The cheapest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£15

Average

£15

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 £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

Cheapest
13:00Madrid6h10 19:10Málaga
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£151One-way
Cheapest
09:00Madrid6h10 15:10Málaga
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£151One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:00Madrid6h30 19:30Málaga
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£151One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00Madrid6h30 15:30Málaga
0 changes
£151One-way

Timetable Madrid to Málaga

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09:00Madrid6h10 15:10Málaga
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09:00Madrid6h30 15:30Málaga
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13:00Madrid6h10 19:10Málaga
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13:00Madrid6h30 19:30Málaga
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Wed
27 Oct
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£15Grupo Interbus
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Thu
28 Oct
£64Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£57Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£105Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£127Iberia Express
Sat
30 Oct
£64Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£66Air Europa
Sun
31 Oct
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£40Iberia Express
Mon
1 Nov
£57Renfe AVE
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£44Iberia Express
Tue
2 Nov
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia Express
Wed
3 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia Express
Thu
4 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia Express
Fri
5 Nov
£64Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£85Iberia Express
Sat
6 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£40Iberia Express
Sun
7 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£40Iberia Express
Mon
8 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia
Tue
9 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£40Iberia Express
Wed
10 Nov
£36Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£40Iberia Express
Thu
11 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£57Air Europa
Fri
12 Nov
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia Express
Sat
13 Nov
£36Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£44Iberia Express
Sun
14 Nov
£48Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£57Air Europa
Mon
15 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
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Tue
16 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£57Air Europa

The fastest buses from Madrid to Málaga

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 10 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

416 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 4 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 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 30 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.

Fastest
13:00Madrid6h10 19:10Málaga
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£151One-way
Fastest
09:00Madrid6h10 15:10Málaga
0 changes
£151One-way
2nd Fastest
13:00Madrid6h30 19:30Málaga
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£151One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00Madrid6h30 15:30Málaga
0 changes
£151One-way

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Coach Information between Madrid and Málaga

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 10 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 route taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey 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 Málaga, Puerto Málaga.

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
How much do cheap coach tickets from Madrid to Málaga cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Málaga from Madrid for as low as £15  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Madrid to Málaga?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Madrid to Málaga is £15  one way.
What is the distance from Madrid to Málaga by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Madrid to Málaga via coach to be approximately 257 miles (415 km).
How long is the coach journey between Madrid and Málaga?
While the time it takes to travel 257 miles (415 km) to Málaga from Madrid can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Madrid to Málaga is on average 6 h 10 min.
What is the departure coach station in Madrid and arrival coach station in Málaga?

When taking the coach between Madrid and Málaga, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Málaga, Puerto Málaga, Malaga, Estación de Autobuses and Málaga, Avda. Jorge Silvela (fernando Loring).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Málaga, Puerto Málaga.

Where do I find the Madrid coach station to Málaga? Where is the Málaga coach station?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Málaga, Puerto Málaga and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Málaga.

What coach companies offer a service from Madrid to Málaga?
If you're looking for coaches from Madrid to Málaga, you can rely on Grupo Interbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Málaga. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Madrid to Málaga journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I buy a direct coach from Madrid to 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 are the first and last departure coach times from Madrid to Málaga?
The first coach from Madrid to Málaga leaves at 07: 00   and the last coach for this leaves at 21: 59. Omio shows you the latest coach from Madrid to Málaga times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy Madrid to Málaga coach tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a coach from Madrid to Málaga 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Málaga coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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