There are 6 ways to get from Málaga to Lisbon by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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

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Fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Lisbon (LIS) AGP - LIS

$60 - $256

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Night bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Malaga, Málaga to Lisbon, Lisbon N1795

$48 - $76

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Albufeira
  2. Take the bus from Albufeira Caliços to Lisbon Sete Rios Station

$70 - $113

Train, bus  •  10 h 59 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 Faro
  4. Take the train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos

$94 - $171

Train  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Puertollano Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Puertollano to Badajoz R / ...
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento R
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

$100 - $151

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Lisbon 420.4 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Lisbon station. However, there are services departing from Málaga and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios Station via Albufeira Caliços. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Puertollano, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Lisbon is 470 km. The road distance is 672.6 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Málaga to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Málaga to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Malaga, Málaga station.

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Málaga to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Lisbon is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 51 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Málaga to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon, Lisbon station.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Málaga to Lisbon 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Málaga to Lisbon via Albufeira and Albufeira Caliços in around 10 h 51 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puertollano to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
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 Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira Caliços to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Malaga, Málaga to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 10:11 PM in Málaga and 9:11 PM in Lisbon.

Málaga to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Lisbon is 673 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Málaga to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Malaga Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6303+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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