There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Málaga by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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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Fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Malaga (AGP) ATH - AGP

$112 - $383

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  41 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles 482
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$377 - $639

Train, bus via Zaragoza  •  44 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$307 - $461

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Granada
  4. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$325 - $487

Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Málaga

$164 - $238

Train, bus Georg  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Málaga

$428 - $542

Drive  •  39 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Málaga 2534 miles

$600 - $900

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Malaga via Trikala, Ugo Bassi, Bologna and Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Athens and Málaga is 2482 km. The road distance is 4054.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Málaga without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 41 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Athens to Málaga, including transfers.

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Athens to Málaga bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Málaga is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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

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Málaga is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:30 PM in Athens and 5:30 PM in Málaga.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Málaga is 4054 km. It takes approximately 39 h 1 min to drive from Athens to Málaga.

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  • Distance: 1551 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Málaga, Spain?

Aegean Airlines, Alitalia and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Málaga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Málaga via Sofia in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Marseille
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Simeonidis Tours
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 Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Granada
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63 - $67
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Málaga
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Málaga
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$390 - $490
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Iberia and seven other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4276+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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