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There are 14 ways to get from London to Málaga by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Malaga  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Malaga (AGP) LHR - AGP

$114 - $430

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Train to London Luton, fly to Malaga  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Malaga (AGP) LTN - AGP

$46 - $293

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Fly London Gatwick to Malaga  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Malaga (AGP) LGW - AGP

$53 - $258

Fly London City to Malaga  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Malaga (AGP) LCY - AGP

$91 - $368

Fly London Stansted to Malaga  •  6 h

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Malaga (AGP) STN - AGP

$62 - $298

Train to Southend, fly to Malaga  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Malaga (AGP) SEN - AGP

$95 - $398

Train to Bristol, fly to Malaga  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Malaga (AGP) BRS - AGP

$116 - $387

Fly London Heathrow to Gibraltar, shuttle  •  7 h 49 min

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

$164 - $980

Train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$421 - $671

Bus, train  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Malaga Ave

$171 - $252

Train, bus  •  31 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angers-St-Laud
  3. Take the bus from Angers to Málaga

$276 - $539

Bus  •  33 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
  3. Take the bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Málaga

$105 - $176

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  24 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Málaga

$593 - $709

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Málaga

$321 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from London to Málaga is to train and fly which costs £35 - £230 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Málaga is to fly which costs £85 - £330 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Londres Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Málaga via Bilbao and Madrid Méndez Álvaro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Málaga. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Malaga via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Málaga is 1049 miles.

The best way to get from London to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 16 h 26 min and costs £320 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from London to Málaga, including transfers.

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London to Málaga bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Málaga train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Málaga is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs £85 - £330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £320 - £550 and takes 16 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs £80 - £140 and takes 33 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 1049.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between London, England and Málaga, Spain?

British Airways, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from London to Málaga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Málaga via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 16 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from London City to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Gibraltar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from London City to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from London Luton to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from London Luton to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Southend to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Southend to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga via Bremen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Southend to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London City to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Cork
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London City to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from London City to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Malaga via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angers-St-Laud
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $39
Private
$110 - $260
Private w/ cancellation
$340
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Málaga
Ave. Duration
24 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Méndez Álvaro to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
interbus.es
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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London to Málaga bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Málaga station.

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Málaga is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 8:06 PM in London and 9:06 PM in Málaga.

London to Málaga train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Malaga station.

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Swiss, KLM, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4172+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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