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from Málaga to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Málaga to Madrid on 29 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Málaga6h00 15:20Madrid
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£151One-way
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09:20Málaga6h00 15:20Madrid
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£151One-way
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07:35Málaga6h00 13:35Madrid
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£151One-way
07:05Málaga6h30 13:35Madrid
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£151One-way
23:15Málaga6h00 05:15Madrid
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£151One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
28 Jul
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£15Grupo Interbus
£65Air Nostrum
Thu
29 Jul
£73Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£65Air Nostrum
Fri
30 Jul
£66Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sat
31 Jul
£66Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£50Air Europa
Sun
1 Aug
£66Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£65Iberia
Mon
2 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
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Tue
3 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Air Nostrum
Wed
4 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Iberia
Thu
5 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£52Air Nostrum
Fri
6 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Iberia
Sat
7 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£50Air Europa
Sun
8 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£52Air Nostrum
Mon
9 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£50Air Europa
Tue
10 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£50Air Europa
Wed
11 Aug
£44Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Air Nostrum
Thu
12 Aug
£44Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£45Vueling
Fri
13 Aug
£51Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Iberia
Sat
14 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Iberia
Sun
15 Aug
£66Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£52Iberia
Mon
16 Aug
£59Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£50Air Europa
Tue
17 Aug
£44Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£46Iberia

Travel Information between Málaga and Madrid

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £105
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £105 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Grupo Interbus or Renfe AVE

Travel 257 miles (415 km) by flight, coach or train between Málaga and Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Air Europa, Grupo Interbus or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Málaga to Madrid.

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FAQs
How do I travel between Málaga and Madrid?

There are 3 travel options from Málaga to Madrid: flight, coach or train.

How far is it from Málaga to Madrid?

The distance from Málaga to Madrid is approximately 257 miles (415 km).

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

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Malaga Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Malaga, Aeropuerto Malaga and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains mostly depart from Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can get me from Málaga to Madrid?

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

  • Travel with Air Europa to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Europa Málaga to Madrid tickets on Omio for £105.
  • Travel with Grupo Interbus to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Grupo Interbus Málaga to Madrid tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Travel with Renfe AVE for trains to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe AVE Málaga to Madrid tickets on Omio for £56.
Is it possible to travel directly from Málaga to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available to Madrid from Málaga with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can book a direct coach with Grupo Interbus.
  • You can take a direct train with Renfe AVE.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Málaga to Madrid.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Málaga to Madrid?
Many of our customers travelling from Málaga to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your Málaga and Madrid trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Málaga and Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £105 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £15 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £56 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Málaga to Madrid 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 travel to Madrid from Málaga?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Málaga to Madrid, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A coach is generally £89 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £105 from Málaga to Madrid.

A coach is £40 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Málaga to Madrid costing on average £56.

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

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Málaga is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 2 h 39 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Málaga
Madrid
Malaga
Amenities
María Zambrano
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