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Duration 7h 50m
Distance 530.1 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Madrid and Málaga takes 7h 50m and the fastest bus takes 7h 10m. The bus runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Málaga. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses
  2. Málaga
6h
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18€ - 60€

Madrid to Málaga bus times

Buses run six times a week between Madrid and Málaga. The service departs Madrid at 14:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Málaga at 22:30. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 7h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Málaga? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses and arriving at Malaga. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Madrid and Málaga is 416 km. The road distance is 530.1 km.

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Madrid to Málaga bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses station.

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Madrid to Málaga bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Malaga station.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Málaga?

Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Malaga 5 times a day. Tickets cost 18€ - 45€ and the journey takes 6h. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Interbus
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur Autobuses to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Schedules at
interbus.es
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid, Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid - South Station to Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com

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