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There are 3 ways to get from Almería to Marbella by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Marbella

$25 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Almeria to Antequera-Santa Ana Ir
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Malaga A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$51 - $77

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Almería to Marbella 165.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Almería to Marbella is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Almería to Marbella is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Almeria and arriving at Marbella. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Almería and Marbella is 219 km. The road distance is 264.3 km.

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The best way to get from Almería to Marbella without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The bus from Almeria to Marbella takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Almería to Marbella bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Almeria station.

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Almería to Marbella bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Marbella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almería to Marbella is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Almería to Marbella.

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  • Distance: 137.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Almería, Spain and Marbella, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Almería to Marbella once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Almeria to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Malaga
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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 Almeria to Marbella
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com

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