How to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga

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from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga

You can get from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga

distanceDistance477 miles (770 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $490
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€40) • 11 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $490 (€440) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Vueling

Travel 477 miles (770 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga.

Travel Tips: Travel from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga

Travel Tips: Travel to Málaga 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 Santiago de Compostela to Málaga.
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There are 4 travel options from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Málaga from Santiago de Compostela is by taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Málaga:

A train is $52 (€47) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga costing on average $97 (€87).

A train is generally $446 (€400) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $490 (€440) from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga.

The fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 17 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 477 miles (770 km) between Santiago de Compostela and Málaga.

The average frequency per day from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Santiago de Compostela and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Santiago de Compostela Airport and arrive in Malaga Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Malaga María Zambrano.

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

  • Alsa can take you to Málaga by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga for $97 (€87).
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Málaga by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Santiago de Compostela to Málaga tickets on Omio for $490 (€440).

Yes, there are direct routes from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Ryanair.

Direct services to Málaga 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 traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga don't make Málaga their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Málaga are Madrid, Sevilla or Barcelona, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Málaga to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Málaga, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $97 (€87) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $490 (€440) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $45 (€40) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Santiago de Compostela to Málaga 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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