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

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Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

50€ - 100€

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Madrid Estacion Sur Madrid

21€ - 60€

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Rideshare  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Fuengirola to Madrid 556.3 km

27€

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Fuengirola to Madrid 555.6 km

50€ - 80€

Train to Malaga, fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Fuengirola to Malága-María Zambrano
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Madrid (MAD) AGP - MAD

Bus to Granada, fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Madrid (MAD) GRX - MAD

47€ - 219€

Fuengirola → Madrid
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The cheapest way to get from Fuengirola to Madrid is to rideshare which costs 27€ and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fuengirola to Madrid is to train which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 4h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fuengirola to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Fuengirola and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Malaga Maria Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Fuengirola and Madrid is 438 km. The road distance is 555.6 km.

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Fuengirola to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fuengirola to Madrid is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs 50€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Fuengirola to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 438.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

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

Renfe AVE operates a train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha 5 times a day. Tickets cost 50€ - 100€ and the journey takes 2h 55m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Fuengirola to Madrid Estacion Sur twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 6h 50m. Interbus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Malaga to Madrid via Melilla
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Granada to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
50€ - 70€
Promo+
58€ - 63€
Flexible
75€ - 100€
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Fuengirola to Malága-María Zambrano
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Fuengirola to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Fuengirola to Madrid Estación Sur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Schedules at
interbus.es
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Fuengirola to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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

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Fuengirola to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fuengirola to Madrid is 556 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Fuengirola to Madrid.

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

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There are 5774+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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