while traveling by bus is the slowest. Although flight time is only around 1 hour, city transfers, check-in and security times add up to require 3.5 hours of travel time for the total journey.

Trains from Madrid to Malaga | Buses from Madrid to Malaga | Flights from Madrid to Malaga

Madrid to Malaga Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€17

5:50 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€54

2:20 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€51

1:05 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Madrid to Malaga?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Malaga


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Malaga. Buses traveling from Madrid to Malaga depart from Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autobuses and take a little under 6 hours to arrive at Malaga's bus station. Approximately 9 buses travel from Madrid to Malaga every day, with the first bus departing Madrid at 7:00 a.m. Daibus is the main bus company that travels from Madrid to Malaga.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to Malaga


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Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Malaga; however, when traveling to and from Malaga and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed Renfe AVE train is actually the fastest way to travel. Both Iberia and Air Europa offer direct flights from Madrid to Malaga. Trains traveling from Madrid to Malaga depart from Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station and arrive at Malaga's María Zambrano train station after as little as 2:20 h of traveling.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to Malaga


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Malaga. The train journey from Madrid to Malaga is only €3 more expensive than flying on average while also being faster when travel time to and from Malaga and Madrid's airports is taken into consideration. Alternatively, taking a high-speed AVE train is at least 3 and a half hours faster than traveling from Madrid to Malaga by bus. High-speed Renfe trains usually depart from Madrid's Puerta De Atocha train station and take as little as 2:20 h to arrive at Malaga's María Zambrano train station. Around 11 trains travel from Madrid to Malaga every day.


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