There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave

110€ - 200€

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Bus  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Malaga 232

47€ - 114€

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Torremolinos 982.4 km

100€ - 150€

Fly to Malaga, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Malaga (AGP) BCN - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torremolinos

Fly to Granada, bus  •  6h 44m

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

53€ - 201€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos is to bus which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 18h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos is to train which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Torremolinos. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Casablanca via Estación Tren Málaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Torremolinos. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Torremolinos via Malága-María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Torremolinos is 783 km. The road distance is 982.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Torremolinos bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Torremolinos train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs 110€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 18h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Torremolinos.
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  • Distance: 782.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Malaga Maria Zambrano twice daily. Tickets cost 110€ - 200€ and the journey takes 5h 56m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Malaga 4 times a day. Tickets cost 80€ - 120€ and the journey takes 17h 30m. Eurolines FR also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Barcelona to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Fes
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
22€ - 150€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 150€
Promo+
120€ - 130€
Flexible
150€ - 200€
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Barcelona to Malaga
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Malaga Estacion
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Granada to Malaga Estacion
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Barcelona to Torremolinos bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Malaga station.

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Barcelona to Torremolinos train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Torremolinos is 982 km. It takes approximately 9h 42m to drive from Barcelona to Torremolinos.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 6869+ hotels available in Torremolinos. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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