Trains from Madrid to Málaga

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The cheapest trains

from Madrid
to Málaga

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Cheapest

£76

Average

£111

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 £ 111 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 76.

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19:30Madrid Atocha2h5322:23Malaga María Zambrano
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£761One-way
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20:35Madrid Atocha3h0523:40Malaga María Zambrano
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£761One-way
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18:30Madrid Atocha2h2620:56Malaga María Zambrano
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£761One-way
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08:25Madrid Atocha2h2410:49Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way
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09:35Madrid Atocha2h4112:16Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way

Train Times

Madrid to Málaga

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07:20Madrid Atocha2h4810:08Malaga María Zambrano
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08:25Madrid Atocha2h2410:49Malaga María Zambrano
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09:35Madrid Atocha2h4112:16Malaga María Zambrano
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11:35Madrid Atocha2h4214:17Malaga María Zambrano
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13:00Madrid Atocha3h0516:05Malaga María Zambrano
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14:35Madrid Atocha2h4617:21Malaga María Zambrano
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18:30Madrid Atocha2h2620:56Malaga María Zambrano
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19:30Madrid Atocha2h5322:23Malaga María Zambrano
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20:35Madrid Atocha3h0523:40Malaga María Zambrano
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Thu
Jul 18
£76Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£221Air Europa
Fri
Jul 19
£128Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£164Air Europa
Sat
Jul 20
£60Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£189TAP Portugal
Sun
Jul 21
£53Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£71Air Europa
Mon
Jul 22
£69Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£158Swiss
Tue
Jul 23
£53Renfe AVE
£14Grupo Interbus
£149Vueling
Wed
Jul 24
£53Renfe AVE
£14Grupo Interbus
£71Air Europa
Thu
Jul 25
£69Renfe AVE
£14Grupo Interbus
£140Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 26
£76Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£164Air Europa
Sat
Jul 27
£53Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£164Air Europa
Sun
Jul 28
£60Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£71Air Europa
Mon
Jul 29
£53Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£164Air Europa
Tue
Jul 30
£53Renfe AVE
£14Grupo Interbus
£137Vueling
Wed
Jul 31
£53Renfe AVE
£14Grupo Interbus
£71Air Europa
Thu
Aug 1
£69Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£141Air Europa
Fri
Aug 2
£69Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£140Air Nostrum
Sat
Aug 3
£47Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£117Air Europa
Sun
Aug 4
£47Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£71Air Europa
Mon
Aug 5
£53Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£141Air Europa
Tue
Aug 6
£47Renfe AVE
£16Grupo Interbus
£92Air Nostrum

The fastest trains

from Madrid
to Málaga

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

2h 24m

Average

2h 45m

Trains per day

9

Distance

416 km

Of the 9 train that leave Madrid for Málaga every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 416 km distance in an average of 2h 45m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 24m .

The slowest train will take 3h 5m 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.

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08:25Madrid Atocha2h2410:49Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way
2nd Fastest
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18:30Madrid Atocha2h2620:56Malaga María Zambrano
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£761One-way
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09:35Madrid Atocha2h4112:16Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way
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11:35Madrid Atocha2h4214:17Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way
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14:35Madrid Atocha2h4617:21Malaga María Zambrano
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£1281One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Málaga Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 43 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £55
Trains depart from:Madrid
Trains arrive in:Málaga
Distance:416 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Málaga: Journey Details

Málaga is a popular destination for visitors heading to the resorts of the Costa del Sol. It has also developed a reputation as a cultural hub with attractions including the Picasso Museum and the striking glass cube of the Centre Pompidou Málaga.

 

Trains from Madrid to Málaga: Train Journey Information


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Which train companies go from Madrid to Málaga? Madrid is connected to Málaga by a direct line on the AVE high-speed network, part of Spain's national rail operator, RENFE.

How long is the train from Madrid to Málaga? The average journey time for the train from Madrid to Málaga is 2 hours and 20 minutes. Although some journeys can take up to 3 hours and 5 minutes.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Madrid to Málaga? The first direct train from Madrid to Málaga on weekdays departs from the Puerta Atocha station in the capital at around 6.30 a.m. arriving at Málaga's Maria Zambrano station just under 3 hours later. Earlier departures involve a change at Cordoba, arriving in Málaga slightly earlier. The last train to depart from Madrid to Málaga does so at 20:35 p.m.

How often are trains from Madrid to Málaga? There are roughly hourly services until the final departure in the evening which arrives in Málaga just before midnight. Sunday services are largely the same, however with an additional final journey.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from Madrid to Málaga


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How far in advance to book cheap train tickets from Madrid to Málaga? The best time to book trains from Madrid to Málaga in advance is 6 weeks before departure.

When is the cheapest and most expensive day to catch the train from Madrid to Málaga? The cheapest day to travel from Madrid to Málaga is Tuesday. The most expensive day to catch the train from Madrid to Málaga is Friday and Saturday.

Train Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


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Where do trains from Madrid to Málaga depart from? The train from Madrid to Málaga departs from the Puerta Atocha station, situated on the south side of central Madrid.

The Atocha underground station on the Madrid metro line 1 connects the station with the major attraction in the city. The metro operates between 6:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. There are taxi ranks outside the main station entrance.

Where do trains from Madrid to Málaga arrive at? Málaga's Maria Zambrano station is a modern terminus situated in the south-west of the city. There are bus services to the city centre on routes 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 16, 24 and 27, while Málaga bus station, adjacent to the terminus, offers connections along the Costa del Sol.

 

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Best fares for trains from Madrid to Málaga

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Renfe AVE
05:202h 48m08:08
MadridMálaga
Sat, Jul 20
Train
Renfe AVE
18:353h 5m21:40
MadridMálaga
Fastest Trains from Madrid to Málaga
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Renfe AVE
08:352h 24m10:59
MadridMálaga
Fri, Aug 2
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 25m21:45
MadridMálaga
Fri, Aug 9
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 25m21:45
MadridMálaga
Return Train Tickets for Málaga to Madrid
Fri, Jul 19
Train
Renfe AVE
19:202h 36m21:56
MálagaMadrid
Sat, Jul 20
Train
Renfe AVE
18:052h 57m21:02
MálagaMadrid
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Renfe AVE
07:002h 50m09:50
MálagaMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Málaga
TrainMadrid Chamartín

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainMadrid Puerta De Atocha

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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.
Metro lines 1
Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C

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