There are 6 ways to get from Málaga to Rabat by bus, car, car ferry, plane, rideshare or train

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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Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Rabat

$160 - $250

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Fly Malaga to Tangier, Grand Taxi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Tangier (TNG) AGP - TNG
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Rabat

$65 - $359

4 alternative options

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Tarifa
  2. Take the carferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  3. Drive from Tangier to Rabat

$86 - $107

Fly Malaga to Rabat  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Rabat (RBA) AGP - RBA

$182 - $866

Fly Malaga to Casablanca, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Casablanca (CMN) AGP - CMN
  2. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville

$67 - $307

Carferry to Nador, fly to Casablanca, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the carferry from Málaga to Melilla
  2. Fly from Nador (NDR) to Casablanca (CMN) NDR - CMN
  3. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville

$171 - $641

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at Rabat. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Rabat is 372 km.

The best way to get from Málaga to Rabat without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Malaga to Rabat takes 13 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Málaga to Rabat is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Málaga to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Rabat station.

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Rabat is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 6:30 PM in Málaga and 5:30 PM in Rabat.

Air Arabia Maroc offers flights from Malaga Airport to Tangier Airport.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 232.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 30 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Rabat, Morocco?

ALSA operates a bus from Málaga to Rabat once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $250 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. Alternatively, Transavia France, Ryanair and 12 other airlines fly from Málaga to Rabat hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Weeze
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Barcelona, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nador to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Malaga to Tangier
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nador to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Rabat via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
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 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 Rabat
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Málaga to Melilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Rabat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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