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13 trains from $95
Wed, Jul 24
13 trains from $95
Fri, Jul 26
7 trains from $95
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 22
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$20Grupo Interbus
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Tue
Jul 23
$95Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$235TAP Portugal
Wed
Jul 24
$95Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$145Air Europa
Thu
Jul 25
$95Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$145Air Europa
Fri
Jul 26
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$204Air Europa
Sat
Jul 27
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$158Air Europa
Sun
Jul 28
$86Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$88Air Europa
Mon
Jul 29
$86Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$213Swiss
Tue
Jul 30
$66Renfe AVE
$18Grupo Interbus
$122Air Europa
Wed
Jul 31
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$99Air Europa
Thu
Aug 1
$95Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$145Air Europa
Fri
Aug 2
$86Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$145Air Europa
Sat
Aug 3
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$143TAP Portugal
Sun
Aug 4
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$88Air Europa
Mon
Aug 5
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$211Vueling
Tue
Aug 6
$59Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$110Air Europa
Wed
Aug 7
$59Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$99Air Europa
Thu
Aug 8
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$115Air Nostrum
Fri
Aug 9
$86Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$115Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 10
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$122Air Europa
Sun
Aug 11
$66Renfe AVE
$20Grupo Interbus
$56Air Europa

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, Jul 26
Bus
Grupo Interbus
05:006h11:00
MadridMálaga
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 25m21:45
MadridMálaga
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
Air Europa
05:201h 25m06:45
MadridMálaga
Fastest Way to Travel from Madrid to Málaga
Thu, Aug 8
Flight
Air Nostrum
05:301h 10m06:40
MadridMálaga
Fri, Aug 9
Flight
Air Nostrum
05:301h 10m06:40
MadridMálaga
Wed, Aug 14
Flight
Air Nostrum
05:301h 10m06:40
MadridMálaga
Return Journeys from Málaga to Madrid
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
Grupo Interbus
14:456h20:45
MálagaMadrid
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 36m21:56
MálagaMadrid
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
Air Nostrum
11:301h 20m12:50
MálagaMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Málaga
BusMadrid America

Amenities

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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