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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Estepona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Estepona Express

$76 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Estepona

$24 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Estepona

$42 - $67

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Estepona 383.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to Estepona

$50 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Estepona is to bus which costs 21€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Estepona is to train and bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Méndez Álvaro and arriving at Estepona. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Estepona is 461 km. The road distance is 614.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Estepona without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Madrid to Estepona, including transfers.

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Madrid to Estepona bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Méndez Álvaro station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Estepona is 614 km. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Madrid to Estepona.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Estepona.
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  • Distance: 288.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Estepona, Spain?

Interbus operates a bus from Madrid to Estepona every 3 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Estepona
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Malaga Airport to Estepona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Estepona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
interbus.es
ALSA

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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Estacion Sur to Estepona
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com

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Vueling Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 1360+ hotels available in Estepona. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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