There are 6 ways to get from Mérida to Málaga by bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Merida to Malaga

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus via Seville  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Merida to Sevilla Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Malaga

$30 - $74

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Merida to Sevilla
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...

$58 - $111

Train via Puertollano  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Merida to Puertollano Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Puertollano to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...

$76 - $115

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Merida to Sevilla Santa Justa R
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Malaga A

$64 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Mérida to Málaga 247.8 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Málaga is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Málaga is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Mérida and Málaga is 297 km. The road distance is 396.5 km.

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The bus from Merida to Malaga takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merida and arriving at Malaga. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mérida to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Merida and arriving at Malaga via Puertollano and Cordoba Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Mérida, Spain and Málaga, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Mérida to Málaga twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mérida to Málaga via Puertollano and Cordoba Central in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puertollano to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Merida to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Merida to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Merida to Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com

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