Timetable Madrid to Málaga

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03:00Madrid5h40 08:40Málaga
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09:30Madrid5h30 15:00Málaga
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15:30Madrid5h40 21:10Málaga
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18:50Madrid5h30 00:20Málaga
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The fastest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 30 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

5 h 36 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

416 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 416 km distance in an average of 5 h 36 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

09:30Madrid5h30 15:00Málaga
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£191One-way
18:50Madrid5h30 00:20Málaga
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£191One-way
03:00Madrid5h40 08:40Málaga
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£201One-way
15:30Madrid5h40 21:10Málaga
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£151One-way
15:30Madrid5h40 21:10Málaga
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£201One-way

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Thu
29 Jul
£73Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£169Air Europa
Fri
30 Jul
£73Renfe AVE
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£73Iberia
Sat
31 Jul
£88Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£73Air Nostrum
Sun
1 Aug
£73Renfe AVE
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£68Air Europa
Mon
2 Aug
£66Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£73Iberia
Tue
3 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Wed
4 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£60Iberia
Thu
5 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum
Fri
6 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sat
7 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sun
8 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum
Mon
9 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Tue
10 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum
Wed
11 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum
Thu
12 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Iberia
Fri
13 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sat
14 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sun
15 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Iberia
Mon
16 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Tue
17 Aug
£44Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum
Wed
18 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Nostrum

The cheapest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 30 Jul

Cheapest

£15

Average

£19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Málaga will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

15:30Madrid5h40 21:10Málaga
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£151One-way
09:30Madrid5h30 15:00Málaga
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£191One-way
18:50Madrid5h30 00:20Málaga
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£191One-way
03:00Madrid5h40 08:40Málaga
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£201One-way
15:30Madrid5h40 21:10Málaga
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£201One-way

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Coach Information between Madrid and Málaga

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesGrupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Madrid to Málaga cover the 257 miles (415 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £15, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga.

Buses from Madrid to Malaga: Journey Details

Spain's capital of Madrid serves as a major transportation hub for the whole country. Not surprisingly, there are many options for regular bus travel in Spain that connects many of the major cities to Madrid - including to the Costa del Sol city of Malaga. Buses from Madrid to Malaga run regularly all throughout the week on a route operated by Spanish bus provider, DAIBUS. The journey is direct and takes approximately 6 hours to complete. Buses depart all throughout the day, starting in the morning through to just before midnight.

Return buses from Malgas to Madrid are also available.

Taking the Bus from Madrid

Buses from Madrid to the South of Spain depart from South Station, or Mendez-Alvaro Bus Station, which is a short Metro journey from the Atocha Train Station. This station is a major transport hub as many bus routes across Spain stop in Madrid at Mendez-Alvaro Bus Station - making connections from other cities onwards to Malaga possible. Madrid's efficient Metro system covers the whole city, the airport and outlying districts, and offers the easiest connections to the station from within the capital. For late evening transport to the station, night buses run as well as taxis are accessible to the bus station.

Getting into Malaga by Bus

Malaga is a cosmopolitan city and a popular tourist destination on the Costa del Sol. With its pedestrianised historic centre and rejuvenated harbour area, Malaga is a pleasant place to explore on foot and enjoy al-fresco dining on tapas and fresh seafood. Visitors can explore the Cathedral, the Alcazar and Castillo de Gibralforo, as well as discovering the works of Picasso in the city's excellent galleries and museums. Buses arrive into Malaga at the Maria Zambrano Bus and Train Station. This new complex is just 1 km from the heart of Malaga. Local buses run from Maria Zambrano to the city, the airport, Malaga province and along the coast. Cercania trains also stop at the airport and resort towns, such as Fuengirola and Torremolinos. The first stage of Malaga's long-awaited Metro system opened in the Summer of 2014, with two lines serving the West of the city and provides easy connections. Taxis are also available at the bus and train station.

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Buses from Madrid to Málaga
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach between Madrid and Málaga?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Madrid and Málaga to cost as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Madrid to Málaga?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Málaga coach price to come in at an average of £15  one way.
How many miles is it from Madrid to Málaga by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Madrid and Málaga via coach to be approximately 257 miles (415 km).
What is the average Madrid to Málaga coach duration?
On average the coach from Madrid to Málaga duration is 6 h 20 min  for the 257 miles (415 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station in Madrid goes to Málaga? Which coach station do I come into Málaga from Madrid?

When taking a coach from Madrid, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Málaga, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga, Málaga, Puerto Málaga and Malaga, Estación de Autobuses.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga.

Where is the Madrid coach station located? Where is the Málaga coach station located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Madrid. The most popular arrival coach station in Málaga, called Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Madrid to Málaga?
When taking a coach from Madrid to Málaga, you can count on Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Málaga. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Madrid to Málaga and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Is there a direct coach between Madrid and Málaga?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Madrid to Málaga on Omio with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
What time is the earliest coach from Madrid to Málaga? What time is the last coach from Madrid to Málaga?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Madrid at 05: 00. The last coach leaves from Madrid at 21: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Madrid to Málaga and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Madrid Málaga coach tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a coach to Málaga from Madrid to cost on average £15 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Málaga coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Málaga
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Refreshments
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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.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10