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There are 5 ways to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Puertollano
  2. Take the train from Puertollano to Don Benito

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Bus via Seville

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Don Benito

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Merida

Drive

  1. Drive from Málaga to Santa Amalia

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Badajoz (BJZ)
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Santa Amalia

Málaga to Santa Amalia by bus

6 Weekly Buses
8h 55m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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Málaga → Santa Amalia
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Amalia is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Amalia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santa Amalia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia is to bus via Seville which costs €20 - €26 and takes 8h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia is to drive which takes 4h 17m and costs €45 - €75.

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Santa Amalia. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Santa Amalia via Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Málaga and Santa Amalia is 290 km. The road distance is 430.3 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €70 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €70 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 7h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Badajoz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Málaga to Santa Amalia bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Merida station.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Santa Amalia.
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  • Distance: 290.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Santa Amalia, Extremadura, Spain?

You can take a train from Málaga to Santa Amalia via Puertollano and Don Benito in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Malaga to Merida once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Flights from Malaga to Badajoz via Casablanca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€30 - €40
Promo+
€36 - €39
Flexible
€50 - €65
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puertollano to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Merida
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Málaga to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Malaga Central Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Union Ivkoni
Leda
Phone
+34 (0) 954 90 83 53
Email
info@leda.es
Website
leda.es
Bus from Seville to Don Benito
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11
Schedules at
leda.es
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Badajoz to Santa Amalia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Schedules at
interbus.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Santa Amalia is 430 km. It takes approximately 4h 17m to drive from Málaga to Santa Amalia.

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Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Malaga Airport to Badajoz Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Santa Amalia. Prices start at €87 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 .

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