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 Málaga to Barcelona will cost around £ 103 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 95.
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5 h 47 m
7 h 15 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Málaga for Barcelona every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 769 km distance in an average of 7 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 47 m .
The slowest trains will take 8 h 26 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.
Buy your official Renfe and AVE train tickets from Málaga to Barcelona from £84 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.
AVE trains between Málaga and Barcelona are available on Omio at just £84! AVE are the high-speed trains from Renfe, the main Spanish railway company that offers routes throughout the country and to France and Portugal. When you travel with a Renfe AVE train from Málaga to Barcelona, the distance is 477 miles (769 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Málaga to Barcelona journey, which you can compare and book easily on Omio.
Renfe offers different types of AVE tickets that adapt to all budgets, such as Promo, Promo +, Flexible tickets for one-way or return. You can also use the Renfe discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card when booking your Renfe AVE ticket on Omio.
All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and onboard entertainment and offer a multitude of times throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. In addition, Renfe AVE trains are characterised as being the most popular, comfortable, punctual and one of the fastest trains in the world, reaching speeds around 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. AVE connects the main Spanish cities in just a few hours.
High-speed AVE trains from Malaga to Barcelona depart between 6 to 8 times a day operated by the Spanish provider Renfe. The first departure is usually around 6:30 a.m. with the last train leaving between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m depending on the day of the week. The journey takes between 5.5 and 6.5 hours and involves a connection in Madrid.
Departure Station:Trains depart from the Maria Zambrano Station located just a short distance from Malaga city centre. It is a busy modern hub situated within a shopping centre with car parking, taxi ranks and both a Metro and bus station. Maria Zambrano Station is linked to Malaga Airport by local trains and buses.
Arrival Station: Trains from Malaga to Barcelona arrive at the busy Barcelona Sants station, located to the west of the city centre. It has car parking, taxi ranks, local bus stops and is on the Blue and Green lines of the Barcelona Metro system.
When departing from Málaga, you have various train station options to start your route from including Malaga María Zambrano and Malaga-Aeropuerto. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.
Omio customers book a train from Malaga María Zambrano to Barcelona Sants most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Malaga María Zambrano, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Málaga.
The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Barcelona.
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