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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

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Bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Málaga Madrid - Algeciras - La Línea

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 14m

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

Bus via Madrid  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Malaga N1158

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) 537.1 km

Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) by walk, train and bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Malaga Airport (AGP) is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 524 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by Renfe AVE and Avanza Grupo, the Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Malaga Airport. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 1m
Layover time:
1h 49m
Total time:
4h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 9m
Journey distance:
524 km
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€55
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:35
Last service departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) walk, train and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Madrid Atocha Station → Malaga Airport (AGP)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Malaga Airport (AGP) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Malaga Airport (AGP) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Malaga Airport (AGP) is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to bus via Madrid which costs €29 - €45 and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to fly which costs €30 - €120 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP). However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Malaga Airport via Madrid Estación Sur and Málaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Malaga Airport (AGP) is 421 km. The road distance is 537.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP), including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Estación Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to fly which takes 2h 56m and costs €30 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €55 - €110 and takes 4h 14m, you could also bus, which costs €24 - €65 and takes 8h 24m.

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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 Malaga Airport (AGP) bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Málaga station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP).
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  • Distance: 420.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Malaga Airport (AGP), Spain?

Iberia, Air Europa and Ryanair fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) 5 times a day. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
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
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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
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €55
Schedules at
interbus.es
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
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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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP) is 537 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Malaga Airport (AGP).

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

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