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Cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Madrid to Málaga is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Grupo Interbus
21:006h30
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
03:30Málaga
£171One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
07:406h10
Madrid
13:50Málaga
£211One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
18:005h10
Madrid
23:10Málaga
£261One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
06:006h10
Madrid
12:10Málaga
£271One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
06:006h00
Madrid
12:00Málaga
£281One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableMadrid to Málaga

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
Alsa
08:008h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
16:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa
08:009h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
08:007h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
15:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:157h30
Madrid
15:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:158h00
Madrid
16:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa Supra
08:159h30
Madrid
17:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
09:007h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
16:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa Supra
09:008h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
17:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
09:006h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
15:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
11:308h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
20:15Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
11:307h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
19:15Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
11:308h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
19:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
13:309h15
Madrid
22:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
13:308h15
Madrid
21:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
13:308h45
Madrid
22:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa
14:007h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
21:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
14:008h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa
14:008h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
14:157h30
Madrid
21:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
14:158h00
Madrid
22:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa Supra
14:158h30
Madrid
22:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
15:007h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa Supra
15:007h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:15Málaga
1 change
Alsa Supra
15:006h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
21:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Alsa
16:308h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
00:45Málaga
1 change
Alsa
16:307h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
00:15Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
1 change
Grupo Interbus
21:006h30
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
03:30Málaga
0 changes

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Bus times from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 30 m

Average

8 h 3 m

Buses per day

27

Distance

416 km

Of the 27 buses that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Grupo Interbus
21:006h30
Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses
03:30Málaga
£171One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Alsa Supra
15:006h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
21:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
£521One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
Alsa Supra
09:006h45
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
15:45Malaga, Estación de Autobuses
£541One-way
1 change
Alsa Supra
09:007h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
16:15Málaga
£541One-way
1 change
Alsa Supra
15:007h15
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
22:15Málaga
£521One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Madrid to Málaga

distanceDistance257 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 16 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesInterbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Alsa Supra, Ourbus or FlixBus

Coaches from Madrid to Málaga cover the 257 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 16 min with our travel partners like Interbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Alsa Supra, Ourbus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Malaga, Estación de Autobuses.

Coach companies: Interbus, BlaBlaCar and Alsa Madrid to Málaga

For as little as £17 you can travel by coach from Madrid to Málaga with Interbus, BlaBlaCar and Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

Coach information from Madrid to Málaga with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £89
  • Alsa frequency: 4 a day

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.

FAQs: Madrid to Málaga coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Madrid to Málaga with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Málaga.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Málaga can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Madrid to Málaga is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Madrid to Málaga is 6 h 16 min   to travel the 257 mile long trip, with around there are 8 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 09: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 22: 59.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Málaga without having to change trains with Interbus or FlixBus. There are 4 direct coaches from Madrid to Málaga each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a coach from Madrid to Málaga, you can count on Interbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Alsa Supra, Ourbus or FlixBus 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.

When departing from Madrid, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83. When arriving in Málaga, you can end your trip in coach stations like Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, Málaga, Av. Del Comandante García Morato (Aeropuerto - Llegadas T3) and Malaga.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Malaga, Estación de Autobuses, located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Málaga by coach is May.
You have options as you can travel from Madrid to Málaga 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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