There are 3 ways to get from Málaga to Albufeira by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Albufeira

$50 - $90

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$88 - $125

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Albufeira 274.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Albufeira is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Albufeira is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Albufeira is 343 km. The road distance is 439.1 km.

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The bus from Málaga to Albufeira takes 7 h 8 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Málaga and arriving at Albufeira. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 214.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Albufeira, Portugal?

InterNorte operates a bus from Málaga to Albufeira twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Málaga to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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