How to travel from Málaga to Marbella

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from Málaga to Marbella

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

Our recommendation

To get from Málaga to Marbella on Jul 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMMálaga0h30 08:30AMMarbella
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Travel Information between Málaga and Marbella

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $6 (€6) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanza

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 29 miles (47 km) from Málaga to Marbella. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Avanza among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Málaga to Marbella.

Travel Tips: Travel from Málaga 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 Málaga to Marbella.

There are 4 ways to travel from Málaga to Marbella including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Málaga to Marbella is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Marbella:

Taking a flight is usually $6 (€6) less than taking a bus to Marbella, which costs on average $6 (€6) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same route. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Málaga to Marbella.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $1 (€1) from Málaga to Marbella.

The fastest way from Málaga to Marbella is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

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The Málaga to Marbella distance is around 29 miles (47 km).

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Marbella is:

  • 23 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Málaga and Marbella 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 when traveling from Málaga to Marbella:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Málaga, Puerto Málaga to Marbella, Estación De Autobuses.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Marbella, Estación Avanza.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Málaga to Marbella:

  • You can take a bus from Málaga to Marbella with Avanza. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€6) with Avanza from Málaga to Marbella.

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

  • You'll find 22 direct buses a day to Marbella with BlaBlaCar.

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 Málaga to Marbella doesn't have to end in Marbella. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona to your Málaga 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 Málaga to Marbella, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $6 (€6) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Málaga 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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