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There are 5 ways to get from Málaga to Gibraltar by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to La Linea De La Concepcion L-611 / ...

$13 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the rideshare from Málaga to La Linea de la Concepción 129.5 km

$9

3 alternative options

Bus via Malaga Airport  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga Airport to La Línea de la Concepción L-611

$12 - $19

Train, bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Centro Alameda to Fuengirola C1
  2. Take the bus from Fuengirola to La Linea De La Concepcion

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Málaga to Gibraltar 134.8 km

$15 - $23

Málaga to Gibraltar by bus

The bus journey time between Málaga and Gibraltar is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 142 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by ALSA and Avanza Grupo, the Málaga to Gibraltar bus service departs from Malaga and arrives in La Linea De La Concepcion. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 30m
Fastest bus time:
2h 15m
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$13
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:30
Last bus departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Málaga to Gibraltar bus schedules

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Spain are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Spain

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Gibraltar relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Gibraltar. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Gibraltar, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Gibraltar

Last updated: June 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Gibraltar is to rideshare which costs €8 and takes 1h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Málaga to Gibraltar is to drive which takes 1h 30m and costs €13 - €19.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at La Linea De La Concepcion. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Málaga and Gibraltar is 105 km. The road distance is 134.8 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Gibraltar without a car is to bus which takes 2h 5m and costs €11 - €18.

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The bus from Malaga to La Linea De La Concepcion takes 2h 5m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Málaga to Gibraltar bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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Málaga to Gibraltar bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at La Linea De La Concepcion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Gibraltar is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Málaga to Gibraltar.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 105.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Gibraltar?

ALSA operates a bus from Malaga to La Linea De La Concepcion once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Avanza Grupo also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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 Centro Alameda to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
46 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 Malaga to La Linea De La Concepcion
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Fuengirola to La Linea De La Concepcion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to La Línea de la Concepción
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Malaga Airport to La Línea de la Concepción
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Málaga to La Linea de la Concepción
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.es

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