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from Málaga to Barcelona

You can get from Málaga to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Málaga to Barcelona on 27 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:05Malaga Airport1h40 00:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£391One-way
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23:05Malaga Airport1h40 00:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£391One-way
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13:50Malaga Airport1h30 15:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£571One-way
19:30Malaga Airport1h40 21:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£681One-way
09:35Malaga Airport1h40 11:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£681One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
£95Renfe AVE
£59Air Europa
Wed
27 Oct
£105Renfe AVE
£39Vueling
Thu
28 Oct
£95Renfe AVE
£53Vueling
Fri
29 Oct
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£79Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
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£49Ryanair
Sun
31 Oct
£105Renfe AVE
£62Vueling
Mon
1 Nov
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£62Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
£42Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£74Renfe AVE
£48Vueling
Thu
4 Nov
£74Renfe AVE
£31Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£84Renfe AVE
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Sat
6 Nov
£74Renfe AVE
£49Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
£52Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
£34Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£84Renfe AVE
£11Ryanair
Wed
10 Nov
£74Renfe AVE
£23Ryanair
Thu
11 Nov
£84Renfe AVE
£9Ryanair
Fri
12 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
£44Vueling
Sat
13 Nov
£74Renfe AVE
£21Ryanair
Sun
14 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
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Mon
15 Nov
£95Renfe AVE
£25Ryanair

Travel Information between Málaga and Barcelona

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£42 - £85
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Flixbus or Renfe AVE

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 477 miles (769 km) between Málaga and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling, Flixbus or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Málaga to Barcelona.

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Travel from Málaga to Barcelona
Travel to Barcelona 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 Málaga to Barcelona.
FAQs
How do I go from Málaga to Barcelona?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Málaga and Barcelona. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Málaga to Barcelona?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Málaga to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average £42.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is about £16 less than a coach, which costs on average £58 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Barcelona by train, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Málaga to Barcelona?

The quickest way to travel between Málaga and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 16 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 47 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Málaga and Barcelona

Barcelona is approximately 477 miles (769 km) away from Málaga.

How many services a day are there to Barcelona from Málaga?

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Barcelona is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Málaga and in Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Málaga to Barcelona:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Malaga Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Who can get me from Málaga to Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Málaga to Barcelona:

  • You can travel by plane to Barcelona from Málaga with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Málaga to Barcelona tickets for £42 on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Málaga to Barcelona with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Flixbus from Málaga to Barcelona.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Málaga by train with Renfe AVE. You'll see cheap train tickets for £85 with Renfe AVE from Málaga to Barcelona on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Málaga to Barcelona?
Your journey from Málaga to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Málaga to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I purchase Málaga to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Barcelona from Málaga, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £42 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £58 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £85 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Barcelona from Málaga online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.