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from Málaga to Barcelona

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Mon
26 Jul
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£49Vueling
Tue
27 Jul
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£40Vueling
Wed
28 Jul
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£40Vueling
Thu
29 Jul
£115Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£36Vueling
Fri
30 Jul
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£45Vueling
Sat
31 Jul
£86Renfe AVE
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Sun
1 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£55Air Europa
Mon
2 Aug
£54Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£45Vueling
Tue
3 Aug
£54Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£37Vueling
Wed
4 Aug
£43Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£26Vueling
Thu
5 Aug
£54Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£25Ryanair
Fri
6 Aug
£54Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£34Ryanair
Sat
7 Aug
£54Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£54Vueling
Sun
8 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£62Air Europa
Mon
9 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£40Air Europa
Tue
10 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£36Vueling
Wed
11 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£36Vueling
Thu
12 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£31Vueling
Fri
13 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£49Vueling
Sat
14 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£55Air Europa
Sun
15 Aug
£97Renfe AVE
£82Alsa
£78Air Europa

Travel Information from Málaga to Barcelona

distanceDistance477 miles (769 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£55 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa or Renfe AVE

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 477 miles (769 km) to Barcelona from Málaga. 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 £55. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Vueling, Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Málaga to Barcelona.

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FAQs
How do you get from Málaga to Barcelona?

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

How many miles are between Málaga and Barcelona

The distance between Málaga and Barcelona is around 477 miles (769 km).

Where do I depart from Málaga? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Malaga Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers board their train from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Málaga to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Málaga to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Málaga to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £55.
  • Alsa can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Málaga to Barcelona for £83.
  • Travel with Renfe AVE for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe AVE Málaga to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £87.
Can I travel directly between Málaga and Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct routes from Málaga to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Barcelona with Vueling.
  • You can check for a direct train to Barcelona with Renfe AVE.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Málaga to Barcelona?
Looking to extend your trip from Málaga to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Málaga to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Málaga and Barcelona online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Málaga to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £55 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £83 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £87 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Málaga to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Málaga to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average £55.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is £28 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Málaga to Barcelona costing on average £83.

A flight is about £32 less than a train, which costs on average £87 for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel from Málaga to 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, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 47 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Málaga
Barcelona
Malaga
Amenities
María Zambrano
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