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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  2. Take the train from Malága-María Zambrano to Fuengirola C1

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Bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Fuengirola Madrid

€22 - €62

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Bus via Madrid Estacion Sur  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Fuengirola

€42 - €62

Drive  •  5h 34m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola 555.2 km

€55 - €80

Fly to Malaga, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP
  2. Take the train from Malága-María Zambrano to Fuengirola

Fly to Granada, bus  •  7h 4m

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

€60 - €179

Madrid Atocha Station → Fuengirola
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fuengirola is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Fuengirola is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola is to bus which costs €22 - €65 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola is to drive which costs €55 - €80 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Fuengirola via Madrid Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Fuengirola via Malága-María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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It is 438 km from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola. It is approximately 555.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Estación Sur station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €65 and takes 7h 59m.

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  • Distance: 437.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

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

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Malaga Maria Zambrano, and Malága-María Zambrano in around 3h 53m. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Fuengirola 4 times a week. Tickets cost €21 - €60 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€50 - €70
Promo+
€58 - €63
Flexible
€75 - €100
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malága-María Zambrano to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Schedules at
interbus.es
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Fuengirola bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Fuengirola station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Fuengirola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Fuengirola.

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

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