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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 28 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30Malaga María Zambrano2h40 09:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£861One-way
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06:30Malaga María Zambrano2h40 09:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£861One-way
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18:00Malaga María Zambrano2h40 20:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£1241One-way
12:00Malaga María Zambrano2h35 14:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£1241One-way
14:00Malaga María Zambrano2h55 16:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
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£1241One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
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£15Grupo Interbus
£100Vueling
Thu
28 Oct
£86Renfe AVE
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£128Vueling
Fri
29 Oct
£105Renfe AVE
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£157Iberia Express
Sat
30 Oct
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£54Air Europa
Wed
3 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£77Iberia Express
Thu
4 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£119Iberia Express
Fri
5 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sat
6 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£151Air Europa
Sun
7 Nov
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£63Iberia Express
Mon
8 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Tue
9 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£93Iberia
Wed
10 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Thu
11 Nov
£43Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Fri
12 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Sat
13 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£76Air Europa
Sun
14 Nov
£57Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£56Iberia Express
Mon
15 Nov
£50Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£58Air Europa
Tue
16 Nov
£29Renfe AVE
£15Grupo Interbus
£67Air Europa

Travel Information from Málaga to Madrid

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia, 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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FAQs
How do I travel to Madrid from Málaga?

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

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

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.

What is the fastest way to Madrid from Málaga?

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.

How many miles are between Málaga and Madrid

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Málaga to Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Málaga to Madrid is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Málaga to Madrid?

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

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

  • Iberia can get you to Madrid by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia from Málaga to Madrid for £59 on Omio.
  • 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.
  • 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 £58.
Is there a way to travel directly from Málaga to Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available between Málaga and Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can take a direct coach with Grupo Interbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 10 direct trains per day and book this 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?
Your journey from Málaga to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Málaga to Madrid trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!
How early should I buy tickets between Málaga and Madrid online for the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £59 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £15 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £58 one way on average for this trip.

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.