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There are 6 ways to get from Benalmádena to Madrid by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$67 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Torremolinos to Madrid

$27

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Torremolinos to Madrid Estacion Sur

$38 - $65

Rideshare  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Benalmádena to Madrid 343.4 miles

$31

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Benalmádena to Madrid 342.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Madrid (MAD) AGP - MAD

$40 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Benalmádena to Madrid is to bus which costs 23€ - 24€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Benalmádena to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Benalmádena to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Benalmádena Pueblo and arriving at Madrid via Torremolinos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Benalmádena and Madrid is 431 km. The road distance is 548.1 km.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Benalmádena to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Madrid is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 24€ and takes 7 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Benalmádena to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Benalmádena to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Benalmádena, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Benalmádena to Madrid hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras operates a bus from Benalmádena to Madrid every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Torremolinos to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
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 Torremolinos to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Benalmádena to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Benalmádena to Madrid is 548 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Benalmádena to Madrid.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3664+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Benalmádena and Madrid. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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