There are 9 ways to get from Málaga to Pamplona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Zaragoza Delicias Ave
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona A / ...

$115 - $162

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Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Pamplona

$48 - $54

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Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona A

$115 - $158

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Jaen Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Jaén to Pamplona 100

$64 - $116

Drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Pamplona 579 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Pamplona  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Pamplona (PNA) AGP - PNA

$154 - $805

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Bilbao (BIO) AGP - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación

$69 - $240

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Logrono (RJL) AGP - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Viana to Pamplona

$126 - $364

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to San Sebastian (EAS) AGP - EAS
  2. Take the bus from Hondarribia to Pamplona

$91 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Pamplona is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Pamplona is to fly which costs 130€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Pamplona. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Pamplona via Jaén. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Pamplona. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Pamplona via Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Pamplona is 718 km. The road distance is 926.4 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Pamplona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Málaga to Pamplona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Málaga to Pamplona is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 448.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Pamplona, Spain?

You can take a train from Málaga to Pamplona via Zaragoza Delicias in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Málaga to Pamplona via Madrid, Mendez Alvaro, Avenida De America, and Madrid in around 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Logrono via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Logrono via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Logrono via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
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 Zaragoza Delicias to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
mma.interbus.es
Bus from Málaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
PLM Autocares
Phone
+34 902 14 41 74
Email
info@plmautocares.com
Website
plmautocares.com
Bus from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
plmautocares.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Jaen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Malaga to Jaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Autocares Grupo Samar
Phone
+34 (0) 91 723 05 06
Email
autocares.samar@samar.es
Website
samar.es
Bus from Jaén to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
samar.es
Bus from Viana to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
samar.es
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
La Union
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Hondarribia to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Pamplona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Málaga to Pamplona bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, arrive at Pamplona station.

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Málaga to Pamplona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Pamplona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Pamplona is 926 km. It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to drive from Málaga to Pamplona.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Pamplona Airport.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Pamplona. Prices start at $49 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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