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

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Fly  •  4 h 10 min

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

$64 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Seville
  2. Take the night bus from Sevilla, Sevilla - Prado de San Sebastian to Lisbon, Lisbon N1785

$50 - $78

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$60 - $100

Train, bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lisboa Oriente

$88 - $135

Train  •  12 h 56 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 R / ...

$100 - $151

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Lisbon 420.4 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Lisbon is to bus and night bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Lisbon is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Málaga and arriving at Lisboa - Sete Rios. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 14 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 12 h 56 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 11 h 14 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Málaga to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Málaga to Lisbon bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from 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 10 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 14 min, you could also train, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 12 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Málaga to Lisbon every 4 hours. Alternatively, InterNorte operates a bus from Málaga to Lisbon twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
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 Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
internorte.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 Sevilla, Sevilla - Prado de San Sebastian to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 InterNorte, arrive at Lisboa - Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 2:48 PM in Málaga and 1:48 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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Air Europa, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6509+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $57 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 1€ - 3€.

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