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There are 7 ways to get from Málaga to Tarifa by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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 ALSA  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Tarifa - Centro de Salud M-150 / ...

$21 - $34

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Málaga to Tarifa 101.3 miles

$12

5 alternative options

Bus Interbus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Algeciras Puerto

$14 - $35

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Tarifa 903

$15 - $22

Train, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Málaga Centro-Almeda to Fuengirola C-1
  2. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Algeciras
  3. Take the bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Tarifa - Centro de Salud

$17 - $28

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Málaga to Tarifa 100.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Tarifa 100.9 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Tarifa is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Tarifa is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Málaga and arriving at Tarifa. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Málaga and Tarifa is 132 km. The road distance is 161.4 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Tarifa without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 18€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Málaga to Tarifa, including transfers.

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Málaga to Tarifa bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, depart from Málaga station.

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Málaga to Tarifa bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Tarifa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Tarifa is 161 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Málaga to Tarifa.

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  • Distance: 82.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a bus from Málaga to Tarifa via Algeciras and Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Málaga Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Málaga Centro-Almeda to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Tarifa - Centro de Salud
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
siu.ctmcg.es
Bus from Málaga to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
CTMCG
Phone
+34 (0) 955038665
Website
siu.ctmcg.es
Bus from Algeciras to Tarifa - Centro de Salud
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
siu.ctmcg.es
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Málaga to Algeciras Puerto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
interbus.es
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Fuengirola to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Taxi from Málaga to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxis Malaga
Phone
+34 692 62 02 66
Website
taxismalaga.com
Malaga Taxi Travel
Phone
+34 635 40 54 74
Website
malagataxitravel.es

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