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There are 6 ways to get from Fuengirola to Mérida by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Merida

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Bus via Seville

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Sevilla Estación Prado De San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Mérida

Train via Puertollano

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Puertollano
  2. Take the train from Puertollano to Merida

Train

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Sevilla-Santa Justa
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Merida

Drive

  1. Drive from Fuengirola to Mérida

Fly

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Badajoz (BJZ)

Fuengirola to Mérida by train

The train journey time between Fuengirola and Mérida is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 572 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 16m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 44m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and Renfe Viajeros, the Fuengirola to Mérida train service departs from Fuengirola and arrives in Merida. Typically 14 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:
5h 44m
Layover time:
1h 16m
Total time:
7h 1m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 44m
Train distance:
572 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:00
Last train departs at:
13:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fuengirola to Mérida train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mérida is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mérida is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mérida is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fuengirola to Mérida is to bus via Seville which costs €26 - €35 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fuengirola to Mérida is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fuengirola to Mérida. However, there are services departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Merida via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fuengirola to Mérida. However, there are services departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Merida via Malaga Maria Zambrano and Puertollano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Fuengirola and Mérida is 304 km. The road distance is 422.2 km.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Mérida without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs €30 - €55.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Fuengirola to Mérida, including transfers.

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Fuengirola to Mérida bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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Fuengirola to Mérida train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Mérida is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs €30 - €55. Alternatively, you can train via Puertollano, which costs €45 - €90 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs €100 - €200 and takes 9h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Fuengirola to Mérida.
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  • Distance: 304.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Fuengirola, Spain and Mérida, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Malaga to Merida once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fuengirola to Mérida via Malága-María Zambrano, Malaga Maria Zambrano, and Puertollano in around 7h 40m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Oviedo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €40
Promo+
€36 - €39
Flexible
€50 - €65
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puertollano to Merida
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €26
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Merida
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Merida
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Leda
Phone
+34 (0) 954 90 83 53
Email
info@leda.es
Website
leda.es
Bus from Seville to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9
Schedules at
leda.es
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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Badajoz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Fuengirola to Mérida bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Merida station.

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Fuengirola to Mérida train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Merida station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fuengirola to Mérida is 422 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Fuengirola to Mérida.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Badajoz Airport.

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