You can get from Málaga to Madrid by train, bus or flight.
To get from Málaga to Madrid on 28 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||257 miles (415 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£15 - £59|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £15 • 6 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £59 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Iberia, Grupo Interbus or Renfe AVE|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 257 miles (415 km) 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 trip are Iberia, 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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There are 3 travel options from Málaga to Madrid: flight, coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Málaga to Madrid. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.
This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:
A coach is about £44 less than a flight, which costs on average £59 for this trip.
A coach journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Madrid by train, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.
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, taking a train requires on average 2 h 28 min of travel time.
The Málaga to Madrid distance is approximately 257 miles (415 km).
The average frequency per day from Málaga to Madrid is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Málaga and Madrid as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct services available between Málaga and Madrid with the following travel operators:
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.
Before travelling from Málaga to Madrid, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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.
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