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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...

$93 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus Interbus Madrid-Malaga-Algeciras  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Madrid Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Salamanca Auto Res Express / ...

$37 - $53

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Bus ALSA  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Salamanca

$40 - $70

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Salamanca 417.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly from Malaga, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Madrid (MAD) AGP - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca

$65 - $286

Bus to Granada, fly, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada
  2. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Madrid (MAD) GRX - MAD
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca

$103 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Salamanca is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Salamanca is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Salamanca is 485 km. The road distance is 667.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Málaga to Salamanca, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at Salamanca. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Salamanca. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Salamanca via Madrid Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain?

You can take a train from Málaga to Salamanca via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Atocha, Madrid Chamartín, and Madrid-Chamartin in around 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Málaga to Salamanca via Madrid in around 9 h 14 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Granada to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
$25
Schedules at
mma.interbus.es
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 Madrid - South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
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 Salamanca
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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