There are 5 ways to get from Cádiz to Málaga by bus, train, rideshare, car or shuttle

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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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cadiz to Málaga 903

$20 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cádiz to Málaga 146.8 miles

$16

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...

$68 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Cádiz to Málaga 146.1 miles

$27 - $40

Shuttle  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Cádiz to Malaga Airport

$47 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cádiz to Málaga is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cádiz to Málaga is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cadiz and arriving at Málaga. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cádiz to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Cadiz and arriving at Malaga via Sevilla Santa Justa and Cordoba Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Cádiz and Málaga is 168 km. The road distance is 233.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cádiz to Málaga without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 17€ - 28€.

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The bus from Cadiz to Málaga takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Cádiz to Málaga bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, depart from Cadiz station.

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Map of how to get from Cádiz to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 105.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Cádiz, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

Transportes Comes operates a bus from Cádiz to Málaga every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Avanza Grupo also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cádiz to Málaga via Sevilla Santa Justa and Cordoba Central in around 4 h 2 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cadiz to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cádiz to Málaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.es

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