Madrid to Malaga

Madrid to Malaga

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Transportation from Madrid to Malaga

How to get from Madrid to Malaga

Travelling between Madrid and Malaga is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 134.24 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 24.80.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Malaga?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 8 hours to travel between Madrid and Malaga depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Madrid and Malaga. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 7h 16m to reach Malaga.

How much does it cost to get from Madrid to Malaga?

Travelling between Madrid and Malaga can be as cheap as EUR 24.80 if you opt for a Local Carrier bus and as expensive as EUR 134.24 if you buy a Air Europa flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Madrid and Malaga ?

  • 4 from Madrid to Malaga starting from 07:20 Madrid Airport until 15:45 Madrid Airport
  • 4 from Madrid to Malaga starting from 09:00 Madrid until 23:59 Madrid

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Madrid to Malaga.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Madrid to Malaga, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 59.42.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Madrid and Malaga

Air Europa, Iberia


Travelling from Madrid to Malaga overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Madrid and Malaga

Local Carrier

What is the most popular transport to get from Madrid to Malaga?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus