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

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Recommended option

Fly to Lisbon  •  4 h 16 min

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

$60 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios K786

$53 - $87

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Fly to Porto  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Porto (OPO) AGP - OPO

$69 - $337

Train, bus  •  11 h 31 min

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

$90 - $137

Bus InterNorte  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Lisboa Oriente

$60 - $100

Train  •  12 h 43 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

$102 - $153

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 Portugal is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Portugal is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Málaga and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Portugal. 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 43 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Portugal is 477 km. The road distance is 672.6 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 31 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Málaga to Portugal, including transfers.

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Málaga to Portugal bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Málaga station.

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

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The best way to get from Málaga to Portugal is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 297.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Málaga to Lisbon 4 times a day. Alternatively, InterNorte operates a bus from Málaga to Lisbon twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Malaga to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Malaga to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
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
Every 4 hours
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
$14 - $27
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 2 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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Málaga to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
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
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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 Portugal bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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

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

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

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There are 72+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at $55 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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