There are 7 ways to get from Málaga to Albufeira by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa A
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Albufeira Ouibus

$47 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Albufeira Ouibus

$41 - $57

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Cordoba Central  •  5 h 41 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 to Albufeira

$61 - $87

Train, bus via Cordoba Central #2  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Huelva-Termino A
  3. Take the bus from Huelva to Albufeira

$55 - $81

Bus InterNorte  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Albufeira

$50 - $95

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Albufeira 274.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Faro (FAO) AGP - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Albufeira

$77 - $186

Questions & Answers

The distance between Málaga and Albufeira is 343 km. The road distance is 439 km.

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Albufeira is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Málaga to Albufeira is to drive which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Málaga to Albufeira, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Málaga to Albufeira via Seville and Sevilla in around 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Malaga to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $480
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Sevilla to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Huelva to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
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 - $95
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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