How to travel from Madrid to Marbella

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from Madrid to Marbella

You can get from Madrid to Marbella by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Marbella on Aug 15 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Marbella from Madrid

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $160
fastestFastest modeFlight • $160 (€149) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGrupo Interbus or Vueling

Travel 276 miles (445 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Marbella from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Grupo Interbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Marbella.

How to get from Madrid to Marbella

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Madrid to Marbella there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 79,59% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Madrid to Marbella. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Marbella

Travel to Marbella 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 Madrid to Marbella.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Marbella: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marbella is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Marbella:

Taking a train is usually $11 (€11) less than taking a bus to Marbella, which costs on average $20 (€19) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $152 (€141) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $160 (€149) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Marbella is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Madrid to Marbella is approximately 276 miles (445 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Marbella:

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Marbella, Estación De Autobuses.
  • Trains mostly leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and tend to arrive in Marbella, Estación Avanza.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Marbella, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Grupo Interbus for buses to Marbella. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Grupo Interbus Madrid to Marbella tickets on Omio for $20 (€19).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Marbella by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Madrid to Marbella tickets on Omio for $160 (€149).

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Marbella with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with Air Nostrum, Iberia Express or Air Europa.

Direct services to Marbella 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 journey.

Your trip from Madrid to Marbella doesn't have to end in Marbella. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Málaga, Sevilla or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Málaga, Sevilla or Barcelona to your Madrid to Marbella tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Marbella today!

Before traveling from Madrid to Marbella, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $20 (€19) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $160 (€149) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $9 (€8) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Marbella 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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