How to travel from Málaga to Lisbon

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from Málaga to Lisbon

You can get from Málaga to Lisbon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Málaga to Lisbon on Aug 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:30PMMalaga Airport1h10 02:40PMLisbon Portela Airport
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02:30PMMalaga Airport1h10 02:40PMLisbon Portela Airport
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09:20AMMalaga Airport10h10 06:30PMLisbon Portela Airport
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09:20AMMalaga Airport11h45 08:05PMLisbon Portela Airport
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11:10PMMalaga Airport10h15 08:25AMLisbon Portela Airport
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Travel Information between Málaga and Lisbon

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $310
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 18 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $310 (€288) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or White Airways

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 291 miles (470 km) to Lisbon from Málaga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or White Airways among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Málaga to Lisbon.

How to get from Málaga to Lisbon

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Málaga to Lisbon there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 78,57% 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 Málaga to Lisbon. 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 Málaga to Lisbon

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FAQs

Travel between Málaga, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Portugal?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lisbon from Málaga?

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lisbon, Portugal?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Portugal has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lisbon from Málaga.

Return travel to Málaga, Spain from Portugal is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Portugal?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Portugal?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Málaga, Spain was last verified on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Málaga from Lisbon.

There are 4 travel options from Málaga to Lisbon: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Lisbon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Lisbon:

A train is generally $37 (€34) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€35) from Málaga to Lisbon.

Taking a train is usually $309 (€287) less than taking a flight to Lisbon, which costs on average $310 (€288) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Málaga to Lisbon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lisbon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 18 h 7 min   of travel time.

The distance from Málaga to Lisbon is approximately 291 miles (470 km).

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Lisbon is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Málaga to Lisbon as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Málaga to Lisbon:

  • Buses from Málaga to Lisbon most often leave from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
  • Flights mostly depart from Malaga Airport and arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • Trains from Málaga to Lisbon most often leave from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Lisbon by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Málaga to Lisbon for $38 (€35) on Omio.
  • White Airways can get you to Lisbon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with White Airways from Málaga to Lisbon for $310 (€288) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Málaga to Lisbon with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Lisbon with Flixbus.

Direct services to Lisbon 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 route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Málaga to Lisbon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Málaga and Lisbon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lisbon and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Málaga to Lisbon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $38 (€35) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $310 (€288) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Málaga to Lisbon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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