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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas 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 Málaga 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 Fuengirola

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas

Train, fly to Malaga, bus

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP)
  3. Take the bus from Málaga Estación Tren Málaga to Fuengirola Seat Bellamar

Fly to Sevilla, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Malaga Maria Zambrano
  3. Take the train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torreblanca
Madrid Atocha Station → Mijas
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas is to bus via Málaga Estación Tren Málaga which costs €29 - €45 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas is to train which costs €50 - €100 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Avenida Los Pacos via Madrid Estacion Sur and Avda. Ramón y Cajal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Torreblanca via Malága-María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Mijas is 432 km. The road distance is 553.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €50 - €100.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas, including transfers.

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

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Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas 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 Mijas is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €50 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 8h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas.
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  • Distance: 431.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Mijas, 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 Fuengirola twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 6h 40m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €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 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
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 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
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Malága-María Zambrano to Torreblanca
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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.com
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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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 Mijas bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Fuengirola station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Malaga Maria Zambrano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas is 554 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Mijas.

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

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