There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Marbella by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malaga Ave
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella 903

$129 - $181

Cheapest option

Fly to Malaga  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malaga (AGP) BCN - AGP

$40 - $219

3 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Marbella

$60 - $95

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Marbella 639.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Granada, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Granada (GRX) BCN - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Marbella

$59 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Marbella is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Marbella is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 30€ - 190€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Marbella is 815 km. The road distance is 1023 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Barcelona to Marbella, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Marbella. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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

ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Marbella 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 18 h 25 min. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Marbella hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Marbella
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Granada to Marbella
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Transportes Comes
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Marbella
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Marbella
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Granada to Marbella
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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