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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 24 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:25Malaga Airport1h20 14:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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£471One-way
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11:45Málaga6h15 18:00Madrid
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£151One-way
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09:20Málaga6h10 15:30Madrid
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£151One-way
21:30Malaga Airport1h20 22:50Madrid Barajas Airport
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£531One-way
17:05Malaga Airport1h05 18:10Madrid Barajas Airport
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£661One-way

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Tue
24 May
£67Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£47Iberia Express
Wed
25 May
£67Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£66Air Europa
Thu
26 May
£67Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Fri
27 May
£75Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£96Iberia Express
Sat
28 May
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£15Grupo Interbus
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Sun
29 May
£82Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£140Iberia Express
Mon
30 May
£67Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£66Air Europa
Tue
31 May
£52Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£47Iberia Express
Wed
1 Jun
£52Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£42Air Europa
Thu
2 Jun
£52Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Fri
3 Jun
£60Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Sat
4 Jun
£45Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Sun
5 Jun
£67Renfe AVE
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Mon
6 Jun
£60Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£66Air Europa
Tue
7 Jun
£52Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Air Nostrum
Wed
8 Jun
£45Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£42Air Europa
Thu
9 Jun
£45Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Fri
10 Jun
£60Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Sat
11 Jun
£45Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£53Iberia Express
Sun
12 Jun
£67Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£56Air Europa

Travel Information to Madrid from Málaga

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £47 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGrupo Interbus, Iberia Express or Renfe AVE

Travel 257 miles (415 km) by coach, flight 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 10 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 Grupo Interbus, Iberia Express or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Málaga to Madrid.

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FAQs

How do you get from Málaga to Madrid?

There are 3 ways to get from Málaga to Madrid: coach, flight or train.

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

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 £32 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Málaga to Madrid costing on average £47.

A coach journey is usually £30 less than a journey to Madrid by train, which costs on average £45 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Málaga to Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Málaga is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 6 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 37 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Málaga to Madrid?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Madrid is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

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:

  • Coaches from Málaga to Madrid most often leave from Málaga, Puerto Málaga and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights mostly leave from Malaga Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Málaga at Malaga María Zambrano and arrive in Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Who 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 Grupo Interbus for coaches to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Grupo Interbus Málaga to Madrid tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Iberia Express can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia Express from Málaga to Madrid for £47 on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe AVE to go to Madrid by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe AVE Málaga to Madrid tickets on Omio for £45.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Madrid from Málaga?

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

How far in advance should I purchase my Málaga to Madrid ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £47 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £45 one way on average.

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