How to get to Málaga from Gibraltar

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from Gibraltar to Málaga

How to get to Málaga from Gibraltar by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Gibraltar to Málaga is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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San Roque station
15:09Málaga María Zambrano
1 change
San Roque station
21:46Málaga María Zambrano
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Renfe MD
San Roque station
10:00Málaga María Zambrano
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Renfe MD
San Roque station
11:17Málaga María Zambrano
1 change
San Roque station
19:31Málaga María Zambrano
1 change
Renfe MD
San Roque station
21:46Málaga María Zambrano
1 change

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Travel Information to Málaga from Gibraltar

distanceDistance65 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
priceTicket price range£19 - £19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £19 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanza

Take a coach to travel 65 miles between Gibraltar and Málaga. Avanza is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Gibraltar to Málaga.

How to Travel from Gibraltar to Malaga

Travelling from Gibraltar to Malaga takes between three and five hours, depending on mode of transport and connections. To travel out of Gibraltar you must take a shuttle bus to the train or bus station in Spain, you can simply walk over the border as long as you have your passport with you. Gibraltar is best known for its Rock which draws tourists to try a cable car ride for the best views and to meet the famous Barbary Macaque monkeys who live there. Malaga is a top summer sun destination in Spain which also offers fascinating cultural sights, including the wonderfully preserved 11th century Moorish fortress palace Alcazaba.

Train: Trains leave for Malaga around seven times per day. The journey takes between four and five hours depending on waiting times between trains. The main train provider is Renfe, which does not run a direct service between the two cities. Most train routes require two changes. Trains depart from both San Roque-La Linea and Algeciras stations which can be reached by bus from the border between Gibraltar and Spain. All trains arrive at Malaga María Zambrano station.

Bus: There are around four bus departures per day which are run by Avanza. The journey takes approximately three hours. Buses travel from La Linea de la Concepción - Estación de Autobuses on the Spanish side of the border with Gibraltar to Estación de Autobuses in Malaga.

Flight: There are no flights available for the journey from Gibraltar to Malaga.

Travelling from Gibraltar to Malaga: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Gibraltar to Malaga? The cheapest way to travel from Gibraltar to Malaga is by bus.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Gibraltar to Malaga? Bus is also the fastest way to travel from Gibraltar to Malaga.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Gibraltar to Málaga

Avanza, Renfe and Renfe (13) will get you to Málaga from Gibraltar at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains between Gibraltar and Málaga. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed AVE trains, regional trains, and night trains. The AVE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save money and time, as they allow you to travel overnight and arrive at your destination in the morning. Renfe offers several types of tickets, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Seville, and Madrid-Valencia. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Spain's most beautiful cities in comfort and style.

    Avanza is one of Spain biggest bus companies and offers only one type of ticket for your next travel to Málaga from Gibraltar: Standard Ticket.

      FAQs: Gibraltar to Málaga

      FAQs: Travel 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 Gibraltar to Málaga.

      Travel Gibraltar to Málaga by coach.

      A coach is the cheapest way to travel between Gibraltar and Málaga with average prices for this route of £19.

      Going by coach is the quickest way from Gibraltar to Málaga with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

      The Gibraltar to Málaga distance is approximately 65 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Gibraltar to Málaga is:

      • Around 7 coaches per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Gibraltar to Málaga as scheduled services by coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Gibraltar to Málaga:

        The following travel company offer services from Gibraltar to Málaga:

        • Travel with Avanza, Infobus or Socibus for coaches to Málaga. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanza Gibraltar to Málaga tickets on Omio for £19.

        Yes, there is a direct service from Gibraltar to Málaga:

        • You can find 7 direct coaches per day to Málaga with Avanza.

        Direct services to Málaga tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Omio customers who travel from Gibraltar to Málaga often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Seville, Granada, Barcelona or Marbella. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Málaga and these popular destinations at a great price.

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