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There are 6 ways to get from Málaga to Lagos by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Ouibus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro
  3. Take the train from Faro(P) to Lagos R

$39 - $62

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Train, bus via Sevilla  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Lagoa 83

$62 - $88

Train, bus InterNorte  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lagos

$61 - $107

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Albufeira
  2. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lagos 51 / ...

$57 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Lagos 299.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Faro (FAO) AGP - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Lagos Bus Terminal

$80 - $184

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Lagos is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Lagos is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Lagos. However, there are services departing from Málaga and arriving at Lagos via Albufeira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Lagos is 381 km. The road distance is 478.7 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Lagos without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 36 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Málaga to Lagos, including transfers.

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Málaga to Lagos bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Málaga station.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Málaga to Lagos bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lagos station.

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Lagos is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 9:14 AM in Málaga and 8:14 AM in Lagos.

Map of how to get from Málaga to Lagos.
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  • Distance: 237.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Lagos, Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Málaga to Lagos via Albufeira in around 8 h 59 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Faro via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro(P) to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cordoba to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Lagoa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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damas-sa.es
Bus from Albufeira to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Airport to Lagos Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Málaga to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Lagos is 479 km. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Málaga to Lagos.

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Transavia Holland, Norwegian Air International, Luxair and four other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 2252+ hotels available in Lagos. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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