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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Álora by plane, train, shuttle, car ferry, bus, car or car train

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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Malaga

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Malaga (AGP)

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Sevilla, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Alora

10 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly to Malaga

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Malaga (AGP)

Fly Edinburgh to Gibraltar, shuttle

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Gibraltar (GIB)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport

Train, train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly to Malaga

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
  3. Fly from Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) to Malaga (AGP)

Train to Newcastle, fly to Malaga

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Malaga (AGP)

Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Málaga

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the bus from Irun to Malaga

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Álora

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Álora

Edinburgh to Álora by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Álora is around 3 days 2h and covers a distance of around 3286 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2 days 7h. The fastest train normally takes 3 days 2h. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, TGV inOui and others, the Edinburgh to Álora train service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Alora. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
19h 53m
Layover time:
2 days 7h
Total time:
3 days 2h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3 days 2h
Train distance:
3286 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€417
Carbon emissions:
173 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:40
Last train departs at:
05:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Álora train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Álora is to fly which costs £27 - £140 and takes 8h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Álora is to fly which takes 8h 38m and costs £27 - £140.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Álora. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Puente de la Cabeza via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Irun and Málaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Álora. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Alora via London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants and Antequera-Santa Ana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 51m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Álora is 2130 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Álora without a car is to train which takes 24h 51m and costs £350 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 38m to get from Edinburgh to Álora, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Álora bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Álora train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Álora is to fly which takes 8h 38m and costs £27 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £350 - £1,000 and takes 24h 51m, you could also bus, which costs £130 - £200 and takes 46h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Álora.
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  • Distance: 2130 km
  • Duration: 8h 38m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Álora, Spain?

Ryanair, Jet2.com and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Álora every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Álora via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants, and Antequera-Santa Ana in around 24h 51m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Gibraltar
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Gibraltar via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€11 - €140
Flights from Edinburgh to Sevilla via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €140
Flights from Edinburgh to Sevilla via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€11 - €140
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €110
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €110
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €200
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €200
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Sevilla via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Edinburgh to Gibraltar via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sevilla via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Malaga via Cork
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Newcastle to Malaga via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Alora
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €28
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€9 - €14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€21 - €28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Anytime Day Single
€75 - €110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€120 - €180
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€150 - €210
Train from Edinburgh to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€260 - €650
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€260 - €320
Anytime Day 1st Class
€440 - €650
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€30 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€100 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€140 - €190
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€100 - €230
Private w/ cancellation
€295
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Irun to Malaga
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€75 - €95
Car
€230 - €330

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Edinburgh to Álora bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Malaga station.

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Álora is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 5:51 PM in Edinburgh and 6:51 PM in Álora.

Edinburgh to Álora train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Antequera-Santa Ana station.

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Jet2.com, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Álora. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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