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There are 6 ways to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Benalmádena to Málaga Portillo
  2. Take the train from Malaga to El Chorro (APT.) Ir

$13 - $25

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel to Málaga María Zambrano C1
  2. Take the train from Malaga to El Chorro (APT.) Ir

$9 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Benalmádena to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Álora
  3. Take the bus from Piscina to El Chorro - Caminito del Rey

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Benalmádena to El Chorro 41.8 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Benalmádena to El Chorro 41.8 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  59m

  1. Take an Uber from Benalmádena to El Chorro 41.8 miles

$90 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro is to taxi which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Benalmádena to El Chorro. However, there are services departing from Benalmádena and arriving at El Chorro - Caminito del Rey via Málaga and Piscina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Benalmádena to El Chorro. However, there are services departing from Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel and arriving at El Chorro (APT.) via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Benalmádena and El Chorro is 39 km. The road distance is 66.8 km.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 8m and costs 11€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro, including transfers.

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Benalmádena to El Chorro bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Benalmádena station.

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Benalmádena to El Chorro train services, operated by Málaga Cercanías (RENFE), depart from Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel station.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs 8€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Benalmádena to El Chorro.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Benalmádena, Spain and El Chorro, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a train from Benalmádena to El Chorro via Malaga in around 2h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Benalmádena to El Chorro via Málaga, Álora, and Piscina in around 3h 11m.

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 Malaga to El Chorro (APT.)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
renfe.com
Málaga Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Benalmadena-Arroyo de la Miel to Málaga María Zambrano
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Transportes de Area de Malaga
Phone
+ 34 (0) 955 038 665
Email
info@ctmam.es
Website
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Bus from Málaga to Álora
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Autocares Rivero S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 952 496 566
Email
info@autocaresrivero.com
Website
autocaresrivero.com
Bus from Piscina to El Chorro - Caminito del Rey
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
autocaresrivero.com
Other operators
Uber Málaga
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Benalmádena to El Chorro
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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uber.com
UberX
$90 - $120
Taxi from Benalmádena to El Chorro
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Taxis Malaga
Phone
+34 692 62 02 66
Website
taxismalaga.com
Malaga Taxi Travel
Phone
+34 635 40 54 74
Website
malagataxitravel.es
Viajaentaxi.com
Phone
+34 636 63 43 48
Website
viajaentaxi.com
Taxi Marbellas 24horas
Phone
+34 636 63 43 48
Website
taximarbella24h.com

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Benalmádena to El Chorro bus services, operated by Autocares Rivero S.L., arrive at El Chorro - Caminito del Rey station.

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Benalmádena to El Chorro train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at El Chorro (APT.) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Benalmádena to El Chorro is 67 km. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Benalmádena to El Chorro.

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There are 336+ hotels available in El Chorro. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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