Madrid to Málaga

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Thu, May 23
6 trains from $93
Fri, May 24
1 train from $76
Fri, May 31
4 trains from $93
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Wed
May 22
Find prices
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Thu
May 23
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Fri
May 24
$76Renfe
$20Grupo Interbus
$269Air Europa
Sat
May 25
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia Express
Sun
May 26
Find prices
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Mon
May 27
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air 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
$55Air Europa
Fri
May 31
$93Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Sat
Jun 1
Find prices
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Sun
Jun 2
$85Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$336Air Nostrum
Mon
Jun 3
$50Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$120Air Europa
Tue
Jun 4
$58Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Wed
Jun 5
$58Renfe 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
$68Iberia Express
Sun
Jun 9
Find prices
$20Grupo Interbus
$55Air Europa
Mon
Jun 10
$50Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$68Iberia 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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Best fares from Madrid to Málaga

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Fri, May 24
Bus
Grupo Interbus
19:005h 55m00:55
MadridMálaga
Fri, May 24
Train
Renfe
06:352h 42m09:17
MadridMálaga
Fri, May 24
Flight
Air Europa
05:201h 25m06:45
MadridMálaga
Fastest Way to Travel from Madrid to Málaga
Sun, Jun 2
Flight
Air Nostrum
18:001h 10m19:10
MadridMálaga
Thu, May 23
Flight
Iberia Express
05:301h 15m06:45
MadridMálaga
Sat, May 25
Flight
Iberia Express
05:301h 15m06:45
MadridMálaga
Return Journeys from Málaga to Madrid
Thu, May 23
Bus
Grupo Interbus
15:456h21:45
MálagaMadrid
Thu, May 23
Train
Renfe AVE
08:552h 45m11:40
MálagaMadrid
Thu, May 23
Flight
Vueling
04:504h 20m09:10
MálagaMadrid
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Málaga
BusMadrid America

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BusMadrid Est. Sur

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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 6
Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11
Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
FlightMadrid-Barajas

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Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Metro line 8 runs from all the airport terminals to Nuevos Ministerios station in central Madrid and back. The buses number 203, 200 and 101 run from the main bus and train stations to the airport. The T4 is connected also by train with the line C1 to the Chamartín Station.

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