There are 7 ways to get from Albacete to Málaga by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Cuenca Fernando Zobel Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Malaga Ic

$99 - $129

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Albacete to Jaen
  2. Take the bus from Jaen to Malaga Ouibus

$34 - $79

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Train via Cordoba Central  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Cordoba Central Tlg
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...

$70 - $99

Bus via Murcia  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Albacete to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Granada
  3. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$66 - $101

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Albacete to Málaga 327 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Valencia, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP

$78 - $292

Train to Madrid, fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

$87 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Albacete to Málaga is to bus which costs 29€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albacete to Málaga is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albacete to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Albacete and arriving at Malaga via Jaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albacete to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Albacete and arriving at Malaga via Cuenca Fernando Zobel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Albacete and Málaga is 339 km. The road distance is 523.1 km.

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The best way to get from Albacete to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Albacete to Málaga, including transfers.

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Albacete to Málaga bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Albacete station.

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Albacete to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Albacete station.

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The best way to get from Albacete to Málaga is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Albacete to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 211.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Albacete, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

You can take a train from Albacete to Málaga via Cuenca Fernando Zobel in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albacete to Málaga via Jaen in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Cuenca Fernando Zobel
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
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 Cuenca Fernando Zobel to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Albacete to Jaen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Jaen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Albacete to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Granada
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
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 Jaen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Albacete to Málaga bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Malaga station.

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Albacete to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Malaga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albacete to Málaga is 523 km. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from Albacete to Málaga.

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Iberia offers flights from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4385+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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