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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Malaga Airport

$34 - $79

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Bus InterNorte  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Málaga

$30 - $90

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$78 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Málaga 274 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Faro  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Malaga (AGP) FAO - AGP

$77 - $183

Bus to Lisbon, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Oriente Station
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Malaga (AGP) LIS - AGP

$79 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Málaga is to bus which costs 27€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Málaga is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albufeira and arriving at Málaga. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Albufeira and Málaga is 343 km. The road distance is 438.4 km.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Málaga without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 29€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Albufeira to Málaga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Málaga is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 29€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Albufeira to Málaga bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Málaga station.

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 214.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Albufeira, Portugal and Málaga, Spain?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Albufeira to Málaga once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, TAP Portugal, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Albufeira to Málaga 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Málaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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More Questions & Answers

Málaga is 1 h ahead of Albufeira. It is currently 4:15 AM in Albufeira and 5:15 AM in Málaga.

Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Málaga is 438 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Albufeira to Málaga.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4251+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 4€ - 9€.

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