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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano

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Bus via Estación Tren Málaga

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Malaga

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa

Fly to Malaga, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP)
  2. Take the bus from Estación Tren Málaga to Selwo Marina

Fly to Granada, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Granada (GRX)
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

Fly to Sevilla, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Malaga Maria Zambrano

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa is to bus via Estación Tren Málaga, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa is to train which costs €50 - €110 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Selwo Marina via Madrid Estacion Sur and Isabel Manoja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 22m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Benalmádena Costa is 430 km. The road distance is 544.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €50 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Torremolinos station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa.
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  • Distance: 430.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Benalmádena Costa, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano every 4 hours. Tickets cost €50 - €100 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €26
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Torremolinos
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Transportes de Area de Malaga
Phone
+ 34 (0) 955 038 665
Email
info@ctmam.es
Website
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Bus from Estación Tren Málaga to Selwo Marina
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
siu.ctmam.ctan.es
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Estación Tren Málaga to Benalmádena Costa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Granada to Málaga
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
malaga.avanzagrupo.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa is 544 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Benalmádena Costa.

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Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport.

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