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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4h 28m

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

€52 - €102

Cheapest option

Bus via Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur  •  7h 51m

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

€22 - €56

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Malaga N1158

€28 - €36

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga 523.6 km

€50 - €75

Train, fly to Malaga  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Villaverde Bajo to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

€35 - €134

Fly to Granada, bus  •  6h 35m

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

€56 - €179

Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Madrid Open (tennis) and Málaga is around 3h 5m and covers a distance of around 519 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 47m. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid and Renfe AVE, the Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga service departs from Madrid Open (tennis) and arrives in Malaga Maria Zambrano. Typically 72 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 5m
Fastest journey time:
2h 47m
Journey distance:
519 km
Services per week:
72
Cheapest price:
€52
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:12
Last service departs at:
20:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga walk, bus and train 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.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Málaga is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga is to bus which costs €27 - €40 and takes 9h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €50 - €110.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga. However, there are services departing from Ronda Sur - Montánchez and arriving at Málaga via Madrid Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 51m.

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The distance between Madrid Open (tennis) and Málaga is 411 km. The road distance is 523.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga, including transfers.

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Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Madrid Estación Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €50 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur, which costs €22 - €60 and takes 7h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Málaga station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 410.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Madrid Open (tennis), Spain and Málaga, Spain?

Renfe AVE operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano every 3 hours. Tickets cost €50 - €100 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Málaga once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €55 and the journey takes 6h.

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 Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
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 Villaverde Bajo to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Villaverde-Bajo to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €55
Schedules at
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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 Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga is 524 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Madrid Open (tennis) to Málaga.

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

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