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Flight Information from Bilbao to Málaga

distanceDistance458 miles (738 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£55 (€63)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesVueling, Volotea, Ryanair, Iberia or Air Europa

Flights from Bilbao to Málaga cover the 458 miles (738 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Vueling, Volotea, Ryanair, Iberia or Air Europa. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £55, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Bilbao and arrive in Malaga Airport.


Vueling, RyanAir and Iberia between Bilbao and Málaga

Find the best flights between Bilbao and Málaga with Omio's travel partners Vueling, RyanAir and Iberia from £29. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


It’s easy to book your Vueling plane ticket from Bilbao to Málaga online with Omio! Simply check the current Vueling flight timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Bilbao and Málaga as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that flight and book cheap Vueling plane tickets online. Prices for Vueling flights from Bilbao to Málaga start at £56 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 458 miles (738 km). If you search for Vueling flights in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Vueling tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by plane between Bilbao and Málaga. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Bilbao to Málaga Vueling plane ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

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Bilbao to Malaga flights: An Overview 

Bilbao and Malaga are coastal cities in Spain located almost directly opposite each other. There are numerous ways to travel between these cities, and flights offer the fastest means. The cheapest flights between Bilbao and Malaga happen to be the fastest on this route. These economical and fast flights are operated by vueling. However, six other airlines ply the route giving travelers a wide variety of options. The fastest flight takes less than two hours, while the longest one takes around 30 hours. Flights from Bilbao to Malaga land at Malaga International Airport (AGP). 

Which airlines fly from Bilbao to Malaga?

Passengers headed from Bilbao to Malaga can choose between a direct and indirect flight depending on their urgency and the flights affordability. Iberia, Air Europa, vueling, and Volotea Airlines offer four direct flights from Bilbao to Malaga every day. Iberia Airlines offers the second cheapest flight for travelers wishing to journey from Bilbao to Malaga. Most of the flights are partially operated by other carriers such as Air Nostrum and Iberia Express. British Airways, AirEuropa, and Tap Portugal are some of the other airlines flying this route. 

How long is the flight from Bilbao to Malaga?  

The flight distance between the two cities is 748 kilometers. Most of the flights take a considerable period depending on the changes or stopovers they have. The two fastest flights on this route take approximately one hour 30 minutes with no stopovers. The longest flights from Bilbao to Malaga take upwards of 30 hours and feature two stopovers. Its first change is at the Madrid Barajas Airport and the second one at London’s Heathrow Airport. The most expensive flight also features the same two diversions but takes 24 hours 35 minutes.

How many flights are there from Bilbao to Malaga? 

An average of 19 direct flights and several connecting flights link the two cities within a week. Passengers can opt for direct flights or those featuring one or two stopovers. Individual carriers operate some flights while others feature a combination of two or three carriers. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Bilbao to Malaga? 

Departure airport: Bilbao Airport (BIO), which is the largest in the Basque Country and Northern Spain, serves as the departure hub. It is located 13 kilometers north of Bilbao city by road, a journey which takes 15 minutes. This can be reached by public bus, taxi, or a rented car. The airport has free WiFi and lounge facilities with charging ports for electronic devices. However, there are zero currency exchange services or luggage lockers.

Arrival airport: Malaga International Airport (AGP) is situated to the southwest of Malaga city, and serves as the arrival hub. It is the fourth busiest airport in Spain and is easily accessible from the MA-20 motorway. The 10 kilometers journey to Malaga city center takes 15 minutes by car, bus, or taxi. At the airport, travelers can enjoy free WiFi and currency exchange services. Lounges are also available, but there are no luggage lockers available for travelers.

Travel Tips

Flights from Bilbao to Málaga
Take a flight 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 Bilbao to Málaga.
What is the price of the cheapest flight between Bilbao and Málaga?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight between Bilbao and Málaga for as little as £29  in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket from Bilbao to Málaga?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bilbao to Málaga flight prices are on average £55  one way.
What is the distance by flight from Bilbao to Málaga?
You should expect to travel around 458 miles (738 km)  to Málaga from Bilbao by plane.
What is the average Bilbao to Málaga flight duration?
The flight time to Málaga from Bilbao is on average 1 h 35 min  for the 458 miles (738 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bilbao and Málaga by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What airport does the flight from Bilbao to Málaga depart from? Which Málaga airport do I fly into from Bilbao?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Bilbao   to Malaga Airport   for this route.

Where is the Bilbao airport located? Where is the Málaga airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Bilbao, which is located approximately 2 miles (4 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Malaga Airport and need to travel approximately 5 miles (8 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Málaga. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Malaga Airport to get you to the city centre in Málaga.

Which airlines should I travel with from Bilbao to Málaga?
When taking a flight from Bilbao to Málaga, you can count on Vueling, Volotea, Ryanair, Iberia or Air Europa for the best way to get you to Málaga. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service to Málaga from Bilbao and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
Are there any Bilbao to Málaga direct flights?
Yes, there are direct flights from Bilbao to Málaga, and you can find a direct flight for this journey with Vueling  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When does the first flight depart from Bilbao to Málaga? When does the last flight depart from Bilbao to Málaga?
If you prefer early morning flights from Bilbao to Málaga, the first flight leaves at 04: 45. If you prefer late night flights from Bilbao to Málaga, the last flight of the day leaves at 16: 55. Omio shows you the latest flight from Bilbao to Málaga times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets from Bilbao to Málaga for the best deals?
If you purchase a plane ticket between Bilbao and Málaga within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £55 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from Bilbao to Málaga are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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